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Preview — Black Sunlight by Dambudzo Marechera. I know good stream of consciousness when I read it, most notably certain sections of House Of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski, which was terrifying, hypnotising, and fantastic.

Absolute zero prose innovation here, just another angry polemic. Sections of this page.

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Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy. Paperbackpages. In regard sunllight this, the easiest structural pattern to discern is the Homeric frame pages 27 to ; and 1 to 14due to the fact that these intertextual references constitute the prototypical mythical names of the characters in Black Sunlight, and so one can therefore relate the text’s plot to corresponding episodes in Homer’s The Odyssey.


I thought I could escape Hegel and Whitman but Dambudzo somehow weaved them into this demonic chapter. Lists with This Book. It is easy to prove this by simply relating the 7 intertexual references to Greek mythology on pages 7, 79, 86, 89, 98,and to the text’s structure.

Godwin Sweto rated it really liked it Feb 19, Do I know what I just read? Thanks for telling us about the problem. House of Hunger “I don’t hate being black.

I appreciate how labyrinthine this writing style can be; it is disorienting but, when done properly and well, the puzzle pieces connect in a mesmerising and beautiful way.

Sometimes, though, it veers into reference-strewn marecchera which I found forgivable but tiring.

And the most complex structural pattern to discern is the “Finnegans” section pages 1 to 14due to the fact that one has to be conversant with the structuring texts of Joyce’s Wake, for instance Vico’s La Scienza Nouva, and Frazer’s The Golden Bough. Open Preview See a Problem?


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