Special volume French Cultural Studies November 2010

Special issue: Story-Telling in Contemporary French Fiction: le ‘prêt-à-penser’ and Reading Pleasure

Edited by: Diana Holmes and David Platten

Diana Holmes and David Platten


Jacques Migozzi

Storytelling: opium du peuple et / ou plaisirs du texte?

Floriane Place-Verghnes

Instruction, distraction, réflexion: lecture de Persepolis

David Platten

Wired to the Word: On Reading Thrillers

Lorna Milne

Monumental Misdeeds: Rewriting French History and Identity with Claude Izner and Alix de Saint-André

Diana Holmes

The Comfortable Reader: Romantic Bestsellers and Critical Disdain