New Writers, New Literatures in the 1990s
Gill Rye is Lecturer in French at the Institute of Romance Studies, University of London Michael Worton is Vice-Provost and Fielden Professor of French Language and Literature at UCL (University College London) -- .
Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction, Gill Rye and Michael Worton I Rewriting the past 1 Louise L. Lambrichs: trauma, dream and narrative - Victoria Best 2 Evermore or nevermore? Memory and identity in Marie Redonnet's fiction of the 1990s - Aine Smith 3 The female vampire: Chantal Chawaf's melancholic Autofiction - Kathryn Robson 4 Lost and found: mother-daughter relations in Paule Constant's fiction - Gill Rye 5 Puzzling out the fathers: Sibylkle Lacan's Un Pere: puzzle - Elizabeth Fallaize II Writing the dynamics of identity 6 Anatomical writing: Blasons d'un corps masculin, L'Ecrivaillon and La Ligne apre by Regine Detambel - Marie-Claire Barnet 7 'On ne s'entendait plus et e'etait 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 8 Textual mirrors and uncertain reflections: gender narrative in L'Hiver de beaute, les Ports du silence and La Rage au bois dormant by Christiane Baroche - Gill Rye 9 The articulation of 'Beur' female identity in the works of Farida Belghoul, Farudja Kessas and Soraya Nini - Siobhan McIlvanney 10 Saying the unsayable: identities in crisis in the early novels of Marie Darrieussecq - Shirley Jordan III Transgressions and transformation 11 Experiment and experience in the phototextual projects of Sophie Calle - Johnnie Gratton 12 Christine Angot's 'autofictions': literature and/or reality? - Marion Sadoux 13 'Il n'y a pas de troisieme voie': Sylvie Germain and the generic problems of the Christian novel - Margaret-Anne Hutton 14 The subversion of the gaze: Sherazade and other women in the work of Leila Sebbar - Margaret A. Majumdar 15 Unnatural women and uncomfortable readers? Clotile Escalle's tales of transgression - Michael Worton Conclusion - Rye and Worton Individual author bibliography