Reading Between the Lines

BookReading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines

Claude Simon and the Visual Arts

Modern French Writers, 2


April 1st, 1999


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This is the first extended analysis of Simon’s novels, examining the relationship between the work of the French Nobel prize-winning novelist Claude Simon and that of a number of visual artists whose work he has used as stimuli in the production of his novels.

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Jean Duffy is Professor of French, University of Edinburgh. General Editor of French Studies. Author of 'Reading Between the Lines: Claude Simon and the Visual Arts' (Liverpool University Press, 1998); 'Using French Vocabulary' (Cambridge University Press, 1999); 'Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor' (Liverpool University Press, 2003).