Launched in tandem with the eponymous exhibition at greengrassi and Corvi-Mora in London, the publication features visual documentation of multiple art-anthropology exchange processes, ethnographic texts, and further written contributions that introduce contemporary Mongolia as a dynamic site for conceptual and creative experimentation. With this strategy, Thomas worked against his own historicization, erasing his name from the reigning European and North American art fields. The uniqueness of his oeuvre lies precisely in its avoidance of conventional aesthetics and discursive classifications.
For a few brief decades in the 20th century important writers were expected to break the rules, violate all conventions, and in general rock the bloody boat. Instead of garnering praise by mastering the techniques of the trade, they made their name by subverting the accepted James Joyce inserted a single sentence that ran on for 4, words—longer than many short stories.
One of these books became a classic and the other merely an oddity, but the same animating dis- regard for the accepted rules is evident in both. Alain Robbe-Grillet can hardly be understood outside the context of this desire to trample on the norms of narrative fiction.
There have always been new novels, but he considered himself an exponent of the new novel. How many basic rules of narrative are violated in The Voyeur? But then he is alive—with no explanation—in the next section of the book. Meanwhile a young girl on the island where the novel takes place is murdered.
Or maybe she is not murdered, and has died in an accident. Her name is Jacqueline. That is, except when her name is Violet. And the murderer is….
All the circumstantial evidence points to Mathias, the traveling salesman who is the main protagonist of The Voyeur, as the killer. But in a novel in which even the most tangible facts and situations can change after the fact, no one— protagonist, narrator, author—is entirely trustworthy.
Chronology is equally fluid here, with flashbacks intruding in such a predatory manner, frequently arriving unannounced in mid- paragraph, that the reader struggles to tell when memory or imagination substitute for direct observation. Robbe-Grillet adds to these various misleading feints by pretending to follow an almost geometrically precise description of reality, where subjectivity is replaced by disinterested analysis of sensory data.
No one has done more than this author to try to reduce fiction to Euclidean description. Here is non atypical passage, where Robbe-Grillet is describing a lamp: It consists of two superimposed rings of equal tangent circles—rings, more exactly, since their centers are hollow—each ring of the upper series being exactly above a ring of the lower row to which it is joined for a fraction of an inch.
The flame itself, produced from a circular wick, appears in the form of a triangle deeply scalloped at the apex, therefore exhibiting two points rather than just one. Did you get that?
Yet Robbe-Grillet believes that this type of description gets us "beyond interpretation" and directly cognizant of the object in itself. The peculiarity here stems from the sharp contrast between the precise geometrical demonstrations of the narrative and the fanciful unreality of the facts presented.
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