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Specimen Days

A Novel

by Michael Cunningham

  • 143 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Audio Renaissance .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Cumming (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8875153M
    ISBN 101593976895
    ISBN 109781593976897

    lovely lady named Catherine. Yet SPECIMEN DAYS is not about time travel, and in the strictest sense it is not science fiction or fantasy, although the point might be argued by those with a literal bent. "In the Machine" finds Simon already dead, a victim of a sheet metal stamping machine in an s Manhattan foundry. Simon was. Specimen Days is, then, a new form of autobiography shaped in part by new challenges to the aging self brought on by rapid modernization and swift transformations of society that have characterized the industrializing and post-industrial period. For all its emphasis on memory and continuity, it is a peculiarly "modern" book.

      Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham pp, Fourth Estate, £ Is Specimen Days a novel, or three novellas loosely threaded together? This .   Specimen Days, by contrast, abounds with plots—a ghost’s, a terrorist’s, a robot designer’s. Cunningham is still fonder of juxtaposition than sequence, and characters still lapse on Author: Caleb Cain.

      "Specimen Days" by Michael Cunningham Walt Whitman haunts this triptych novel from the author of "The Hours," which raises historical fiction, the detective story and science fiction to . Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham--Audiobook Excerpt Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Michael Cunningham's novel Specimen Days, narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Alan Cumming. In each section of Michael Cunningham's bold novel, his first since the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hours, we encounter the same group of characters: a young boy.


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Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham Download PDF EPUB FB2

SPECIMEN DAYS should not be compared with any other work either by Cunningham or other authors writing in one of the three genres this book embraces. It is one of a kind and appreciating and celebrating that unique stance is the secret of finding its core significance/5(). Download Specimen Days free in PDF & EPUB format.

Download Walt Whitman.'s Specimen Days for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. In Specimen Days, he writes in three genres, dividing the book into three breathtaking novellas. I knew little of Michael Cunningham’s work (I just knew that he wrote The Hours which was an Academy Award-winning film my parents loved) so I had no fixed expectations/5.

Specimen Days book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Specimen Days is a genre-bending, haunting, and transformative ode to life in our greatest city, and a meditation on the direction and meaning of America's destiny.

It is a work of surpassing power and beauty by one Specimen Days book the most Specimen Days book and daring writers at work today.4/4(26).

Get this from a library. Specimen days. [Walt Whitman] -- Whitman covers his life and accomplisments in diary-like entries, starting with his childhood in Long Island, to his time as a New York writer, to his volunteer work as a Washington field nurse. About This Guide The following author biography and list of questions about Specimen Days are intended as re-sources to aid individual readers and book groups who would like to learn more about the author and this hope that this guide will provide you a starting place for discussion, and suggest a variety of perspectives from which you might approach Specimen Days.

“[Specimen Days] is a love song of a novel, rich and melancholy and overflowing with smartness.” —The Boston Globe “Another dazzling tour de force.” —Library Journal “An astonishing accomplishment and the best book Cunningham has written.” —O magazine “One of the most luminous and penetrating novels to appear this year.”.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Cunningham, Michael. Specimen Days. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham is a novel consisting of three distinct stories set in New York City across multiple eras.

Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman's scrap book. It documents most of his life's adventures, espeically his experience serving as a nurse during the Civil War and travelling around America. Walter "Walt" Whitman ( - Brand: Baxter St.

Published in London under ttitle: Specimen days in America Publisher's advertisement: p. Myerson, J. Walt Whitman BAL cat Book plate: "Fred A. and Frances Rosenstock." Bound in original mustard yellow cloth with lettering in gilt on upper cover and spine.

Mottled blue lining paper 9. Specimen Days is a genre-bending, haunting, and transformative ode to life in our greatest city and a meditation on the direction and meaning of America's destiny. It is a work of surpassing power and beauty by one of the most original and daring writers at work today.

Specimen Days Democratic Vistas And Other Prose:The Doubleday-Doran Series In Literature (The Double-Day-Doran Series In Literature: Robert Shafer, Editor) by Whitman, Walt (edited by Louise Pound) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Such is the case with his latest book, "Specimen Days", just recently released.

A compendium of three stories, like the Hours, Specimen Days tells three separate stories in three separate times, and like the Hours, they are interconnected. The first story is one of an industrailized New York, where machinery rules, and a young boy copes with 5/5(5). Specimen Days, Michael Cunningham’s first novel since his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hours (), presents a bleak portrait of life in the past, present, and future.

The novel is divided into. This week, Slate presents an excerpt from Leslie Jamison's introduction to Walt Whitman's Specimen Days and Collect, published by Melville House in November From Slate.

What is Specimen Days. It doesn’t sit easily in any genre. It’s restless in its recounting. Structurally, it’s a collection of prose fragments written across two decades of Walt Whitman’s life: his hospital.

Specimen Days and Collect, first published inis a choice collection of Whitman’s uniquely revealing impressions of the people, places, and events of his time, principally the era of. Specimen Days is a genre-bending, haunting, and transformative ode to life in our greatest city, a work of surpassing power and beauty by one of the most original and daring writers at work today.

© Mare Vaporum Corp. (P) Audio Renaissance. Product Information. Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman's scrap book. It documents most of his life's adventures, espeically his experience serving as a nurse during the Civil War and travelling around America.

The Specimen Days Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. First Edition. Specimen Days in America newly revised by the author with fresh preface and additional note, Walter Scott,first English edition, t.p.e.'s gilt, light rubbing to spine edges, else a vg copy in the publishers original green cloth with gold-gilt lettering and decoration.

BAL's binding D.Specimen Days is a genre-bending, haunting, and transformative ode to life in our greatest city, a work of surpassing power and beauty by one of the most original and daring writers at work today.

© Mare Vaporum Corp. (P) Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC. So "Specimen Days" is both a very bad book and a very brave one. In the flickering light of this ambitious new novel, the silky tour de force of "The Hours" now looks as if, for all its surface.