Literature

Collected Works of Paul Valery, Volume 6: Monsieur Teste

    Edited and translated by
  • Jackson Mathews

Paperback

Price:
£26.00 / $30.95
ISBN:
Published:
07/21/1989
Copyright:
1973
Pages:
179
Size:
5 x 8 in.
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Although not autobiographical in any usual sense, Valéry’s novel is profoundly personal. Monsieur Teste reflects Valéry’s preoccupation with the phenomenon of a mind detached from sensibility, yet he is also an ordinary fictional character. This volume includes “Snapshots of Monsieur Teste,” excerpts from Valéry’s Cahiers.