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By Simon Kemp

Crime fiction is a well-liked aim for literary pastiche in France. From the nouveau roman and the Oulipo crew to the present avant-garde, writers have seized at the style to use it for his or her personal ends, toying with its conventional plots and characters, and exploring its preoccupations with conception, cause and fact. within the first full-length examine of the phenomenon, Simon Kemp's research centres on 4 significant writers of the 20th century, Alain Robbe-Grillet (b. 1922), Michel Butor (b. 1926), Georges Perec (193682) and Jean Echenoz (b. 1947). Out in their assorted encounters with the style, from deconstruction of the vintage detective tale to homage to the roman noir, Kemp elucidates the advanced dating among the pasticheur and his goal, which calls for a completely new evaluate of pastiche as a literary form.

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