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Dept. of speculation
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Published:
Maumee, Ohio : Prince Frederick, MD : Dreamscape Media ; Distributed by Recorded Books, p2014.
Format:
Audio CD
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
3 audio discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status:
Odenton Library - Audiobooks
CD FICTION (O)
Description

"The wife" once exchanged love letters with her husband, postmarked Dept. of Speculation, their code name for all the uncertainty that inheres in life and in the strangely fluid confines of a long relationship. As they confront an array of common catastrophes--a colicky baby, bedbugs, a faltering marriage, stalled ambitions--the wife analyzes her predicament, invoking everything from Keats and Kafka to the thought experiments of the Stoics to the lessons of doomed Russian cosmonauts. She muses on the consuming, capacious experience of maternal love, and the near total destruction of the self that ensues from it, as she confronts the friction between domestic life and the seductions and demands of art.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781629231839

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General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Compact disc.
General Note
In container (17 cm.).
Participants/Performers
Narrated by the author.
Description
"The wife" once exchanged love letters with her husband, postmarked Dept. of Speculation, their code name for all the uncertainty that inheres in life and in the strangely fluid confines of a long relationship. As they confront an array of common catastrophes--a colicky baby, bedbugs, a faltering marriage, stalled ambitions--the wife analyzes her predicament, invoking everything from Keats and Kafka to the thought experiments of the Stoics to the lessons of doomed Russian cosmonauts. She muses on the consuming, capacious experience of maternal love, and the near total destruction of the self that ensues from it, as she confronts the friction between domestic life and the seductions and demands of art.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Offill, J. (2014). Dept. of speculation. Unabridged. Maumee, Ohio : Prince Frederick, MD, Dreamscape Media ; Distributed by Recorded Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Offill, Jenny, 1968-. 2014. Dept. of Speculation. Maumee, Ohio : Prince Frederick, MD, Dreamscape Media ; Distributed by Recorded Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Offill, Jenny, 1968-, Dept. of Speculation. Maumee, Ohio : Prince Frederick, MD, Dreamscape Media ; Distributed by Recorded Books, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Offill, Jenny. Dept. of Speculation. Unabridged. Maumee, Ohio : Prince Frederick, MD, Dreamscape Media ; Distributed by Recorded Books, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. 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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