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Bartleby & Co.

Do these names show up on your radar? A must read if you like style in what you read. They’re both collections of little tidbits about authors, although Vila-Matas’ tidbits all fall under the theme of “literature of the No”: Como estamos enganados em compaiaa coisas But I’m just callin’ it like I see it. Gli inserti autobiografici, poi, sono talmente rapidi, che quasi non ce ne si accorge.

Bartleby & Co. – Enrique Vila-Matas

View all 10 comments. Share your thoughts with other customers. There’s one wherein the narrator encounters Salinger on a bus, and debates whether to approach him or not.

Feb 08, What he calls “Writer Was reminded of this after posting a portrait of my office loser persona yesterday. The “Writers of the No” are a wide variety ranging maras those who wrote only one book, stopped inexplicably, then after a long life dies; those who wrote one or two, stopped for decades, then wrote one more again before dying like Henry Roth ; those who wrote but did not publish what they’ve written; those who killed themselves rather than continue writing or dreaming to write again, etc.

The Spanish David Markson. You I can’t barfleby think about this book without comparing it to Markson’s Vanishing Point. Julio Ramon Ribeyro – a Peruvian writer, Walserian in his discretion, always writing ,atas if on tiptoe to avoid running up against his sense of shame or running up against, because it might happen, Vargas Llosa–always harboured the suspicion, which turned into conviction, that there is a series of books which form part of the history of the No, hartleby they may not exist.


We just want to make that loss personal. This is huge, and it’s more a failure on my part than Vila-Matas’. Each sub-story is about a writer he claims to be a “Bartleby”.

From Herman Melville’s “Bartleby”–the scrivener who says NO for no visible reason “I prefer not to,” was his mantra of refusal –the Spanish writer Enrique Vila-Matas conceived of a “theme of silence” in literature, tackling writers and artists like Marcel Duchamp who gave up painting for chess who preferred not to continue with their writing or art. Bartleby e compagnia – Italia. Now he sets out to become a “tracker of Bartlebys”, and begins this text: In fact, his footnotes are 2 or 3 and it was towards the end and so I waited and waited and I was, luckily, not disappointed since those footnotes are very moving.

Any individual part of this book would have merited five stars, but as a whole I can only give three.

Aqui se habla del mal endemico de las letras contemporaneas, de la pulsion negativa o atraccion por la nada. Paperbackpages. My friend is telling me how innovative is Junot Diaz’s book: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Was reminded of this after posting a portrait of my office loser persona yesterday. Bagtleby you read this volume, if you should choose to, read or re-read Bartleby, the Scrivenerunless, of course, you prefer not to.

Before Caesar puts the torch to it. There’s a nice little one-liner cameo from Thomas Pynchon. Refresh and try again. Appena mi passa la “ridarella”, metto assieme un commento meno cretino.

Vila-Matas’s hunchbacked narrator shares with the reader his footnoted Bartlebyan thesis of the No, and when you read this book, you just might come away with re-definitions, new filters.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Nuevamente Vila-Matas mezcla vida y literatura hasta transformarlas, para desgracia de los escritores, en una misma cosa. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Melville and Walser can offer tacit assistance.

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My vial were racing. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In order to say YES to this book you need to enjoy a many many many references to writers you will never have heard of unless you are a student of second-division European literature. E, incredibilmente, da questo insieme di annotazioni eterogenee nasce uno scritto appassionante, coinvolgente e interessante come pochi.

As such, it was great vla, but pointless fun. E di cosa parlano le note? And, despite being in the form of footnotes, a narrative coalesces as well: May 07, Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: Anche i personaggi di alcuni romanzi diventano emblematici come fautori della negazione partendo- ovviamente- da Melville e Howthorne e proseguendo con Musil e, soprattutto, Kafka. Jun 25, Lee rated it really liked it.

There is a nihilist edge to this taxonomy, one which is evident and continues to persist. For lovers of anti-novels and trivia. I found myself nodding in agreement every five pages.

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