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Exercises in Style. Raymond Queneau - Raymond Queneau
Exercises in Style. Raymond Queneau
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781847492418 (184749241X)
Publisher: Alma Books
Edition language: English
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5.0 Exercises in Style
Utterly entertaining, full of linguistic games and imaginative variations of the same story.
Calyre rated it
5.0 Exercises in Style
How to tell a story 99 times in different ways !Very funny !DistinguoDans un autobus (qu'il ne faut pas prendre pour un autre bus), je vis (et pas avec une vis) un personnage (qui ne perd pas son âge) coiffé d'un chapeau (pas d'une peau de chat) cerné d'un fil tressé (et non de tril fessé). Il possé...
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MetaFrom what point of view should I review the book? Evidently: from all possible points of view.SnobbishNeedless to say, I am reading the original French edition. I can hardly believe that his delicate linguistic irony would survive translation into English. Quelle horreur!VulgarI laughed until I ...
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Unfortunately I'm not able to read French. All that I can take and follow is just something more of the general sense of an article or a short novel. What a pity!Excercises in Style is one of the funniest and maybe greatest experiment in modern literature. Five words are enough to make the plot: a m...
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