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Volume 44 (2019)
Triannual (Winter, Spring, Fall)
ISSN: 0098-9355
E-ISSN: 1534-1836

French Forum

Produced by the French section of the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, French Forum is a journal of French and Francophone literature and film. It publishes articles in English and French on all periods and genres in both disciplines and welcomes a multiplicity of approaches.

French Forum was founded by Virginia and Raymond La Charité.

Recent Table of Contents

Vol. 41 Numbers 1-2 Summer/Fall 2016


RÉSURGENCE/OUBLI: Dans les arts et les médias après 1968 by Sabrinelle Bedrane, Bruno Blanckeman, Et Gerald Prince

Des fantômes aux revenants: figures du spectre

Écriture et sépulture dans L’autre fille d’Annie Ernaux by Barbara Havercroft

Les fantômes du passé: Humour et imagination fantastique dans quelques autofictions récentes (Chloé Delaume, Camille Laurens, Nathalie Rheims) by Yves Baudelle

La guerre après la guerre (résurgences de la Seconde Guerre mondiale)

Résurgence et oubli dans Parc sauvage de Jacques Roubaud by Alain Schaffner

D’une résurgence à l’autre: De Shoah à La Question humaine by Marie-Hélène Boblet

Occultations et évitements (les littératures postcoloniales et l’oubli)

La résurgence perpétuelle des apocalypses postcoloniales: Une étude des Sept solitudes de Lorsa Lopez de Sony Labou Tansi by Xavier Garnier

Résurgences/oublis: L’exemple de la guerre d’Algérie by Catherine Brun

Entre fiction romanesque et fiction théâtrale: les résurgences dramatiques de l’histoire

Une résurgence traumatique “temps zéro”: Les Guerriers de Philippe Minyana by Catherine Douzou

Patrick Deville et le mausolée: Équatoria by Marc Dambre

L’autre et l’ailleurs de l’oubli

Souvenirs de l’oubli: Villa Chagrin de Marie Cosnay (2006), Ce que j ’appelle oubli de Laurent Mauvignier (2011) et Peste & Choléra de Patrick Deville (2012) by Warren Motte

L’Autrefois et le Jadis dans L’Occupation américaine de Pascal Quignard by Bruno Thibault

Le monde romain est notre mélancolie: L’objet perdu de Pascal Quignard by Yue Zhuo

Book Reviews

Phillip John Usher. Epic Arts in Renaissance France reviewed by Marc Bizer

Marit Grøtta. Baudelaire’s Media Aesthetics: The Gaze of the Flâneur and 19th-Century Media reviewed by Aimée Boutin

Catherine Dunlop. Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland reviewed by Kory Olson

Margaret Cook Andersen. Regeneration through Empire: French Pronatalists and Colonial Settlement in the Third Republic reviewed by Michele Gerring

Geneviève de Viveiros. Margot Irvine and Karin Schwerdtner, eds. Risques et Regrets, Les dangers de l’écriture épistolaire reviewed by Catherine Poisson

Julia David. Ni réaction, ni révolution. Les intellectuels juifs, la critique du progrès et le scrupule de l’histoire reviewed by Edward K. Kaplan

Roland Barthes. Album. Inédits, correspondances et varia reviewed by Alexandru Matei

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French Forum is a journal of French and Francophone literature and film. It publishes articles in English and French on all periods and genres in both disciplines, and welcomes a multiplicity of approaches. Articles, prepared according to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, should be at least 4,500 words but not exceed 6,500 words (including notes and bibliography), and should be submitted electronically as attachments to:

Philippe Met (Editor-in-Chief)

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French Forum
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