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Introduction Revisioning Duras

James S. Williams

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Marguerite Duras was the most widely read living French author during her lifetime, but also the object both of adulation and denigration in her own country. While she enjoyed the loyal and public ... More


Kitchen Talk: Marguerite Duras’s Experiments with Culinary Matter

Edwige Crucifix

in Gastro-modernism: Food, Literature, Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954682
eISBN:
9781789623635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954682.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the connection between literary experimentation and feminine matter/material experiences through the treatment of food, cooking and gastronomy in two of Marguerite Duras’s early ... More


The Contexts of Marguerite Duras’s Homophobia

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter proposes a contextualization of Marguerite Duras's 1983 book, The Malady of Death, along with some of her other writings and statements from around that time. These writings register her ... More


‘Like the French of France’: Immigration and Translation in the Later Novels of Marguerite Duras

Martin Crowley

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

As a writer, Marguerite Duras developed a reputation as a staunch advocate of the rights of immigrant communities and other groups facing oppression due to race. This is evident in her constant ... More


Hijacking the Hunter: Duras's ‘La nuit du chasseur’

Catherine Rodgers

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Marguerite Duras's 1980 article ‘La nuit du chasseur’, a somewhat eccentric but enlightening example of her film criticism in which she offers a critique of Charles Laughton's ... More


Excitable Silence: the Violence of Non-violence in Nathalie Granger

Owen Heathcote

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Actual violence has been linked to its representations via two forms. First is the violence of art itself, the ‘violence of beauty’. Second is the violence that appears to intensify due to its ... More


Female Homoerotics and Lesbian Textuality in the Work of Marguerite Duras

Renate Günther

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Love and desire are prominent themes in Marguerite Duras's work and have been interpreted by critics from a largely heterosexual perspective. Drawing on contemporary lesbian theory, however, a ... More


Multidirectional Memory and the Universalization of the Holocaust

Michael Rothberg

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Marguerite Duras's “Les Deux Ghettos” employs an aesthetic of juxtaposition: taking the form of two interconnected interviews, it brings together memory of the Holocaust and recent developments in ... More


Erasing

Sarah Cooper

in Film and the Imagined Image

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The focus of this chapter is on mental images that spectators are prompted to build and then to erase, either by conjuring a disappearance within them or by dismantling them fully as part of the ... More


An Art of Fugue? The Polyphonic Cinema of Marguerite Duras

Wendy Everett

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores how music is intimately related to the multilayered and self-referential cinema of Marguerite Duras by discussing her films vis-à-vis the concept of fugue, looks at ways in ... More


Life and Death Upon the Page: Marguerite Duras and Roland Barthes

James Creech

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In France, homosexuality has not received the credit it deserves as an important element in literature and its production. Marguerite Duras showcases in her work the homophobic potential that lies ... More


Durasie: Women, Natives, and Other

Marie-Paule Ha

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Marguerite Duras's Asian novels are structured by a colonial narrative space, which has been the subject of numerous studies that probe Duras's relation to her native land and colonialism. This ... More


Imaginary White Female: Myth, Race, and Colour in Duras's L'amant de la Chine du Nord

Kate Ince

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

One of the texts widely held to make up the ‘corpus’ of Marguerite Duras's autobiographical writings is L'amant de la Chine du Nord, whose composition was bound up with Jean-Jacques Annaud's ... More


Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

James S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313943
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The extraordinary range, complexity, and power of Marguerite Duras – novelist, dramatist, film-maker, essayist – has been justly recognised. Yet in the years following her death in 1996, there has ... More


Screening the Vampire: Notes on India Song and the Photographic Images of La Mer Écrite

Gill Houghton

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter, which offers a reading of Marguerite Duras's film India Song and the book of photographs La mer écrite, views India Song as a film consumed by its own narcissism and doomed like the ... More


Photography and Fetishism in L′amant

Alex Hughes

in Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235460.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the roles of photography, photographic invention, and fetishism in Marguerite Duras's autobiographical novel L'amant, which features a récit that derives its impetus from a ... More


Paper Witnesses: Documentary Memory after World War II

Alison James

in The Documentary Imagination in Twentieth-Century French Literature: Writing with Facts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198859680
eISBN:
9780191892059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859680.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter traces the emergence of a literature of testimony in the years following World War II. However, this new tendency does not immediately reshape the literary field, which was dominated in ... More


Introduction: The Sublime Freedom of the Ancients: Beauvoir, Cixous, and Duras on Gender, the Erotic, and Transcendence

Paul Allen Miller

in Diotima at the Barricades: French Feminists Read Plato

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199640201
eISBN:
9780191811470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640201.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter sketches a trajectory stretching from Simone de Beauvoir to Marguerite Duras, as mediated by Diotima’s speech in Plato’s Symposium. These texts stand as tokens for the intricate set of ... More


With This Break in History Stuck in One’s Throat: The Unavowable Community (1982–1983)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0062
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores Blanchot’s The Unavowable Community. It unpacks that work’s accounts of his (political and philosophical) friendships with Georges Bataille and Marguerite Duras.


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


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