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Forgetting Elena

Edmund White

Forgetting Elena

by Edmund White

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, 1973.

StatementEdmund White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.H463 F6 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4261609M
ISBN 100140059830
LC Control Number81007331

"Forgetting Elena" is a masterful piece of work, I have no doubt of that. The trouble lies in the contrivance. There is something so unfailingly petty about the narrator's apprehensions ("I had no idea whether it was good form or bad to speak to Herbert in this assemblage") and something so oppressive about his preoccupations (Bob "neglected to.   It’s a bit circular but I cannot recall forgetting another novel entirely—both the contents of the book and the act of reading it. Others may be out there, lurking, waiting to spring up and Author: Ian Crouch.

Title: Forgetting Elena Author: Edmund White Year: Publisher: Random House Pages: First Edition Points: 1 st /1 st Book Condition: Very Good - ex library book - see pictures Dust Jacket Condition: no dust jacket –see pictures Please look at all the Seller Rating: % positive. White is gay and much of his work draws on his gay experience. His debut novel, Forgetting Elena (), set on an island, can be read as commenting on gay culture in a coded manner. The American/Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov called it "a marvelous book".Nationality: American.

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Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in His fiction includes the autobiographical trilogy A Boy’s Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony, as well as Caracole, Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, and Skinned Alive, a collection of short is also the author of a highly acclaimed biography of Jean Genet, a short study of Proust, a /5(9).

Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in His fiction includes the autobiographical trilogy A Boy’s Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony, as well as Caracole, Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, and Skinned Alive, a collection of short is also the author of a highly acclaimed biography of Jean Genet, a short study of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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For, on the privileged island community where Forgetting Elena takes place, manners are everything. Or so it seems to White's excruciatingly self-conscious young narrator who desperately wants to be accepted in this world where everything from one's bathroom habits to the composition of "spontaneous" poetry is subject to rigid conventions.

Editions for Forgetting Elena: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Editio. He does watch, ever so closely, and the clues in “Forgetting Elena” turn out to be the bitter stuff of satire. For he inhabits a catty male beach society ruled by cliques, impressed by.

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Edmund White will be awarded the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He's written thirteen works of fiction, including his amalgamation of Heian Japan in The Tale of Genji and contemporary life on Fire Island, Forgetting Elena, and an autobiographical trilogy, A Boy’s Own Story (), The Beautiful Room Is Empty (), and The Farewell Symphony ().

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