French Prose in 2000 (Faux Titre 231)

French Prose in 2000 (Faux Titre 231)

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French Prose in 2000 stems in some important measure from work presented in September 1998 at the International Colloquium on French and Francophone Literature in the 1990's held at Dalhousie University. A good number of papers given at that time, and since revisited in the light of exchanges, join here certain others specifically written for the purposes of this book. Together they constitute a wide-ranging and modally varied interrogation of the current state of French and francophone prose writing, its multifaceted manners, its richly divergent fascinations, its many theoretical or philosophical groundings. The book thus ceaselessly moves its attention from fictional biography to the roman noir, from the writing of Glissant and Chamoiseau to that of the etonnants voyageurs, from the powerful discourse of women such as Chawaf or Conde, Ernaux or Germain, Sallenave or Kristeva, to that of writers as diverse in their modes as Le Clezio and Quignard, Duras and Renaud Camus. All chapters focus, however, in near-exclusive measure, on the prose production of the last ten or twelve years.

Contents

Jean-Pol Madou: Edouard Glissant: Tout-Monde, une poetique de l'archipel (Par-dela Faulkner et Saint-John Perse) Dominique Viart: L'imagination biographique dans la litterature francaise des annees 1980-90 Elise Noetinger: Gestes de femmes dans Diego et Frida et Poisson d'or de J.M.G. Le Clezio Charles Forsdick: Fin de siecle, fin des voyages? Michel Le Bris and the search for une litterature voyageuse Sjef Houppermans: "P.A." ou le livre selon Camus Leah D. Hewitt: Transmigrations in Maryse Conde's true tales Monique Saigal: La recuperation de la mere chez Jeanne Hyvrard et Chantal Chawaf Edmund Smyth: The fiction of Jean Rouaud: perception, memory and identity Nicole Treves: Chere madame ma fille cadette de Raphaele Billetdoux: biographie, autobiographie ou livre inclassable? Bruno Thibault: "A l'ecoute de ceux qui sont a la traine": le recit dialogue dans Adieu et dans Viol de Daniele Sallenave Claire-Lise Tondeur: Ecrire la honte (Annie Ernaux) H. Adlai Murdoch: Postcolonial peripheries revisited: Chamoiseau's rewriting of Francophone culture Sanda Golopentia: Sylvie Germain: un rappel au mystere de l'etre humain David Platten: The impact of the contemporary Roman Noir: Pennac, Daeninckx, and the question of a cultural evolution Ieme van der Poel: Possessions: la Sainte Trinite revue par Julia Kristeva Jean-Louis Pautrot: La voix narrative chez Pascal Quignard: de l'oracle a la fraternite Roland Bonnel: Le surcroit de responsabilite dans l'oeuvre de Volkoff Metka Zupancic: L'au-dela irresistible: Chantal Chawaf, Le Manteau noir Susan Jordan Myers: Sebastien Japrisot: it's a crazy game, the search for truth Jacques La Mothe: "L'autre extremite du temps", une lecture de La Quarantaine de J.M.G. Le Clezio Lisa McNee: Ourika en famille: memoire collective et alterite Lylian Bourgois: La Mer ecrite de Duras ou la fin d'une Marguerite Isabelle Decarie: Le Protocole compassionnel d'Herve Guibert: une ecriture-transfusion - Sarah Cant: The writer and the representation of experience in Annie Ernaux's La Honte Cheryl Toman: A day in the life of Belleville: the new face of contemporary France in a Paris neighborhood Mair Verthuy: Peinture et polar a l'aube d'un nouveau siecle: Tonino Benacquista et Daniel Picouly

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  • ISBN13: 9789042010536
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9789042010536
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 9042010533

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