Exercises in Style. Raymond Queneau
Publish date: September 1st 2012
Publisher: Alma Books
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, 20th Century
, French Literature
, Short Stories
Utterly entertaining, full of linguistic games and imaginative variations of the same story.
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...
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 ...
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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