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Tree of codes

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer; Bruno Schulz; Visual Editions,
Publisher: [London] : Visual Editions, 2011. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of codes explores previously uncharted literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first--as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of codes is the story of an enormous last day of life--as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times disorienting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction, American
Die cutting
Experimental fiction
Artists' books
Named Person: Bruno Schulz
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer; Bruno Schulz; Visual Editions,
ISBN: 9780956569219 0956569218
OCLC Number: 706462979
Notes: Artist's book with a unique die-cut on every page of the story.
"Publisher's note: In order to write Tree of codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's The street of crocodiles and cut into its pages, carving out a new story"--Title page verso.
"Die-cut pages design by Sara De Bondt studio. Design assistance by Nina Klein. Cover and title pages design copyright gray318. Printed by die Keure in Belgium. Die-cut by Cachet in The Netherlands. Hand-finishing by Beschutte Werkplaats Ryhove in Belgium. Bound by Hexspoor in The Netherlands"--Title page verso.
Video showing the production of the book is available at the publisher's Web site.
Description: 134 leaves, 2 unnumbered leaves, pages 137-139 ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.
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"With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of codes explores previously uncharted literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first--as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of codes is the story of an enormous last day of life--as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times disorienting imagery, crossing both a sense of time and place, making the story of one person's last day everyone's story. Inspired to exhume a new story from an existing text, Jonathan Safran Foer has taken his favorite book, The street of crocodiles, by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz, and used it as a canvas, cutting into and out of the pages, to arrive at an original new story told in [the author's' own acclaimed voice"--Publisher's description.

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