Dora: A Headcase. likes. The new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch (author of The Chronology of Water). Dora: A Headcase. Lidia Yuknavitch, intro. by Chuck Palahniuk. Hawthorne ( PGW, dist.), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Reimagining a famous patient as the subject of her own story. Lidia Yuknavitch’s coming-of-age novel doubles as a feminist rewriting of Freud’s.

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But I saw the movie first, dors the book years later. Buy the selected items together This item: In the end this book is a lot of sentences like these an actual quote: At the crescendo of her pecking I set down the razor and take a long and careful look.

Frankly, when this sort of thing starts up I just shut down. Thank you for signing up!

Like something out of a Lon Cheney movie. And it IS my favourite movie. It even smells a little like him. One of those how to talk to your teenager about fill in the blank. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

This is the book Lidia Yuknavitch was put on the planet to write for us. It is something else. Set up a giveaway. She has passionate opinions about avant garde filmmaker Maya Deren. Yuknavitch’s Dora is a sharp-edged hilariously profane Seattle punk being raised by distant dysfunctional wealthy parents. Reading this book actually made me angry to tell you the truth.

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There was also an implication of trading sex for stuff by manipulating the adult. Yuknavitch’s writing was still beautiful. A Headcase has replaced Catcher in the Rye on high school reading lists for the alienated.

I recommend that u read the ida case and see for urself that this wad an amazing slant on the aa in present day. Plus, enjoyed meeting the character Marlene. Yuknavitch is talking back to a hundred years, to the founding of psychoanalysis. Or anything in between.

Yuknavitch has wrestled with the force of her own convictions and given a powerful voice to a bad-ass character born on the literary landscape. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Does sh What do you say about a book that you can’t put down, about a strange kid you might really like to know, about an author who gives us her interpretation of Freud’s Dora, An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria? She lives in Oregon with her husband Andy Mingo and their renaissance man son, Miles.


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You are too old to be acting out like this. Some have called it the female Fight Club.

Nov 03, Wyma rated it really liked it Shelves: And her voice is loud, man. It felt more headvase, more like the girls I knew and was, than any other coming of age narrator. But the novel constantly transcends this conceit in beautiful and surprising ways.

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To ask other readers questions about Doraplease sign up. That was outdated when I was a teen. Read reviews that mention lidia yuknavitch dora headcase year old chronology of water chuck palahniuk case study stop reading well written book club read dora freud girl teen art female mean voice brilliant posse relate.