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Lidia Yuknavitch

4 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Lidia Yuknavitch
The Chronology of Water (2011)
4.14 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This memoir was reviewed in The Atlantic, which makes me hesitate to call it pornography, although the sex scenes are as explicit as anything I've ever read. The author was an abused child who tried to escape the horrors of her home through competitive swimming. A child of the 60...
Dora: A Headcase (2012)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Lidia Yuknavitch's Dora: A Headcase mirrors themes and takes dialogue verbatim from Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmeund Freud. I haven't read the latter, so my commentary on the intertextuality will be mostly nonexistent,mexcept to say the Freud is a character in ...
On Memoir and Experiment The Chronology of Water (2011)
4.14 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: My reason I'm rating this memoir 3.5 stars is because:#1) The title of this book fits the writing style. ('Parts' powerful and beautiful). Lovely water-human-connection-symbolism #2) I especially resonated with metaphors associate with WATER. "There are many ways t...
Chronology of Water: A Memoir (2011)
4.14 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: The first half of this book does some stuff I have almost never seen done so artfully, starkly, heartwrenchingly. The looping images of Lidia as a swimmer return again and again to tie up her stories across time, from losing her newborn daughter to being abused as a little girl....
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