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Genetic Criticism: Texts and Avant-textes

edited by Jed Deppman, Daniel Ferrer, and Michael Groden

University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004

"An outstanding collection of essays by the best and most noteworthy of today's genetic critics from France, carefully translated from the original, amplified with exhaustive bibliographies, and accompanied by brief, informative introductions." (Textual Cultures)  

"This collection of essays aims to introduce English speakers to one of the most important critical trends in France today: genetic criticism, the study of writers' manuscripts. The volume' s editors have paid meticulous attention to presenting and framing the material. . . . The eleven translated essays offer a fascinating glimpse of the objects of study." (Romanic Review)

"This handsome volume gathers together eleven essays, none previously translated, of what is called la critique génétique (or genetic criticism) for an Anglo-American audience. . . . The essays collected here . . . are all strong and, when taken together, they form a representative sampling of the vitality and range of genetic criticism." (Variants)

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