Lacan and Literature: Purloined Pretexts

Lacan and Literature: Purloined Pretexts

by Ben Stoltzfus



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791429327
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/28/1996
Series: SUNY series in Psychoanalysis and Culture Series
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Ben Stoltzfus is Professor Emeritus of French, Comparative Literature, and Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of The Eye of the Needle; Black Lazarus; Red White & Blue; Alain Robbe-Grillet and the New French Novel; Georges Chennevierre et L’Unamisme; Gide’s Eagles; Gide and Hemingway: Rebels against God; Alain Robbe-Grillet: The Body of Text; Alain Robbe-Grillet: Life, Work and Criticism; and Postmodern Poetics: Nouveau Roman and Innovative Fiction.

Table of Contents



1. D.H. Lawrence: The Escaped Cock

2. D. H. Lawrence: "The Rocking-Horse Winner"

3. Ernest Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises: Writing the Pleasure Principle in a Postmodern Context

4. Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms: Pronominal Shifts and Metaphorical Slippage

5. Ernest Hemingway: The Garden of Eden

6. Albert Camus's Homonymous Veilings: "La Mer/Mere au Plus Pres"

7. Albert Camus: The Stranger

8. Toward Bliss: Roland Barthes and Alain Robbe-Grillet: Autobiography as Fiction

9. Alain Robbe-Grillet: Fantasy as Discourse of the Other

Conclusion: Between the Folds of Metafiction and Mimesis (or) Writing the Reader with Postmodern Vestments




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