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Perec, Georges 1936-1982

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Life, a user's manual by Georges Perec( Book )
153 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 1,922 libraries worldwide
Represents an exploration of the relationship between imagination and reality as seen through the eyes of the dying Serge Valene, an inhabitant of a large Parisian apartment block
A void by Georges Perec( Book )
90 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,285 libraries worldwide
"As his country is torn apart by social and political anarchy, A Void's protagonist, Anton Vowl, a chronic insomniac, is unaccountably found missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any indication, for any faint hint, as to his location. All that it brings to light, though, is Vowl's liking (uncannily similar to his author's) for parody, wordplay and dazzling fictional constructs, constructs which continually risk spiralling out of control. And, gradually, insidiously, a ghost from Vowl's past starts to cast its malignant shadow ..."--Jacket
Things : a story of the sixties by Georges Perec( Book )
164 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
Histoire d'un couple moderne. Prix Renaudot 1965
W, or, The memory of childhood by Georges Perec( Book )
118 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
From the author of Life: A User's Manual (Godine, 1987) comes an equally astonishing novel: W or The Memory of Childhood, a narrative that reflects a great writer's effort to come to terms with his childhood and his part in the Nazi occupation of France. Guaranteed to send shock waves through the literary community, Perec's W tells two parallel stories. The first is autobiographical, describing the author's wartime boyhood. The second tale, denser, more disturbing, more horrifying, is the allegorical story of W, a mythical island off Tierra del Fuego governed by the thrall of the Olympic "ideal," where losers are tortured and winners held in temporary idolatry. As the reader soon discovers, W is a place where "it is more important to be lucky than to be deserving," and "you have to fight to live...[with] no recourse, no mercy, no salvation, not even any hope that time will sort things out." Here, sport is glorified and victors honored, but athletes are vilified, losers executed, rape common, stealing encouraged and violence a fact of life. Perec's interpretive vision of the Holocaust forces us to ask the question central to our time: How did this happen before our eyes? How did we look at those "shells of skin and bone, ashen faced, with their backs permanently bent, their eyes full of panic and their suppurating sores"? How did this happen, not on W, but before millions of spectators, some horrified, some cheering, some indifferent, but all present at the games watching the events of that grisly arena?
"53 jours" : roman by Georges Perec( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
The narrator of this posthumous novel investigates the disappearance of a famous French crime writer. The only clues he has are codes in a manuscript. A half-finished novel completed by its editors
Un Homme qui dort by Georges Perec( Book )
61 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
"Tu as vingt-cinq ans e vingt-neuf dents, trois chemises et huit chaussettes, quelques livres que tu ne lis plus, quelques disques que tu n'écoutes plus. Tu n'as pas envie de te souvenir d'autre chose, ni de ta famille, ni de tes études, ni de tes amours, ni de tes amis, ni de tes vacances, ni de tes projets. Tu as voyagé et tu n'as rien rapporté de tes voyages. Tu es assis et tu ne veux qu'attendre, attendre seulement jusqu'à ce qu'il n'y ait plus rien attendre : que vienne la nuit, que sonnent les heures, que les jours s'en aillent, que les souvenirs s'esompetent.' C'est en ces termes que le narrateur s'adresse à lui-même, 'un homme qui dort' qui va se laisser envahir par la torpeur et faire l'expérience de l'indifférence absolue"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of cover
Sanma no aji by Yasujirō Ozu( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Multiple languages and Japanese and held by 420 libraries worldwide
After living alone with his daughter for years, a widower must learn how to let her go, letting her be free to move on with her life, by arranging a marriage for her
Le condottière : roman by Georges Perec( Book )
23 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Een kunstvervalser in een identiteitscrisis vermoordt in een opwelling zijn opdrachtgever
Le voyage d'hiver by Georges Perec( Book )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 375 libraries worldwide
En brouillant savamment les frontières entre réalité et fiction, les textes de Perec et de Roubaud offrent une variation ludique sur le thème du plagiat par anticipation, un aller-retour pour un voyage imaginaire aux accents borgesiens
Ellis Island by Georges Perec( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Quel petit vélo à guidon chromé au fond de la cour? by Georges Perec( Book )
48 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
La tentative infructueuse et complexe d'un groupe d'amis de sauver le conscrit Karatruc de la guerre d'Algérie. Cette petite aventure rocambolesque, humoristique et ornée de rhétorique n'aboutit finalement à rien.--[Memento]
