Loop
(Book)

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Contributors
McDermott, Annie, translator.
Published
Edinburgh : Charco Press, 2019.
Status
Central - Adult New Fiction  1 available
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
185 pages ; 20 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781916465640, 1916465641

Notes

General Note
"First published [in 2014] in Spanish as Cuaderno ideal by Alfaguara (Mexico)"--Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Part diary, part fable, Loop is a love story narrated from the point of view of a woman who waits for her boyfriend Jonás to return from a trip to Spain. They met when she was recovering from an accident and he had just lost his mother. Soon after that, they were living together. She waits for him as a sort of contemporary Penelope who, instead of knitting only to then un-knit, she writes and erases her thoughts in a notebook: Proust, a dwarf, a swallow, a dreamy cat or David Bowie singing 'Wild is the Wind', make up some of the strands that are woven together in this tapestry of longing and waiting. Written in a sometimes irreverent style, in short fragments that at points are more like haikus than conventional narrative prose, this is a truly original reflection on love, relationships, solitude and the aesthetics and purpose of writing.
Language
In English. Translated from the Spanish.
Awards
Winner, PEN Translates award, 2019

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APA Citation (style guide)

Lozano, B., & McDermott, A. (2019). Loop . Charco Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, 1981- and Annie, McDermott. 2019. Loop. Edinburgh: Charco Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, 1981- and Annie, McDermott. Loop Edinburgh: Charco Press, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lozano, Brenda, and Annie McDermott. Loop Charco Press, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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