University of Hull logo

Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir (2015)
Journal Article
Kimyongür, A. (2015). Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir

Conflict is by definition at the heart of the crime novel: most evidently in the usually violent conflict between victim and perpetrator but also in a more abstract, though equally important, way in the conflict between the perpetrator and the social... Read More

Dominique Manotti and the roman noir (2012)
Journal Article
Kimyongür, A., Kimyonguer, A., & Kimyongur, A. (2013). Dominique Manotti and the roman noir. Contemporary Women's Writing, 7(3), (235-252). doi:10.1093/cww/vps012. ISSN 1754-1476

Dominique Manotti's crime fiction novels have as their setting a variety of contemporary political and economic issues, a deliberate choice for an author who sees her work not as traditional detective novels, where order is reestablished upon the res... Read More

‘The beast never dies’: Maurice Gouiran and the uses of war memory (2011)
Journal Article
KIMYONGÜR, A., & Kimyongür, A. (2011). ‘The beast never dies’: Maurice Gouiran and the uses of war memory. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 4(3), (371-381). doi:10.1386/jwcs.4.3.371_1. ISSN 1752-6272

This article proposes a study of contemporary crime writer Maurice Gouiran who, between 2001 and 2010, published a series of detective novels in which the recovery of memory plays a key role. While many of the novels are set in present-day Marseilles... Read More