Contra Mundum Press
April 04, 2021
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.35 inches | 0.38 pounds
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About the Author
French novelist, screenwriter, scenarist, playwright, and film director, internationally known for her screenplays of Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and India Song (1975). The novel L'Amant (1984; The Lover; film, 1992) won the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 1984.
Alta Ifland was born in Transylvania, Romania, and emigrated to the United States in 1991. She is the author of VOICE OF ICE/VOIX DE GLACE (prose poems; French/English; Les Figues Press, 2007), winner of the 2008 Louis Guillaume Prize; Elegy for a Fabulous World (short stories; Ninebark Press, 2009), nominated for the 2010 Northern California Book Award in Fiction; and DEATH-IN-A-BOX (short stories; Subito Press, 2011).
Jean-Luc Nancy (1940-2016 was Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg. His wide-ranging thought runs through many books, including The Literary Absolute, Being Singular Plural, The Ground of the Image, Listening, Corpus, The Disavowed Community, and Sexistence.