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Jane Unrue
The House

2000
prose, 54 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 1-886224-35-8 paperback $14
ISBN 1-886224-36-6 signed paperback $20

A woman wanders from room to room, or ventures outside, and throughout the ensuring procession of locations, ruminations, or dreams, is transported into the past, or to a love affair, or a marriage, or into the future, or to an ending, perhaps her own.


"Quietly plumbing the intimacies of architecture, landscape, and domesticity, Jane Unrue's debut, The House, develops a muted intensity through serial blocks of meditative prose... Displaying the influence of writers as diverse as Wittgenstein, Bachelard, Charles Olson and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Unrue successfully forges an evocative approach that could be seen as metacubist in its dizzying, varied takes of the familiar world."

--Publishers Weekly (8/28/2000)


Jane Unrue is from Las Vegas, NV. She was educated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Brown University. She currently lives in Boston. The House is her first book.