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Verlag: Grove Press, Inc., New York, New York, U.S.A.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket
Art des Buches: Used
Paperback.Translated from the French by Richard Howard. Covers and spine are quite sunned, with a few surface scratches and marks. Small hole made by hole punch near upper leading corner of front cover. Minor wear to spine ends and leading corners. Page block is a little sunned. Binding is sound; pages are tight; text and illustrations are clear. AF. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 305541
Inhaltsangabe: "Nadja, " originally published in France in 1928, is the first and perhaps best Surrealist romance ever written, a book which defined that movement's attitude toward everyday life.
The principal narrative is an account of the author's relationship with a girl in teh city of Paris, the story of an obsessional presence haunting his life. The first-person narrative is supplemented by forty-four photographs which form an integral part of the work -- pictures of various "surreal" people, places, and objects which the author visits or is haunted by in naja's presence and which inspire him to mediate on their reality or lack of it. "The Nadja of the book is a girl, but, like Bertrand Russell's definition of electricity as "not so much a thing as a way things happen, " Nadja is not so much a person as the way she makes people behave. She has been described as a state of mind, a feeling about reality, k a kind of vision, and the reader sometimes wonders whether she exists at all. yet it is Nadja who gives form and structure to the novel.
Über den Autor:
Andre Breton, poet and writer, was the founder of the Surrealist movement in France, and is remembered as being its heart and soul. He died in 1966.
Mark Polizzotti is a writer and translator, and also works in an editorial capacity for David Godine Publishers in the US.
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