Overproximity. L’inconsistance de la frontière entre protagoniste et prochain dans les romans d’Amélie Nothomb

Cristina Alvares
  • Revue Romane Langue et littérature International Journal of Romance Languages and Literatures, January 2015, John Benjamins
  • DOI: 10.1075/rro.50.1.11alv

The need for a border in Nothomb's novels.

What is it about?

This paper is about the dialectic confrontation between the Protagonist and the Neighbor in Amélie Nothomb's novels which dramatizes what Slavoj Zizek calls overproximity.

Why is it important?

A reading of the works of Nothomb with Lacan, Zizek and Girard.

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