By Antoine Volodine, J. T. Mahany
"The interconnected works of Volodine—think Faulkner, yet after an apocalypse—constitute the main interesting venture in modern French literature."—Maria Clementi
That is what we had referred to as post-exoticism. It was once a building attached to progressive shamanism and literature. . . . It used to be an inside development, a withdrawal, a mystery welcoming land, but in addition anything offensive that participated within the plot of definite unarmed members opposed to the capitalist global and its numerous ignominies. This struggle used to be now restrained exclusively to Bassmann's lips.
Like with Antoine Volodine's different works (Minor Angels, We clergymen & Soldiers), Post-Exoticism in Ten classes, Lesson 11 occurs in a corrupted destiny the place a small team of radical writers—those who perform "post-exoticism"—have been jailed by means of these in energy and are slowly demise off. yet prior to Lutz Bassmann, the final post-exoticist author, passes away, a pair reporters will try to pry out all of the secrets and techniques of this robust literary movement.
With its factors of numerous key "post-exoticist" phrases that seem in Volodine's different books, Lesson 11 offers an important entryway into essentially the most formidable literary initiatives of contemporary instances: a undertaking exploring the progressive energy of literature.