For Bruce-Novoa, Campos here describes the psychology of a woman immersed in the everyday via the technical innovations of Sarraute
, especially the use of stream of consciousness and the juxtaposition of superficial dialogue with the inner "sub-conversations"--what Sarraute
called the "substrata"--the things that aren't said but are expressed in gestures, silences, inflections, and facial expressions (Bruce-Novoa 84).
Likewise, "In the 1930s and on, French writers like Marguerite Yourcenar, Nathalie Sarraute
, Simone de Beauvoir, and Marguerite Duras rejected their maternal foremother as representing and perpetuating the image of a certain France to which they felt they did not belong" (120-121).
This "age of suspicion," as Nathalie Sarraute
called it, and the political dimension of its fictions, are brought to a point in the digital morphing that allowed Gonzales to blend his face with photos of Oswald in Self-Portrait as a Young Marine and Self-Portrait as a Lone Nut, both 2004--paintings that have the ambiguity of Richter and the irony of Polke: a reversible and irreconcilable portrait of the artist as a patriot and a dissident.
Among them are Conrad, Beckett, Ionesco, Joyce, Katka, Nabokov, and Sarraute
(6), as well as Joseph Brodsky and Czeslaw Milosz (14).
And other names abound, those of Kafka, Beckett, Stein, Joyce, Sarraute
, Sartre, Asse, Delfieu, Blais, and so on.
con Tropismes (1938), que no es propiamente una novela, sino una especie de opus sui generis epico-lirico.
It is one of the several achievements of Ann Jefferson's fine study to have brought out the extent to which Nathalie Sarraute
, beyond her significance to the development and impact of the nouveau roman, belongs, by virtue of the delicacy and tenacity of her writing, to the ethical and metaphysical demands of a much wider context, of which this overriding interest is not the least significant part.
If she had looked further, Prose would have found out how much I have in print eulogized women novelists, from Nathalie Sarraute
to Marie-Claire Blais, Ivy Compton-Burnett to Janet Frame, Christina Stead to A.
It is this insistent interrogation that has ushered in modernity's emblematic literary form in the "age of suspicion," as Nathalie Sarraute
christened it in L'Ere du soup,con (1956).
Though his prose lacks the stylistic experimentation of many of his contemporaries and the verbal density of Nathalie Sarraute
, Monique Wittig and Michel Butor, Naming the Jungle, dazzling in its epic proportions and imaginative scope, will richly reward anyone interested in modern French writing, works on South America and a sharply original voice.
Her other work included the establishment of the Bilingual School of Neuilly (1932-40) and the translation of 12 novels by Nathalie Sarraute
The narrative practice of Sarraute
, Sontag, and Lispector outlined above tends to elude conventional theoretical models because it implodes or transcends the stable, determinate identities presupposed by those theories.