Hortense in Exile
-- First paperback edition.
-- Hortense is in trouble again. Set to marry the Premier Prince Presumptive, our heroine finds herself caught in the middle of the plot of Hamlet, playing the unfortunate role of Ophelia. Can she escape in time? Brimming with brilliant wordplay, mathematical equations, literary allusions, and cats, Hortense in Exile continues the Hortense series in grand style.
-- Jacques Roubaud is president of the l'Association Georges Perec, a society dedicated to honoring the work of his fellow Oulipian.
-- First published in the U.S. by Dalkey Archive (1992).
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Review: Hortense in Exile (Hortense #3)User Review - MJ Nicholls - Goodreads
More cartwheeling absurdism from Oulipo's lesser-known genius. Hortense is back and so are her breasts, buttocks, and her watchful cat Alexandre Vladimirovitch. In the previous novel she married ... Read full review
Bathing with Hortense
Why? Where? When? How? With What? With Whom?
Following a Cluestrewn Course Hortense Goes Christmas Shopping
At the Pony Shoe Cafe
Poldevians and Poldadamians
In Which a Twinship of Sorts Is Established with a Very Old Book
Twins and Doubles
Ophelia Lets Herself Be Persuaded
Notebook of a Return to the Land of My Birth
Hortense Is Rescued
In Which We Contemplate Elementary Laws
A Heroines Despair
The Poltengrad Literary Festival
A Very Disappointing Visit
The RGBLP continued and a Strange Apparition
The Letter to Laurie Carlotta and Ophelia
Meanwhile Back in the City Not Far from Sainte Gudule
Once the Melodrama Gets Going Theres a Flood of Weapons
On Lake Melankton
The Prisoneress of Zenda
The Fake Hortense
Scribbled in the Theater
Perhaps You Were Hoping for a Graceful Return to Days of Yore?
A Rough End to the Year
Laurie and Carlotta Leave for Poldevia
The Importance of Being Faithful or Girltalk
Men Books and Redheads
The Classic Tearful Parting from the Attractions of a Novel Nearing Its
O How Very Unhappy the Othello Whose Iago Is Desdemona
The Meeting on the Faiwmurr Pass
Bathing One Last Time with Hortense
Envoi and 37 In Which the Novel Comes to an End and the Characters Go Their Separate Ways to Tend to Their Own Personal Affairs
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