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An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris

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"One overcast weekend in October 1974, Georges Perec set out in quest of the "infraordinary": the humdrum, the nonevent, the everyday--"what happens," as he put it, "when nothing happens." His choice of locale was Place Saint-Sulpice where, ensconced behind first one caf???e window, then another, he spent three days recording everything to pass through his field of vision: the people walking by; the buses and driving-school cars caught in their routes; the pigeons moving suddenly en masse, as if in accordance to some ...

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An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris
2010, Wakefield Press

ISBN-13: 9780984115525

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