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The Resource Tree of codes, Jonathan Safran Foer

Tree of codes, Jonathan Safran Foer

Label
Tree of codes
Title
Tree of codes
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Safran Foer
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of Codes explores previously unchartered literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first -- as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of Codes is the story of an enormous last day of life -- as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times disorientating imagery, crossing both a sense of time and place, making the story of one person's last day everyone's story. Inspired to exhume a new story from an existing text, Jonathan Safran Foer has taken his 'favorite' book, The Street of Crocodiles by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz, and used it as a canvas, cutting into and out of the pages, to arrive at an original new story ..."--Publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foer, Jonathan Safran
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O38
LC item number
T74 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1892-1942
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Schulz, Bruno
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schulz, Bruno
  • Artists' books
  • Books in art
  • Printing
  • Visual literature.
  • Conceptual art.
  • Altered books
  • Artists' books
Label
Tree of codes, Jonathan Safran Foer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Publisher's note: In order to write Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's "The Street of Crocodiles" and cut into its pages, carving out a new story."--T.p. verso
Control code
ocn676728609
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
134, [3] leaves; p. 137-139
Isbn
9780956569219
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)676728609
Label
Tree of codes, Jonathan Safran Foer
Publication
Note
"Publisher's note: In order to write Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's "The Street of Crocodiles" and cut into its pages, carving out a new story."--T.p. verso
Control code
ocn676728609
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
134, [3] leaves; p. 137-139
Isbn
9780956569219
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)676728609

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