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Cast as a dialogue among six interlocuters, this lyric, pensive blend of poetry and prose considers light from a variety of perspectives--philosophical, physical, ethical, and metaphorical--all of them beautiful. As with so much of Roubaud's work, a delicate humor and a deep compassion engage to create a lovely and responsible text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781934200025
ISBN-10: 1934200026
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Pages: 72
Imprint: Fence Magazine Inc, Division of Fence Books
Publisher: Fence Magazine Inc, Division of Fence Books
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jacques Roubaud

JACQUES ROUBAUD is one of France's leading contemporary writers. Working in poetry, fiction, criticism, and theater, his voice ranges from crisp analysis to dashing humor to compelling narrative to delicate lyric. A prominent member of the Oulipo (the Workshop for Potential Literature), he taught mathematics for many years at the Universite de Paris X. He is a prolific translator from Japanese and English, including classics such as Lewis Carol's The Hunting of the Snark.

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