Whistler's Mother's Son and Other Curiosities (Paperback)

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Fiction. WHISTLER'S MOTHER'S SON collects over 100 prose pieces of varying length and styles--from minimalism to satire to noir to children's tale to abstraction to surrealism. Featuring parodies, standardized tests, nursery-rhyme anxieties, fables, riddles, collaborations, conundrums, rescued cliches, abominations-in-training, dark Americana, existential misdemeanors, misbegotten mysteries, identity crises, optimistic nihilism, formal experimentation, and polyrhythmic prose, its cast of characters includes Hamlet, Gertrude Stein, Amelia Earhart, Fred Flintstone, Mr. Mondrian, a little girl whose mother takes up with a smelly old man, embattled aunties and uncles, a man with two mustaches, several hard-boiled dicks, and an eternally confused Peter Cherches.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781949790177
ISBN-10: 1949790177
Publisher: Pelekinesis
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2020
Pages: 240
Language: English