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The history of luminous motion

by Scott Bradfield

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementScott Bradfield
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.R214 H56 1990, PR6052.R2515 H5 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationp.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24371624M
ISBN 100679729437
ISBN 109780679729433
LC Control Number89040639
OCLC/WorldCa21336552

  "A collection of poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz Czesław Miłosz's A Book of Luminous Things—his personal selection of poems from the past and present—is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images/5(8).   “Ireland: A Luminous Beauty-a first-rate idea brilliantly executed.” —Peter McDermott, The Irish Echo “This is a book as exhilarating to look through as it was to work on, the fun, the challenge, the joy, and the feeling of being bowled over by the unexpected-all giving an emotive image of a fascinating land both to visit and to live in.

The History of Luminous Motion is a book given to me 14 years ago from a roommate who's name I don't remember. Angie Davis, I think. Lainie, is that her name? Am I confusing her with Angela Davis? What's she up to anyway? The book is mediocre but I like the title so I re-read it every few years. Based on the acclaimed novel History of Luminous Motion, the film is a mother-son road-trip drama reminiscent of Bonnie and Clyde, and was named one of the best films of the year by New York Times critic A.O. film stars Deborah Kara Unger (The Game), Terry Kinney (Oz) and marks the first collaboration between Bette Gordon and stage and screen veteran Jamey Sheridan (The Ice Storm.

The film Luminous Motion, for which he wrote the screenplay, was based on his first novel, The History of Luminous Motion (). Bradfield currently teaches at St. Mary's University and City Literary Institute Bibliography. Novels. The history of luminous motion. London: Bloomsbury. LUMINOUS MOTION is a poster ad for Promise Keepers depicting the lethal results of absent fathers. An undisciplined year-old brat named Phillip is obsessively jealous of his prostituting, thieving mother. He accompanies Mom on her minor crime spree across the country as she alternately abandons or robs the men she beds in a series of dingy.


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""The history of motion is that luminous progress men and women make in the world alone,"" says his mom, as she drives Phillip to yet another motel, and it makes perfect sense to Phillip. He thinks his mother is life itself, as essential and elemental as light and movement.

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Directed by Bette Gordon. With Deborah Kara Unger, Terry Kinney, Eric Lloyd, Jamey Sheridan. A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she gets her own place.

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Editorial Reviews ``In his first novel, Bradfield composes a verbal fantasia on the theme of a young felon's confused feelings and reckless misdeeds.''Brand: Calamari Press. “The History of Luminous Motion” sets out at once to shock the reader with its craziness and violence while short-circuiting any objections by contradicting its own : Merle Rubin.

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