Constructing the Architext : Georges Perec's life a user's manual
Mitchell, Peta (2004) Constructing the Architext : Georges Perec's life a user's manual. Mosaic : A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 37(1), pp. 1-16.
Mitchell critiques Georges Perec's Life a User's Manual, which articulates compellingly the confluence of literature and architecture studies that emerged in the late twentieth century. He argues the Perec's novel diverges from this tradition, for, rather than being a search for origins and true expression, Life a User's Manual denies the very possibility of originality. He adds that Perec's architext is de-constructive and ironic.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Assigned C1 code for 2005 HERDC|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural History and Theory (120103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LITERARY STUDIES (200500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LITERARY STUDIES (200500) > Literary Theory (200525)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2014 22:35|
|Last Modified:||22 Apr 2014 01:08|
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