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The nouveau roman and writing in Britain after modernism

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The nouveau roman and Writing in Britain After Modernism recovers a neglected literary history. In the late 1950s, news began to arrive in Britain of a group of French writers who were remaking the form of the novel. In the work of Michel Butor, Marguerite Duras, Robert Pinget, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Nathalie Sarraute, and Claude Simon, the hallmarks of novelistic writing―discernible characters, psychological depth, linear chronology―were discarded in favour of other aesthetic horizons. Transpo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Series:
Oxford English Monographs
Publication date:
2019-12-10
Source identifiers:
1025192
ISBN-10:
019885000X
ISBN-13:
9780198850007
Pubs id:
pubs:1025192
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uuid:b21d9571-4eb5-4b52-8ecf-395a101a181b
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pubs:1025192
Deposit date:
2019-12-16

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