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Pereckonings : reading Georges Perec

Author: Warren F Motte; Jean-Jacques Poucel
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Series: Yale French studies, no. 105.
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"Georges Perec's writing presents a moving personal fable and a sustained meditation on literary potential. Questioning literature in each of his texts, questioning himself as reader and writer, Perec invites us to approach his work in the same interrogative mode, to bear witness to his inventiveness, and to rethink the act of reading. Pereckonings : reading Georges Perec takes its initiative from these questions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Georges Perec; Georges Perec; Georges Perec
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren F Motte; Jean-Jacques Poucel
ISBN: 0300102747 9780300102741
OCLC Number: 55686287
Description: 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: In brief / Jacques Jouet --
Georges Perec, or the spirit of beginnings / Claude Burgelin --
From Jewishness to the aesthetic of lack / Marcel Bénabou --
Emergence in Georges Perec / Sydney Lévy --
The work of mourning / Warren Motte --
Georges Perec on the Index / Bernard Magné --
Preliminary discussion of women in La vie mode d'emploi / Gerald Prince --
Perecquian OULIPO / Jacques Roubaud --
A drop in numbers : deciphering Georges Perec's postanalytic narratives / Daphné Schnitzer --
The arc of reading in Georges Perec's La clôture / Jean-Jacques Poucel --
Georges Perec's and Paolo Boni's Métaux / Renée Reise Hubert and Judd D. Hubert --
Perec's 17 extreme experiences / Jacques Roubaud.
Series Title: Yale French studies, no. 105.
Other Titles: Reading Georges Perec
Georges Perec
Responsibility: [Warren Motte and Jean-Jacques Poucel, special editors for this issue].

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This is volume 103 in the series of French studies published by Yale. It considers French literature.  Read more...

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