'Soundscapes in Lunar Caustic'

Ailsa Cox

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


    A reading of Malcolm Lowry's story, 'Lunar Caustic', published in several versions and under different titles, and based on his sojourn at Bellevue Hospital, New York, in 1936. The chapter focuses on Lowry's deployment of sound and silence, drawing on the influence of expressionist cinema on his work, notably F. W. Murnau's Sunrise.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMalcolm Lowry's Poetics of Space
    EditorsRichard J Lane, Miguel Mota
    Place of PublicationOttawa
    PublisherOttawa University Press
    Number of pages300
    ISBN (Print)9780776623405
    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 18 Oct 2016


    • Malcolm Lowry
    • Lunar Caustic
    • F. W. Murnau


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