Writing, representing, imagining the nuclear power plant

  • Pilar Andrade Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Keywords: Nuclear power plant, Filhol, Ferrier, Volodine, toxic discourse


      This article aims to contribute to the study of nuclear power plants’ narratives, through the analysis of several recent texts in French. The author examines themes and figures linked to the nuclear power plant such as the teratoid body, imprisonment, the alienating engine and its appeal, space management, and the dialectics of the visible and the invisible to tackle issues, ranging from the socio-political to the ecological and epistemic.


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Author Biography

Pilar Andrade, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Articles: Ecological In(ter)ventions in the Francophone World