WorldCat Identities

Pinget, Robert

Works: 310 works in 1,154 publications in 10 languages and 13,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Experimental fiction  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicator, Interviewee, Narrator, Director, Dedicatee, Librettist, Adapter
Classifications: PQ2631.I638, 843.914
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Most widely held works by Robert Pinget
Passacaglia : a novel by Robert Pinget( Book )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enkele eenvoudige landelijke tafereeltjes blijken bij nader toezien gecompliceerde zoekplaatjes
Fable by Robert Pinget( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le narrateur est un nommé Maille ou Miette, vagabond dans le malheur universel, errant dans un univers où toutes les formes sont dispersées, un monde dépourvu de futur, à l'intérieur duquel tout est chaque instant possible, où n'importe quoi peut être dit."
Quelqu'un by Robert Pinget( Book )

35 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette voix by Robert Pinget( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'apocryphe by Robert Pinget( Book )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De poging tot ontsluiting van een tekst met talrijke contradicties leidt tot een aantal hypotheses over waarheid en werkelijkheid
Mahu, or, The material by Robert Pinget( Book )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Pinget's Mahu or The Material tells the story of Mahu, who, unlike his ambitious, successful brothers, is a lazy man who approaches the world around him with a defiant spirit and a witty outlook on life. Part of the reason for Mahu's laziness is that he may be nothing more than a character in a failing novel by his friend Latirail, a novel that is being overrun by characters invented by yet a different author" "The second half of this book consists of Mahu's strange and hilarious musings on everything from belly dancers to how he catches ideas from other people in the same way he catches germs."--Jacket
Le fiston by Robert Pinget( Book )

36 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in 6 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un père qui écrit à son fils. Un fils-fiston qui s'en est allé, qui a disparu. Le père, monsieur Levert, veut qu'il revienne
Baga by Robert Pinget( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone by Robert Pinget( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ennemi by Robert Pinget( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inquisitoire [roman by Robert Pinget( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Inquisitory consists entirely of the interrogation of an old, deaf servant regarding unspecified crimes that may or may not have taken place at his master's French chateau." "The servant's replies - which are by turns comic, straightforward, angry, nostalgic, and disingenuous - hint at a variety of seedy events, including murder, orgies, tax fraud, and drug deals. Of course, the servant wasn't involved with any of these activities - if the reader chooses to believe him. In trying to convince the inquisitor of his innocence, the servant creates a web of half-truths, vague references, and glaring inconsistencies amid "forgotten" details, indicating that he may know more than he's letting on."--Jacket
Graal flibuste by Robert Pinget( Book )

36 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This early work by the landmark Swiss author Robert Pinget is unlike any other he produced over his long career; indeed, there are few books by any writer with which it bears comparison--aside perhaps from the novels of Raymond Roussel or Denis Diderot. Graal Flibuste follows the progress of its narrator and his impudent coachman, Brindon, through a fantastical land peopled by strange creatures and stranger potentates, and filled with tall tales, mysteries, crimes, dilemmas, and deities ... not least among whom is the terrible god Graal Flibuste himself"--
... Plays by Robert Pinget( Book )

in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clope au dossier; [roman by Robert Pinget( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in French and English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays: The old tune by Robert Pinget( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du Nerf by Robert Pinget( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in French and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paralchimie. Suivi de Architruc. L'hypothèse. Nuit by Robert Pinget( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in French and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identité. Suivi de Abel et Bela by Robert Pinget( Book )

9 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le harnais by Robert Pinget( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charrue by Robert Pinget( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.62 (from 0.29 for Three play ... to 0.91 for Tonschrift ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Passacaglia : a novel
Alternative Names

Penze, Rober

Penže, Ṙober 1919-1997

Pinget, Robert, 1920-

Robert Pinget French writer

Robert Pinget schrijver uit Zwitserland (1919-1997)

Robert Pinget Schweizer Schriftsteller

Robert Pinget scrittore svizzero

Robert Pinget skrivagner gallek

Robertus Pinget

Робер Пенже французький письменник

روبر پنژه

روبێر پانژێ

FableL'apocrypheMahu, or, The materialL'inquisitoire [romanDu Nerf