Table of contents for Genetic criticism : texts and avant-textes / edited by Jed Deppman, Daniel Ferrer, and Michael Groden.

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1. Introduction: A Genesis of French Genetic Criticism  1
2. Genetic Criticism: Origins and Perspectives  17
  Louis Hay
3. Psychoanalytic Reading and the Avant-texte  28 
  Jean Bellemin-Noel
4. Toward a Science of Literature: Manuscript Analysis and the Genesis of the Work  36
  Pierre-Marc de Biasi
5. Flaubert's "A Simple Heart," or How to Make an Ending: A Study of the Manuscripts  69
  Raymonde Debray Genette
6. With a Live Hand: Three Versions of Textual Transmission
  (Chateaubriand, Montaigne, Stendhal)  96 
  Jacques Neefs
7. Genetic Criticism and Cultural History: Zola's Rougon-Macquart Dossiers  116
  Henri Mitterand
8. Paragraphs in Expansion (James Joyce)  132
  Daniel Ferrer and Jean-Michel Rabate
9. Still Lost Time: Already the Text of the Recherche  152 
  Almuth Gresillon
10. Proust's "Confession of a Young Girl": Truth or Fiction?  171
  Catherine Viollet
11. Auto-Genesis: Genetic Studies of Autobiographical Texts  193
  Philippe Lejeune
12. Hypertexts-Memories-Writing    218
  Jean-Louis Lebrave 
Notes    239 
Index    253 
Acknowledgments    259


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Criticism, Textual, French literature Criticism, Textual