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Duras la Métisse : métissage fantasmatique et linguistique dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Duras

Preface by Christiane BLOT-LABARRÈRE

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Marguerite Duras was born of French parents teaching in Indochina, yet she recognized the ambiguity of the métisse (mixed-race) condition as her own: "The métisse," she said, "comes from somewhere else. This somewhere else is without end. It is about other things that cannot be spoken." What do we make of a métisse that is only imagined? It is within the body of her writing that Marguerite Duras inscribes the symbols of her métisse identity. From time to time, her texts present a métisse encounter; but it is above all the uncertain dynamic of mixed culture within the fluctuating structure of a number of characters that offers the most interesting opportunity for reflection and interpretation. For Marguerite Duras, writing is the representation of difference and the inappropriate, but it is also the proof of a métissage that manifests itself in the sudden appearance of an improbable idiom, French insidiously crossed with Vietnamese…

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Duras la Métisse : métissage fantasmatique et linguistique dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Duras

Duras la Métisse : métissage fantasmatique et linguistique dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras was born of French parents teaching in Indochina, yet she recognized the ambiguity of the métisse (mixed-race) condition as her own: "The métisse," she said, "comes from somewhere else. This somewhere else is without end. It is about...

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Title Duras la Métisse : métissage fantasmatique et linguistique dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Duras
Edition First Edition
By (author) Catherine BOUTHORS-PAILLART
Preface by Christiane BLOT-LABARRÈRE
ISSN 0073-2397
Issue 402
Language Français
Publisher Librairie Droz
Title First Published 12/1/2002
 
Format Paperback/softback
ISBN-13 978-2-600-00822-8
GTIN13 (EAN13) 9782600008228
Reference no. 15-402
Publication Date 12/1/2002
Nb of pages XVI - 248
Dimensions 15.2 x 22.200001 cm
Weight 540 gr
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