Writing the Nomadic Experience in Contemporary Francophone Literature

Writing the Nomadic Experience in Contemporary Francophone Literature

by Katharine N. Harrington


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498503570
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Series: After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France Series
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Katharine N. Harrington is assistant professor of French at Plymouth State University. She has published articles on the writing of Nancy Huston and Régine Robin and is co-editor of a book on innovative foreign language pedagogy Recipes for Success in Foreign Language Teaching: Ready-Made Activities for the L2 Classroom. Her current research interests include contemporary writers of France and the Francophone world, French and Québécois film, and North American Francophone communities.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: The Evolution of the Notion of Nomadism and its Implications for Contemporary Literature
CHAPTER 1: Writing from the Margins: Cultural Nomadism in the Life and Work of J.M.G. Le Clézio
CHAPTER 2: Nancy Huston and the Art of Negotiating Strangeness
CHAPTER 3: Writing as “Seeing” Between Categories in the Novels of Nina Bouraoui
CHAPTER 4: From the Page and Beyond: Régine Robin and Transcribing Deterritorialization
CONCLUSION: Mapping Out Territories Now and Into the Future

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