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Claude Simon : a retrospective

Author: Jean H Duffy; Alastair B Duncan
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2002.
Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays celebrates the work of the French Nobel prize-winning novelist Claude Simon. Scholars from France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom reconsider the fifty years of Simon?s fiction in the light of his large-scale autobiographical novel Le Jardin des Plantes (1997). From a variety of perspectives? postmodernist, psychoanalytic, aesthetic? contributors reflect on the central  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Claude Simon.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002503437
(OCoLC)49834363
Named Person: Claude Simon; Claude Simon; Claude Simon; Claude Simon; Claude Simon
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean H Duffy; Alastair B Duncan
ISBN: 1417568100 9781417568109 9781781380499 178138049X 9781846312854 184631285X
OCLC Number: 297267194
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Message from Claude Simon to participants at the conference held in May 1999 --
Introduction : the critical reception of Claude Simon since the 1960s / Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan --
Thinking history otherwise : fiction and the sites of memory in Claude Simon / David Carroll --
(In)commensurabilities : the childhood of events and the shock of encounter in Claude Simon / Mária Minich Brewer --
Instant replays : the reintegration of traumatic experience in Le jardin des plantes / Celia Britton --
The dynamics of conflict in the novels of Claude Simon / J.A.E. Loubère --
Satire, burlesque, and comedy in Claude Simon / Alastair Duncan --
The garden of forking paths : intertextuality and Le jardin des plantes / Mary Orr --
A partir du Jardin des plantes : Claude Simon's recapitulations / David Ellison --
Supplementary organs : media and machinery in the late novels of Claude Simon / Wolfram Nitsch --
One step further : Claude Simon's Photographies 1937-1970 / Mireille Calle-Gruber --
Truth, verbiage, and écriture in Le jardin des plantes / Jean H. Duffy.
Series Title: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts.
Responsibility: edited by Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan.
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From a variety of perspectives - postmodernist, psychoanalytic, aesthetic - contributors reflect on the central paradox of Simon's work: his writing and rewriting of an experience of war so  Read more...

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