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The Resource Thresholds of Meaning : Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative

Thresholds of Meaning : Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative

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Thresholds of Meaning : Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative
Title
Thresholds of Meaning
Title remainder
Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thresholds of Meaning examines contemporary French narrative and explores two related issues: the centrality within recent French fiction and autofiction of the themes of passage, ritual and liminality; the thematic continuity which links this work with its literary ancestors of the 1960s and 1970s. Through the close analysis of novels and récits by Pierre Bergounioux, François Bon, Marie Darrieussecq, Hélène Lenoir, Laurent Mauvignier and Jean Rouaud, Duffy demonstrates the ways in which contemporary narrative, while capitalising on the formal lessons of the nouveau roman and drawing upon a s
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Duffy, Jean H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures, 18
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  • French fiction
  • Ritual in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • French fiction
  • Ritual in literature
Label
Thresholds of Meaning : Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Introduction; 1 At death's door: illness, ritual and liminality in Darrieussecq, Lenoir, and Mauvignier; 2 Suicide and saving face in Bon, Mauvignier and Bergounioux; 3 Commemoration, monument and identity in Bergounioux, Darrieussecq and Rouaud; 4 Retouching the past: family photographs and documents in Rouaud, Bon and Lenoir; Conclusion: Writing passage and the passage to writing; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn741491885
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846316791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p5tbw
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741491885
Label
Thresholds of Meaning : Passage, Ritual and Liminality in Contemporary French Narrative
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; Introduction; 1 At death's door: illness, ritual and liminality in Darrieussecq, Lenoir, and Mauvignier; 2 Suicide and saving face in Bon, Mauvignier and Bergounioux; 3 Commemoration, monument and identity in Bergounioux, Darrieussecq and Rouaud; 4 Retouching the past: family photographs and documents in Rouaud, Bon and Lenoir; Conclusion: Writing passage and the passage to writing; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn741491885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846316791
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p5tbw
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741491885

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