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Miracle of the Rose

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Miracle of the Rose was Jean Genet's second novel, composed in 1943 while the author was incarcerated in La Sante prison, and eventually published in 1946. The work itself is informed by Genet's memories of confinement, both in 'adult' prisons and the Mettray reformatory where he spent three years from the age of 15. However, as in his earlier Our Lady of the Flowers, Genet's imagination transfigures lived experience and makes for a vivid fictional world governed by the poetic force of his fantasies. The central figure in ...

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Miracle of the Rose
2019, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571340842

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Miracle of the Rose
2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571250387

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Miracle of the Rose
1994, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802130884

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Miracle of the Rose
1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140180541

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Miracle of the Rose
1973, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571103843

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Miracle of the Rose
1971, Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780140033045

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