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L'Amour

Category: Book
Translated By: Ali, Kazim
By (author): Duras, Marguerite
Translated By: Murphy, Libby
Subject:  FICTION / In Translation / French
  FICTION / Literary
Publisher: Open Letter Books
Published: July 2013
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 8.50in x 5.50in x 0.50in
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From The Publisher*Arriving in S. Thala, a traveler is reintroduced to the woman he was engaged to years ago. Written in a stark and cinematic narrative style, this sequel Ravishing of Lol Stein is a curious, yet haunting representation of the human memory: what we choose to recall, what we choose to forget, and how reliable we ultimately decide ourselves to be.
From The Publisher*Never before available in English, this is the "sequel" to Ravishing of Lol Stein, one of Duras's most loved books.
Biographical NoteMarguerite Duras wrote dozens of plays, film scripts, and novels, including The Ravishing of Lol Stein, The Sea Wall, and Hiroshima, Mon Amour. She's most well known for The Lover which received the Goncourt prize in 1984 and was made into a film in 1992. Kazim Ali is a poet, essayist, and novelist, and has published a translation of Water's Footfall by Sohrab Sepehri. He teaches at Oberlin College and the University of Southern Maine. Libby Murphy teaches at Oberlin College. She has published articles on print culture and the First World War, and on the reception of Charlie Chaplin's films in wartime and postwar France. Sharon Willis is a professor of French and Film & Media Studies at the University of Rochester.