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The Resource Exercises in style, by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jess Ball ... [et al.]

Exercises in style, by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jess Ball ... [et al.]

Label
Exercises in style
Title
Exercises in style
Statement of responsibility
by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jess Ball ... [et al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Queneau uses a variety of literary styles and forms in ninety-nine exercises which retell the same story about a minor brawl aboard a bus
Member of
gBZadSH6OT4
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Exercices de style
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Queneau, Raymond
Dewey number
843/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from French
LC call number
PQ2633.U43
LC item number
E93 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wright, Barbara
Series statement
New Directions paperbook
Series volume
NDP1240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Experimental fiction, French
  • French fiction
  • French fiction
Label
Exercises in style, by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jess Ball ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reissue, with additions, of Wright's 1981 translation of the 1st ed. (1947) of Exercices de style
  • "Queneu's experimental masterpiece and a hallmark book of the Oulipo literary group, retells . . . [an] unexceptional tale ninety-nine times, employing the sonnet and the alexandrine, onomatopoeia, and Cockney [etc.] . . . . To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the 1947 French publication of Exercises de Style, New Directions has asked several writers to contribute new exercises . . . . This edition also retains Barbara Wright's original introduction and reminiscence of working on this book"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn796230191
Isbn
9780811220354
Lccn
2012023824
System control number
(OCoLC)796230191
Label
Exercises in style, by Raymond Queneau ; translated by Barbara Wright ; with new exercises translated by Chris Clarke ; and exercises in homage to Queneau by Jess Ball ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
  • Reissue, with additions, of Wright's 1981 translation of the 1st ed. (1947) of Exercices de style
  • "Queneu's experimental masterpiece and a hallmark book of the Oulipo literary group, retells . . . [an] unexceptional tale ninety-nine times, employing the sonnet and the alexandrine, onomatopoeia, and Cockney [etc.] . . . . To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the 1947 French publication of Exercises de Style, New Directions has asked several writers to contribute new exercises . . . . This edition also retains Barbara Wright's original introduction and reminiscence of working on this book"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn796230191
Isbn
9780811220354
Lccn
2012023824
System control number
(OCoLC)796230191

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