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Title Evil in contemporary French and Francophone literature [electronic resource] / edited by Scott M. Powers.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND/AS EVIL; THE MONSTER WITHIN; WRITING WHAT CANNOT BE SAID; THE PO/ETHICS OF THE CHILD TESTIMONY; BEIGBEDERS EVIL PERSONAE IN WINDOWS ON THE WORLD; IS KINDLY JUST KINKY?IRONY AND EVIL IN JONATHAN LITTELL'S THE KINDLY ONES; JONATHAN LITTELL'S THE KINDLY ONES; REFERENCES; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Summary Evil remains a primary source of inquiry in contemporary literature of French expression, even among its most secular writers. In considering French-speaking authors from France, Belgium, the United States, the Maghreb, and Sub-Saharan Africa, this collection delineates a rich international perspective on some of the most disturbing events of our time. Each essay testifies to the urgency expressed in works of fiction to give an account of human catastrophes, from the Shoah and the Rwandan gen ...
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Subject French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Evil in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Powers, Scott M.
Other Form: Print version: Powers, Scott M. Evil in Contemporary French and Francophone Literature. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2011 9781443825870
ISBN 9781443826167 (electronic bk.)
1443826162 (electronic bk.)
1443825875 (hbk.)
9781443825870 (hbk.)
1283141884
9781283141888
Standard No. 9786613141880