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Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

James S. Williams

Abstract

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 been an increasing tendency to consecrate her work, particularly by those critics who approach it primarily in biographical terms. The British and American specialists featured in this interdisciplinary collection aim to resurrect the Duras corpus in all its forms by submitting it theoretically to three main areas of enquiry. By establishing how far Duras's work questions and redefines the parameters ... More

Keywords: Marguerite Duras, literary form, cinematic form, race, ethnicity, sexuality, fantasy, violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780853235460
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313943

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James S. Williams, editor