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Bessière, Jean

Overview
Works: 125 works in 746 publications in 2 languages and 9,129 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Compiler, Thesis advisor, Annotator, Other, Opponent, Honoree, 956
Classifications: PN3503, 809
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Bessière
Figures féminines et roman by Université de Picardie( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littératures postcoloniales et francophonie : Conférences du séminaire de littérature comparée de l'Université de la Sorbonne nouvelle by Université de Paris III( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des poétiques( Book )

12 editions published in 1997 in French and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absurde et renouveaux romanesques, 1960-1980 by Jean Bessière( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in French and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enigmaticité de la littérature : pour une anatomie de la fiction au XXe siècle by Jean Bessière( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythologies de l'écriture, champs critiques : études( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman, réalités, réalismes( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit et histoire by Jean Bessière( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in French and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La littérature et sa rhétorique : la banalité dans le littéraire au XXe siècle by Jean Bessière( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Création romanesque et sociodynamique culturelle : les prix littéraires de 1974, G. Borgeaud, J. Cortazar, D. Fernandez, P. Lainé, R.-V. Pilhes et R. Barthes by Jean Bessière( Book )

17 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commencements du roman : conférences du séminaire de littérature comparée de l'Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle by Université de Paris III( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travers l'examen des diverses traditions critiques qui ont entrepris, du XVIIe siècle à nos jours, de préciser les origines du roman, à travers l'étude des romans de la modernité, à travers l'examen spécifique des commencements formels ou de leur négation, à l'époque romantique, les études de cet ouvrage posent à neuf la question des commencements du roman
La Nouvelle : Boccace, Marguerite de Navarre, Cervantès by Jean Bessière( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in French and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blaise Cendrars, 20 ans après : colloque de Nanterre, 12 et 13 juin 1981 by Claude Leroy( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formes et imaginaire du roman : perspectives sur le roman antique, médiéval, classique, moderne et contemporain( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signes du roman, signes de la transition( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roman contemporain ou la problématicité du monde by Jean Bessière( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roman est devenu le genre central de la création littéraire, mais aussi ce que le public lit le plus aujourd'hui. De profonds changements ont affecté le roman, particulièrement depuis une trentaine d'années. Analyser le roman contemporain, c'est se plonger au cœur des traditions romanesques occidentales et des traditions extérieures à l'Occident, là où se croisent le paradigmatique et le singulier. Cela suscite des thèmes nouveaux qu'on se doit de faire dialoguer : modification de la représentation du sujet humain, dessin d'une anthropologie qui dépasse l'individu. Ces traits originaux opposent le roman contemporain à ce que l'on appelle la tradition du roman, qui fait lire, de manière continue, le grand roman réaliste, le roman moderniste, le nouveau roman et le roman postmoderne. Une évolution et même une révolution du roman sont en cours, lisibles en Europe, en Amérique du Nord, et surtout en Amérique latine, en Asie, en Afrique, en Nouvelle-Zélande. Cet ouvrage majeur dresse un panorama raisonné du roman contemporain, dans ses réalisations et dans ses contextes, devenus internationaux
L'Ordre du descriptif( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernités de Jules Verne( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mythe, symbole, roman : actes du colloque d'Amiens by Colloque d'Amiens( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contextualizing world literature( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book revisits the notion of World Literature and its applications in Comparative Literature. It suggests the notion not as a means to sift out international paradigms for reading literatures, but as a set of guidelines for the construction of interlocking and/or reciprocally illuminating multilingual literary clusters. These ensembles are of very diverse shapes: the world, a region, a country, a language block, a network of cross-cultural ±interferences; while the so-called minor literatures invite to question the use of these ensembles. Within this frame, fourteen essays respond to the basic paradox of World Literature: how may specific methodological and critical outlooks allow expression of the universal? The answers to this question can be arranged in three groups: 1. Recognition of the need to break loose from European or Western critical perspectives; 2. Presentation of macro- and microcosmic dimensions connectedness and its processes; 3. Definitions of the methodological efforts and hermeneutic orientations to be applied.0
 
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Alternative Names
Bessière, J.

Bessière, J. (Jean)

Bessière, Jean 1943-...

Jean Bessière Frans literatuurcriticus

Jean Bessière Literature professor

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Languages
French (206)

English (8)