Beckett's Waiting for Godot

This is one of the books I had in storage. It’s a leftover from the old Stanford student collection (sorr Stanford).

Germaine brée was a grande dame of French Lettres and taught for a long time at the university of Wisconsin . Her annotated version of Waiting for Godot is very accessible.

The interesting thing about this edition is the careful English annotation for American students of French.

Beckett's Waiting for Godot

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L'âge d'homme, Michel Leiris' Autobiographical masterpiece

This is my first edition of L’âge d’homme by Michel Leiris. This book had a profound impact on my conception of how autobiography might be written. Leiris writes as if the danger is so close to his truth, that he risks death like the matador. It’s a grandiose notion of truth and authenticity. However it’s a powerful narrative of his early years.

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L'âge d'homme, Michel Leiris' Autobiographical masterpiece

This is my first edition of L’âge d’homme by Michel Leiris. This book had a profound impact on my conception of how autobiography might be written. Leiris writes as if the danger is so close to his truth, that he risks death like the matador. It’s a grandiose notion of truth and authenticity. However it’s a powerful narrative of his early years.

I recently published an updated scan.

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