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Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self
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Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Jean Pierre Boulé

Abstract

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 novel, a major line of enquiry throughout, as well as his experimentation with voices in particular. One of the author's main contentions is that Guibert arrives at the creation of a new literary genre, the roman faux, with the publication of his best-known work To the Friend who did not save my life. The book ends by considering the works Guibert produced after he was diagnosed as HIV positive, w ... More

Keywords: Hervé Guibert, novels, roman faux, HIV, voices, literary output

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780853238614
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313271

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean Pierre Boulé, author