Generative Literature And Generative Art: New Essays

  • Title: Generative Literature And Generative Art: New Essays
  • Author: Alain Robbe-Grillet Bruce Morrissette
  • ISBN: 9780919966307
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Paperback
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    About Alain Robbe-Grillet Bruce Morrissette


    1. Alain Robbe Grillet was a French writer and filmmaker He was along with Nathalie Sarraute, Michel Butor and Claude Simon one of the figures most associated with the trend of the Nouveau Roman Alain Robbe Grillet was elected a member of the Acad mie fran aise on March 25, 2004, succeeding Maurice Rheims at seat 32.He was married to Catherine Robbe Grillet n e Rstakian Alain Robbe Grillet was born in Brest Finist re, France into a family of engineers and scientists He was trained as an agricultural engineer In the years 1943 44 Robbe Grillet participated in service du travail obligatoire in Nuremberg where he worked as a machinist The initial few months were seen by Robbe Grillet as something of a holiday, since in between the very rudimentary training he was given to operate the machinery he had free time to go to the theatre and the opera In 1945, Robbe Grillet completed his diploma at the National Institute of Agronomy Later, his work as an agronomist took him to Martinique, French Guinea,Guadeloupe and Morocco.His first novel The Erasers Les Gommes was published in 1953, after which he dedicated himself full time to his new occupation His early work was praised by eminent critics such as Roland Barthes and Maurice Blanchot Around the time of his second novel he became a literary advisor for Les Editions de Minuit and occupied this position from 1955 until 1985 After publishing four novels, in 1961 he worked with Alain Renais, writing the script for Last Year at Marienbad L Ann e Derni re Marienbad , and subsequently wrote and directed his own films In 1963, Robbe Grillet published For a New Novel Pour un Nouveau Roman , a collection of previous published theoretical writings concerning the novel From 1966 to 1968 he was a member of the High Committee for the Defense and Expansion of French Haut comit pour la d fense et l expansion de la langue fran aise In addition Robbe Grillet also led the Centre for Sociology of Literature Centre de sociologie de la litt rature at the university of Bruxelles from 1980 to 1988 From 1971 to 1995 Robbe Grillet was a professor at New York University, lecturing on his own novels.In 2004 Robbe Grillet was elected to the Acad mie fran aise, but was never actually formally received by the Acad mie because of disputes regarding the Acad mie s reception procedures Robbe Grillet both refused to prepare and submit a welcome speech in advance, preferring to improvise his speech, as well as refusing to purchase and wear the Acad mie s famous green tails habit vert and sabre, which he considered as out dated.He died in Caen after succumbing to heart problemsStyleHis writing style has been described as realist or phenomenological in the Heideggerian sense or a theory of pure surface Methodical, geometric, and often repetitive descriptions of objects replace the psychology and interiority of the character Instead, one slowly pieces together the story and the emotional experience of jealousy in the repetition of descriptions, the attention to odd details, and the breaks in repetitions Ironically, this method resembles the experience of psychoanalysis in which the deeper unconscious meanings are contained in the flow and disruptions of free associations Timelines and plots are fractured and the resulting novel resembles the literary equivalent of a cubist painting Yet his work is ultimately characterised by its ability to mean many things to many different people 2.NovelsRobbe Grillet wrote his first novel A Regicide Un R gicide in 1949, but it was rejected by Gallimard, a major French publishing house, and only later published with minor corrections by his life long publisher Les Editions de Minuit in 1978 His fi


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