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Blaise Cendrars, Documentaires (1924): The Prosody of Photography

Clive Scott

in Reading the Rhythm: The Poetics of French Free Verse 1910-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158820
eISBN:
9780191673382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158820.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyses Blaise Cendras' Documentaries and the prosody of photography found in his poetry. The chapter looks into the aesthetic of plagiarism found or believed to be present in ... More


From Avatars to Decadence and Future Directions

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

French Romantic novels and travelogues had helped each other to enrich description. Yet at their best, Nodier, Stendhal, Hugo, and Nerval showed that description was most effective when not allowed ... More


“Pale Phantoms of Desire”: Subjectivity, Spectral Memory, and Irish Modernity

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It is frequently claimed that the ghost in Irish culture was banished by modernity, but in Joyce's fiction, the ghost owes as much to technology and the mass media as to traditional Irish folklore. ... More


Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Andrew Stafford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316128
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Taking nine case studies from the French-speaking world, this book attempts to define the interaction between non-fictional written text (captions, essays, fragments, poems) and photographic image. ... More


Introduction

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book postulates the existence of the French ‘photo-text’, a third term between photographic image and written word. It analyses ten photo-texts to answer the questions: What do pictures want? ... More


Image-text: From the ‘Photobook-essayism’

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The ubiquity of photographic images in contemporary society has raised concerns among some theorists, including Vilém Flusser, who theorises the impact of the predominance of photography on an ... More


Found Family Photos: Voicing in Anne-Marie Garat's Essayism

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Anne-Marie Garat is a French prizewinning writer whose novels often involve photographers and film-makers. She has built a career around teaching photo-texts, has completed a trilogy of short texts ... More


My Favourite Piccies: Sequencing, Structuring and Essayism in Photo-Anthologies by Régis Debray and Denis Roche

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how essayists write the photograph and looks at the rhetorical, tactical, and political figures that can be seen in their writing. It considers one specific aspect of essayism ... More


Regards croisés: The Moroccan City by Tahar Ben Jelloun

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter, which examines a true collaboration between writer and photographer, focusing on French-Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun and his photo-text projects – Fès (1996) with Bruno Barbey and ... More


Fabulation in Fragments: Leïla Sebbar's Algeria through the Photography of Marc Garanger

in Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310522.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the tension that appears to exist between Franco-Algerian writer Leïla Sebbar and photographer Marc Garanger, who produced stunning images of the War of Independence in Algeria. ... More


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