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Jean Genet

Author: Stephen Barber
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2004
Series: Critical lives
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A biography that cuts directly to the essence of Genet's life, a life of extraordinary spectacle that was always profoundly entangled with his work. It emphasises those elements that made his life  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Jean Genet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Barber
ISBN: 1861891784 9781861891785
OCLC Number: 474208061
Description: 155 s. : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Title: Critical lives
Responsibility: Stephen Barber


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Barber has an elegant prose style, elliptical and engaging in about equal measure, and this, together with some judicious quotation from Genet's own writings, makes for a provocative and informative Read more...

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