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Marguerite Duras Lives On

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-12-23
  • Publisher: UPA
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Marguerite Duras Lives On is a collection of essays published in English by the Duras Society between the fall of 1989 and spring 1993 and includes various critical schools of Durassian Scholars. Organized by genres, this book includes an essay on Duras's theater, five essays on her films, several essays on her novels and also an essay on feminist theory dealing with issues of the female voice and identity in Duras's work. The forward is written by Anne-Marie Alonzo, who is a poet, fiction writer, playwright, literary critic, and editor/publisher of Trois, a leading review and publishing house in Quèbec.

Table of Contents

Anne-Marie Alonzo
Janine Ricouart
The Search for an Authentic Voice: Helene Cixous and Marguerite Duras
Barbara Wiedemann
A Rethinking of Genre and Gender through a Reading of Yes peut-etre
Susan Detlefsen
Memory, Love, and Inaccessibility in Hiroshima mon amour
Deborah Lesko Baker
The Voice-Over in India Song by Marguerite Duras
Sylvie Blum-Reid
Where is the Woman in this Text? Marguerite Duras and Le Navire Night: "Histoire d'images noires"
Sarah E. Barbour
"Vous etes ce qui n'aura pas lieu:" Marguerite Duras's Aurelias
Monique E. Fol
Can a Man Know a Woman? The Malady of Death by Marguerite Duras and its Film Adaptation by Peter Handke
Ruth Perlmutter
Eccentric Time in Marguerite Duras's Novel: Les Petits Chevaux de Tarquinia
Ronald R. Stone
The Shape of Desire in Marguerite Duras's Ten-thirty on a Summer Night
Laura Hinton
Filling the Void: Transference, Love, Being and Writing in Duras's L'Amant
Laurie Vickroy
Coming to Terms: Image and Masquerade in Marguerite Duras's L' Amant
Robert L. Mazzola
Prisoners of Pain: Marguerite Duras's La Douleur
Rosemarie Scullion
Duras, Narratives of Desire: A Response to Scullion's Essay
Anne-Marie Gronhovd
Eros and Thanatos or Durassian Desire: Disease and Death
Janine Ricouart
"It's Immaterial," She Said: Marguerite Duras on La Vie Materielle
Carol J. Murphy
An Introduction to Robert Antelme
Kevin C. O'Neill
A Review of Duras (biographie)
Alain Vircondelet
Catherine Rodgers
A Review of Welcome Unreason, A Study of "Madness" in the Novels of Marguerite Duras
Raynalle Udris
Catherine Rodgers
A Review of Forgetting and Marguerite Duras
Carol Hofman
Derek Johnston
Contributors 227

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