Altmann"s Tongue

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Altmann's Tongue is also the name of a CD with Evenson doing a reading backed by dark ambient landscapes (Brian Evenson, Xingu Hill and Tamarin, on Ant-Zen Records).

I heard this, and knew I had to get the book. I was not disappointed. Read more. 3 people found this helpful/5(11).

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Altmann's Tongue book. Read 37 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Altmanns Tongue, but unfortunately his fiction was deemed so extreme that the church had given him the choice to either leave the faith or stop writing.

As his family were all Mormons, this was obviously one hell of a decision. Altmann's Tongue is /5. Generally speaking, the shorter stories are clever and the longer ones less so&#;with the exception of a polished novella&#;in this grisly debut collection by a Gordon Lish acolyte.

When Evenson writes brief stories, they have the crisp, tight feeling of Jonis Agee's best work, with a sadistic edge. Because these are so quick, their titles make them self-explanatory.

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Altmann's Tongue is also the name of a CD with Evenson doing a reading backed by dark ambient landscapes (Brian Evenson, Xingu Hill and Tamarin, on Ant-Zen Records). I heard this, and knew I had to get the book/5.

ALTMANN'S TONGUE: Stories and a Novella User Review - Kirkus. Generally speaking, the shorter stories are clever and the longer ones less so—with the exception of a polished novella—in this grisly debut collection by a Gordon Lish acolyte. When Evenson writes Read full review4/5(1).

Brian Evenson has added an O. Henry Award&#;winning short story, "Two Brothers," to this controversial book and a new afterword, in which he describes the troubling aftermath of the book's publication in Pages: Altmann's Tongue was Brian Evenson's first book of stories and was the source of considerable controversy at Mormon-run Brigham Young University, where he was teaching at the time of the book's initial publication.

After an anonymous letter sent to Mormon Church officials attacking the book. Generally speaking, the shorter stories are clever and the longer ones less so — with the exception of a polished novella — in this grisly debut collection by a Gordon Lish acolyte.

When Evenson writes brief stories, they have the crisp, tight feeling of Jonis Agee's best work, with a sadistic edge. Because these are so quick, their titles make them self-explanatory.

Brian Evenson’s collection of stories and a novella, Altmann’s Tongue () changed his life—the book put his academic career in jeopardy and wound up causing Evenson to self-excommunicate himself from the Mormon Church, where he had once been active in church activities and, while in Seattle, a “transient bishop” helping those deemed less fortunate.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Altmann's Tongue by Brian Evenson (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. Altmann's tongue: stories and a novella. [Brian Evenson] -- In these gruesome tales bystanders are slaughtered for giving wrong directions, people hire their friends to kill them and fathers bury daughters when the mothers aren't looking.

In Stung a mother. Brian Evenson (born Aug ) is an American academic and writer of both literary fiction and popular fiction, some of the latter being published under B.K. Evenson. His fiction is often described as literary minimalism, but also draws inspiration from horror, weird fiction, detective fiction, science fiction and continental n makes frequent use of dark humor and often.

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This CD features Brian Evenson reading selections from several books through a sonic fabric created by Xingu Hill and Tamarin. Recorded in Brussels, Austin and Chicago, Mastered at Metarc, Montreal, Tracks 3 and 4 have been previously published in Altmann's Tongue: Stories and a Novella by Brian Evenson, /5(30).

ALTMANN'S TONGUE. Stories and a Novella. New York: Knopf, First edition. Hardcover. Author's first book. Stories and a novella. Evenson has been compared to Cormac McCarthy. "A theater of solitudes. Its moods are chilling, its temperment is cold, and the episodes that construe its twenty-five short fictions and the long fiction, The Sanza.

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It doesn't matter. Another BYU Professor was fired in “over criticism of the violence in his award winning book of short stories, Altmanns’ Tongue. Still another faculty member’s tenure was saved (he had completed research that “suggested the church’s international activity level is considerably lower than convert baptisms suggest)” when he.

Check out Altmann's Tongue [Explicit] by Brian Evenson With Xingu Hill & Tamarin on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on   Brian Evenson is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Altmanns Tongue, Dark Property, Father of Lies, and The Wavering Knife.

He is also director of the Literary Arts Program at Brown University. ”In this early and seminal novella, Thomas Bernhard raises many of the themes he will elaborate on in later work: madness, death, suicide, the fragility of identity, and his hatred for his native Austria.

The story takes the form of a conversation between the narrator and his friend Oehler, walking together and talking about their mutual friend Karrer, who has gone mad.

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Jun 4, - Books, movies, storytelling of all kinds. See more ideas about Books, Novels and Books to read pins. I remember the first time I bought Brian Evenson’s first book, Altmann’s Tongue.I say first time because it’s one of those books that I’ve bought multiple times since, to give out as gifts, to press into the hands of other writers.I’d stopped off at a bookstore somewhere in the middle of Michigan that specialized in remaindered titles, books marked down to no more than two or three Author: Peter Markus.

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$ Christine De. For example: when Brian Evenson was kicked out for his book, Altmanns Tongue, it was assumed (at least by all the liberal exmos I knew in SLC) it was the church and not necessarily the school. Hellmut says: Decem at pm Hi Wayne, BYU is governed by a Board of Trustees.

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