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Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781802070149
Author: Joshua Armstrong
Publication Date: 01-Mar-2022
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Table of Contents: Introduction
I. Watching the World Go By
Chapter One: Absolute Clarity: Michel Houellebecq’s La carte et le territoire
Chapter Two: Dérive psychose géographique: Chloé Delaume’s J’habite dans la télévision
II. Getting Up to Speed
Chapter Three: Planetary Ambitions: Lydie Salvayre’s Portrait de l’écrivain en animal domestique
Chapter Four: Décalage Permanent: Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s Fuir
III. Falling Through the Cracks
Chapter Five: A Tale of Two Frances: Virginie Despentes’s Vernon Subutex Trilogy
Chapter Six: Deep Dérive: Philippe Vasset’s La conjuration
IV. Making Room
Chapter Seven: Asymmetrical Tactics: Jean Rolin’s Ormuz
Chapter Eight: Sense of Planet: Marie Darrieussecq’s Le pays
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