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'Am I not an author?' Social class and the contemporary French novel (2018)
Journal Article
Chadderton, H. (in press). 'Am I not an author?' Social class and the contemporary French novel. Modern & contemporary France / ASM & CF, 1-14. doi:10.1080/09639489.2018.1518319

While the term ‘working-class’ has fallen out of usage as the concept of class has lost its visibility and its power as a métarécit, this does not mean the issues that this term evokes have gone away. The hardship that comes of particular working liv... Read More

The littérature mineure of François Bon (2017)
Journal Article
Chadderton, H. (2017). The littérature mineure of François Bon. Studies in 20th & 21st century literature, 41(1), (1-13). doi:10.4148/2334-4415.1870. ISSN 2334-4415

This article shows how the work of contemporary author François Bon can be read as an example of Deleuze and Guattari’s littérature mineure. Bon’s work stands out on the French literary scene for its capacity to be political in both its content and i... Read More

Translating class in Jonathan Coe (2017)
Journal Article
Chadderton, H. (2017). Translating class in Jonathan Coe. Translator: Studies in Intercultural Communication, 23(3), 269-278. doi:10.1080/13556509.2017.1297673

This article looks at the translation and reception in France of the contemporary British author Jonathan Coe. Coe’s work is four times more popular in France than in the UK and is particularly enjoyed for its treatment of contemporary social and pol... Read More

Writing motherhood: Marie Darrieussecq’s Le Bébé (2009)
Book
Chadderton, H. (2009). Writing motherhood: Marie Darrieussecq’s Le Bébé. Aimer et mourir: love, death, and women’s lives in texts of French expression, 152 - 168. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Marie Darrieussecq's textual worlds: self, society, language
Book
Chadderton, H. Marie Darrieussecq's textual worlds: self, society, language. The University of Hull

This is the first book-length study devoted to the work of the contemporary French author Marie Darrieussecq, one of France’s leading writers, whose work has proved fascinating to both critics and readers for its diversity, her seeming ability to eva... Read More