The French New Novel Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Samuel Beckett
Molloy (novel) 1951

Michel Butor
Passage de Milan (novel) 1954
L'Emploi du Temps [Passing Time] (novel) 1956
La Modification [A Change of Heart] (novel) 1957
Degrés [Degrees] (novel) 1960
Portrait de l'artiste en jeune singe: cappricio [Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ape: A Caprice] (novel) 1967

Marguerite Duras
Un Barrage contre le Pacifique [The Sea Wall] (novel) 1950
Le Square [The Square] (novel) 1954
Moderato cantabile (novel) 1958
L'Après-midi de M. Andesmas [The Afternoon of Mr. Andesmas] (novel) 1962
Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein (novel) 1964
L'Amant [The Lover] (novel) 1984
L'Amant de la Chine du nord [The North China Lover] (novel) 1992

Claude Mauriac
L'Agrandissement (novel) 1963

Robert Pinget
Graal Flibuste (novel) 1956
Baga (novel) 1958
Le Fiston [Monsieur Levert] (novel) 1959
Clope au dossier (novel) 1961

Raymond Queneau
Le Chiendent (novel) 1933
Le Vol d'Icare (novel) 1968

Alain Robbe-Grillet
Les Gommes [The Erasers] (novel) 1953
Le Voyeur [The Voyeur] (novel) 1955
La Jalousie [Jealousy] (novel) 1957)
Dans le labyrinthe [In the Labyrinth] (novel) 1959
L'année dernière à Marienbad [Last Year at Marienbad] (novel) 1961
Le Miroir qui revient [Ghosts in the Mirror] (novel) 1984

Nathalie Sarraute
Portrait d'un inconnu [Portrait of a Man Unknown] (novel) 1948
Le Planétarium [The Planetarium] (novel) 1959
Les Fruits d'or [The Golden Fruits] (novel) 1963

Claude Simon
L'Herbe [The Grass] (novel) 1958
La Route des Flandres [The Flanders Road] (novel) 1960
Les Corps conducteurs [Conducting Bodies] (novel) 1971