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Of Words and the World:
Referential Anxiety in Contemporary French Fiction
David R. Ellison

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Note on Texts and Translations
Introduction3
Pt. 1Metamorphoses of the Referential Function, 1956-198423
Ch. 1Vertiginous Storytelling: Camus's La Chute, 195625
Ch. 2Reappearing Man in Robbe-Grillet's Topologie d'une cite fantome, 197644
Ch. 3Narrative Leveling and Performative Pathos in Claude Simon's Les Georgiques, 198155
Ch. 4The Self as Referent: Postmodern Autobiographies, 1983-1984 (Robbe-Grillet, Duras, Sarraute)69
Pt. 2"Pure Fiction" And the Inevitability of Reference97
Ch. 5Blanchot and Narrative104
Ch. 6Beckett and the Ethics of Fabulation132
Conclusion155
Notes159
Works Cited183
Index193

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