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The Resource Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009 : new readings, edited by Margaret Atack, Christopher Lloyd

Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009 : new readings, edited by Margaret Atack, Christopher Lloyd

Label
Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009 : new readings
Title
Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009
Title remainder
new readings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Margaret Atack, Christopher Lloyd
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title brings together an internationally distinguished group of contributors and offers an authoritative overview of criticism on war and occupation narratives in French, a redefinition of the canon of texts and films to be studied, and a vibrant demonstration of the richness of the work in this area
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
840.9358
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ307.W4
LC item number
F736 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Atack, Margaret
  • Lloyd, Christopher
Series statement
Durham modern languages series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • French literature
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Motion pictures, French
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009 : new readings, edited by Margaret Atack, Christopher Lloyd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction / Margaret Atack and Christopher Lloyd -- Part 1: Constructing the war in narrative -- 1. The role of literature in framing perceptions of reality: the example of the second World War / Gisèle Sapiro -- 2. Representing the war: contemporary narratives of World War Two / William Cloonan -- 3. Getting at the truth: some issues of sources in the construction of an understanding of the second World War and occupation in France / Colin Nettelbeck -- 4. La Main à plume: poetry under the occupation / Nathalie Aubert -- 5. A reading of Genet's adaptations from the Russian novel in his occupation narratives / Thomas Newman -- 6. Private and public spaces and places in Jonathan Littell's Les Bienveillantes / Peter Tame -- 7. Henry Bauchau's Le Boulevard périphérique: the war story as clarification and investigation of the present / Béatrice Damamme-Gilbert -- Part 2: representation and reception -- Introduction -- 8. Corruptions of memory: some reflections on history, representation and le devoir de mémoire in France today / Richard J. Golsan -- 9. Lived experience past/reading experience present: figures of memory in French life-writing narratives of the occupation / Debra Kelly -- 10. Fictions of testimony: Irène Némirovsky and Suite française / Angela Kershaw -- 11. Hoaxes and the memory of the Second World War: from Un Héros très discret to Misha Defonseca / Virginie Sansico -- 12. Framing the past: illustrating the Second World War in French children's fiction / Penny Brown -- 13. The traumatised national community in Anna Langfus's Les Bagages de sable / Angela O'Flaherty -- 14. When the SS-man says I: on Robert Merle, Michel Rachline and Jonathan Littell / Luc Rasson -- Part 3: Trajectories -- Introduction -- 15. Distorted mirrors: Jewish identity in French post-war films on the Occupation / Leah Hewitt -- 16. The liberal way of war? French representations of the allies 1944-2008 / Hilary Footitt -- 17. 'Avoir vingt ans dans cette effroyable tourmente' : second World War diaries in the light of Hélène Berr's journal / Danièle Sabbah -- 18. Maurice Blanchot's Aminadab: a novel about collective memory under Vichy / David Uhrig -- 19. Life as an 'enfant de collabo': Marie Chaix's evolution 1974-2005 / Katherine Cardin -- 20. 'Un Passé qui ne passe pas': Patrick Modiano's accident nocturne and dans le café de la jeunesse perdue / Alan Morris -- Conclusion -- Index
Control code
793688770
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 251 pages
Isbn
9780719087554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)793688770
Label
Framing narratives of the Second World War and occupation in France, 1939-2009 : new readings, edited by Margaret Atack, Christopher Lloyd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction / Margaret Atack and Christopher Lloyd -- Part 1: Constructing the war in narrative -- 1. The role of literature in framing perceptions of reality: the example of the second World War / Gisèle Sapiro -- 2. Representing the war: contemporary narratives of World War Two / William Cloonan -- 3. Getting at the truth: some issues of sources in the construction of an understanding of the second World War and occupation in France / Colin Nettelbeck -- 4. La Main à plume: poetry under the occupation / Nathalie Aubert -- 5. A reading of Genet's adaptations from the Russian novel in his occupation narratives / Thomas Newman -- 6. Private and public spaces and places in Jonathan Littell's Les Bienveillantes / Peter Tame -- 7. Henry Bauchau's Le Boulevard périphérique: the war story as clarification and investigation of the present / Béatrice Damamme-Gilbert -- Part 2: representation and reception -- Introduction -- 8. Corruptions of memory: some reflections on history, representation and le devoir de mémoire in France today / Richard J. Golsan -- 9. Lived experience past/reading experience present: figures of memory in French life-writing narratives of the occupation / Debra Kelly -- 10. Fictions of testimony: Irène Némirovsky and Suite française / Angela Kershaw -- 11. Hoaxes and the memory of the Second World War: from Un Héros très discret to Misha Defonseca / Virginie Sansico -- 12. Framing the past: illustrating the Second World War in French children's fiction / Penny Brown -- 13. The traumatised national community in Anna Langfus's Les Bagages de sable / Angela O'Flaherty -- 14. When the SS-man says I: on Robert Merle, Michel Rachline and Jonathan Littell / Luc Rasson -- Part 3: Trajectories -- Introduction -- 15. Distorted mirrors: Jewish identity in French post-war films on the Occupation / Leah Hewitt -- 16. The liberal way of war? French representations of the allies 1944-2008 / Hilary Footitt -- 17. 'Avoir vingt ans dans cette effroyable tourmente' : second World War diaries in the light of Hélène Berr's journal / Danièle Sabbah -- 18. Maurice Blanchot's Aminadab: a novel about collective memory under Vichy / David Uhrig -- 19. Life as an 'enfant de collabo': Marie Chaix's evolution 1974-2005 / Katherine Cardin -- 20. 'Un Passé qui ne passe pas': Patrick Modiano's accident nocturne and dans le café de la jeunesse perdue / Alan Morris -- Conclusion -- Index
Control code
793688770
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 251 pages
Isbn
9780719087554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)793688770

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