The Young Man  WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Franska
Antal sidor
40
Utgivningsdatum
2023-09-20
Förlag
Fitzcarraldo Editions
Översättare
Alison L Strayer
Originalspråk
French
Dimensioner
197 x 125 x 5 mm
Vikt
74 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781804270677

The Young Man WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

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In her latest work, Annie Ernaux recounts a relationship with a student thirty years her junior an experience that transforms her, briefly, back into the scandalous girl of her youth. When she is with him, she replays scenes she has already lived through, feeling both ageless and closer to death. Laid like a palimpsest on the present, the pasts immediacy pushes her to take a decisive step in her writing producing, in turn, the need to expunge her lover. At once stark and tender, The Young Man is a taut encapsulation of Ernauxs relationship to time, memory and writing.
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[Shame and The Young Man] deserve to be read widely. Her work is self-revealing, a series of pitiless auto-autopsies.Their disparate achievements work together to illuminate something perennially fascinating about Ernaux: her relationship to revelation and visibility. These are deeply intimate books, but in another way, Ernaux brings a disquieting impersonality to her project. Megan Nolan, The Times Annie Ernauxs work is proof of how expertly autobiography can be done The Young Man does offer a taste of whats so unique and astonishing about her honesty, her intelligence, the deceptive simplicity of her narratives. And for those who have been reading her for decades, it adds invaluable information to what we have already learned about the sources of her energy and courage, about the complex connections between her life and her work, her lived experience and the grace with which she transforms memory into art. Francine Prose, Guardian Reading her is like getting to know a friend, the way they tell you about themselves over long conversations that sometimes take years, revealing things slowly, looping back to some parts of their life over and over. Joanna Biggs, London Review of Books Annie Ernaux is one of my favourite contemporary writers, original and true. Always after reading one of her books, I walk around in her world for months. Sheila Heti, author of Pure Colour I find her work extraordinary. Eimear McBride, author of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing But the brevity has a function. Ernauxs works arent coy or glancing; theyve been sharpened to a point. Though she seems like a writer of details, each book is a vital mission, carried out with thrusting force. Tobi Haslet, Harpers That Ernaux can do so much The Young Man tackles love, aging, desire, loss, misogyny, class and death in such a small space is clearly the hallmark of a writer who has honed her craft to be razor sharp. It cuts to the bone. Jessica Ferri, Washington Post Ernaux has inherited de Beauvoirs role of chronicler to a generation. Margaret Drabble, New Statesman Across the ample particularities of over forty years and twenty-one books, almost all short, subject-driven memoirs, Ernaux has fundamentally destabilized and reinvented the genre in French literature. Audrey Wollen, The Nation The Young Man is another opportunity to journey with Ernaux as she peels back an experience Pat Reber, Artsfuse As Ernauxs work shows, telling the story of a life always involves more than putting the facts of it in order. It means moving backward and forward through time, repeating and revisiting, uncovering old memories and fleshing out stories that have already been told. If you end up returning again and again to the same episodes, then so be it. Show them from different angles. Rearrange the order. Do whatever you must to make it new. Maggie Doherty, New Republic Like Anna Karenina and Madame Bovary, Ernauxs affair should be counted as one of the great liaisons of literature.... I suspect the book will become a kind of totem for lovers: a manual to help them find their centre when, like Ernaux, they are lost in love. All her books have the quality of saving frail human details from oblivion. Together they tell, in fragments, the story of a woman in the twentieth century who has lived fully, sought out pain and happiness equally and then committed her findings truthfully on paper. Her life is our inheritance. Ankita Chakraborty, Guardian (praise for Getting Lost) Getting Lost is a feverish book. Its about being impaled by desire, and about the things human beings want, as opposed to the things for which they settle ... its one of those books about loneliness that, on every page, makes you feel less alone. Dwight Garner, New York Times (praise for Getting

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Born in 1940, Annie Ernaux grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and later taught at secondary school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National dEnseignement par Correspondance. In 2017, Annie Ernaux was awarded the Marguerite Yourcenar Prize for her lifes work. In 2022, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.