Site Loader

La scomparsa – Ebook written by Georges Perec. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading. La scomparsa by Georges Perec, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. PEREC GEORGES – – La scomparsa. Napoli, Guidaeditori, , 8vo brossura, pp. Un mito, non un libro (Oulipo, in traduzione italiana). EUR [Appr.

Author: Nilrajas Samuzahn
Country: Botswana
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 27 August 2005
Pages: 199
PDF File Size: 13.34 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.43 Mb
ISBN: 876-5-43277-448-5
Downloads: 57685
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gusida

If I could go back in time, one of my primary priorities would be to tell myself to read the book without knowing anything about it a priori.

A Void – Wikipedia

Return to Book Page. The mystery of the book was as much, if not more, to do with said gimmick as with the ridiculous again, NO negative connotation! What is left of the few moments I can sneak socmparsa while Jameson naps?

Ma quanti giorni ci sono in 8 aa 6 mm 15 gg? Not that there is any shortage of curiosities to mull over.

And, yes, we can blame DFW for earning this lazy accusation so much cred. I guess for me the issue was similar to the questions I ask myself when I looked at a priceless Chinese jade sculpture of a cabbage with drops of dew and flies at the Taipei Palace Museum in Taiwan that looked so realistic that I thought if I reached out and touched it, it would be wet.

Anyway, I’ll inform you all if this book is worth trying as soon as I find out, but writing in this form, I can say right now, is a good form of procrastination from my vacation packing FYI, I’m now involuntarily thinking within the limits put dow A girl I room with owns this book, and following our talk tonight about it at our local bar, I’m now looking into A Void.

Whereas usually the digression is a function of avoiding having precisely a very heavy thing to digress around. But this is war. In the correspondence dossier: Probably most highly thought of by souls familiar pfrec and forgiving of structuralist and po-mo thought. Va assunta una dipartita mattutina. The absence of a sign is always the sign of an absence, and the absence of the E in A Void announces a broader, cannily coded discourse on loss, catastrophe, and mourning.


He was a distant relative of the Yiddish writer Isaac Leib Peretz. I think that I can say it in this way. View all 12 comments. Smart, no doubt about it.

La scomparsa

In either case, the use of rules and the derring-do around them are meant to prove the hypothesis that the most arbitrary structural mandates can be the most creatively liberating. There is a table with a computer, an armoire and a file cabinet, a psrec feet acomparsa books, a handful of videos, and a retired Florida vanity license plate that says oulipo. I’m pushing it by filing A Void under read – I put it down a little over halfway through because a story must have been one of the many things lost in the translation.

View all 19 comments. Two days pass in this way, until, a crisis hits. He was a sdomparsa of the Oulipo group. La racconto usando una prosa paratattica, ossia vincolata alla mancanza di subordinazioni scompaesa proposizioni.

And in that way it is still correct to spend an evening celebrating a room that almost nobody is allowed to enter, because knowing it is there, having an inkling of the kinds of curiosities that fill it, is triumph enough.

Ossia, la sua durata quadruplica ogni volta. View all 9 comments.

La scomparsa – Georges Perec, Piero Falchetta • BookLikes (ISBN)

The 99 chapters of this page piece move like a knight’s tour of a chessboard around the room plan of a Paris apartment building, describing the rooms and stairwell and telling the stories of the inhabitants. What have my early morning hours become?

Nov 12, Andrew added it Shelves: No doubt this was a blast to craft, but, I hazard, not as much fun to look through, sort of similar to studying a crossword you didn’t do The insomnia that has plagued me my whole life comes from the way I obsessively think about words and combinations of words.

My mind is as mushy parsnips. I really don’t want to rehearse all the various variations these kinds of things take on. It informs of a tall story, that of Anton Vowl, a similar champion of virtuoso wordplay who is lost to a churning, sorrowful world without warning, thus provoking a fatal inquiry amongst bosom companions and distant contacts both, all of whom follow suit in shrugging off this mortal coil by turns — but within this account of This significant book aka La Disparitionthough its linguistically cunning author calls for no introduction strains against a troublingly unjust handicap A Void by Georges Perec.


Philip Howardwriting a lipogrammatic appraisal of A Void in his column Lost Wordssaid “This is a story chock-full of plots and sub-plots, of loops within loops, of trails in pursuit of trails, all of which allow its author an opportunity to display his customary virtuosity as an avant-gardist magician, acrobat and clown.

At the heart of this, underscoring the madcap detective story, is an unfolding revenge plot that, like Moby Dickis thoroughly Shakespearean in its unrelenting quest for so-called justice, and is driven by a deep understanding of the extent that both self-preservation and familial, friendly and romantic love can all impel individuals to the same degree of action or in-much like The Bard so masterfully demonstrated so many centuries before.

I can’t help wanting to read it because writing with restrictions fascinates me. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any indication, for any faint hint, as to his location. Or by somebody else altogether? It does not purport to tell anyone about what literature should or must be; it tells anyone who cares to listen, by speculation or by demonstration, about what literature could potentially be.