The Pleasures of the Text: Violette Leduc and Reader Seduction

The Pleasures of the Text: Violette Leduc and Reader Seduction

By: Elizabeth Locey (author)Hardback

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This provocative reading of "scandalous" French woman writer Violette Leduc-heralded as a great by Beauvoir, Sartre, Genet, Camus-erodes the divide between body and text in erotic literature. In The Pleasures of the Text Elizabeth Locey sets herself the task of pinning down the often slippery ways in which pleasure is mapped onto the body of the reader, and she confronts and challenges the philosophical debate between pornography and erotica

About Author

Elizabeth Locey is assistant professor of French at Emporia State University.


Part 1 Of Reader Seduction Chapter 2 The Seductions of Reading: "Emma Bovary and Roland Barthes" Chapter 3 Cycles of Seduction I: Violette Leduc, Reading, and Writing Chapter 4 Cycles of Seduction II: Rene de Ceccatty and Michele Zackheim Part 5 Seducing the Reader Chapter 6 Jeux Interdits: Reading Leduc's Erotic Touch Chapter 7 Through the Looking Glass: Reading Leduc's Erotic Look Chapter 8 Invitation au Voyage: Reading Leduc's Erotic Voice Chapter 9 Conclusion Chapter 10 Appendix

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742515260
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780742515260
  • weight: 417
  • ISBN10: 0742515265

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