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    Alix's Journal (French Literature) (Paperback) By (author) Alix Roubaud, By (author) Jan Steyn, By (author) Jacques Roubaud

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    DescriptionAlix's Journal is a collection of private notebooks kept by Canadian photographer Alix Cleo Roubaud during the last four years of her life, before her death at the age of 31. Written, in a sense, for her husband -- acclaimed novelist, poet, and mathematician Jacques Roubaud -- Alix's Journal straddles the gap between French and English, poetry and prose, the tragic and the comic, the profound and the quotidian. Alix's idiosyncratic and revealing work gives us access to a singular consciousness, one that was profoundly influential on her husband's subsequent works, in style as well as content. The notebooks center on themes of love, marriage, photography, addiction, and death, and include examples of Alix's photographic work, whose strangeness and poignancy is enhanced by its juxtaposition with her plans for and interpretations of it.


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    Title
    Alix's Journal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alix Roubaud, By (author) Jan Steyn, By (author) Jacques Roubaud
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781564785541
    ISBN 10: 1564785548
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25870
    DC22: 770.92
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    BISAC region code: 1.2.2.0.0.0.0
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: TR140.R68 A3 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: DNC, AJCD
    Publisher
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Imprint name
    Dalkey Archive Press
    Publication date
    22 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Normal, IL