Percyscapes: The Fugue State
in Twentieth-Century Southern Fiction.
She plays a doctor who diagnoses this very curious fugue state
The character is further hampered by a strange neurological condition called a fugue state
-which is diagnosed by a doctor who is played by his real-life wife.
Reading so many Southern novels by way of the fugue state
helps to place Percy's homeless selves firmly in the context of the malady common to the modern Southern psyche.
I was in a tabloid-induced fugue state
at the supermarket checkout counter, musing about whether Linda Tripp could have killed JonBenet, when my credit card problems began.
Written and directed by Bill Bennett, Kiss or Kill jumps around so fast that it s ometimes seems to be in a fugue state
, an experience not unknown to the young desperadoes to whom it gives its heart.
Salgado goes into a fugue state
, and as their world comes crashing down around them, servant and master flee to London to scrape out a new life.
In the process of declining into a fugue state
of decadence, the morally corrupted Anthony draws his snooty fiancee, Glenda, and his old friend, Speight, into the psychosexual dynamic--with disastrous results for one and all.