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Reading Writing

Julien Gracq

Publisher: Turtle Point Press

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Every reader is a potential writer, and every writer is a reader in actuality. Reading Writing is a subjective history of fiction and poetry and a personal meditation on the links between literature and two visual arts: painting and cinema. Gracq’s poetics is founded upon the basic acts of reading and writing and on the relationship between the writer and his language. This first English-language edition of En lisant en écrivant will mark a turning point in the public reception of Julien Gracq. 

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