Anna in Hollywood - Volume Two : Envy & Gluttony

Dale Edwin Wittig


Book, 21.7 x 14.1 cm, language: English, publisher: San Francisco, California: Preprosperous Press.
Materials: ink, paper

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2025/585).

Literary synopsis

Anna in Hollywood is Wittig’s surreal journey into the 1930s world of the Barvarian actress Anna Liszt, who in Volume 2 is conducting research for her role in Luis Buñuel’s film adaptation of As You Like It. Anna and her sister (also named Anna), protégé Gertrude Lloyd, and friend Larry become further acclimated to Hollywood in this tale of sex, murder, intrigue, and cross-dressing.

Relation of the novel to the artist’s practice

Wittig’s collages made from black and white photographs illustrate the story.

Novel website

Authorship: Artist Author.

Creative Strategy: Artworks Cite Novel.

Genre: Historical fiction.

Publishing: Self-Publishing.

Theme: Death, Sex.

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