Claude Simon : a retrospective /

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Imprint:Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2002.
Description:1 online resource (232 pages)
Series:Liverpool Science Fiction Texts
Liverpool Science Fiction Texts.
Subject:Simon, Claude -- Criticism and interpretation.
Simon, Claude -- Critique et interprétation -- Congrès.
Simon, Claude.
Simon, Claude -- 1913-2005
Simon, Claude -- 1913-2005 -- Le jardin des plantes
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French.
Le jardin des plantes (Simon)
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Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Other authors / contributors:Duffy, Jean H.
Duncan, Alastair B.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-230).
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Summary:This collection of essays 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 fiction in the light of his large-scale autobiographical novel Le Jardin des Plantes (1997). From a variety of perspectives? postmodernist, psychoanalytic, aesthetic? contributors reflect on the central paradox of Simon?s work: his writing and rewriting of an experience of war so disruptive and traumatic that words can never be adequate to communicate it. The layers of artifice in L.
Other form:Print version: Claude Simon. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2002 0853238677 9780853238676