Conversation with Constance Debré

Chaired by Ève Morisi (St Hugh's College)

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Photo © Monica Nouwens 2022

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Constance Debré was born in 1972. She is the author of 3 novels, including the highly acclaimed Play Boy (Stock, 2016), Love Me Tender (Flammarion, 2020, Prix Les Inrockuptibles) and Nom (Flammarion, 2022). She will be in conversation with Ève Morisi.

Ève Morisi’s research seeks to interrogate the intersections of poetics, politics and ethics in French and Francophone literature. Part of it focuses on the representations of extreme violence and resistance in both prose and poetry from the 19th century to the present day. Hugo and Baudelaire have been of particular interest for the 19th century; Camus and Algerian Francophone writers for the 20th and 21st centuries.

This event is organised  as part of the Night of Ideas 2023, in collaboration with the Alliance Française d'Oxford.