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'Fin de millenaire' french fiction : the aesthetics of crisis

Author: Ruth Cruickshank
Publisher: Corby : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford modern languages and literature monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : FrenchView all editions and formats
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In this closely analytical study, Cruickshank reads the work of four influential writers of prose fiction - Angot, Echenoz, Houellebecq, and Redonnet - in the context of the turn of the millennium in  Read more...

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Named Person: Christine Angot; Jean Echenoz; Michel Houellebecq; Marie Redonnet
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Cruickshank
ISBN: 9780199571758 0199571759
OCLC Number: 643082396
Description: 304 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Crisis, critical perspectives, and fin de millenaire prose fiction ; 2. Jean Echenoz: problematic patterns and symbolic violence ; 3. Michel Houellebecq: ideological challenge and precipitating crisis ; 4. Christine Angot: trauma, transgression, and the write to reply ; 5. Marie Redonnet: resistance, barbarism, and self-satisfied contemplation ; Conclusion ; Chronology of 1990s France ; Suggestions for further reading
Series Title: Oxford modern languages and literature monographs
Responsibility: Ruth Cruickshank.

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