Masks Within Masks Within Narratives: Notes on “The Compleat Purge”

Trisha Low The Compleat Purge Kenning Editions; 290 p. Trisha Low’s┬áThe Compleat Purge isn’t really the kind of book that lends itself well to summaries. It’s something more to be experienced: it’s a play on narrative forms, though at the center of the layered narratives is an abundance of howling, mournful emotion. Reading it, I sometimes felt as though I was walking through a deeply polarizing gallery show: the way that form and purpose coincide, meditate on one another, and […]

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