Delphine de Vigan, No et moi [No and Me]

Kathryn Robson (University of Newcastle)
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The publication of No et moi [No and Me] in 2007 brought Delphine de Vigan’s work to popular and critical attention. This novel has won various literary prizes including the Prix des libraires and the Rotary International Prize, has been translated into at least twenty languages and was adapted into a film by Zabou Breitman in 2010. The accessibility of No et moi is highlighted by its nomination as a Richard and Judy Book Club read in the UK and by its inclusion on both the French baccalauréat and the A-level French syllabus. No et moi is a novel about homelessness, exclusion, loneliness and trauma; it appears to champion and give voice to silenced, excluded and marginal subjects. This novel is fairly typical of Delphine de Vigan’s writing, which tackles contemporary sociocultural…

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Citation: Robson, Kathryn. "No et moi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 05 May 2023 [, accessed 09 December 2023.]

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