Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2014

216 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748668212

Bookseller Code (06)

The Becoming of the Body

Contemporary Women's Writing in French

First Edition

Amaleena Damlé

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • Analyses a range of texts by Amélie Nothomb, Ananda Devi, Marie Darrieussecq and Nina Bouraoui
  • Investigates key concepts in the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, contemporary feminism, postfeminism, queer theory and postcolonial studies
  • Offers a new, rhizomatic approach to the analysis of the female body and transformation in contemporary women's writing in French

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