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The poisoned kiss, and other stories from the Portuguese

by Fernandes

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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFernandes/Joyce Carol Oates.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.O122 Po, PS3565.A8 Po
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5182719M
ISBN 10081490761X
LC Control Number75000385

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The poisoned kiss, and other stories from the Portuguese by Fernandes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The poisoned Kiss and other stories from the portuguese (Fawcett Crest Book) Mass Market Paperback – Septem by Joyce Carol Oates (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating3/5(1). The Poisoned Kiss and Other Stories from the Portuguese Hardcover – July 1, Cited by: 2.

The Poisoned Kiss and Other Tales from the Portuguese is an earlier collection by JCO. I enjoyed this collection overall and thought most of the stories were strong.

The best stories in the collection include Loss, The Enchanted Piano. Two Young Men, Sunlight/Twilight, The The poisoned kiss Kiss and The Murderer/5. The Poisoned Kiss and Other Stories from the Portuguese The tales in this collection are translated from an imaginary work, Azulejos, by an imaginary author, Fernandes de Briao.

To the best of my knowledge he has no existence and has never existed, though without his very real guidance I would not have had access to the mystical “Portugal” of the stories. Get this from a library. The poisoned kiss, and other stories from the Portuguese.

[Joyce Carol Oates]. In one story the wooden Baby in the arms of a wooden Madonna is broken in half; in another a man is gradually drawn to the quartet of drunks in the park and their "absolute namelessness, the freedom of formlessness." Fragmentation, impotence, the hell of desire never satisfied except by violence--and so little Fernandeses from greater Oates grow.

The Poisoned Kiss, and Other Stories from the Portuguese by Joyce Carol Oates and Fernandes (, Hardcover). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm: Contents: Our Lady of the Easy Death of Alferce --The brain of Dr.

Vicente --Loss --Parricide --The enchanted piano --Distance --In a public place --The seduction --Maimed --Two young men --The secret mirror --The cruel master --Sunlight/twilight --Husband and wife --The poisoned kiss --The Son of God and His. New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., Octavo, cloth.

First edition. According to the the author's note, the tales in this collection are translated from an imaginary work, AZULEJOS, by an imaginary author, Fernandes de Briao whose guidance gave her access to the mystical 'Portugal' of the stories A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with faint horizontal scratches to rear panel.

# New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., Octavo, cloth. First edition. According to the the author's note, the tales in this collection are translated from an imaginary work, AZULEJOS, by an imaginary author, Fernandes de Briao whose guidance gave her access to the mystical 'Portugal' of the stories A fine copy in nearly fine price-clipped dust jacket with mild wrinkle to rear panel.

# The Poisoned Kiss by FERNANDES and Joyce Carol Oates. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, First British edition. Hardcover. A collection of short stories.

A very near fine copy in a very near fine jacket that differs in appearance from the U.S. version. The Poisoned Kiss and Other Portuguese Stories by Joyce Carol Oates A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Our Lady of the Easy Death of Alferce --The brain of Dr.

Vicente --Loss --Parricide --The enchanted piano --Distance --In a public place --The seduction --Maimed --Two young men --The secret mirror --The cruel master --Sunlight/twilight --Husband and wife --The poisoned kiss.

The Poisoned Kiss Revealed The Poisoned Kiss and Other Stories from the Portuguese—Joyce Carol Oates’s numinous and unusual short story collection from —has been considered an anomaly among her books, and something of a mystery. Title: The Poisoned Kiss and Other Stories from the Portuguese Title Record # Author: Joyce Carol Oates Date: Type: COLLECTION Language: English User Rating: This title has no Current Tags: None Add Tags.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The poisoned Kiss and other stories from the portuguese (Fawcett Crest Book) at Read 3/5(1). The subject matter of the tales in The Poisoned Kiss is also a distinct departure from Oates' past material.

Frequently "Fernandes" writes parables which center on the Catholic Church and small town rural life among Portuguese people with whom Oates' other characters, modern intellectuals, or the poor of the industrial North American mega-cities, have virtually nothing in common.3/5.

The Poisoned Kiss, or The Empress and the Necromancer is an opera in three acts by the English composer Ralph Vaughan libretto, by Evelyn Sharp, is based on Richard Garnett's The Poison Maid and Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story Rappaccini's opera was completed infirst performed by the Intimate Opera Company at the Cambridge Arts Theatre.

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