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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Raymond Queneau; Barbara Wright
|Language Note:||Translated from French.|
|Notes:||Reissue, with additions, of Wright's 1981 translation of the 1st ed. (1947) of Exercices de style.
"Queneu's experimental masterpiece and a hallmark book of the Oulipo literary group, retells ... [an] unexceptional tale ninety-nine times, employing the sonnet and the alexandrine, onomatopoeia, and Cockney [etc.] ... To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the 1947 French publication of Exercises de Style, New Directions has asked several writers to contribute new exercises ... This edition also retains Barbara Wright's original introduction and reminiscence of working on this book"--Publisher's note.
|Description:||xviii, 262 pages : illustrations, music ; 19 cm.|
|Series Title:||New Directions paperbook, NDP1240|
|Other Titles:||Exercices de style.|
|Responsibility:||by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jesse Ball ... [et .al].|