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French Fiction into the Twenty-First Century The Return to the Story by Simon Kemp

French Fiction into the Twenty-First Century The Return to the Story


French Fiction into the Twenty-First Century The Return to the Story by Simon Kemp

Explores the state of French fiction through an examination of the work of five major French writers, Annie Ernaux, Pascal Quignard, Marie Darrieussecq, Jean Echenoz and Patrick Modiano. This book deals with some of the writers on British and American university French courses.


'This book is without any doubt a very welcome addition to an underpopulated field'
Dr Oliver Davis, University of Warwick

About the Author

Dr Simon Kemp is a Fellow at St. John's College, Oxford.

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Publication date

1st July 2010


Simon Kemp

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University of Wales Press


256 pages


Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
Literary studies: from c 1900 -



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