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A Void (Paperback)

Author:  Georges/ Adair Perec Translator:  Gilbert Adair
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1567922961
ISBN-13: 9781567922967
Sku: 31289053
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 1T
Pages:  284
Age Range:  NA
In Perec's extraordinary tour de force--written entirely without the use of the letter "e"--a group of people die or are otherwise eliminated as a result of their inability to "name the unnameable," i.e. to use the letter "e." This novel is a classic text of the Oulipo, the French literary movement that produces works of art using formal restraints.
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Georges Perec
Georges Perec is best known for his novels A VOID (1969) and LIFE: A USER'S MANUAL (1978). His 1978 work JE ME SOUVIENS consists of memories of his own life as a young man in the '50s. A gifted and innovative writer, and a pivotal figure in the French literary movement known as Oulipo, Perec died prematurely, four days before his 46th birthday.


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"Translator Adair has pulled off something of a Pierre Menard here, rendering the exact same book--the same vowel missing--only different."

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0284
Product attributePublisher:   Verba Mundi
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