From Semiotext(e) / Native Agents

Indivisible, New Edition

By Fanny Howe

Introduction by Eugene Lim

Last of a series of philosophical and personal Fanny Howe novels animated by questions of race, spirituality, childhood, transience, resistance, and poverty.

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Last of a series of philosophical and personal Fanny Howe novels animated by questions of race, spirituality, childhood, transience, resistance, and poverty.

First published by Semiotexte in 2001, Indivisible concludes a radically philosophical and personal series of Fanny Howe novels animated by questions of race, spirituality, childhood, transience, wonder, resistance, and poverty. Depicting the tempestuous multiracial world of artists and activists who lived in working-class Boston during the 1960s, Indivisible begins when its narrator, Henny, locks her husband in a closet so that she might better discuss things with God. On the verge of a religious conversion, Henny attempts to make peace with the dead by telling their stories

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$16.95 T ISBN: 9781635901559 320 pp. | 5.25 in x 8 in

Contributors

Eugene Lim.

Endorsements

  • “In hate with her husband and in love with God, Henny decides to have a life that really matters. Fanny Howe likes Catholicism for its contradictions. Like Susan Sontag, each line she writes is the product of a lifetime of thinking that occurs off the page.”

    Sarah Schulman