In a third and final section, wherein the two novellas
come together, Ezra tells an interviewer, "We have very little choice other than to spend our waking hours trying to sort out and make sense of the perennial pandemonium." Asymmetry is a thoughtful look at many forms of disorder and the eternal struggle to reconcile them.
What makes the novella
special is that the poems and prose within are read aloud by the Stellar Scholars' much-lauded Roundtable of writers.
Transmigration then becomes a term to describe people who vacillate between "leaving and coming back": Ribke (2015) looks at this phenomenon as a somewhat orientalist tendency in novellas
, particularly those by Gloria Perez, to exoticize other countries in her novellas
The other novellas
are also gripping, though in a cruder more violent manner.
The first novella
alternates between two seemingly unconnected stories.
"Absences/Presence: Mother-Daughter Relationships" (4) takes up "natural" mothers in both the frame and the novellas
to show that in the novella
, mothers have a "relative primacy" in contrast to their marginalization in the comedia.
Originally published as independent editions, the novellas
were reprinted in miscellanies, a type of publication somewhat akin to magazines in which all manners of texts--novellas, poetry, sample letters, etc.--were printed together in different registers of the same page.
use narrative and rhetorical devices to deliver their stories.
analysed the fantastic elements in Hoffmann's novellas
Here they provide an extensive introduction explaining the context of the two novellas
, Lord of Perfect Satisfaction, and Memoir of a Crazy Old Woman, written in the mid-16th century.
translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen.
The new section of the site will reportedly feature novellas
and lifestyle columns, such as Discover Your Romance Signs (Descrubra sus Signos Romanticos) and Ask Dr.