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Masking strategies : unwrapping the French paratext

Author: Alistair Rolls; Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan
Publisher: Oxford : New York, Peter Lang, ©2011.
Series: Modern French identities, v. 92.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gerard Genette's seminal study of the paratext, Seuils, is the starting point for this collection of essays, all of which seek not only to engage with Genette's taxonomy and apply it, but also to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Französisch.; Literatur.; Genette.; Paratext.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Rolls; Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan
ISBN: 9783034307468 3034307462
OCLC Number: 766607074
Description: vii, 194 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents: Alistair Rolls/Murray Pratt: Introduction: Unwrapping the French Paratext - David Gascoigne: Paratext Rules OK - Gemma Le Mesurier: Reading Against the Author: Layers of Impotence in Stendhal's Armance - Alistair Rolls: The Striptease at the Dead Heart of Douglas Kennedy's Piege nuptial, Or How to be a bit French around the Edges - Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan: Douglas Kennedy, or an American in Paris: Paratextual Strategies and 'Acclimatization' of the Translated Text - Murray Pratt: 'Un jeu avec le je': Frederic Beigbeder and the Value of the Authorial Paratext - Helene Jaccomard: The Paratext of Yasmina Reza's Art : Overflowing the Image - Jean Fornasiero/John West-Sooby: Covering up: Translating the Art of Australian Crime Fiction into French - Francoise Grauby: Writing (Learning about): French Writing Manuals and the Peritext - Alistair Rolls/Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan: Paratextuality, Self-Alterity and the Becoming-Text.
Series Title: Modern French identities, v. 92.
Responsibility: edited by Alistair Rolls and Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan.
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