Linda Lê

Natalie Edwards (University of Adelaide)
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Linda Lê’s contribution to late twentieth and early twentieth-century French literature is considerable. Although she is not yet widely known to the general public, her texts are highly acclaimed by scholars and critics. Her work has garnered several prizes, including the Prix Wepler in 2010, and has been the subject of numerous academic studies. The particularity of Lê’s work lies in a style that blurs the distinctions between autobiography and fiction and between public and private, and in the treatment of subject matters that confound, provoke and disturb the reader. This author is clearly highly invested in pushing the boundaries of propriety in literary representation and is committed to the exploration of generic limitations. Her situation as a Vietnamese national who left…

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Citation: Edwards, Natalie. "Linda Lê". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 13 October 2015 [, accessed 17 April 2024.]

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