Jean Rouaud. Pour une anamnese romanesque de la modernité

Title in English Jean Rouaud. For a novelistic anamnesis of modernity


Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Romanesques
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords modernity; archeology of knowledge; postmodernism; Jean Rouaud; contemporary French novel; Literature and History
Description In this paper, we propose a closer look at this completely original practice which questions historical modernity through individual paths of the author's ancestors. Is observed writing in a spiral that escapes the pathetic speeches and free on war without falling into a free humor. This writing is paralleled with the interpretations of history from the advent of the Postmodern condition.