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ARCHETYPES: Florence Sunnen Zagava Numbered Edition

ARCHETYPES: Florence Sunnen Zagava Numbered Edition

ARCHETYPES

 

Florence Sunnen

 

Zagava Books

 

Numbered Edition

 

Limited To 99 Copies - This Being No.86

 

SOLD OUT @ Zagava

 

Black endpapers, head- and tailband and a silk ribbon marker. It comes with a large bookmark printed on finest, thick paper.

 

Loosely inspired by the format and tone of Elias Canetti’s Der Ohrenzeuge, the 21 character studies in this collection feature familiar creatures, whom the reader is asked to rediscover as individuals rather than as archetypal motifs. A vampire wants to find a pre-made home, a mermaid feels uncomfortable on both land and at sea, a centaur wishes people focused on something other than his sexuality, and mummy seeks to make herself unfeeling. Like us, these creatures are first and foremost themselves, and they behave in very human ways while also interrogating the Freudian claim that ‘anatomy is fate’. And so they confront their own physical reality as they try to forge connections, fall in and out of love, and seek to be understood for who they are.

 

Flo Sunnen’s first book “The Hook” was published by the wonderful Nightjar Press in 2018. The Dublin-based visual artist Dolorosa de Cruz added 21 drawings to this bestiarium.

 

Florence Sunnen is a writer and collagist from Luxembourg City. Her work draws on her philosophical background in order to engage with the difficulty of inhabiting a world of fluctuating boundaries. She likes to write about embodiment, uncertainty, physical and emotional spaces. When she isn’t writing, she teaches Luxembourgish online and leads a women’s book club in Kenilworth. In 2018, her short story The Hook was published by Nightjar Press. More of her work can be found online at Datableed, Mudseason Review, and The Learned Pig, and in print in the Brixton Review of Books. She has studied in Germany and the UK and now spends her time between Coventry and Luxembourg City.

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