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The Janus and the Janissary : reading into Camus' 'La chute' and Hamid's 'The reluctant fundamentalist'
(2016-03) - Journal article,
Mohsin Hamid has acknowledged the influence of Camus's The Fall (1956) in his use of implied dialogue in The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007). Although the works have other elements in common, I focus primarily on this and ...
Libertine clairs-obscurs : the enticement of the shadows
(2014-12) - Journal article,
This article draws an analogy between the early modern definitions of clair-obscur and eighteenth-century French libertine literature. In libertine prose the concept of clair-obscur is used not only to describe voluptuous ...
Jácaras and narcocorridos in context : what early modern Spain can tell us about today's Narco-culture
(2015) - Journal article,
'En dehors de la fête' : entre présence et absence, pour une approche dialogique de l'identité dans Les Années d'Annie Ernaux
(2012-07) - Journal article,
Le postulat de cet article est que la conception de l’identité telle qu’elle est développée dans Les Années d’Annie Ernaux (2008) fonctionne sur un mouvement paradoxal de présence et absence du sujet (auteure, narratrice ...
The OuLiPoe, or constraint and (contre-)performance : ‘The Philosophy of Composition’ and the Oulipian manifestos
(2008-03) - Journal article,
Violets and abolition : The discourse on slavery in Faustina Saez de Melgar's magazine La Violeta (1862-1866)
(2012-09) - Journal article,
Although the commitment of several nineteenth-century Spanish women writers to abolitionism is a well-established fact, not much is known about the concrete forms their engagement took in a society in which the bourgeois ...
Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Charles Maurras and colonial Madagascar
(2016) - Journal article,
Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (1903–1937) is widely considered to be the first major writer of la francophonie and as Madagascar’s national poet. His untimely death has been interpreted as an act of rebellion against French ...
"Let the memories begin". El álbum familiar de fotos y la autobiografía española contemporánea
(2017-05-01) - Journal article,
This article explores the interactions between photography and self-writing in contemporary Spanish autobiography. Through the analysis of autobiographies by Carmen Martín Gaite and Paloma Díaz-Mas, the presence of the ...
Discordant harmonies and turbulent serenity : the ecopoetic rhythms of nature's - and art's - resistance
(2015-11-30) - Journal article,
This article argues that the poetic and critical writings of Théodore de Banville represent a concerted and successful attempt to give the natural world an independent voice in literature. Ecocriticism calls for creative ...
Broadcasting the self : autofiction, television and representations of authorship in contemporary French literature
(2017-01) - Journal article,
This article examines the rise of autofiction as literary notion and cultural phenomenon in modern France. The past decades saw the rise of texts which not only challenge the convention of traditional autobiography and its ...