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Title page of the manuscript of Eden, Eden, Eden

Pierre Guyotat

Galerie Azzedine Alaïa

Galerie Azzedine Alaïa

“I wrote the first canto once I finished the book at the end of December 1965. I was certain of having “given it all”, but, as far as my literary survival was concerned, and the survival of my manuscripts, I did not pay that much attention to it. I have a deep rejection of suppression: one could think that I wanted to keep the crossed text readable. For any human work, we are to keep a trace, a shadow: that is the palimpsest. I also find that restful to write on something already written, to write on the old version; but without any notion of conserving the manuscript.” Pierre Guyotat

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  • Title: Title page of the manuscript of Eden, Eden, Eden
  • Creator: Pierre Guyotat
  • Creator Birth Date: 1940
  • Physical Dimensions: 21 x 29, 7 cm
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Rights: Pierre Guyotat/Fonds NAF28094, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département des manuscrits

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