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Geneviève Brisac

Geneviève Brisac has published Week-end de chasse à la mère (Prix Femina, 1996)

The most important five minutes or free diving

“Observe perpetually” was the advice Henry James gave Virginia Woolf, who then added “Observe the oncome of age. Observe greed. Observe my own despondency. By that means it becomes serviceable.” She further advocated writing down the second life unfolding behind the official one, mixing laughter and cries, inventing new forms of writing; lighter, more durable.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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