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Re-thinking the Story: Food, Drink and Interpretation in Alain Robbe-Grillet’s Les Gommes/The Erasers

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

His first nouveau roman [‘new novel’], Robbe-Grillet’s Les Gommes [The Erasers] (1953) eschews conventional storytelling, anthropomorphizing meanings and psychological motivations, instead focussing ... More


Dissemination

Adam Guy

in The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198850007
eISBN:
9780191884467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850007.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter surveys the early dissemination of the nouveau roman in Britain, beginning around 1957. First, the nouveau roman’s main British publisher, Calder & Boyars, is introduced, with ... More


Reception

Adam Guy

in The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198850007
eISBN:
9780191884467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850007.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In surveying the reception of the nouveau roman in Britain from its initial emergence in the late 1950s, this chapter begins by looking at the various names given to the phenomenon of the nouveau ... More


Robbe-Grillet in Other Worlds: Chosisme and the End of Empire

Adam Guy

in The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198850007
eISBN:
9780191884467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850007.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows how the narrative form and obsessive focus on objects of Alain Robbe-Grillet’s early fiction—his chosisme—was adopted in three novels published in Britain in the 1960s. In Brian W. ... More


Objects

Thomas Baldwin

in Roland Barthes: The Proust Variations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620016
eISBN:
9781789623734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620016.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter One engages with Barthes’s discussion of a classical distance from worldly objects and of a modern – nouveau roman-esque – chosisme (which is predicated, Barthes says, upon a certain ... More


An American Excursion into French Fiction: The Book of Illusions

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter addresses the widespread claim that Paul Auster is the most French of American novelists by demonstrating various ways in which he has borrowed from French literary and cultural ... More


Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Ruth Cruickshank

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Eating and drinking are essential to survival. Yet for human animals, they are ambivalent, proliferating with ideological, historical and psychological leftovers. This study reveals and mobilizes the ... More


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