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Queneau

Raymond . 1903--76. French writer, influenced in the 1920s by surrealism. His novels include Zazie dans le m?tro (1959)
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Such a rigorous stylistic exercise calls to mind Raymond Queneau's Exercices de style, published in 1947, which describes a simple scene of a passenger entering a bus in ninety-nine different ways, with variations in vocabulary, perspective, and tone of voice.
Topics in this volume include a portrait sketch, a tribute, and articles on working with Wright, as well as pieces on aspects of Wright's literary translation (such as writing in erudite delirium and completing UBU ROI in a brilliant debut), having fun with language and making new friends, working on variations on a theme by Raymond Queneau, translating Becket and Pinget's Le Chrysantheme, concern over the strangulation of language, doing brilliant archival work, and making all the difference in the quality of her translated film scripts.
or, to put it another way, if Raymond Queneau defined the comic novel as a novel that smiled and disdained death, and instead Flaubert is mocking life and laughing out loud and simply despising death, where does that leave us?
Por eso esta por ejemplo Raymond Queneau y no estara Jules Supervielle.
* Hundred Thousand Billion Poems by Raymond Queneau, translated by Pierre Rosenstiehl
This book is an engaging study for scholars of contemporary fiction and film, specifically those interested in the works of Jean Echenoz, Raymond Queneau, Jean-Philippe Toussaint, and their literary and cinematographic colleagues.
Is it fair of the author to disregard Iris Murdoch, a confidante of Raymond Queneau, as a middlebrow entertainer'?
J'avais ete impressionne par les exemples choisis, montrant une connaissance parfaite des travaux de Jacques Bens, Pierre Lescure, Georges Perec, Raymond Queneau ou Luc Etienne.
Motte's "avant-garde with a human face" remains the preferred mode throughout: the kind of ludic--and lucid--textual gambits of which Italo Calvino and Raymond Queneau are the godfathers.