The Man On The Stairs by Miranda July, 2004. The magic trick: Ending the story with a flashback that transforms the man on the stairs figure from reality to metaphor. “The Man On The Stairs” begins simply. There’s a couple in bed. There’s a man on the stairs. Oh no! It gets stranger quickly.
Miranda July. The Man on the Stairs. It was a tiny sound but it woke me up because it was a human sound. I held my breath and it happened again, then again; it was footsteps on the stairs. I tried to whisper,There’s someone coming up the stairs, but my breath was cowering, I couldn’t shape it.
The Man on the Stairs has 53 ratings and 6 reviews. mwpm said: It was a tiny sound but it woke me up because it was a human sound. I held my breath and i
Miranda July is a filmmaker, artist, and writer. Her most recent book is The First Bad Man, a novel. July’s collection of stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and has been published in twenty-three countries.
Miranda July, “The Man on the Stairs” and “The Sister”
The Man on the Stairs by Miranda July. A young woman lies in bed listening to a man creep up the stairs and reflects on her relationship with her boyfriend. Miranda July’s work has been presented at the Guggenheim Museum and two Whitney Biennials. Her short fiction has been published in The Paris Review and The New Yorker.
The narrators of July’s stories are male and female, young and old, gay and straight. They’re funny and surprising, broken and brilliant. Sometimes (maybe) they’re dead. In “The Man on the Stairs,” the narrator waits in bed as a stranger (maybe) slowly climbs the stairs.
Miranda Jennifer July (born Miranda Jennifer Grossinger on 15 February 1974) is a performing artist, musician, “The Man on the Stairs” in Fence (Spring/Summer 2004) That is my problem with life, I just rush through it, like I’m being chased. As quoted in “Miranda July Is Totally Not Kidding” by Katrina Onstad, in The New York Times (14
Miranda July (born Miranda Jennifer Grossinger; February 15, 1974) is an American film director, screenwriter, singer, actress, author and artist. Her body of work includes film, fiction, monologue, digital media presentations, and live performance art.
Oct 21, 2008 · Project to ” perform ” a short story. First Camberwell Project, worked in a group of 4.