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Title
Autoportrait en vert Autoportrait en vert. English
Type
Text
Genre Form
autobiographies
Biographies. fst01919896 (Source: OCoLC)
Biography. fst01423686 (Source: OCoLC)
Biographies.
Language
English
English
original (fre)
English
Translated from the French
Geographic Coverage
France
Classification
LCC: PQ2674.D53 Z46 2014 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 843/.914 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2014934781
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Note
Includes translation
Summary
"It seems there is no genre of writing Marie NDiaye will not make her own. Asked to write a memoir, she turned in this paranoid fantasia of rising floodwaters, walking corpses, eerie depictions of her very own parents, and the incessant reappearance of women in green. Just who are these green women? They are powerful (one was NDiaye's disciplinarian grade-school teacher). They are mysterious (one haunts a house like a ghost and may be visible only to the author). They are seductive (one stole a friend's husband). And they are unbearably personal (one is NDiaye's own mother). They are all, in their way, aspects of their creator, at once frightening, menacing, and revealing of everything submerged within the consciousness of this singular literary talent. A courageous, strikingly honest, and unabashedly innovative self-portrait, NDiaye's kaleidoscopic look at the women in green is a revelation to us all about how we form our identities, how we discover those things we repress, and how our obsessions become us"-- Amazon.com.
Authorized Access Point
NDiaye, Marie, Autoportrait en vert. English
Authorized Access Point Variant
Stump, Jordan, 1959- Autoportrait en vert. English