The Blazing World - Patrick Donan/Zachary Dortmunc Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Patrick Donan

This is a review of The Suffocation Rooms by Patrick Donan. He has interviewed Phinny about 'his' work. It is clear that Phinny is resisting giving the interviewer any real information about the creative process or the interpretation of the rooms. When asked if it was directed toward furthering the plight of the LGBT community, Phinny laughs and says that there are all sorts of oppression and suppression. The writer gives up on the interview.

Zachary Dortmund

This is another review of The Suffocation Rooms. This reviewer states that the work is a political commentary about the self technology of desire and a body without organs which echoes Eldrige's life as a queer man.

Analysis

Patrick Donan

This is an interview that is included in the novel, and sheds light on Phinny's assumed persona for this work. He clearly...

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