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A line made by walking
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Retreating to her family"s rural house in Ireland to escape the challenges of urban life, artist Frankie explores the chain of events that have challenged her mental stability and art education. As she picks up photography once more, she searches for meaning and healing while examining the natural world around her.
|LC Classifications||PR6102.A86 L56 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||308|
|LC Control Number||2016050861|
One of Booklist's "Best Books of " “With captivating writing, a vivid rural landscape and frequent references to famous works of art, Baume creates a layered experience that leaves the reader nurtured and restored. For artists and lovers of art, this will be an extra-special treat.” [In A Line Made By Walking]. Walked-line pieces. Long has created several pieces which hearken back to the original piece, A Line Made by Walking. Some are circles or organic paths. Some exist in snow, dust, and even charred grass.
Title: A Line Made By Walking Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: Ap Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Language: English. “Unflinching, at times uncomfortable, and always utterly compelling, A Line Made By Walking is among the best accounts of grief, loneliness, and depression that I have ever read. Every word of it rings true, the truth of hard-won knowledge wrested from the abyss.
A Line Made by Walking (Book): Baume, Sara: Retreating to her family's rural house to escape the challenges of urban life, twentysomething artist Frankie explores the chain of events that have challenged her mental stability and art education. A Line Made By Walking is an insightful exploration of the psychological processes and potential emotional toll of a life whose goal is to turn experience into art — or books. The acuity of Baume’s observations and the exacting lyricism of her writing are just as strong as in her debut.3/4(7).
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That Sara Baume’s second novel, A Line Made by Walking, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize is an acknowledgement of its distinctiveness, for this prize only celebrates writing which steps outside the accepted parameters of what a novel is expected to be.
Following on from her highly acclaimed debut, Spill, Simmer, Falter, Wither, which /5(64). With Sara Baume’s second novel, A Line Made by Walking, art not only reflects life but is wedged into it. The book’s title is inspired by a piece of art of the same name, created by Richard Long, which consists of a lawn with a line in the middle created by Long’s constant treading of the specific area/5().
A Line Made by Walking: A Novel - Kindle edition by Baume, Sara. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, A line made by walking book taking and highlighting while reading A Line Made by Walking: A Novel/5(61). A Line Made By Walking is published by Heinemann.
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The resulting work, A Line Made by Walking, was not only the starting point for Long's career as an artist but also a landmark for a new kind of art emerging in Europe and the Americas. The formal simplicity of Long's artwork suggested a relation to minimalism, but its location outside the gallery context and its suggestion of bodily actions.
Buy A Line Made By Walking 01 by Baume, Sara (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: A Line Made by Walking features Frankie, a former art student now living in a Dublin bedsit while working in a gallery. The novel’s opening finds her in a bad place.
Shutting down emotionally. A Line Made by Walking is a sculpture by British artist Richard piece was made when Long walked a continuous line into a field of grass in Wiltshire, England, and then photographed the result. The work is considered to be an important early work in the history of both land art and conceptual art.
It has been described as among Long's signature works, and. "Unflinching, at times uncomfortable, and always utterly compelling, A Line Made By Walking is among the best accounts of grief, loneliness and depression that I have ever read.
Every word of it rings true, the truth of hard-won knowledge wrested from the abyss. Shot through with a wild, yearning melancholy, it is nevertheless mordantly witty.5/5(2). A Line Made by Walking Author: Sara Baume Struggling to cope with urban life – and with life in general – Frankie, a twenty-something artist, retreats to the rural bungalow on ‘turbine hill’ that has been vacant since her grandmother’s death three years earlier.
A Line Made by Walking, by the critically acclaimed author of Spill Simmer Falter Wither, is a beautiful and elegant novel by a writer whose empathy shines a bright, piercing light on the heart-breaking realities of being alive.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE ‘When I finished Sara Baume’s new novel I immediately felt sad that I could not send it in the post to. From inside the book. 6 pages matching "A Line Made by Walking" richard long in this book.
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Contents. Acknowledgements. Sara Baume’s debut novel, Spill Simmer Falter Wither, went on to earn critical acclaim and many accolades.
I unfortunately didn’t get around to reading it but based on the hype, was very keen to read her latest, A Line Made By Walking. The story revolves around a year-old artist, Frankie, who moves from Dublin to her recently deceased grandmother’s.
In Sara Baume’s second novel, A Line Made by Walking, we meet Frankie on the cusp of turn seemingly posed for a conventional coming-of-age story—until she’s unable to swallow, hear or pull herself up off the old carpet.
Frankie, determined if nothing else, hopes to regain her footing and find some artistic inspiration by moving into her grandma’s vacant house in the.
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If you are the publisher or author of this book. 73 quotes from A Line Made by Walking: ‘This morning, the sun endures past dawn. I realise that it is August: the summer's last stand.’Author: Sara Baume. On the dust-jacket Joseph O'Connor says that Baume is a `writer touched by greatness.' I think she is bruised by it." -- Stuart Kelly * The Spectator * "Unflinching, at times uncomfortable, and always utterly compelling, A Line Made By Walking is among the best accounts of grief, loneliness and depression that I have ever read.
Although A Line Made by Walking is an instantly recognizable work, no detailed analysis of this foundational piece has yet been published.
At a time when Richard Long's career is being celebrated and reassessed, this study by writer and curator Dieter. • A Line Made by Walking is published by To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Free UK p&p. A LINE MADE BY WALKING By Sara Baume pages.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $ What if you are a sensitive and offbeat soul, determined to be an artist, but suspect you have no talent?Artwork page for ‘A Line Made by Walking’, Richard Long, on display at Tate Liverpool. This formative piece was made on one of Long’s journeys to St Martin’s from his home in Bristol.
Between hitchhiking lifts, he stopped in a field in Wiltshire where he walked backwards and forwards until the flattened turf caught the sunlight and became visible as a line.Get this from a library! A line made by walking.
[Sara Baume] -- Retreating to her family's rural house in Ireland to escape the challenges of urban life, artist Frankie explores the chain of events that have challenged her mental stability and art education.