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Marguerite Duras Lives On
     

Marguerite Duras Lives On

by Janine Ricouart, Deborah Lesko Baker (Contribution by), Sarah E. Barbour (Contribution by), Susan Detlefsen (Contribution by), Monique E. Fol (Contribution by)
 

Marguerite Duras Lives On is a collection of essays published in English by the Duras Society between the fall of 1989 and spring 1993 and includes various critical schools of Durassian Scholars. Organized by genres, this book includes an essay on Duras's theater, five essays on her films, several essays on her novels and also an essay on feminist theory dealing

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Marguerite Duras Lives On is a collection of essays published in English by the Duras Society between the fall of 1989 and spring 1993 and includes various critical schools of Durassian Scholars. Organized by genres, this book includes an essay on Duras's theater, five essays on her films, several essays on her novels and also an essay on feminist theory dealing with issues of the female voice and identity in Duras's work. The forward is written by Anne-Marie Alonzo, who is a poet, fiction writer, playwright, literary critic, and editor/publisher of Trois, a leading review and publishing house in Quèbec.

Editorial Reviews

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Essays look at Duras' work from various perspectives, including feminist, psychoanalytic, and cinematic approaches, and deal with diverse aspects of her autobiographical writings, novels, movies, and plays. They explore themes of gender, memory, love, and voice, in works including Hiroshima Mon Amour, The Malady of Death, and Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night, and review three works on Duras. Papers were first published in The Journal of Durassian Studies between 1989 and 1993. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761812067
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
12/23/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Janine Ricouart is Associate Professor of French at George Mason University.

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