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Alain Robbe-Grillet

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The Replacement Summary

"The Replacement" by Alain Robbe-Grillet was collected with other sketches and published in 1962 under the title Instantanes (translated as Snapshots). "The Replacement," along with the other sketches in Snapshots, is a classic text of the New Novel movement, which originated in France in the 1950s. The movement was made up of a group of writers that included Nathalie Sarraute, Claude Simon, Robert Pinget, Marguerite Duras, and Michel Butor. These writers rejected literary traditions...

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