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“Seul le flou rend le vide perceptible”: An Ecocritical Approach to Marie Darrieussecq’s Fantastic Fiction by Amanda Vredenburgh '12

Roughly translated "Only Haziness Makes Emptiness Perceptible": An Ecocritical Approach to Marie Darrieussecq’s Fantastic Fiction" by Amanda Vredenburgh ’12. The lecture is FREE and open to the public; no ticket is required. Lecture is in english.

Amanda Vredenburgh is a PhD Candidate in French & Francophone Studies at Indiana University who specializes in Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century French/Francophone Fiction. Her current project, entitled Space of Hesitation, Place of Confrontation: A New Approach to the Fantastic Genre through Contemporary French Novels, analyzes the fantastic novels of four contemporary authors who write in French: Marie Darrieussecq, Milan Kundera, Marie NDiaye, and Antoine Volodine, in order to reveal the contribution of literature to current political, ecological, and social debates.


Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121)

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