JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN FEVER PDF

JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN FEVER PDF

By turns subtle and intense, disturbing and elusive, the stories in this collection are ultimately connected by themes of memory and loss, reality. Of the 12 stories in Wideman’s wide-ranging new collection, six have never been previously published, and most are standouts. Wideman excels in a variety of. : Fever (Contemporary American Fiction) (): John Edgar Wideman: Books.

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In his mind, he compares them to “barren women starved for love”—and to himself. It is winter, the days are shorter, and he edgad alone. In the hold of a ship, another man—a slave—wonders why the gods have chosen to put him here, chained to other captives, bumping and shaking in puddles of waste.

A mosquito squats on him, drinks his blood, but he does not kill her.

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He thinks of her as a woman straddling and entering him; if she returns day after day, eventually she will drain all of his blood jonn he will disappear. The mosquito is an ominous sign of the spread of the fever.

Fever: Twelve Stories

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This section contains 2, words approx. Summary “Fever” opens with a man staring out the window of a ship at the naked trees. Between these two points of view, an omniscient narrator ergar a first-person plural View a FREE sample.

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