Marguerite Duras: Fascinating Vision and Narrative Cure

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Index
Alcoholism, 22–23
Amant, L', autobiographical text, 16, 110–21; Prix Goncourt and, 9
Amour, L', 35–36
Autobiography: fictional versions of, 101. See also Amant, L'
Ball scene: as originary trauma in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, 34–35, 38, 43–49; recalled in India Song, 63, 77–79, 82–83; replays of in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, 51–53, 60
Barrage contre le Pacifique, Un, 9, 16, 96, 101–10, 116
Barthes, Roland, 50
Battambang, 65–66
Bazin, André, 76
Bedford, Jean, character in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, 40
Beggar woman: Anne-Marie Stretter, Duras's mother and, 116; character in India Song and Le Vice Consul, 62– 68; Duras and, 77, 116–17. See also Mothers
Beugner, Pierre, character in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, 55
Biography: appropriation and cure, 65– 66, 70; fiction and, 62–63, 70; in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein, 40, 55, 58, 60; of Anne-Marie Stretter, 99– 100
Black limousine, symbol of colonial Indochina, 95, 113
Brothers: Joseph in Un Barrage, 41; Duras, 105–10. See also Petit frère
Cahiers du Cinéma, 25 Calcutta, 36–37, 62–63
Camion, Le, 36
Chauvin, character in Moderato Cantabile, 19–24
Chion, Michel, 73. See also Sound and cinema
Cholen, 112, 120. See also Amant, L'
Cinema: Duras's oeuvre and, 16, 25, 71, 74; fantasy and, 103, 118–20; identification and, 75. See also Cinematic image; Sound and cinema
Cinematic image, 72–77, 103; montage with sound in India Song, 80. See also Sound and cinema
Cinematic realism, 74
Dame, La, 116. See also Stretter, AnneMarie
Death: and narrative, 23; linked with Duras's family, 102, 107–9, 115, 119. See also Petit frère
Desbaresdes, Anne, heroine in Moderato Cantabile, 18–24
Dolores mundi, 62–93
Douleur, La, 9
Ecole du Regard, 10
Eden Cinema. See Barrage contre le Pacifique, Un
Esprit, 9
Fantasy, 17, 36, 39; ball scene and, 35, 43–49, 51, 55, 57–58; cinema and, 103–5; defined, 81; fascination and, 83, 93; feminine sexuality and, 48–61; narrative and, 23, 33, 55, 83; violence, 69
Fascination: cinema and, 16–17, 46, 74– 76, 81, 92–93; defined, 93; Duras and, 12, 38, 93; narration and, 24, 34–61; repetition and, 79; visual, 18, 20–21, 33–61, 81. See also Fantasy; Stretter, Anne-Marie
Faulkner, 9
Feminist criticism and Duras, 14–15, 75

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  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • 1 - Presenting Marguerite Duras 9
  • 2 - Fascinating Vision and Narrative Cure : the Ravishing of Lol V. Stein 34
  • 3 - Le Vice-Consul and India Song: Dolores Mundi 62
  • 4 - Autographies and Fictions 93
  • Notes 122
  • Bibliography 142
  • Index 149
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