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The environment in French and francophone literature and film

Jeff Persels


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  • Title:
    The environment in French and francophone literature and film
  • Author: Jeff Persels
  • Description: Cover; Copyright Page; Title Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Michel Serres, Luc Ferry, and the Possibility of a Natural Contract; It's a Queer Thing: Early Modern French Ecocriticism; Discours mythiques et écocritiques en dialogue: l'exempled'Alexandrie d'Égypte; "Please Don't Feed the Natives": Human Zoos, Colonial Desire,and Bodies on Display; Pilgrims in a Toxic Land: Writing the Trenches of the FrenchGreat War; Café toxique: éco-colonialisme et monoculture dans La Terre ducafé de Patrice Nganang; Writing the Land/scape: Marie Darrieussecq's Le Pays
    L'Environnement dans le dessin de presse de Plantu: étudesémiotiqueEco-Lessons: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's HOME and theRepublican Pedagogical Contract; Sciences humaines et écologie - trouver les nouvellespasserelles et les nouveaux mots pour entreprendre un nouveaumonde
    Volume 39 of FLS French Literature Series features ten articles on the topic of the environment in French and Francophone Literature and Film. Contributors engage with the work of such authors, filmakers and cartoonists as Michel Serres, Luc Ferry, Patrice Nganang, Marie Darrieussecq, Yann-Arthus Bertrand and Plantu, and such topics as human zoos, eco-colonialism, queer theory, and the environmental catastrophes of WWI and, globally, of human civilization as recorded in the recent eco-documentary, HOME . Wide-ranging, provocative and topical these articles both broaden and deepen the efficacy
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi
  • Format: 1 online resource (165 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 94-012-0884-0
  • Subjects: Environmentalism in literature; Environmental films; French literature; Motion pictures, French; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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