Campus Units

World Languages and Cultures

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2016

Journal or Book Title

Women in French Studies

Volume

24

DOI

10.1353/wfs.2016.0023

Abstract

Born in 1979 in Friborg, Isabelle Flükiger is a French-speaking Swiss author currently living in Bern. She began in literature with the publication of a short story in 2001: “Oublis,” fifth winner of the Young Francophone Writers Prize. Four novels followed: From the sky to the stomach (2003) , To struggle again (2004) , The empty space of the monster (2007) and Best-seller (2011). The latter was translated into German (2013) and is very successful in the German-speaking world. Flükiger also maintains a blog on which she regularly posts short stories. Finally, she explores other art forms related to her writing such as the audio recording of some of her short stories as well as the making of a photo film, Ghost Town (2007) , and trailers for the release. of bestseller .

Comments

This article is published as Schaal, M., Le ‘désir de raconter quelque chose’ : Entretien avec Isabelle Flükiger.” Women in French Studies 2016, 24;127-141. DOI: 10.1353/wfs.2016.0023. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Women in French Studies

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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