Naming & Unnaming: On Raymond Queneau


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Naming and Unnaming is a dazzling study that centers on the work of Raymond Queneau, one of the most influential French novelists of the twentieth century. Jordan Stump takes as his subject the many implications--epistemological, political, literary, sometimes even physical--of naming in Queneau's remarkable novels. From the idea that the names of characters offer a more immediate and perhaps even a more intimate understanding of their souls than we might glean from their words and deeds has grown the broad field of ...

Naming & Unnaming: On Raymond Queneau 1998, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803242685