Nouveau Roman

Narrative continuity, character development, omniscient perspective, unity of meaning -- in short, all the conventions associated with the traditional novel -- were thrown out the door by the writers of the Nouveau Roman. They considered these conventions inappropriate given the nature... [more]

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  • Excerpt from "The Lover"
    Set against the backdrop of French colonial Vietnam, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a pubescent girl from a financially strapped French family and an older, wealthy Chinese man. In 1929, a 15 year old nameless girl is trav ...
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