Dans le labyrinthe. Front Cover. Alain Robbe-Grillet. Union Générale d’Ed., – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Dans le labyrinthe. Dans le labyrinthe has ratings and 39 reviews. Fatima said: این کتاب هیچ ربطی به فیلم ایرانی ماهی و گربه ندارد ولی سبک هردویشان با اینکه یکی فیلم. il se met A dessiner un labyrinthe: les H.L.M., les cites de luxe en beton arme, ou “‘As soon as a modern architect is given a project,” says Alain Robbe-Grillet.
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I don’t blame anyone for disliking this book. On the tabletop the wine glass has left circular impressions in the dust. Dans le labyrinthe by Alain Robbe-Grillet. The snow falls, doors creak open and lights are turned out.
It’s a very unique narrative technique, and one that on the s Robbe-Grillet uses the same technique here as in Jealousy.
A sort of family unit inside one residential one-room residence. Or sto I don’t blame anyone robbe-grillef disliking this book. The main marker of any timeline indicated here is in the symbol of the soldier’s facial hair growth – a very clever trope.
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But he doesn’t explain everything, and I want to read it again to try and piece together all the seemingly incompatible parts he left us with. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Timelines and plots are fractured and the resulting novel resembles the literary equivalent of a cubist painting.
Jessica rated it really liked it Jan 02, Sean Mcintyre rated it really liked it Jun 18, Separated from the raucous patrons are three forsaken soldiers. A soldier trudges through labyrintue streets of an unfamiliar city, carrying a mysterious package on a journey to a street he can’t remember.
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The nagging sense of deja vu which Robbe-Grillet’s novel engenders would thus be accentuated. On the wall is a picture of a bar scene.
Preview — Dans le labyrinthe by Alain Robbe-Grillet. I know that nothing within the three intro essays felt applicable to my reading experience. Robbe-Grillet builds high tension line-by-line that carries the reader along, nervously awaiting a new development or insight into the evolving story line.
He enters and is inspected by the patrons and bartender. His first novel The Erasers Les Gommes was published inafter which he dedicated himself full-time to his new occupation.
Some unforgettable scenes people behind a curtain in a high window and haunting portrayal of paranoia, suspicion, and perpetual search for identity, selfness, and the truth as it is.
It uses the device of exhaustive description to lull the reader into a sense of complacency, a complacency which the author evokes only to disrupt. I was actually a little disappointed in those chapters; I preferred the sense of confusion, and when Robbe-Grillet got more explicit it almost felt like he was cheating me of the chance to figure things together for myself.
Hugh Jasole rated it really liked it Oct 16, It will be easy for me because there are no people moving about the streets with the soldier. But i think i was am merely the a narrator.
This is greatly to be enjoyed. I stopped summarizing some time ago. Inside we are in the labyrinth. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alain Robbe-Grillet is also a filmmaker of international renown, whose screenplay for Last Year at Marienbad had a lasting effect on the art of film.
Dans le labyrinthe
Outside it is snowing. Silent snowfall, even vocalizations, called speech, might not be auditory. L must be shown on a screen. Robbe-Grillet’s novel, Dans le labyrinthe ; translated in English as In the Labyrinth in is one of the highwater marks of the new novel.
So rather than giving a strict narrative, the reader has to infer one from these descriptions, which is a bit easier than it sounds, but still requires very active reading. Taher Khorshidi rated it really liked it Sep 03, Most of the novel is taken up by exacting, detailed descriptions of various physical objects in the main characters’ vicinity, rapidly and with no labyrintthe shifting back and forth in chronological time.
Still in extreme close-up, the camera moves slowly through the environment, lingering over each object it frames for an almost interminable period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The soldier might be injured, sick, or simply unable to experience time. Events are told and things are described. Given this background, we might best describe his technique robbe-grillett terms of cinema. Or stop motion photography. Though Robbe-Grillet ain’t evil for having an alien mind or a concept of The Novel that challenges mine, if there’s a war to determine the fate of The Novel, i wouldn’t be able to knowingly kill him and i wouldn’t want to fight beside him in the trenches either.
Infinitejest rated it really liked it Mar 20, He pauses for rest in an empty tavern, observing in labyrinthhe the dust and the circular traces of a wine glass on the tabletop. He was trained as an agricultural engineer.
It’s a very unique narrative technique, and one that on the surface sounds kind of gimmicky, but in practice is really effective in giving a sense of confusion and dread. View all 4 comments. A child stands at a lamppost, silent and unhelpful. The novel plays on the comforting expectations of the realist novel only to frustrate and finally overturn them. Most everything involves a soldier carrying a box. All sleeping within one army barracks hospital room.
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.