The Headless Woman: On Susan Taubes and Clarice Lispector

“DER LETZTE TANZ” (“The Last Dance”) — a story by Hungarian American author Susan Taubes written in German and published posthumously — tells the story of Mary Ann, a young girl who has an on-and-off love affair with a man she calls Death. He visits her in dreams, for the first time at the age […] The post The Headless Woman: On Susan Taubes and Clarice Lispector appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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