Understudies: Short Stories

Understudies: Short Stories

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'Twelve little machines to make death and failure, ' Redonnet calls the twelve characters -- or the twelve stories -- we find in this book, and it's true: every tale we find here tells the same story, albeit in twelve different forms, the story of a kind of erasure, of disappearance and undoing, owing to the characters' fatal need to make of themselves a copy of another. -- From the translator's introductionshow more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 289.56 x 535.94 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Leaping Dog Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1587750171
  • 9781587750175
  • 2,432,846

About Marie Redonnet

Jordan Stump is an associate professor of French at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and a renowned translator of literature from the French.show more

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