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Literary Press Group Adult Fall 2021

Diamanda Galás
By (author): Catherine Mavrikakis Translated by: Nathanaël
Catherine Mavrikakis ,

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Paperback , Trade


General Trade
Dec 24, 2021
$20.00 CAD


7in x 4.5 x 0 in | 0 lb

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115 pages
Quattro Books

An exercise in admiration, this book takes a look at the petrifying work of Diamanda Galás, the singer with three octaves. Far from being dumbfounded by Galás and her voice, Catherine Mavrikakis takes the artist's work head-on. From ancient Greece to the suburban United States, from the Armenian genocide to the AIDS epidemic of the 80s and 90s, Galás is constantly renewing herself.

Catherine Mavrikakis has published several novels including Le ciel de Bay City (2008), and L'annexe (2019), and several essays, including L'éternité en accéléré (2010). She has won many important awards for her work, including the Grand prix du livre de Montréal (2008), the Prix des libraires du Québec (2009) and the Prix littéraire des collégiens (2012). Mavrikakis is professor of French at the Université de Montréal.

Nathanaël is the author of more than thirty books written in French or in English and published in the United States, Québec and France. Her translations include works by Édouard Glissant, Catherine Mavrikakis, Hervé Guibert, and Hilda Hilst (the latter in collaboration with Rachel Gontijo Araújo). She has been recognized through her work by fellowships from the PEN American Center, the Centre National du Livre de France and Terre d'Arts through ETC Caraïbe. Born in Montréal, Nathanaël lives in Martinique.

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