Roland Barthes wrote an introduction to one of his books Eden Eden Eden – a work of which Michel Foucault remarked: “I have never read anything like it in any . Using that experience and his hallucinations on the battlefields he wrote several books in his early 20s, including ‘s Eden Eden Eden. This edition is a much-revised translation of the out of print English version originally published in It also includes new translations of the original prefaces.

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Definitely one of the hardest books I’ve ever read, not sden because of the its highly graphic and explicit content but because of its form and style. In he was found guilty of desertion and publishing forbidden material.

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Eden, Eden, Eden by Pierre Guyotat

InGuyotat’s play Bond en avant “Leap Forward” was performed. Think the cut-ups of Wm. The dark pulse of the text pulls you helplessly along, guyotwt you, overwhelming you.

Reading this book is edeen watching the innards of Kurtz’s mind spill open. This, Pierre Guyotat’s second novel, caused a huge scandal upon publication in France inand was later censored.


Éden, Éden, Éden / Pierre Guyotat

Views Read Esen View history. It just becomes a chore after a point. It will derange you and it will scar you. Considering his history with writing, I actually wouldn’t be surprised if this is actually the case. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jul 19, vi macdonald rated it it was ok Shelves: Not for the faint of heart, would recommend to those who need a next level up on from the likes of Story of the Eye.

But still it’s worth reading to sample his aggressive style. Thanks for telling us about the problem. These people would argue, that from a purely language-based perspective, great leaps of revelation are accomplished when an author can reveal language for what it is– words and nothing more than words.

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Pierre Guyotat – Wikipedia

I wonder what the author does to relax and have fun? Eden, Eden, Eden came out in with a preface by Michel LeirisRoland Barthes and Philippe Sollers Michel Foucault’s text was received late and therefore didn’t appear as a preface buyotat. Between andPierre Guyotat wrote and published three autobiographical books: During the s Guyotat was involved in various diverse protests: Based on Guyotat’s ordeal as a soldier in the Algerian War, the book earned a cult reputation and became the subject of various controversies, mostly because of its omnipresent sexual obsessions and homoeroticism.

Can’t believe I didn’t read this sooner.

Why do people ride nauseating roller coasters or sky dive or swim with sharks? There are no characters, only objects of action and reaction. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.