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Synopsis:

Like many of duras's other novels, 'Destroy, She Said' owes much to cinema, displaying a skillful interplay of dialogue and description.

Synopsis:

In this classic novel by the best-selling author of The Lover, erotic intrigue masks a chillingly deceptive form of madness. Elisabeth Alione is convalescing in a hotel in rural France when she meets two men and another woman. The sophisticated dalliance among the four serves to obscure an underlying violence, which, when the curtain of civilization is drawn aside, reveals in her fellow guests a very contemporary, perhaps even new, form of insanity. Like many of Duras's novels, Destroy, She Said owes much to cinema, displaying a skillful interplay of dialogue and description. There are recurring moods and motifs from the Duras repertoire: eroticism, lassitude, stifled desire, a beautiful woman, a mysterious forest, a desolate provincial hotel. Included in this volume is an in-depth interview with Duras by Jacques Rivette and Jean Narboni.

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ISBN:
9780802151544
Translator:
Bray, Barbara
Translator:
Bray, Barbara
Translator:
Bray, Barbara
Author:
Duras, Marguerite
Author:
Bray, Barbara
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Duras, Marguerite
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.75 in 6 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Like many of duras's other novels, 'Destroy, She Said' owes much to cinema, displaying a skillful interplay of dialogue and description.
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In this classic novel by the best-selling author of The Lover, erotic intrigue masks a chillingly deceptive form of madness. Elisabeth Alione is convalescing in a hotel in rural France when she meets two men and another woman. The sophisticated dalliance among the four serves to obscure an underlying violence, which, when the curtain of civilization is drawn aside, reveals in her fellow guests a very contemporary, perhaps even new, form of insanity. Like many of Duras's novels, Destroy, She Said owes much to cinema, displaying a skillful interplay of dialogue and description. There are recurring moods and motifs from the Duras repertoire: eroticism, lassitude, stifled desire, a beautiful woman, a mysterious forest, a desolate provincial hotel. Included in this volume is an in-depth interview with Duras by Jacques Rivette and Jean Narboni.
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