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Writing

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  • Seller:BooKnackrh
  • Sales Rank:878,435
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:128
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):8.1 x 5 x 0.4
  • Publication Date:August 26, 2011
  • ISBN:0816677530
  • EAN:9780816677535
  • ASIN:0816677530
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Synopsis

Writing, one of Marguerite Duras’s last works, is a meditation on the process of writing and on her need for solitude in order to do it. In the five short pieces collected in this volume, she explores experiences that had an emotional impact on her and that inspired her to write. These vary from the death of a pilot in World War II, to the death of a fly, to an art exhibition. Two of the pieces were made into documentary films, and one was originally a short film. Both autobiographical and fictional, like much of her work, Writing displays Duras’s unique worldview and sensitive insight in her simple and poetic prose.


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