Hotel Des Archives: A Trilogy by Chris Tysh

Hotel Des Archives: A Trilogy

byChris Tysh

Paperback | October 29, 2018

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Hotel des Archives is a trilogy of books consisting of verse recastings from the French novels of Beckett, Genet and Duras. Synchronous with postmodernism''s aesthetics of appropriation, détournement, sampling and other intertextual strategies, the project operates a double shift of genre and language, since she moves from the original French and from prose to lyric. These transcreations, as Tysh has been calling them, allow her to forsake the traditional mode of self-expression in favor of one that "translates" other cultural materials, creating an artistic network beyond boundaries and temporalities.

Chris Tysh was born and raised in Paris, and studied American literature at the Sorbonne. Her books include: Allen Ginsberg, a critical study,  was published in Paris by Editions Seghers in the series “Poètes d’Aujourd’hui”;  Our Lady of the Flowers, Echoic (Les Figues Press); Molloy: The Flip S...
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Title:Hotel Des Archives: A TrilogyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:326 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:326 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:October 29, 2018Publisher:Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1581771789

ISBN - 13:9781581771787

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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