(Re-) Writing Wrongs: French Crime Fiction and the Palimpsest

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Rewriting Wrongs: French Crime Fiction and the Palimpsest furthers scholarly research into French crime fiction and, within that broad context, examines the nature, functions and specificity of the palimpsest. Originally a palaeographic phenomenon, the palimpsest has evolved into a figurative notion used to define any cultural artefact which has been reused but still bears traces of its earlier form. In her 2007 study The Palimpsest, Sarah Dillon refers to the persistent fascination with palimpsests in the popular ...

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(Re-) Writing Wrongs: French Crime Fiction and the Palimpsest 2014, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443861335

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