Recent Publications

Morgane Cadieu
Publication Date:
08/01/2019

Cet ouvrage explore les enjeux du hasard et de l’antihasard en littérature lorsqu’il s’agit, pour un auteur ou un personnage, d écrire, d’énumérer et de marcher. Le clinamen (cette forme de déviation aléatoire) est un paradigme esthétique qui permet de questionner le rôle du déterminisme et du...
Christophe Schuwey
Publication Date:
04/23/2019

L’informatique a profondément transformé les études littéraires, qu’il s’agisse des méthodes d’investigation, des questions posées ou des corpus abordés. Pour nombre de chercheurs toutefois, les « humanités numériques » demeurent un domaine étrange et étranger, source de fantasmes et de...
Christopher L. Miller
Publication Date:
10/01/2018

https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/I/bo29203296.html Writing a new page in the surprisingly long history of literary deceit, Impostors examines a series of literary hoaxes, deceptions that involved flagrant acts of cultural appropriation. This book looks at authors who posed as...
Thomas C. Connolly
Publication Date:
02/26/2018

Readings in the Sous-Oeuvre

Paul Celan (1920-1970) is perhaps the most widely read of modern German-language poets, and yet his reputation has been constructed on a small body of primary texts. Thomas C. Connolly seeks to destabilize canonical readings of Celan’s work by exploring the sous-oeuvre, the marginalized or...
Maurice Samuels
Publication Date:
03/08/2017

http://www.editions-hermann.fr/5083-l-invention-de-la-litterature-juive-… Une certaine histoire littéraire en France s’entête à nier l’existence de toute littérature juive antérieure à 1900. Armand Lunel, par exemple, a soutenu que, jusqu’à la fin du xixe siècle, « une littérature que l’on...
Publication Date:
01/06/2017

R Howard Bloch
Publication Date:
11/01/2016

Published by W.W. Norton In the tradition of The Swerve comes this thrilling, detective-like work of literary history that reveals how a poem created the world we live in today. It was, improbably, the forerunner of our digital age: a French poem about a shipwreck published in 1897 that, with its...
Maurice Samuels
Publication Date:
11/01/2016

Published by University of Chicago Press Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and religious...
Alice Kaplan
Publication Date:
09/15/2016

Trad. de l’anglais (États-Unis) par Patrick Hersant Hors série Connaissance, Gallimard   La lecture de L’Étranger tient du rite d’initiation. Partout dans le monde, elle accompagne le passage à l’âge adulte et la découverte des grandes questions de la vie. L’histoire de Meursault, cet...
Alice Kaplan
Publication Date:
09/01/2016

Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

Published by University of Chicago Press The Stranger is a rite of passage for readers around the world. Since its publication in France in 1942, Camus’s novel has been translated into sixty languages and sold more than six million copies. It’s the rare novel that’s as at likely to be found in a...