Claude Simon

Claude Simon

A Retrospective

eBook - 2002
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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.
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781846312854
184631285X
9781781380499
178138049X
9781417568109
1417568100
9780853238676
0853238677
085323857X
9780853238577
Characteristics: 1 online resource (232 pages)
Additional Contributors: Duncan, Alastair B.
Duffy, Jean H.

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