Crazy for Vincent (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents)

Crazy for Vincent (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) Author Hervé Guibert
ISBN-10 1584351993
ISBN-13 9781584351993
Year 2017-03-24
Pages 96
Language English
Publisher Semiotext(e)
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In the middle of the night between the 25th and 26th of November Vincent fell from the third floor playing parachute with a bathrobe He drank a liter of tequila smoked Congolese grass snorted cocaine from Crazy for VincentCrazy for Vincent begins with the death of the figure it fixates upon Vincent a skateboarding drug addled delicate monster of a boy in whom the narrator finds a most sublime beauty By turns tender and violent Vincent drops in and out of French writer and photographer Herv Guibert s life over the span of six years from 1982 when he first met Vincent as a fifteen year old teenager to 1988 After Vincent s senseless death the narrator embarks on a reconnaissance writing mission to retrieve the Vincent that had entered elevated and emotionally eviscerated his life working chronologically backward from the death that opens the text Assembling Vincent s fragmentary appearances in his journal the author seeks to understand what Vincent s presence in his life had been a passion a love an erotic obsession or an authorial invention A parallel inquiry could be made into the book that results Is it diary memoir poem fiction Autopsy crime scene hagiography hymn Crazy for Vincent is a text the very nature of which is as untethered as desire itself

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