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Childhood

Author: Nathalie Sarraute; Alice Yaeger Kaplan
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As one of the leading proponents of the nouveau roman, Nathalie Sarraute is often remembered for her novels, including The Golden Fruits, which earned her the Prix international de litterature in 1964. But her carefully crafted and evocative memoir Childhood may in fact be Sarraute's most accessible and emotionally open work. Written when the author was eighty-three years old, but dealing with only the first twelve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012036146
Named Person: Nathalie Sarraute; Nathalie Sarraute
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathalie Sarraute; Alice Yaeger Kaplan
ISBN: 9781299138964 1299138969 9780226922324 0226922324
OCLC Number: 828895904
Description: 1 online resource (pages . cm)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Title Page; By the Same Author; Foreword; Childhood.
Other Titles: Enfance.
Responsibility: Nathalie Sarraute ; translated by Barbara Wright in consultation with the author ; with a new foreword by Alice Kaplan.

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Written when the author was eighty-three years old, but dealing with only the first twelve years of her life, this title is constructed as a dialogue between the author and her memory. It  Read more...

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"Evoked with telescoping intensity, these scenes glow with the immediacy of time not recalled but relived." (Vanity Fair) "Childhood is a dialogue with memory, a merciless coaxing of memory into Read more...

 
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