Photography in Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures : Nottingham French Studies Volume 53,
A broad and inclusive account of the multiple manifestations of photography in contemporary French and francophone societies and cultures
As part of the recent turn towards visual culture in French studies, photography has begun to receive increased attention from scholars in the field. This volume of eight orignial essays and an interview with the Director of one of France's leading photographic institutions (the Maison européenne de la photographie).
•A wide-ranging treatment of the multi-faceted reality of photography in French and francophone contexts
•Addresses individual photographers and writers (including Bruno Boudjelal, Stéphane Couturier, Raymond Depardon, Valerie Jouve and Roland Barthes, Sophie Calle, J.M.G. Le Clézio, Annie Ernaux, Hervé Guibert, Denis Roche)
•Includes an original interview iwht Jean-Luc Monterosso, Director of the Maison européenne de la photographie, Paris
•Includes 15 colour and black/white illustrations