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La distance ironique dans les romans de Houellebecq et Grunberg

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Lectures croisées de l’œuvre de Michel Houellebecq
  • Author: Van Der Goot (Jitske)
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  • Abstract: The French author Michel Houellebecq and the Dutch author Arnon Grunberg share a poetic of controversy and a devastating cynism. By using irony, satire and exaggerations, the authors tend a magnifying glass to their readers, in which perceives the image of a society in decay, an image that provokes laughter by its grotesque expansion but then also unveils the appalling reality. The authors criticize this reality but do not engage: their nihilistic vision dominates.
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  • Pages: 125 to 136
  • Last edition: 2017
  • Collection: Encounters, n° 174
  • Subcollection: Twentieth and twenty-first century literature, n° 26

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-05908-0
  • ISSN: 2103-5636
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-05910-3.p.0125
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 06-14-2017
  • Language: French
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