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This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. She avoids capitalisation entirely including proper nouns.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. And the novel Women as Lovers presents a social truth: To begin with, while the story does follow them as they “dream and talk about finding happiness, a comfortable home and a good man”, this doesn’t begin to summarize the novel. Behold the amanets female in her long fought for nest!

In a lot of ways, yes, they are.

Les amantes by Elfriede Jelinek

They both think that the only way to find true happiness is to marry the one they love. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In the case of Women As LoversJelinek’s formal experimentation is as remarkable as her linguistic zeal. View all 6 comments. She doesn’t dream and talk about finding happiness, at least not in the form of a comfortable home and a good man. View all 7 comments. Upon my return, I can say hers is a style of documentary, but not just any documentary.

In telling this kind of story, it seems like there is a fine line between, on the one hand, being reductive and confirming that reality conforms to the broad demands of theory, or on the other hand, telling one of those dramatic tales that seems to touch reality at no point, and ultimately seems to have little relevance to life as we live it.

Les Amantes French Edition by Elfriede Jelinek

I would encourage interested readers to give this novel a try because Jelinek has a really unique style and a definite gift for unusual and provocative descriptions. The Brechtian aspects of the novel are noteworthy – specifically the passages in which the author directly addresses the reader, reminding us that we are reading a jelonek, a story of the author’s invention.


Two books to add. She is not showing off and glorifying the sexual predators and their victims in the monotonous and boring manner of Bret Easton Ellis, but pointing to the lopsided reality within our society, – thus making a political statement with her literary pain and meaninglessness.

If you refuse, be a dear and stick to Fox News, leaving the books to us. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Throughout the book it reads like: Elfriede Jelinek wrote the novel in an unconventional format using the lowercase as a device throughout the narrative to emphasize the insignificance of Brigitte and Paula’s existence. It may sound like I’m painting Brigitte to be a manipulative and unlikable character, but that would be to deny the characters their complexity.

That independence is attainable as an apprentice dressmaker. A Game of Thrones Set: Lawrence, and a lot about this story reminds me of a turn-of-the-century British novel in its exploration of social and sexual themes.

But she doesn’t “talk” about ajantes.

Show More Show Less. Brigitte who got her goal at last, even though that her goals were so simple. Aug 09, Gilgamesh Nabeel rated it liked it. Prominent as they are in the amants and on the tube, the percentage of countries that have had to lock their Nazi past away is quite small.

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You may also like. The other woman, Paula has amanhes sense for securing her material well being, and falls in love with a man with few prospects and little regard for her. I’m curious to read another of Jelinek’s books a,antes I think there’s a lot of potential here, but this particular one wasn’t for me.


The punctuation, too, is unconventional, in a way reminiscent of Gertrude Stein. Class and gender are effectively explored and critiqued through the narrative.

She has her place in world literature. Some really beautiful lines, too — ones like ” love, if at all, like a thunderstorm ” p. View all 3 comments.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I found the voice reminiscent of Kathy Acker’s writing – although it was written in the s, before Kathy Acker’s first publications. I did not feel that I was being talked down to but rather that she was economically saying the important things, which were really pretty simple. More often, though, the repeated experience is more distanced, making for similar quantities of food for thought but qualified more 3.

Each sentence is given a paragraph break, regardless of length.

Les Amantes

More often, though, the repeated experience is more distanced, making for similar quantities of food for thought but qualified more by analysis than pathos. Les amantes by Elfriede Jelinek.

This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I learned about Elfriede Jelinek because of the film adaptation of her novel The Piano Teacher and because Xiu Xiu used the title of this book “Women As Lovers” as the title of their most recent album and drew a fair number of quotes from it for lyrics as well.

I enjoyed it a lot.