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The Resource Impressions of Africa, Raymond Roussel ; translated [from the French] and with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti

Impressions of Africa, Raymond Roussel ; translated [from the French] and with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti

Label
Impressions of Africa
Title
Impressions of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Roussel ; translated [from the French] and with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
While shipwrecked in a mythical African land, passengers stage a gala and entertain the chieftain Talou, their captor, with bizarre performances, including a zither-playing worm, a marksman who can peel an egg at fifty yards, and others
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Summary
Tells an adventure story put together in a highly individual fashion and with an unusual time sequence, whereby the reader is even made to choose whether to begin at the first or the tenth chapter. A veritable literary melting pot, this text makes ample use of wordplay and the surrealist techniques of automatic writing and private allusion
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10004071
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
843/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
French literature series
Target audience
adult
Label
Impressions of Africa, Raymond Roussel ; translated [from the French] and with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn668193861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 279 pages
Isbn
9781564786241
Lccn
2011012937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40019561875
System control number
(OCoLC)668193861
Label
Impressions of Africa, Raymond Roussel ; translated [from the French] and with an introduction by Mark Polizzotti
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn668193861
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 279 pages
Isbn
9781564786241
Lccn
2011012937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40019561875
System control number
(OCoLC)668193861

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