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Book cpver: Wpmen's Writing

Women's Writing in Contemporary France: New Writers, New Literatures in the 1990s by Gill Rye and Michael Worton

University of Manchester Press, 2002


Notes on Contributors


Gill Rye and Michael Worton

I Rewriting the Past

Louise L. Lambrichs: trauma, dream and narrative
Victoria Best

Evermore or nevermore? Memory and identity in Marie Redonnet's fiction of the 1990s
Aine Smith

The female vampire: Chantal Chawaf's melancholic 'autofiction'
Kathryn Robson

Lost and found: mother-daughter relations in Paule Constant's fiction
Gill Rye

Puzzling out the fathers: Sibylle Lacan's 'Un père: puzzle'
Elizabeth Fallaize

II Writing the dynamics of identity 18 April, 2010

Anatomical writing: 'Blasons d'un corps masculin', 'L'Ecrivaillon' and 'La Ligne âpre' by Regine Detambel
Marie-Claire Barnet

'On ne s'entendait plus et c'était parfait ainsi' (They could no longer hear each other and it was just fine that way): misunderstandings in the novels of Agnes Desarthe
Sarah Alyn-Stacey

Textual mirrors and uncertain reflections: gender narrative in 'L'Hiver de beauté', 'Les Ports du silence' and 'La Rage au bois dormant' by Christiane Baroche
Gill Rye

The articulation of 'beur' female identity in the works of Farida Belghoul, Farudja Kessas and Soraya Nini
Siobhan McIlvanney

Saying the unsayable: identities in crisis in the early novels of Marie Darrieussecq
Shirley Jordan

III Transgressions and transformation

Experiment and experience in the phototextual projects of Sophie Calle
Johnnie Gratton

Christine Angot's 'autofictions': literature and/or reality?
Marion Sadoux

'Il n'y a pas de troisième voie': Sylvie Germain and the generic problems of the Christian novel
Margaret Anne Hutton

The subversion of the gaze: Shérazade and other women in the work of Leïla Sebbar
Margaret A. Majumdar

Unnatural women and uncomfortable readers? Clotile Escalle's tales of transgression
Michael Worton

Gill Rye and Michael Worton

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