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The Ecstatic

A Novel

by Victor D. Lavalle

  • 269 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7585921M
ISBN 100609610147
ISBN 109780609610145

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The Ecstatic is narrated by Anthony James, a pound Afro-American who may be a touch schizophrenic, like his mother. The book begins strong with the family bringing Anthony back to the family home, after finding him in his apartment naked and officially dropped out of Cornell/5.

The Ecstatic is one of those novels that should not be read by anyone outside of the intended audience and I believe in this instance that audience is comprised of english majors, aspiring writers, professional book reviewers, and others like me who function under the delusion they are much more erudite than the evidence would otherwise suggest/5(34).

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Victor LaValle (born February 3, ) is an American author. He is the author of a short-story collection, Slapboxing with Jesus and four novels, The Ecstatic, Big Machine, The Devil in Silver, and The e writes fiction primarily, though he has also written essays and book reviews for GQ, Essence Magazine, The Fader, and The Washington Post, among others.

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Ecstasy (from Ancient Greek ἔκστασις ékstasis, meaning 'outside of oneself') is a subjective experience of total involvement of the subject, with an object of their classical Greek literature it refers to removal of the mind or body "from its normal place of function." Total involvement with an object of interest is not an ordinary experience because of being aware of.

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Goldsmith. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviews: 2. The Ecstatic is one of those novels that should not be read by anyone outside of the intended audience and I believe in this instance that audience is comprised of english majors, aspiring writers, professional book reviewers, and others like me who function under the delusion they are much more erudite than the evidence would otherwise suggest.5/5(5).

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Some authors talk too much about their personal lives, and you just wish they'd keep it objective/5(7). Ecstatic dance is a form of dance in which the dancers, sometimes without the need to follow specific steps, abandon themselves to the rhythm and move freely as the music takes them, leading to trance and a feeling of ecstasy.

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Includes minute CD of trance rhythms to accompany the shamanic journeying exercises. Book Review of The Ecstatic: the Fiction, Paperback by Victor Lavalle (Vintage, ) African American Literature Book Club Celebrating Our Literary Legacy Since — Black Literature is for Everyone African American Literature Book Club.

Book Description. The word ‘archaic’ derives from the Greek arkhaios, which in turn is related to the word archē, meaning ‘principle’, ‘origin’, or ‘cause’; the notion of ecstasy, or ekstasis, implies standing outside or beyond oneself, a self-transcendence. How these two concepts are articulated and co-implicated constitutes the core question underlying this edited collection.

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