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Defective Inspectors

Crime-Fiction Pastiche in Late Twentieth-Century French Literature

Defective Inspectors( )
Author: Kemp, Simon
ISBN:978-1-351-56994-1
Publication Date:Jul 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

Crime fiction is a popular target for literary pastiche in France. From the nouveau roman and the Oulipo group to the current avant-garde, writers have seized on the genre to exploit it for their own ends, toying with its traditional plots and characters, and exploring its preoccupations with perception, reason and truth. In the first full-length study of the phenomenon, Simon Kemp's investigation centres on four major writers of the twentieth century, Alain Robbe-Grillet (b. 1922),...
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Pages:180



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