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New novel, new wave, new politics : fiction and the representation of history in postwar France

Author: Lynn A Higgins
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1996.
Series: Stages (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until now, writings on the celebrated movements in literature and film that emerged in France in the mid-1950s - the New Novel and New Wave - have concentrated on their formal innovations, not on their engagement with history or politics. New Novel, New Wave, New Politics overturns this traditional approach. Lynn A. Higgins argues that the New Novelists (e.g., Alain Robbe-Grillet, Claude Simon, Marguerite Duras) and
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Higgins, Lynn A.
New novel, new wave, new politics.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604369120
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn A Higgins
ISBN: 0803223773 9780803223776 0803273096 9780803273092
OCLC Number: 32348109
Description: ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the politics of style --
Myths of textual autonomy: from psychoanalysis to historiography in Hiroshima mon amour --
Problems of plotting: La Route des Flandres --
Figuring out: L'Annee derniere a Marienbad --
Signs of the times: fictions of May 1968 --
Truffaut's otohistoriography --
Durasian (pre)occupations --
Looks that kill : Louis Malle's portraits of collaboration.
Series Title: Stages (Series)
Responsibility: Lynn A. Higgins.
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Argues that the New Novelists and New Wave filmmakers engage in a kind of historiography... They enact the conflicts, the double binds of postwar history and representation. This book is an account  Read more...

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