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Annie ErnauxThe Return to Origins

Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Siobhan McIlvanney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312571
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This critical study focusing exclusively on Annie Ernaux's writing trajectory provides an analysis of her individual texts. Following a broadly feminist hermeneutic, it engages in a series of close ... More

Calixthe BeyalaPerformances of Migration

Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Nicki Hitchcott

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312724
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The most successful female writer from Francophone Africa, Calixthe Beyala occupies an unusual place in French literary and popular culture. Her novels are bestsellers and she appears regularly on ... More

Claude SimonA Retrospective

Claude Simon: A Retrospective

Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780853238577
eISBN:
9781781380499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book 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 ... More

The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Oana Panaïté

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

"The Colonial Fortune" highlights the features of a paracolonial aesthetics emanating from a significant body of contemporary Hexagonal and non-metropolitan texts. Authored by writers who are either ... More

Consumer ChroniclesCultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

David H. Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314872
eISBN:
9781846317156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317156
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

At a time when the world is contemplating the depletion of non-renewable natural resources, the consumer society is increasingly being called into question. This is nowhere more acutely evident than ... More

Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Hugh McDonnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383025
eISBN:
9781781384060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383025.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the wake of the Second World War, ideas of Europe abounded. What did Europe mean as a concept, and what did it mean to be European? Europeanising Spaces in Paris, c. 1947-1962 makes the case that ... More

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238614
eISBN:
9781846313271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313271
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first full-length study to cover the complete texts of Hervé Guibert (1955–1991), offering a thorough documentation of his literary output. The book is guided by Guibert's relation to the ... More

HIV StoriesThe Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313288
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognized genre or a culturally influential form of writing. ... More

Irish Science Fiction

Irish Science Fiction

Jack Fennell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381199
eISBN:
9781781384879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381199.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book revisits a critical paradigm that has often been overlooked or dismissed by science fiction scholars - namely, that science fiction can be understood in terms of myth. For the purposes of ... More

Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of ContagionThe Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Stanley Black

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313387
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Juan Goytisolo is arguably Spain's foremost contemporary novelist. This book is one of the few major studies in English to examine all of his mature works, from ‘Senas de identidad’ in 1966 to ‘Las ... More

LemographyStanislaw Lem in the Eyes of the World

Lemography: Stanislaw Lem in the Eyes of the World

Peter Swirski and Waclaw M. Osadnik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381205
eISBN:
9781781382141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Lemography is a unique collection of critical essays on Stanislaw Lem, writer and philosopher hailed on more than one occasion as a literary Einstein. Its aim is to introduce aspects of his work ... More

Marie NDiayeBlankness and Recognition

Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition

Andrew Asibong

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319464
eISBN:
9781781380994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first critical study in English to focus exclusively on the work of Marie NDiaye, born in central France in 1967, winner of the Prix Femina (2001), the Prix Goncourt (2009), shortlisted ... More

Masters of the Ninth ArtBandes dessinees and Franco-Belgian Identity

Masters of the Ninth Art: Bandes dessinees and Franco-Belgian Identity

Matthew Screech

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239383
eISBN:
9781846313530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313530
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In English-speaking countries, Francophone comic strips like Herges' ‘Les Aventures de Tin Tin’ and Goscinny and Uderzo's ‘Les Aventures d'Asterix’ are viewed — and marketed — as children's ... More

Michel Tournier and the Metaphor of Fiction

Michel Tournier and the Metaphor of Fiction

David Platten

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238430
eISBN:
9781846313561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313561
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Michel Tournier is a writer who explores complex philosophical questions in the guise of concrete, imagistic narratives. This comprehensive study privileges the notion of literary reference, by which ... More

The Pataphysician's LibraryAn Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Ben Fisher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313721
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a study of aspects of 1890s French literature, with specific reference to the traditions of Symbolism and Decadence. Its main focus is Alfred Jarry, who has proved, perhaps surprisingly, ... More

Photo-textsContemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Photo-texts: Contemporary French Writing of the Photographic Image

Andrew Stafford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310522
eISBN:
9781846316128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316128
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Taking nine case studies from the French-speaking world, this book attempts to define the interaction between non-fictional written text (captions, essays, fragments, poems) and photographic image. ... More

The Reparative in NarrativesWorks of Mourning in Progress

The Reparative in Narratives: Works of Mourning in Progress

Mireille D. Rosello

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312205
eISBN:
9781846315916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315916
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The authors studied in this book represent a Francophone archipelago unfamiliar to any mapmaker, but drawn together through their use of narrators who are survivors and, sometimes, inflictors, of ... More

Revisioning DurasFilm, Race, Sex

Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

James S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235460
eISBN:
9781846313943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313943
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The extraordinary range, complexity, and power of Marguerite Duras – novelist, dramatist, film-maker, essayist – has been justly recognised. Yet in the years following her death in 1996, there has ... More

Sceptres and Sciences in the SpainsFour Humanists and the New Philosophy, c 1680-1740

Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: Four Humanists and the New Philosophy, c 1680-1740

Ruth Hill

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235866
eISBN:
9781846314001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that previous research on the Hispanic Late Baroque has underweighted the ideologies of ethnicity and empire embedded in Cartesianism and French neoclassicism.

A Self-Conscious Art Patrick Modiano's Postmodern Fictions

A Self-Conscious Art Patrick Modiano's Postmodern Fictions

Akane Kawakami

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235262
eISBN:
9781846314025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314025
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a full-length study in English which attempts to deal with the formal complexities of Modiano's work, by reading ‘against the grain’ of his self-professed ingenuousness. A detailed ... More

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