Skip to content

Openwork Poetry and Prose

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0300197632

ISBN-13: 9780300197631

Edition: 2014

Authors: Andr� du Bouchet, Paul Auster, Hoyt Rogers, Andr� du Bouchet

List price: $69.00
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


André du Bouchet, a great innovator of twentieth-century letters, has yet to be fully recognized by a wide circle of international readers. This inviting volume sets out to remedy the oversight, introducing a selection of Du Bouchet’s poetry and prose to English- language readers through the brilliant translations of Paul Auster and Hoyt Rogers. Openwork showcases pieces from the author’s entire trajectory, beginning with little-known pieces from the 1950s, followed by major poems from the 1960s, and concluding with works written or rewritten in the poet’s later decades. Throughout his life, Du Bouchet devoted himself to long walks in his beloved French countryside, jotting down entries in…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 5.28" wide x 8.19" long x 1.12" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Paul Auster was born on February 3, 1947, in Newark, New Jersey. He received a B.A. and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. In addition to his career as a writer, Auster has been a census taker, tutor, merchant seaman, little-league baseball coach, and a telephone operator. He started his writing career as a translator. He soon gained popularity for the detective novels that make up his New York Trilogy. His other works include The Invention of Solitude; Leviathan; Moon Palace; Facing the Music; In the Country of Last Things; The Music of Chance; Mr. Vertigo; and The Brooklyn Follies. His latest novels are entitled, Invisible and Sunset Park. In addition…