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    Louis-Ferdinand Celine: journeys to the extreme

    Catani, Damian P. (2021) Louis-Ferdinand Celine: journeys to the extreme. London, UK: Reaktion press. ISBN 9781789144673.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Louis-Ferdinand Céline was one of the most innovative novelists of the twentieth century, and his influence both in his native France and beyond remains huge. This book sheds light on Céline’s groundbreaking novels, which drew extensively on his complex life: he rose from humble beginnings to worldwide literary fame, then dramatically fell from grace only to return, belatedly, to the limelight. Céline’s subversive writing remains fresh and urgent today, despite his abhorrent political views and the inflammatory pamphlets that threatened to ruin his reputation. The first English-language biography of Céline in over two decades, this book explores new material and reminds us why the author belongs in the pantheon of modern greats.

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    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Arts > Languages, Cultures & Applied Linguistics (from 2021)
    Research Centres and Institutes: Aesthetics of Kinship and Community, Birkbeck Research in (BRAKC)
    Depositing User: Damian Catani
    Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2022 12:52
    Last Modified: 31 Jan 2022 12:52
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/47321

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