Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano

eBook - 2007 | French
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While his preoccupation with the period of the Occupation remains a permanent theme, Patrick Modiano is increasingly interested in the exploration of time and memory, and the attendant problem of reconstituting the past. This volume explores all these features. It casts new light on Modiano?s earliest novels, examines afresh his more recent work including his stories for children, situates it in the context of contemporary writing and unravels the intricacies and subtleties of his style. It underlines Modiano?s position as one of France?s major writers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and will be of interest to all who are interested in the modern French novel and the complex interactions between fiction and history. CONTENTSJohn FLOWER : Introduction Colin NETTELBECK : Jardinage dans les ruines : Modiano et l?espace litteraire francais contemporainAlan MORRIS : And the 'Bande? played on: An intertext for Patrick Modiano: Les Boulevards de ceintureAnne-Marie OBAJTEK-KIRKWOOD : Une certaine presse de 'plumitifs? : celle des Boulevards de ceintureAnnelies SCHULTE NORDHOLT : Dora Bruder : le temoignage par le biais de la fictionJoseph JURT : La memoire de la Shoah : Dora BruderBeatrice DAMAMME-GILBERT : Secrets, fantomes et troubles de la transmission du passe dans la pratique de Patrick ModianoKatarzyna THIEL-JANCZUK : Les biographies imaginaires de Patrick Modiano : entre mythe et histoireScott LEE : Drame des origines, drame du signifiant : Accident nocturneJurate D. KAMINSKAS : Des Inconnues de Modiano ou l?esthetique du texteJeanne-Andree NELSON : La Mere modele dans La Petite Bijou de ModianoDervila COOKE : La Petite Bijou: Autofictional translationsNelly WOLF : Figures de la fuite chez Patrick ModianoSimon KEMP : Fade-Out: Patterns of inconclusion in Modian?s novelsJean-Marc LECAUDE : Patrick Modiano : Le narrateur et sa disparition ou qu?y a-t-il derriere le miroir?Akane KAWAKAMI : Flowers of evil, flowers of ruin: walking in Paris with Baudelaire and Modiano Christian DONADILLE : Patrick Modiano et la litterature d?enfance : l?autre cote du miroirContributors Index.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 pages).
Additional Contributors: Flower, John 1938-

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