Sphinx

Sphinx

Anne Garréta, Daniel Levin Becker


Nominated for the 2016 PEN Translation Prize
One of Flavorwire's best 50 autonomous Books of 2015
One of Entropy Magazine's top Fiction Books of 2015

Sphinx is the awesome debut novel, initially released in 1986, by way of the exceptionally gifted and creative French writer Anne Garréta, one of many few girl contributors of Oulipo, the influential and particular French experimental literary team whose undertaking is to create literature in keeping with mathematical and linguistic restraints, and whose ranks contain Georges Perec and Italo Calvino, between others.

A appealing and intricate love tale among characters, the narrator, "I," and their lover, A***, written with no utilizing any gender markers to consult the most characters, Sphinx is a outstanding linguistic feat and paragon of experimental literature that hasn't ever been complete prior to or due to the fact that within the strictly-gendered French language.

Sphinx is a landmark textual content within the feminist, LGBT, and experimental literary canons showing in English for the 1st time.

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