May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

by Margaret Atach, Margaret Atack
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198715153

ISBN-13: 9780198715153

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The uprising of May 1968, during which tanks rolled onto the streets of Paris, was a radically defining moment in French intellectual life. It signalled the rise of 'new wave' cinema and the arrival of the 'post structuralist' literary-philosophy of Derrida, Foucault, and others. This is the first book-length study of May '68 in French fiction and film.
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The uprising of May 1968, during which tanks rolled onto the streets of Paris, was a radically defining moment in French intellectual life. It signalled the rise of 'new wave' cinema and the arrival of the 'post structuralist' literary-philosophy of Derrida, Foucault, and others. This is the first book-length study of May '68 in French fiction and film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198715153
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Studies in Modern European Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1590L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: L'Imaginaire de mai
1. L'Avant-mai: la France sennuie
2. Nanterre-La-Folie
3. Order and Disorder: Scenes of Violence
4. Intellectual Fictions
5. Perturbation ma soeur
6. Nation/History: Repenser la France
7. Le neo-polar: Behind Enemy Lines
8. Textualities and l'espirit de mai
Conclusion: From Modernity to Postmodernity
Chronology
Bibliography

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