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Author Cruickshank, Ruth, 1967-

Title Fin de millénaire French fiction : the aesthetics of crisis / Ruth Cruickshank
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Series Oxford modern languages and literature monographs
Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
Summary In this closely analytical study, Cruickshank reads the work of four influential writers of prose fiction - Angot, Echenoz, Houellebecq, and Redonnet - in the context of the turn of the millennium in France, which coincided with a number of tangible crises and apocalyptic discourses, and with the growth of the mass media and global market
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Includes index
Description based on print version record
Subject Echenoz, Jean -- Criticism and interpretation.
Houellebecq, Michel -- Criticism and interpretation.
Angot, Christine -- Criticism and interpretation.
Redonnet, Marie -- Criticism and interpretation.
French fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
French fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191721793 ebook