Thoughts of Sorts
Thoughts of Sorts
Introduction by David Bellos
Translated by David Bellos

Thoughts of Sorts, one of Georges Perec's final works, was published posthumously in France in 1985. With this translation, David Bellos, Perec's preeminent translator, has completed the Godine list of Perec's great works translated into English and has provided an introduction to this master of systematic versatility. Thoughts of Sorts; is a compilation of musings and essays attempting to circumscribe, in Perec's words, my experience of the world not in terms of the reflections it casts in distant places, but at its actual point of breaking surface. Perec investigates the ways by which we define our place in the world, reveling in list-making, orientating, classifying. This book employs all of the modes of questioning explored by his previous books, and, as the same time breaks new ground of its own, ending with a question mark in typical/atypical Perec fashion.

Title Thoughts of Sorts
Author Georges Perec
Introduction by David Bellos
Translated by David Bellos
Publisher David R Godine
Title First Published 30 August 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 192 p.
ISBN-10 1567923623
ISBN-13 9781567923629
Publication Date 30 August 2009
Main content page count 192
Weight 16 oz.

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