Georges Perec

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Birthday
7, 1936
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 3, 1982 (45)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
7, 1936
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 3, 1982 (45)

About

French novelist and filmmaker well known for his experimental and constrained writing. He wrote a novel called La disparition, a novel written without the letter 'e'.

Before Fame

He studied history and sociology at the Sorbonne and began writing for several well known French publications.

Trivia

After winning the Prix Médicis for La Vie mode d'emploi, he was brought on as a writer in residence at the University of Queensland, Australia.

Family Life

He was married to Paulette Petras.

Associated With

He was a member of the Oulipo movement, which also influenced artist Sophie Calle.

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