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Funeral Rites
     

Funeral Rites

by Jean Genet, Bernard Frechtman (Translator)
 

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Genet's sensual and brutal portrait of World War II unfolds between the poles of his grief for his lover Jean, killed in the Resistance during the liberation of Paris, and his perverse attraction to the collaborator Riton. Elegaic, macabre, chimerical, Funeral Rites is a dark meditation on the mirror images of love and hate, sex and death.

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Genet's sensual and brutal portrait of World War II unfolds between the poles of his grief for his lover Jean, killed in the Resistance during the liberation of Paris, and his perverse attraction to the collaborator Riton. Elegaic, macabre, chimerical, Funeral Rites is a dark meditation on the mirror images of love and hate, sex and death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802130877
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Genet, Jean
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
618,155
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

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