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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 p. : ill., 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].|