and I copied it from a characteristic- ally frank and encouraging letter that I received from Louis Calaferte in late (He died three and a half years later, at the. Louis Calaferte is the author of Septentrion ( avg rating, 56 ratings, 0 reviews , published ), Requiem des innocents ( avg rating, 35 ratings. La mécanique des femmes has 49 ratings and 5 reviews. Marie-Maude said: Très cru et vulgaire, ce qui n’est pas un problème, mais je me demande encore ce.

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Books by Louis Calaferte. His bibliography includes more than ninety titles. This particular work had some beautiful passages, but remained static in its shattered form.


Balooo rated it really liked it Nov 11, From the outset, “The Way it Works with Women” promised a page meditation on desire, but soon became repetitive with its uninteresting depiction of female sexuality.

This first book had great calafeerte and was soon followed by the publication of Partage des vivants The Lot of the Living in With “The Way it Works with Women,” he wants the reader to gaze upon the all encompassing elements of eroticism from louiw understandingwhether it is the nymphomaniac, the curious young girl, or the extremes of ecstasy and degradation.

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The Way it Works with Women. And I love this quote: With the possible exception of Requiem des innocentsthis paradox—confessional writings which remain, at the same time, mysteriously distinct, even aloof, from straightforward realist memorializing—characterizes much of his mature oeuvre.


A model attribution edit summary using German: David rated it liked it Jan 07, C’est la guerre L’Imaginaire t.

Al85 rated it liked it Oct 20, Calafertf article may be calaferet with text translated from the corresponding article in French. In this largely autobiographical and erotic novel, Calaferte uses first-person narrative to recount the wanderings of a novice writer, his time spent secretly reading while working as a laborer as a child, the protagonist would hide in public toilets, reading there very happily[4] and his encounters with women.

Calaferte is interested in a metaphysics, eroticism, and experience in the Bataillean sense. Effe rated it really liked it Feb 03, Calaferte continued to regularly publish collections of poems and stories of an intimate and sensual nature; some of these were dreamlike and strange, and they were often linked to childhood. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He even begins to play with words, with phonemes, with letters, in the manner of concrete poetry. Temporarily out of stock.

La mécanique des femmes

The development of my thoughts and my ability to understand only flourished as I gradually matured over the years. Available for download now. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. High to Low Avg. All of the women are either divine whores or curious youths who have an obsession for male genitalia and orgasm.

This metaphysical understanding of the erotic is what Calaferte is attempting to steal and put into words. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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Angrom rated it it was ok Mar 12, During his last, pain-ridden years, Calaferte necessarily applied this same stern advice to himself, louiis times daily, for despite the rampages of a long-unidentified illness, he kept working hard—the expression is feeble—until his last breath.

This book is the perfect match between poetry and obscenity.

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For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Douly rated it did not like it Mar 08, Open Preview See a Problem? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Louis Calaferte French pronunciation: Sep 02, SN rated it did not like it Shelves: Fabrizio rated it it was ok Jul 29, Calaferte produced a significant body of literary texts ranging from poems, plays, essays, and novels.

Only 1 left in stock more on the way. It should be clear by now that these two translations, however welcome, represent barely the rim of the Calaferte volcano. It was then and there that he wrote his first plays.

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