Questions of area, position and identification became more and more famous through the arts and arts lately. This learn starts off via investigating the explanations for this progress in curiosity and analyses the underlying assumptions on which interdisciplinary discussions approximately area are frequently dependent. After tracing again the heritage of touch among Geography and Literary reviews from either disciplinary views, it is going directly to talk about contemporary educational paintings within the box and seeks to forge a brand new conceptual framework in which modern discussions of house and literature can function. The ebook then strikes directly to a radical program of the interdisciplinary version that it has demonstrated. Having argued that the adventure of latest area has rendered questions of domestic and belonging rather urgent, it undertakes distinctive research of the way those phenomena are articulated in a range of contemporary French lifestyles writing texts. The shut, text-led readings show that when infrequently highlighted for his or her relevance to the research of area, those works do in truth narrate the impression of a few of the main major cultural studies of the 20th century, together with the Holocaust and the AIDS situation, upon geo-cultural senses of id. house is proven to be a deeply not easy, but strongly wanted, part of the modern international. The publication concludes through addressing the underlying thesis that modern lifestyles writing may supply simply the 'postmodern maps' that can aid not just literary students, but in addition geographers, higher comprehend the realm this present day. Key names and ideas: Serge Doubrovsky - Hervé Guibert - Fredric Jameson - Philippe Lejeune - Régine Robin; Autofiction - Cultural Geography - Interdisciplinarity - position and id - Postmodernism - area - Postmodern house - Literary experiences - Twentieth-Century existence Writing.

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