Experiments were carried out on female healthy Sopranoes (Cantatrix sopranica L.) furnished by the Conservatoire national de Musique, and weighing . Cantatrix Sopranica L has 62 ratings and 8 reviews. John said: Quite, quite mad. There is something about Perec (and very few other writers and artists). Organization in the Soprano (Cantatrix sopranica L.)* GEORGES PEREC. As observed at the turn of the century by Marks & Spencer (), who first named the.

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Christelle rated it liked it Feb 26, sopraica Books by Georges Perec. The silent disappearance of the letter might be considered a metaphor for the Jewish experience during the Second World War.

Gunnar Carlson rated it liked it Nov 01, Of course being him and Oulipo of which I’d never read a thing until this book, but I did know a bit about the crazy things they were up to, that gang of clever, clever peoplebeing him and Oulipo: Open Preview See a Problem?

Georges Perec was a highly-regarded French novelist, filmmaker and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group. Two alternating narratives sopranicw up the volume: Oct 16, Huibert rated it really liked it.

He is all out to get academia, as we should all be. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Stella Kowalski rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Since the name ‘Georges Perec’ is full of ‘e’s, the disappearance of the letter also ensures the author’s own ‘disappearance’. His novella Les revenentes is a complementary univocalic piece in which the letter “e” is the only vowel used.


The 99 chapters of this page piece move like a knight’s tour of a chessboard around the room plan of a Paris apartment building, describing the rooms and stairwell and telling the stories of the inhabitants. Many of his novels and essays abound with experimental wordplay, lists and attempts at classification, and they are usually tinged with melancholy.

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Cantatrix Sopranica L: Scientific Papers by Georges Perec

A heavy smoker throughout his life, Perec was diagnosed with lung cancer in and he died the following year in Ivry-sur-Seine at only forty-five years old. This constraint affects even the title, which would conventionally be spelt Revenantes.

Be the first to ask a question about Cantatrix Sopranica L. Paperbackpages. There is something about Perec and very few other writers and artists that is in common with magicians and serial killers: It has been remarked by Jacques Roubaud that these two novels draw words from two disjoint sets of the French language, and that a third novel would be possible, made from the words not used so far those containing both “e” and a vowel other than “e”.

Matthew rated it really liked it Cabtatrix 11, Sergio Frosini rated it liked it Jan 07, I thought that the piece on Roussel was tiring in a particularly oulipian way cf. Nov 24, Samuel Mullen rated it really liked it.


Cantatrix Sopranica L: Scientific Papers

An absolutely fantastic spoof on academic writing its uniform, uniforming and self-uniforming style, its rigid format, its solemn codes, its anal retentive provision against plagiarism, its ghostly but also ghastly boundaries, its constipation, its repression, its common sense —which of course always comes across as soptanica, pure and simple, its pathetic peer review neurosis and its unadulterated mediocrity.

To ask other readers questions about Cantatrix Sopranica Lplease sign up. Lonelyreader rated it it was ok Jun 25, Fiction by the French author Georges Perec which takes the form of pastiches of academic and scientific papers. Oct 27, Barry rated it it was ok.

Perec is also noted for his constrained writing: More engaging than the rest, however, is the last and longest piece, a collaboration with Harry Mathews, “Roussel and Venice. Tolga rated it it was amazing Jun 05, All the references in the paper are multi-lingual puns and jokes, e. Martijn Wallage rated it really liked it Jan 29, Outline of a Melancholy Geography.