Subjects Not-at-Home: Forms of the Uncanny in the Contemporary French Novel: Emmanuel Carrere, Marie NDiaye, Eugene Savitzkaya

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Subjects Not-at-home is the first book-length study of the concept of the uncanny (Das Unheimliche) in the context of French literature. It explores the ways in which certain contemporary French novelists are exploiting the themes, imagery and dynamics of the uncanny to generate a repertoire of narrative tactics for the portrayal of the chez soi. Through an analysis of nine novels by Marie NDiaye, Eugene Savitzkaya and Emmanuel Carrere, the author reveals a developing tendency within current writing to re-appropriate ...

Subjects Not-at-home: Forms of the Uncanny in the Contemporary French Novel: Emmanuel Carrere, Marie NDiaye, Eugene Savitzkaya 2010, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042030053

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