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Project Statement

by J.Drucker


A pseudo-pulp novel in the form of a collaged multiple with all kinds of material from advice books, self-help, old medical manuals, and so on. The work is conceived as a take-off on these genre pieces.

The Return of the Liposuctioned Corpse: Love Letters to Madmen

Elissa Joy

Agents

Elissa Joy

type: initiating

role:
artist
author


Ian Phillips

type: other

role:
designer


Pas de Chance

type: initiating

role:
publisher

location: Toronto


Ralph Alfonso

type: other

role:
printer Printed the section "We're Desperate Get Used To It"


Publication Information

publisher: pas de chance

dates:
publication: 1993-00-00

publication history: One edition only. [J.Drucker]

Aesthetic Profile

movement:
conceptual (AAT)
feminism (AAT)
popular culture (AAT)

subject:
comedy (AAT)
experimental fiction (LCSH)
Pulp romance.

themes: love, relationships, love letters, mementos [S.Muradi]

themes: Pulp romance is the theme as well as the genre being played with here. [J.Drucker]

content form:
graphic novel (AAT) Print and paste-in graphics
collage (local)

publication tradition:
artists' book (local)

inspiration: Pulp romance novels [J.Drucker]

related works: The Sara Ranchhouse series, some of Gary Richman's books, some of Susan Bee's work, and Gary Meres's Dead Man. [J.Drucker]

other influences: General postmodern feminist sensibility. [J.Drucker]

community: unknown [J.Drucker]

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