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The new novel and the new criticism

Kelly, Michael (1995) The new novel and the new criticism In, Forbes, Jill and Kelly, Michael (eds.) French Cultural Studies: An Introduction. Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press pp. 164-171.

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Contents List of Illustrations x Notes on Contributors xii Introduction: French Cultural Identities MICHAEL KELLY 1 PART I: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND WAR (1870-1944) 9 1 Industrialization and its Discontents (1870-1914) GORDON MILLAN , BRIAN RIGBY , JILL FORBES 11 From Symbolism to Modemism 12 Paris, the Capital of Art 15 or the Challenge to Europe 18 Science, Technology, and the Growth of the Mass Market 20 Mallarmé the Total Artist 22 The Heritage of Wagner 27 The Birth of Impressionism 28 The Neurosis of the Fin de siècle 33 Cubism and the Impact of 'Primitive' Art 34 The Belle Époque? 37 The Imposition of the New Moral Order 38 The Eroticization of the Public Domain 43 The Feminist Critique 45 Leisure, Consumption, and Popular Culture 47 2 Wars and Class Wars (1914-1944) MICHAEL SCRIVEN , NICHOLAS HEWITT , MICHAEL KELLY , MARGARET ATACK 54 War and Revolution 54 Les Années folles 61 Crisis and Commitment 69 Les Années noires 78 Suggestions for Further Reading 92 PART II: RECONSTRUCTION AND ITS IDEOLOGIES (1945-1967) 97 3 Crises of Modernization MICHAEL KELLY , ELIZABETH FALLAIZE , ANNA RIDEHALGH 99 Reconstructions of the French Nation 99 The French Ideologies 109 Existentialism and The Second Sex 119 Politics and Culture from the Cold War to Decolonization 124 African Literature and Film in French 135 4 Modernization and Avant-gardes MICHAEL KELLY , TONY JONES , JILL FORBES 140 Modernization and Popular Culture 140 The New Theatre 152 The New Novel and the New Criticism 164 The Cinema from Occupation to New Wave 171 Suggestions for Further Reading 178 PART III: REVOLUTION AND POSTMODERNITY (1968-1995) May 1968 and After 183 5 The Author, the Reader, and the Text after 1968 MICHAEL WORTON 191 The Revolution in Writing 191 Literature as Rewriting 193 A Woman's Rewriting: Christiane Baroche 195 Literature as Repetition and Commemoration 198 Orientalism 202 The Temptations of Autobiography 204 The Gamble of Poetry 206 The Vivacity of Literature 210 6 The Self and Others KEITH READER 213 Marxism and Post-Marxism 218 The Future of Literary Criticism 222 Foucault: From Document to Monument 224 Régis Debray and the 'Communications Revolution' 225 The Feminist Critique 226 Other Voices: Voices of Others 229 7 Popular Culture and Cultural Politics JILL FORBES 232 The Rise of Audio-visual Culture 232 The City as Signifying Practice 246 Cultural Politics and the Postmodem Condition 258 8 French in the World: From Imperialism to Diversity RODNEY BALL , ALEC HARGREAVES , BILL MARSHALL , ANNA RIDEHALGH 264 Preservationists vs. Innovators and the Contemporary French Language 264 Beur Culture 269 National Allegory in Francophone Canada 273 African Literature and Cinema in French after 1968 278 Suggestions for Further Reading 286 Conclusion: French Cultural Studies in the Future JILL FORBES 290 Chronology 1870-1994 296 Index

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Published date: 1995


Local EPrints ID: 45199
ISBN: 0198715005
PURE UUID: c601ea0c-a051-486a-b1c4-a48aed4e5ef8

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Date deposited: 14 May 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:12

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Author: Michael Kelly
Editor: Jill Forbes
Editor: Michael Kelly

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