Espèces d'espaces by Georges Perec( Book )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Vom leeren Blatt Papier über das Bett, die Treppe, die Wand, das Mietshaus, die Straße über das Land und die Welt ins Universum: Träume von Räumen durchmisst spielerisch Raum und Räume, vom Allernächsten bis hin ins Fernste. Sogenannte praktische Übungen (""Durchqueren Sie Paris, aber nur durch Straßen, in deren Name ein C vorkommt!"") unterbrechen die Anordnung mit federleichter Konkretheit, und sehr persönliche Miniaturen sorgen dafür, dass das Spiel niemals im Unverbindlichen verbleibt. Kein anderes Buch kann wohl als so typisch für Perecs Werk bezeichnet werden: ein Panorama liter
The art and craft of approaching your head of department to submit a request for a raise by Georges Perec( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Recounts an employee's attempt to ask for a salary increase
Penser, classer by Georges Perec( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
In ""Denken/Ordnen"", seinem letzten Buch, forscht Georges Perec den kleinen Privat-Bürokratien nach, die jeder Einzelne entwickelt, um die Dinge der Welt zu versammeln, zu zerlegen und zum Verschwinden zu bringen: Anleitungen, Übungen, Listen, Methoden; seitenweise Kochrezepte (aber nur für Seezunge, Kalbsbries und Kaninchen!), verschiedene Arten, ein Bücherregal zu ordnen; Überlegungen über die Unmöglichkeit des Aufräumens und über die verschiedenen Arten körperlichen Aufenthalts beim Lesen (auf der Toilette, auf Reisen, beim Essen, im Bett ...) - und nicht zuletzt einige Seiten wunderbare B
Cantatrix sopranica L. et autres écrits scientifiques by Georges Perec( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"L'auteur de La vie mode d'emploi, connaisseur éclairé de nombreuses disciplines, s'est lancé dans cet ouvrage dans l'imitation de textes scientifiques, sortes de parodies, caricature et de pastiches, miroitement sans fin de jeux verbaux. Des textes ici rassemblés, et qui révèlent une figure parfois ignorée de Perec, celle du savant
Un cabinet d'amateur : histoire d'un tableau by Georges Perec( Book )
38 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
On a painting by Heinrich Kürz
Alphabets : cent soixante-seize onzains hétérogrammatiques by Georges Perec( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Résultat d'un système de contraintes, ou peut-être nouvel art poétique, chacun de ces textes est un onzain, un poème de 11 vers, dont chaque vers a 11 lettres et utilise une même série de lettres différentes, etc
Les revenentes by Georges Perec( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in French and held by 186 libraries worldwide
An attempt at exhausting a place in Paris by Georges Perec( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in French and English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
One overcast weekend in October 1974, Georges Perec set out in quest of the "infraordinary": the humdrum, the nonevent, the everyday--"what happens," as he put it, "when nothing happens." His choice of locale was Place Saint-Sulpice where, ensconced behind first one café window, then another, he spent three days recording everything to pass through his field of vision: the people walking by; the buses and driving-school cars caught in their routes; the pigeons moving suddenly en masse, as if in accordance to some mysterious command; the wedding (and then funeral) at the church in the center of the square; the signs, symbols, and slogans littering everything; and the darkness that eventually absorbs it all. In An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris, Perec compiled a melancholic, slightly eerie, and oddly touching document in which existence boils down to rhythm, writing turns into time, and the line between the empirical and the surreal grows surprisingly thin."--P. [4] of cover
Récits d'Ellis Island : histoires d'errance et d'espoir by Georges Perec( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 145 libraries worldwide
De 1892 à 1924, près de 16 millions d'émigrants en provenance d'Europe sont passés par Ellis Island, un îlot de quelques hectares où avait été aménagé un centre de transit, près de la statue de la Liberté, à New York. Des documents, des archives du film réalisé témoignent de la vie de ces émigrants
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Bīrīk, Ǧūrǧ 1936-1982
Georges Perec
Georges Perec 1936-1982
Georges Perec escritor francés
Georges Perec Frans schrijver
Georges Perec französischer Schriftsteller
Georges Perec French writer
Georges Perec Penulis asal Perancis
Georges Perec pisarz francuski
Georges Perec scrittore francese
Georgius Perec
Jorj Perek
Joruju Perekku 1936-1982
Perec, G. 1936-1982
Perec, Georges
Perekku Joruju 1936-1982
Pereks, Žoržs
Pereks, Žoržs, 1936-1982
Ƶorƶ Perek
Ζωρζ Περέκ
Жорж Перек
Перек, Жорж
Перек, Жорж, 1936-1982
Ժորժ Պերեկ
ז'ורז' פרק
עקרבי, אירית 1936-1982
פרק, ז׳ורז׳ 1936-1982
פרק, ז'ורז' 1936-1982
بيريك، جورج، 1936-1982
جورج بيريك
جورج بيريك، 1936-1982
ژرژ پرک
ژۆرژو پێرێک
조르주 페렉
페렉, 조르주 1936-1982
페렉, 조르지 1936-1982
ジョルジュ・ペレック 1936-1982
ペレック, ジョルジュ
ペレック, ジョルジュ 1936-1982
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