PUBL : The Real in Fiction – Représentations dans le monde anglophone 2022.2

Chères et chers collègues,

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la mise en ligne du dernier numéro de Représentations dans le monde anglophone, intitulé The Real in fiction, sous la direction d’Anne-Laure Tissut. Vous le trouverez à l’adresse suivante :

Ci-dessous le sommaire de ce numéro, dont nous vous souhaitons bonne lecture.

Bien cordialement,

Claire Maniez et Estelle Rivier-Arnaud (LISCA, Université Grenoble Alpes)

The Real in Fiction

Anne-Laure Tissut

The Concept of Contamination in Transuniverse Relations : Napoleon in a Fictional World
Arnaud Schmitt

“The texture of et cetera” – synchronizing with the blurry real in 21st century artists’ novels (Sheila Heti, Ben Lerner, Kate Zambreno)
Yannicke Chupin

Off-Centring the Real in Postcolonial Fiction
Arijana Luburić-Cvijanović

The Dark Side of Branding : Language and the Real in Colson Whitehead’s Apex Hides the Hurt (2006)
Michel Feith

Kind One by Laird Hunt, or a tale of a real twice lost : writing the individual and collective memory of slavery
Anne-Julie Debare

“Missing people never make sense” : Don DeLillo’s Point Omega or, Addressing the Terroristic Real to Oneself
Karim Daanoune

Introduction to Character by Paul Heintz
Florian Beauvallet

Character (excerpts)*
Paul Heintz

The Realism of Speculative Fiction : Planetary Polyphony and Scale in Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future
Pierre-Louis Patoine

Reception and the Real in the Reception of 20th and 21st Century American Short Fiction : Robert Coover’s “The Babysitter” (1969), Ben Marcus’s “Cold Little Bird” (2018) and Brian Evenson’s “Born Stillborn” (2019)
Maud Bougerol

Wargames as realistic tabletop simulations of fictional events : the case of Warhammer games
Martin Buthaud

* Our warmest thanks go to artist Paul Heintz and the Extensibles publishing house for having generously allowed the reproduction of excerpts from Character.