Catherine Viollet (1939-2014) Was a member of the IABA. At the time of her sudden death in September 2014, She Was working on Gender, gender, sexualities. What are the autobiographical manuscripts? The volume HAS-been now published as an homage to a long and passionate career dedicated to research on autobiography, genetic criticism and gender studies.
ABOUT THE VOLUME:
Gender, gender, sexualities. What are the autobiographical manuscripts?
Under the direction of Catherine Viollet and Danielle Constantin
Collection “Gender … to read and think”
University Press of Rouen and Le Havre, 2016
15.5 x 24 cm – € 19
Gender issues, gender and sexualities, considered in their plurality, are a major area of human experience and a vast field of research concerning all practices, both social and symbolic, especially the language and writing. These concepts allow to question received wisdom, to deconstruct the evidence and explore texts from a fresh angle.
The autobiographical writings deal with aspects of human life, the most secret, most intimate, including complex gender relations and gender (as building the relationship between the biological and social), gender and the various sexualities, between gender and sexualities. The study of these writings genesis process involves taking into account the constraints, both material and symbolic, related to these categories that structure society, and identify their function in the production of texts. The research on gender, issues of sexual identities, and discursive representations of sexuality and who are related to them in the study of the genesis of autobiographical texts the material of choice because of a genuine pact locations quintessential creative development, they carry traces of conflicts, issues, ambiguities and contradictions, self-censorship and censorship, adjustments between reproduction and subversion standards, own metamorphosis in the production process .
The volume brings together thirteen articles that want to realize the originality and relevance of literary analysis being located at the intersection, still too little explored, a questioning of gender, gender and sexuality, research on forms autobiographical and work in genetic criticism. The analyzes presented in this volume are looking at texts and preliminary texts from French domain (Herculine Barbin, Simone de Beauvoir, Annie Ernaux, Marie Edmee, Violette Leduc, Yves Navarre) and abroad (Géza Csáth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Jack Kerouac, Anaïs Nin). It includes a bibliography of publications Catherine Viollet, a pioneer in the encounter of genetic analysis on autobiographical texts and gender studies.
Catherine Viollet (1949-2014) came in 1976 at the ITEM-CNRS / ENS where she worked as a researcher until 2014, while conducting since its founding in 1995 the team “Genesis and autobiography.” His numerous works have focused on German texts, French and Russian focusing on gender studies and, with Elena Gretchanaïa, the corpus of Russian diarists writing in French in the nineteenth century. She is interested in the major figures of literature (Proust, Thomas Mann) as less canonical writers such as Christiane Rochefort or Violette Leduc or say ordinary writings. this volume posthumously dedicated to it.
Danielle Constantin is a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto. Since 2004 she is a research associate at ITEM-CNRS / ENS in Paris. She published masks and mirages. Genesis of the novel in Cortázar, Perec and Villemaire (New York, Peter Lang, 2008) and co-directed with Jean-Luc Joly and Christelle Reggiani Species perecquiens spaces (Bordeaux, Le Castor Astral, 2015).
Tribute to Catherine Viollet (1949-2014)
Protocol transcription of manuscripts
Gender identities and sexualities
Be written to die.
Memories of the hermaphrodite Herculine Barbin
Text-text body / bodies.
The diary of Géza Csáth
Writing as “sensual act”
in published texts and the Journal of Yves Navarre
Eroticism and sensuality in autobiographical writing Annie Ernaux.
A study of subjectivity and the terms of its representation
Repression, censorship, self-censorship
Words to the plots.
The gesture of desire in the Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Write a life decipher “a” conundrum.
Marie Edmee … a young French girl under the Second Empire
Simon Dubois Boucheraud
“When I arrive to-be at least a man? “
Anaïs Nin or fragments of an incestuous speech
Genetic path of Simone de Beauvoir’s Wartime Diary.
Gender, Sexuality and representation memorial
Roll the text.
Censorship in the genesis of On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Genesis and editing Hunting for love
Violette Leduc: Manuscript
Beauvoir reader of Violette Leduc books
Violette and René, a poetic sex.
Study specifications 6 Hunting for love
The mother in the manuscripts
La Chasse to love: a revealing pattern
Alison P E ron
Poetics of genre and literary genres
in the manuscripts of The Hunt for love
Danielle Constantine and Rodolphe Baudin
Bibliography of Catherine Viollet
List of Figures