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The End and Afterlife of the Nouveau Roman, 1971–82

Ann Jefferson

in Nathalie Sarraute: A Life Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197876
eISBN:
9780691201924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197876.003.0030
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter talks about Nouveau Roman, which was once again given collective visibility in the form of a décade at the Château de Cerisy–la–Salle in July 1971. It details the event that was devoted ... More


Textualities and ‘l’esprit de mai’

René-Victor Pilhes

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses that back in the 1960s, any discussion taking place on textuality and issues of representation or the materiality of language would indubitably have passed through the journal ... More


The Story and the World (Jean Rouaud)

Lucas Hollister

in Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how the ‘return to the story’ has been used to further an anti-modernist agenda and to delegitimize avant-garde or experimental mid-century novelistic aesthetics. Specifically, ... 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


Celluloid and Paper: Rivalries, Synergies, Crossovers

Marion Schmid

in Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474410632
eISBN:
9781474464741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410632.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores New Wave critics and filmmakers' ambivalent relationship with literature as both the main model to emulate and the major authority to challenge. Literature resurfaces not only ... 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


Jean-Claude Dunyach, Poet of the Flesh

Natacha Vas-Deyres

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jean-Claude Dunyach, born in 1957, has published more than a hundred short stories in a career of over thirty years. He belongs to a generation of contemporary French science-fiction writers that ... More


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