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Writing

Writing

(1999)
A non fiction book by

 
Written in the splendid bareness of her late style, these pages are Marguerite Duras's theory of literature. Comparing a dying fly to the work of style; remembering the trance and incurable disarray of writing, recreating the last moments of a British pilot shot during World War II and buried next to her house, or else letting out a magisterial "So what?" to question six decades of story telling, all operate as a deceitful yet indispensable confession. This is the final literary testament of one of the greatest French writers of the twentieth century.

 
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing
Author(s): Marguerite Duras
ISBN: 0-8166-7753-0 / 978-0-8166-7753-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
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May 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing
Author(s): Marquerite Duras
ISBN: 1-57129-053-2 / 978-1-57129-053-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brookline Books/Lumen Editions
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Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Writing
Author(s): Marguerite Duras
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
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