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The Resource The wilds, stories by Julia Elliott

The wilds, stories by Julia Elliott

Label
The wilds
Title
The wilds
Statement of responsibility
stories by Julia Elliott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At an obscure South Carolina nursing home, a lost world reemerges as a disabled elderly woman undergoes newfangled brain-restoration procedures and begins to explore her environment with the assistance of strap-on robot legs. At a deluxe medical spa on a nameless Caribbean island, a middle-aged woman hopes to revitalize her fading youth with grotesque rejuvenating therapies that combine cutting-edge medical technologies with holistic approaches and the pseudo-religious dogma of Zen-infused self-help. And in a rinky-dink mill town, an adolescent girl is unexpectedly inspired by the ravings and miraculous levitation of her fundamentalist friend's weird grandmother. These are only a few of the scenarios readers encounter in Julia Elliott's debut collection, The Wilds. In these genre-bending stories, teetering between the ridiculous and the sublime, Elliott's language-driven fiction uses outlandish tropes to capture poignant moments in her humble characters' lives. Without abandoning the tenets of classic storytelling, Elliott revels in lush lyricism, dark humor, and experimental play. "--
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Summary
Teetering between the ridiculous and the sublime, The Wilds blends Southern gothic strangeness with dystopian absurdities, sci-fi speculations, and fairy-tale transformations
Tone
Writing style
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10360023
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
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Elliott, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3605.L4477
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
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Short stories
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
The wilds, stories by Julia Elliott
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Organisms
  • The love machine
  • The end of the world
  • Rapture
  • LIMBs
  • Feral
  • Jaws
  • The wilds
  • Regeneration an Mukti
  • The whipping
  • Caveman diet
Control code
ocn880959998
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First US edition 2014.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781935639923
Lccn
2014011906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)880959998
Label
The wilds, stories by Julia Elliott
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Organisms
  • The love machine
  • The end of the world
  • Rapture
  • LIMBs
  • Feral
  • Jaws
  • The wilds
  • Regeneration an Mukti
  • The whipping
  • Caveman diet
Control code
ocn880959998
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First US edition 2014.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9781935639923
Lccn
2014011906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)880959998

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