Modern Love / Constance De Jong.
- [Brooklyn, New York] : Primary Information ; Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017.
- Lost literature series; # 17.
Lost literature series
219 pages ; 19 cm
- DeJong, Constance.
- Artists' books -- 1977.
Artists' books -- United States.
- "Constance DeJong's long-neglected 1977 novel, Modern Love, is one thing made up of many: It is science fiction. It is a detective story. It is a historical episode in the time of the Armada and the dislocation of Sephardic Jews from Spain to an eventual location in New York's Lower East Side. It is a first-person narrator's story; Charlotte's story; and Roderigo's; and Fifi Corday's. It is a 150-year-old story about Oregon and the story of a house in Oregon. Modern Love's continuity is made of flow and motion; like an experience, it accumulates as you read, at that moment, through successive moments, right to the end."-- Provided by publisher.
- Printed in an edition of 1,500.
"This is a facsimile edition of Modern Love, which was originally published by Standard Editions in 1977. An earlier version of the text appeared in serial form as Books I-V of the Complete Works of Constance De Jong, published by TVRT and Mirror Press from 1975-1976" --Colophon.
- Primary Information (Organization), publisher.
Ugly Duckling Presse, publisher.
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