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Portraits of the garçonne as artist: gender and creativity in French fiction of the années folles (2018)
Journal Article
Shingler, K. (2018). Portraits of the garçonne as artist: gender and creativity in French fiction of the années folles. Modern and Contemporary France, 26(4), (395-411). doi:10.1080/09639489.2018.1491536. ISSN 0963-9489

This article examines a series of popular and middlebrow works of fiction from the 1920s which represent the garçonne (the flapper, or androgynous, emancipated young woman) as artist. Challenging the popular view of the années folles as a period of r... Read More about Portraits of the garçonne as artist: gender and creativity in French fiction of the années folles.

"Hood films" et films de banlieue: etude comparative des dynamiques linguistiques et culturelles du sous-titrage (2018)
Journal Article
Mevel, P. (in press). "Hood films" et films de banlieue: etude comparative des dynamiques linguistiques et culturelles du sous-titrage

This article offers a comparative analysis of the way Hood films are subtitled into French on the one hand, and banlieue films are subtitled into English on the other. After placing the two genres in their respective cultural environment, this articl... Read More about "Hood films" et films de banlieue: etude comparative des dynamiques linguistiques et culturelles du sous-titrage.

In the absence of noise, nothing sounds: Blanchot and the performance of harsh noise wall (2018)
Journal Article
Hegarty, P. (2018). In the absence of noise, nothing sounds: Blanchot and the performance of harsh noise wall. Angelaki, 23(3), 112-124. doi:10.1080/0969725X.2018.1473933

Blanchot took Mallarmé’s “Book” as the paradigm for an artwork that aspired to such excess it could not exist. And yet it partly did, in the form of the poem Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard. For Blanchot, this ultimate literary work acted a... Read More about In the absence of noise, nothing sounds: Blanchot and the performance of harsh noise wall.

Slavery in Enlightenment America – Crèvecoeur’s bilingual approach (2018)
Journal Article
Still, J. (2018). Slavery in Enlightenment America – Crèvecoeur’s bilingual approach. Journal of Romance Studies, 18(1), doi:10.3828/jrs.2018.6

Crèvecoeur’s reception has been skewed by a focus on his writing in English. His work on slavery has been neglected - with the exception of one extract on a bestial Southern atrocity, and even that letter has been undermined as an anti-slavery text.... Read More about Slavery in Enlightenment America – Crèvecoeur’s bilingual approach.

From 'moule' to 'modulation': logics of Deleuzean 'control' in recent reforms to French labour law (2018)
Journal Article
Lane, J. F. (2018). From 'moule' to 'modulation': logics of Deleuzean 'control' in recent reforms to French labour law. Modern and Contemporary France, 26(3), 245-259. doi:10.1080/09639489.2018.1437126

In his influential ‘Postscriptum sur les sociétés de contrôle’ (1990), Gilles Deleuze argues that one defining characteristic of contemporary ‘societies of control’ is that salaried labour functions no longer as a ‘moule’, defining workers’ identitie... Read More about From 'moule' to 'modulation': logics of Deleuzean 'control' in recent reforms to French labour law.