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Meaning of "Queneau" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUENEAU

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUENEAU

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUENEAU

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Queneau is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUENEAU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Raymond Queneau

Raymond Queneau was a French novelist, poet, and co-founder of Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, notable for his wit and his cynical humour.

Definition of Queneau in the English dictionary

The definition of Queneau in the dictionary is Raymond. 1903–76. French writer, influenced in the 1920s by surrealism. His novels include Zazie dans le métro.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUENEAU

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quercetic
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quercetum
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WORDS THAT END LIKE QUENEAU

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Cocteau
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Juneau
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Synonyms and antonyms of Queneau in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Queneau» into 25 languages

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Queneau
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Queneau
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Queneau
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Queneau
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Queneau
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Queneau
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क्यूनाऊ
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Queneau
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Trends of use of Queneau

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUENEAU»

The term «Queneau» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.288 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Queneau

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUENEAU»

Discover the use of Queneau in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Queneau and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Exercises in Style
This edition also retains Barbara Wright’s original introduction and reminiscence of working on this book — a translation that in 2008 was ranked first on the Author’s Society’s list of “The 50 Outstanding Translations of the Last ...
Raymond Queneau, 2013
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The Blue Flowers
Duke d'Auge, a thirteenth century nobleman, and Cidrolin, a modern Frenchman living on a barge in the Seine, appear to exist only in each other's dreams
Raymond Queneau, 1985
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Letters, Numbers, Forms: Essays, 1928-70
The first English translation of essays from one of the twentieth century's most intriguing avant-garde writers Compiled from two volumes of Raymond Queneau's essays (Bâtons, chiffres et lettres and Le Voyage en Grèce), these selections ...
Raymond Queneau, Jordan Stump, 2007
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Zazie in the Metro
In 1960 Queneau's cult classic was made into a hugely successful film by Louis Malle. Packed full of word play and phonetic games, Zazie in the Metro remains as stylish and witty as ever.
Raymond Queneau, 2001
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The Flight of Icarus
The Flight of Icarus is Raymond Queneau's only novel written in the form of a play: seventy-four short scenes, complete with stage directions.
Raymond Queneau, 1973
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The Sunday of Life: A Novel
The Sunday of Life, the late Raymond Queneau's tenth novel, was first published in French by Gallimard in 1951 and is now appearing for the first time in this country.
Raymond Queneau, 1977
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Queneau's Fiction:
62-3 Johnston, Stuart L., 'Reflections on the philosophy of Raymond Queneau', French Review (New York), vol. 29, no.i (1955), pp. 21-^7 Jones, Louisa E., ' Event and invention: History in Raymond Queneau's Les Fleurs bleues1, Symposium ...
Christopher Shorley, 1985
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Saint Glinglin
In this strange tale of a land where it never rains, where a bizarre festival is held every Saint Glinglin's Day, Queneau deploys fractured syntax, hidden structures, self-imposed constraints, playful allusions, and puns and neologisms to ...
Raymond Queneau, 2000
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Witch Grass
Witch Grass (previously titled The Bark Tree) is a philosophical farce, an epic comedy, a mesmerizing book about the daily grind that is an enchantment itself.
Raymond Queneau, Barbara Wright, 2003
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Stories and Remarks
Bens is most likely right to suspect that Queneau had more up his sleeve than sightseeing to sustain what was to be a novel-length plot ("A la limite d'un roman" ). PREVIOUS TRANSLATION: "At the Edge of the Forest," translated by Ralph ...
Raymond Queneau, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUENEAU»

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An Irishman's Diary on a 1916 bodice-ripper by Raymond Queneau
Now that we are enmeshed in the decade of commemorations, it might be apposite to recall that one of the most outlandish and Bohemian – if not exactly ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»
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Coudekerque-Branche: interpellés après le cambriolage de l'école …
Ce jeudi vers 4 h, quatre jeunes individus ont été interpellés rue Buffon à Coudekerque-Branche, après avoir cambriolé l'école élémentaire Raymond-Queneau. «La Voix du Nord, Apr 15»
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504, où quand Friese rencontre Queneau et l'Oulipo
Il aura sans nul doute été inspiré dans sa démarche par cette fantastique création de Raymond Queneau publiée en 1961 : Cent mille milliards de poèmes. «Tric Trac, Apr 15»
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The Oulipo Group's Generative Word Games
In brief, Oulipo was initiated by Raymond Queneau and François Le Lionnais on ... During that seminar, Queneau and Le Lionnais conceived of a new abstract ... «Hyperallergic, Jan 15»
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Bernard Queneau America's oldest living Eagle Scout dies at 102
Esther Queneau tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that her husband 'just hung on' so he could receive the award that 'meant so much to him' Saturday. «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
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Rare honor prepared for 102-year-old Eagle Scout from Scott
Bernard Russell Queneau, 102, of Scott, believed to be one of the country's oldest living Eagle Scouts, is scheduled to receive the Distinguished Eagle Scout ... «Tribune-Review, Dec 14»
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Patrick Modiano : «Si on fait de la prose, c'est parce qu'on est …
Le premier écrivain que vous avez connu est Raymond Queneau. Plus tard, avec André Malraux, il a été témoin à votre mariage. Comment est-il entré dans ... «Libération, Oct 14»
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At 102, Mt. Lebanon man still giving back
Bernard “Bernie” Queneau has earned the right to brag about his accomplishments, which include serving as a Naval commander in World War II, laboring in ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Aug 14»
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Bernie Queneau named honorary Eagle Scout at age 102
Bernie Queneau celebrated his 102 birthday July 14 by becoming an honorary Eagle Scout thanks to Troop 65 from Mt. Lebanon. Standing with Bernie is Isaac ... «The Almanac, Jul 14»
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Ejercicios de estilo
Maestro del lenguaje y provocador, Raymond Queneau se escondió tras el heterónimo de Sally Mara para escribir dos innovadores textos que ahora se ... «El Mundo, Jul 14»

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