Yale French Studies, Number 129

Writing and Life, Literature and History: On Jorge Semprun

Edited by Liran Razinsky

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June 28, 2016
176 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
ISBN: 9780300217223
Paper

In 1963, French-Spanish writer Jorge Semprun published Le Grand Voyage (The Long Voyage), a fictional account of his deportation to Buchenwald. Later, Semprun became an Academy Award–nominated screenwriter and served as Spain’s minister of culture. This volume of the Yale French Studies series constitutes an overall assessment of his work, spanning his broad range of genres and traditions. Including both new perspectives and pieces by authors who have written widely on Semprun, this volume is a refreshing and dynamic look at one of the twentieth-century’s most interesting literary voices.

Liran Razinsky is lecturer in the program for hermeneutics and cultural studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel. He is the author of Freud, Psychoanalysis and Death and co-editor of Writing the Holocaust Today: Critical Perspectives on The Kindly Ones.
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