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Perversions of the Real

in French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses essay writing by Michel Houellebecq and Marc-Édouard Nabe, two right-leaning, heterosexual authors who inject their discourses about the political with imagery related to ... More


Absolute Clarity: Michel Houellebecq’s La carte et le territoire

Joshua Armstrong

in Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Michel Houellebecq’s La carte et le territoire [The Map and the Territory] (2010). In this Prix Goncourt-garnering novel, we see the world through the eyes of artist Jed Martin, ... More


Michel Houellebecq: Humanity and its Aftermath

Douglas Morrey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318610
eISBN:
9781846318047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Michel Houellebecq is perhaps the single most successful and controversial of all contemporary novelists writing in French. Houellebecq has become a global publishing phenomenon: since the success of ... More


Ends of French

Yasser Elhariry

in Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Pacifist Invasions begins with a short preface that engages the polemics surrounding Michel Houellebecq’s latest novel on Islam and France, Soumission (2015), which hit bookstands nationwide across ... More


Introduction

in French Post-Modern Masculinities: From Neuromatrices to Seropositivity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312151
eISBN:
9781846315282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315282.001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book explores changes in the representations and depictions of masculinity and masculine sexualities in contemporary France. It looks at the manifestation of post-modern masculinity and male ... More


Introduction

Joshua Armstrong

in Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Introduction sets out the terrain of the book by signifying a key historical turning point in postwar France (and the West more generally): the spatial crisis of globalized capitalism. The ... More


Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Joshua Armstrong

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The rapidity of postwar globalization and the structural changes it has brought to both social and spatial aspects of everyday life have meant, in France as elsewhere, the destabilizing of senses of ... More


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