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Poetic Becomings

Studies in Contemporary French Literature

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Jérôme Game

What does contemporary French poetry do to the subject? This book examines the means and effects of the subject’s transmutation into various processes of (de-)subjectivation by looking at the works of four contemporary writers: Christian Prigent, Dominique Fourcade, Olivier Cadiot and Hubert Lucot. The author explores their work in the context of Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy, building a critical apparatus – a ‘poetics of becoming’ – that informs close readings of poems and prose. Moving beyond established criteria of classical literary criticism, the book both offers a comparative discussion of Deleuze’s notions of literature and provides new insights into French writing, addressing the political dimension of contemporary poetry from the perspective of current theoretical radicalism.

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Additional Bibliography References are given in full in the footnotes the first time a work appears in the text; the below are additional resources. Alféri, P., Chercher une phrase (Paris: Christian Bourgois, 1991) Arlyck, E., Viart, D. (eds), Ef fractions de la poésie (Ecritures contemporaines no. 7) (Paris: Minard, 2003) Arthaud, C., et al., Cent titres 1. Poésie française contemporaine (de l’après-guerre à aujourd’hui) (Marseille: CIPM/Farrago, 1999) Audet, R. (ed.), Enjeux du contemporain (Québec: Nota Bene, 2009) Audinet, E., et al., Etats Généraux de la Poésie (Marseille: CIPM/Farrago, 1993) Avirai, A., Telling Rhythms. Body and Meaning in Poetry (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994) Baetens, J., Viart, D. (eds), La Littérature française contemporaine. Questions et perspec- tives, ed. D. Viart (Louvain: Presses Universitaires de Louvain, 1993) Baetens, J., Viart, D. (eds), Etats du roman contemporain (Ecritures contemporaines 2) (Paris: Minard, 1999) Baetens, J., Viart, D. (eds), L’Un et l’autre. Figures du poème (Ecritures contemporaines no. 4) (Paris: Minard, 2001) Baillieu, J.-M., La Poésie en string (Bordeaux: L’Attente, 2004) Barthes, R., Le Bruissement de la langue. Essais critiques IV (Paris: Seuil, 1984) Bergen, V., Résistances philosophiques (Paris: P.U.F., 2009) Bishop, M. (ed.), The Language of Poetry. Crisis and Solution (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1980) Bishop, M. (ed.), The Contemporary Poetry of France. Eight Studies (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1985) Bishop, M. (ed.), Contemporary French Women’s Poetry, Vol. I and II (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995) Bishop, M., Elson, C. (eds), Contemporary French Poetics...

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