Book Acquired Recently: Lynnette Dueck’s sing me no more

Dueck, Lynnette. sing me no more. Vancouver: Press Gang, 1992. This is the final one of Dueck’s books that I’ve been acquiring over the past month, and the only one published under her real name rather than her pen name, Lynnette D’anna. It is also the first book I have acquired since moving to Utica,Continue reading “Book Acquired Recently: Lynnette Dueck’s sing me no more”

And Now for Something Completely Different: Books Acquired Recently

D’anna, Lynnette. RagTimeBone. Vancouver: New Star, 1994. This is yet another of D’anna’s books that have been trickling in over the past few weeks. I am waiting until they all arrive to begin reading them. Summer is a great time for reading a writer’s oeuvre straight through because of the extra time off. I usedContinue reading “And Now for Something Completely Different: Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Acker, Kathy. Bodies of Work. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1997. —. Don Quixote. New York: Grove, 1986. I love Kathy Acker, and have been meaning to read Don Quixote for quite a while now. I picked up Bodies of Work, a collection of her non-fiction, because it was only a dollar. It is in terrible shape;Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: More Canadian Mennonites Edition

D’anna, Lynnette. fool’s bells. Toronto: Insomniac, 1999. D’anna is the pen name of Lynnette Dueck, a Canadian writer of Mennonite origin. A friend who knows that I am interested in the intersection between sexuality and literature recommended D’anna/Dueck’s work to me; apparently it is quite explicit, which is a rarity in Mennonite literature. I mayContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: More Canadian Mennonites Edition”