Curiosities

Shadowplay

By posted at 4:30 pm on February 25, 2017 1

Did his Nobel Prize win a couple years ago pique your interest in Patrick Modiano? Here’s another essay to sate it. In The Paris ReviewAlice Kaplan examines his literary project.

The Millions' future depends on your support. Become a member today!




Share this article

More from the Millions

One Response to “Shadowplay”

  1. J.P. Smith
    at 11:14 am on February 27, 2017

    Alice Kaplan writes: “There’s a book waiting to be written about Modiano’s relationship to the archives, which, along with walks through the city, are the tangible medium he uses to communicate with the past.” I would urge her to read Denis Cosnard’s valuable book on the author, Dans la peau de Patrick Modiano, which I’ve referred to often when reviewing Modiano’s novels. Cosnard very skillfully fills in much of the background to the works.

Post a Response

Comments with unrelated links will be deleted. If you'd like to reach our readers, consider buying an advertisement instead.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments that do not add to the conversation will be deleted at our discretion.

NEW COMMENTING RULE: Comments may be held for moderation and/or deleted. Whitelisted commenters will see their comments appear immediately. Don't be a jerk. We reserve the right to delete your comment or revoke commenting privileges for any reason we want.