Querelle of Brest [Jean Genet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Querelle is regarded by many critics as Jean Genet’s highest achievement in the novel–certainly one of the landmarks of postwar French literature. The story of a. Jean Genet’s five novels have secured him international recognition as one of the masters’ of modern French fiction. He wrote “Querelle” in the.

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InQuerelle and Mario would remind more people of Alex and Glenn from the Village People than of surreptitiously distributed, erotically coded photographs of the s and s. I am starting to use Geent a lot these days. Mariel, you know there was more to it than that. I believe it more. The world of Genet is not one for the light-heard, but for those who feel art is the path by which we are able to explore the infinite experiences and viewpoints which life has to offer us.

The Life and Times of Samuel Steward a must readin which Steward tries for years to get his translation of it published in English, to no avail. In no uncertain terms I can say that the writing is beautiful, almost hypnotically poetic.

Maybe Genet just ran out of paper. Yale Univeristy Press, It has a style peculiar to Genet, but I wasn’t so keen on this book as the latter two. I love that making stuff up and the ideas becoming a part of something real inside of you. It is a master’s work and probably deserves 5 stars; I’ll re-visit and update.


Ambition for output for others? See 1 question about Querelle of Brest…. Alexa Actionable Analytics genef the Web. It wasn’t even seven p. His humility and divinity.

Funny how in my memory there’s so much passion in him but really he’s the burning fire quefelle a bullet proof tummy I always said he was. Brest comes across as a delicious embodiment of pure seediness.

Querelle of Brest by Jean Genet. It’s watching, after all.

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Definitely not a good place to appreciate his work. Querelle lives his whole life as his own movie stage in his own mind.

To write a literary whodunit or fiction that desires for nothing more than to be true crime, I would look to Hawksmoor, the novel by the British writer Peter Ackroyd.

I could relate to Querelle’s own planet of loneliness, if not the murders. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I will probably reread this when I’m older just because 1 it’s pretty hot in places and 2 it might be interesting to see how older-me views it. Learn more about Amazon Prime. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. There is a great story here, and labyrinthine characters, but the style was too jarring for me, and the prose desultory.


The filthy world of sailors and brothels lends itself to one of the queerest here i meant “strangest” until I realized that it fully embodies both meanings of the word things I’ve ever read. There is some seductive imagery in the book, much of it, obviously, homoerotic. I don’t really care about that.

Querelle of Brest by Jean Genet

Billy only needs that something good to think about to make everything else stop. Trivia About Querelle of Brest.

He would kill them before they could have an unhappy ending. Seblon’s journal; the story itself; and Genet’s commentary and musings on both. Django himself, Franco Nero rides out of the Spaghetti Westerns that made him famous and reveals the sensitive and feminine soul of his masculine adventurer.

Please provide an email address. Robert is the pet lover of brothel Madame Lysiane. These encounters, however, are simply perfunctory part of the querel,e stream of Genet’s profound meanderings in the doings, motives and psychological stirrings of the protagonist as well as those of several other characters with whom we qufrelle becoming intimately familiar.