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Futility and other animals: a discontinuous narrative

Frank Moorhouse

Futility and other animals: a discontinuous narrative

by Frank Moorhouse

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Published by Angus & Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrank Moorhouse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M8269 Fu5, PR9619.3.M6 Fu5, PR9619.3M6 F9 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p.;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22415340M
ISBN 100207140065, 0207126437

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Arkon Paperbacks Publisher: Angus & y: Australia. Date: Futility and Other Animals: A Discontinuous Narrative by Frank Moorhouse. Sydney, Angus & Robertson Publishers, (Arkon Paperbacks). Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout, the only exception are a few light marks on cover. These Are Interlinked Stories And, Although The Narrative Is Discontinuous And There Is No Single Plot, The Environment And Characters Are Continuous.

ISBN: Alert to the fracturing of social certainties, Moorhouse developed the structure he called "discontinuous narrative." This phrase, the subtitle for his first three books, Futility and Other Animals, The Americans, Baby, and The Electrical Experience, called attention to the shape which remains characteristic of Moorhouse's fiction.

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Futility and Other Animals by Frank Moorhouse avg rating — 36 ratings — published — 5 editions. Moorhouse is perhaps best known for winning the Miles Franklin Literary Award for his novel, Dark Palace; which together with Grand Days and Cold Light, the "Edith Trilogy" is a fictional account of the League of Nations, which trace the strange, convoluted life of a young woman who enters the world of diplomacy in the s through to her involvement in the newly formed International /5().

Author of Grand Days, Dark palace, Futility and other animals, Tales of mystery and romance, The electrical experience, Forty-seventeen, Satanic Killings, Conference-Ville Futility and other animals by Frank Moorhouse 4 editions - first published in A Discontinuous Narrative of Stories and Fragments.

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Frank Moorhouse. Out of Stock. Frank. These characteristics are what tie together his oeuvre from Futility and other Animals: A Discontinuous Narrative () to Grand Days () and from Dark Palace () to The Inspector-General of Misconception: The Ultimate Compendium to Sorting Things Out ().

Frank Moorhouse AM (born 21 December ) is an Australian writer. He has won major Australian national prizes for the short story, the novel, the essay, and for script writing.

His work has been published in the United Kingdom, France and the United States and also translated into German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Serbian, and Swedish. His latest book, The Drover’s Wife, was released at the end of by Random House.

Selected bibliography: SHORT STORIES. Futility and Other Animals (Gareth Powell Associates, ) The Americans, Baby: a discontinuous narrative of stories and fragments (Angus & Robertson, ) The Electrical Experience: a discontinuous narrative (Random.

Futility and Other Animals, Gareth Powell Associates (Sydney), -- stories written as a discontinuous narrative. Reprinted by Angus and Robertson (Sydney), Reprinted by Angus and Robertson (Sydney), Futility and Other Animals.

Sydney, New South Wales: Gareth Powell Associates. The Americans, Baby: A Discontinuous Narrative of Stories and Fragments. Sydney, New South Wales: Angus & Robertson. The book includes love letters written by Moorhouse's ex-wife, the journalist Wendy James.

One of Australia's most noted literary voices of the counter-culture movement was Frank Moorhouse, whose collection of short stories, Futility and Other Animals, was first published in Sydney Its "discontinuous narrative" was said to reflect the "ambience of the counter-culture".

a retrospective collection. The early books — Futility and Other Animals (), The Americans, Baby (), and The Electrical Experience () —were each subtitled "a discontinuous narrative"; this is the form that Moorhouse has made his distinctive, though varied, means of.

Frank Moorhouse produced his discontinuous narratives, Futility and other Animals () and The Americans, Baby (); Michael Wilding wrote stories, Aspects of the Dying Process (), and a novel, Living Together (), set in and around Balmain, Glebe and Paddington. T.

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Species are commonly defined as irreducible types that are continuous within themselves and discontinuous with other types. Ibid.

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At this discontinuous moment of end oil and global warming and climate change the ""New" Story Movement" whether that of the cosmologist Brian Schwimme or the energy engineer, Amory Lovens (Rocky Mountain Institute) is seeking to offer us a new Master Narrative(qv) to restore coherence and momentum (qv) and confidence to our lives.It’s Raining in Mango is a discontinuous narrative – a series of linked short stories that explore the impact of place and displacement on characters.

Frank Moorhouse described this form in the foreword to Futility and Other Animals () as.InR. Hamilton in his medical journal refers to the "History of a remarkable Case of Nostalgia," and inT. Arnold in his book Insanity refers to "a variety of pathetic insanity" usually called "nostalgia." curiously, in animals and plants, the "disease" was thought to be fatal.