By Alain Robbe-Grillet, Catherine Robbe-Grillet, Emmanuelle Lambert
A l’été fifty one, Alain Robbe-Grillet rencontre Catherine Rstakian. Très amoureux, jaloux, parfois de mauvaise foi, il lui adresse des déclarations enflammées, tandis que sa compagne tout aussi passionnée tente les premières années de récupérer les lettres qu’elle lui envoie. vehicle les amants doivent se cacher de l'entourage de Catherine, et usent de subterfuges pour se retrouver dans des cafés ou des hôtels. Ils ne se marieront qu’en octobre 1957, mais ne cesseront jamais de s’écrire. Cette correspondance amoureuse, qui dévoile un Alain Robbe-Grillet très sentimental, regorge d’informations sur son activité littéraire, los angeles e-book de ses textes et leur réception dans los angeles presse. Il y est aussi query forcément du Nouveau Roman, de ses relatives houleuses avec Butor ou Sarraute, de ses « poulains » Claude Ollier et Claude Simon, de son éditeur Jérôme Lindon. Entré comme lecteur chez Minuit en 1955, l’écrivain devient rapidement le conseiller littéraire de Lindon, et participera notamment à l. a. création du Prix Médicis. Quant à Catherine Robbe-Grillet, comédienne de théâtre à ses débuts, elle se révèle cinéphile, novice d’opéra et de théâtre. Lectrice boulimique, elle soutient avec ferveur les travaux de son compagnon, lui signalant tout ce qu’elle lit et entend sur lui. Les années passant, elle évoque avec liberté les personnes qu’elle fréquente ou séduit, et va prendre son envol sous le nom de plume de Jean de Berg. Ce quantity extrêmement vivant retrace une époque pittoresque où l’on croise artistes, écrivains, cinéastes, traducteurs, universitaires, jolies créatures, et met en scène un couple attachant, authentique et plein d’humour. Ouvrage publié avec le concours du Centre nationwide du Livre et los angeles Fondation l. a. Poste.
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