Women's Writing in Twenty-first-century France : Life as Literature Hardback
Edited by Amaleena Damle, Gill Rye
Women's Writing in Twenty-First Century France is the first book-length publication on women-authored literature of this period, and comprises a collection of challenging critical essays that engage with the themes, trends and issues, and with the writers and their texts, of the first decade of the twenty-first century. PART ONE: Women's Writing in Twenty-First-Century France: Trends and Issues1.
Women's writing in twenty-first-century France: introduction, Amaleena Damle and Gill Rye2.
What `passes'?: French women writers and translation into English, Lynn Penrod3.
What women read: contemporary women's writing and the bestseller, Diana HolmesPART TWO: Society, Culture, Family4.
Vichy, Jews, enfants caches: French women writers look back, Lucille Cairns5.
Wives and daughters in literary works representing the harkis, Susan Ireland6. (Not) seeing things: Marie NDiaye, (negative) hallucination and `blank' metissage, Andrew Asibong7.
Rediscovering the absent father, a question of recognition: Despentes, Tardieu, Lori Saint-Martin8.
Babykillers: Veronique Olmi and Laurence Tardieu on motherhood, Natalie EdwardsPART THREE: Body, Life, Text9.
The becoming of anorexia and text in Amelie Nothomb's Robert des noms propres and Delphine de Vigan's Jours sans faim, Amaleena Damle10.
The human-animal in Ananda Devi's texts: towards an ethics of hybridity?, Ashwiny O.
Kistnareddy11. Embodiment, environment and the re-invention of self in Nina Bouraoui's life-writing, Helen Vassallo12.
Irreverent revelations: women's confessional practices of the extreme contemporary, Barbara Havercroft13.
Contamination anxiety in Annie Ernaux's twenty-first-century texts, Simon KempPART FOUR: Experiments, Interfaces, Aesthetics14.
Experience and experiment in the work of Marie Darrieussecq, Helena Chadderton15.
Interfaces: verbal/visual experiment in new women's writing in French, Shirley Jordan16. `Autofiction + x = ?': Chloe Delaume's experimental self-representations, Deborah B.
Gaensbauer17. Beyond Antoinette Fouque (Il y a deux sexes) and beyond Virginie Despentes (King Kong theorie)?
Anne Garreta's sphinxes, Owen Heathcote18. Amelie the aesthete: art and politics in the world of Amelie Nothomb, Anna Kemp19.
Conclusion, Amaleena Damle and Gill Rye
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages, No
- Publisher: University of Wales Press
- Publication Date: 30/04/2013
- Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780708325889