Jonathan Baumbach Biography
Jonathan Baumbach Comments:
Novels are an attempt to make sense out of experience and to make experience out of sense, to eschew the illusion of verisimilitude, to give form to what never existed, not to imitate life but to re-invent it out of language, to imagine the processes of the imagination, to imagine the imagining of the processes of the imagination, involved with cinema, dream, and memory, and the underground landscape of their conjunction.
No theory informs the work. It is what it comes to. My fiction is the illusion of itself.
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