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Amélie Nothomb

Authorship, Identity and Narrative Practice


Susan Bainbrigge and Jeanette Den Toonder

Contents: Jacques de Decker: Preface: Nothomb avec un b comme Belgique/Nothomb with a b as in Belgium – Susan Bainbrigge/Jeanette den Toonder: Introduction – Hélène Jaccomard: Self in Fabula: Amélie Nothomb’s Three Autobiographical Works – Désirée Pries: Piscina: Gender Identity in Métaphysique des tubes – Victoria B. Korzeniowska: Bodies, Space and Meaning in Amélie Nothomb’s Stupeur et tremblements – Cathrine Rodgers: Nothomb’s Anorexic Beauties – Lénaïk Le Garrec: Beastly Beauties and Beautiful Beasts – Philippa Caine: ‘Entre-deux’ Inscription of Female Corporeality in the Writing of Amélie Nothomb – Jean-Marc Terrasse: Does Monstrosity Exist in the Feminine? A Reading of Amélie Nothomb’s Angels and Monsters – Shirley Ann Jordan: Amélie Nothomb’s Combative Dialogues: Erudition, Wit and Weaponry – Claire Gorrara: L’Assassinat de l’écriture: Amélie Nothomb’s Les Combustibles – Susan Bainbrigge: ‘Monter l’escalier anachronique’: Intertextuality in Mercure – David Gascoigne: Amélie Nothomb and the Poetics of Excess – Laureline Amanieux: The Myth of Dionysus in Amélie Nothomb’s Work – Mark D. Lee: Amélie Nothomb: Writing Childhood’s End – Marinella Termite: ‘Closure’ in Amélie Nothomb’s Novels – Andrew Wilson: ‘Sabotage, eh?’ Translating Le Sabotage amoureux from the French into the Canadian and the American – Adriana Hunter: Narrative Voice in Amélie Nothomb’s Stupeur et tremblements: A Translator’s Impression.