Myth and the Fiction of Michel Tournier and Patrick Grainville (Studies in French Literature v. 36)

Myth and the Fiction of Michel Tournier and Patrick Grainville (Studies in French Literature v. 36)

By: Rachel Edwards (author), John Flower (preface_author)Hardback

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This study explores the ways in which myth, in its various guises, operates in the work of two of France's contemporary writers. It draws attention to the similarities between their fiction and that of other novelists. It explores myth in relation to literature, music and the visual image.

Contents

Myth - problems of definition; myth, "bricolage" and Robinson Crusoe" - Tournier's "Vendredi ou Les Limbes du Pacifique" and Grainville's "L'Orgie, La Neige"; myth and music - Tournier's "Le Roi des Aulnes" and Grainville's "La Diane Rosse"; myth and the visual image.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773479388
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 324
  • ID: 9780773479388
  • ISBN10: 0773479384

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