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Claude SimonA Retrospective$
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Jean H. Duffy and Alastair Duncan

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780853238577

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.001.0001

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(In)Commensurabilities: The Childhood of Events and the Shock of Encounter in Claude Simon

(In)Commensurabilities: The Childhood of Events and the Shock of Encounter in Claude Simon

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(p.39) 2 (In)Commensurabilities: The Childhood of Events and the Shock of Encounter in Claude Simon
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Claude Simon
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Mária Minich Brewer

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853238577.003.0003

This chapter offers a literary criticism of Claude Simon's Le Jardin des Plantes. It discusses the depiction of characters in the novel as well as the themes and the figurative representation of events. The chapter also notes Simon's unique writing style in illustrating his childhood memories and in creating multiple realities.

Keywords:   Claude Simon, Le Jardin des Plantes, intertextual resonances, characters, Maria Minich Brewer

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