History of Photography, volume 19, number 4
Photo Narrative – Guest Editor Mireille Ribière
The five essays published here attempt to show that as a medium endowed with specific characteristics photography has a unique contribution to make to narration, and that the demands made on photography by the narrative process can result in a renewal of…
© M-F Plissart
msdm publications, limited edition, 2016
Award-winning photobook, limited edition, 2013
A personal exploration of New York City’s Central Park, mediated by the way in which others have marked out this public space as if it were their own.
Memorial benches are a common sight in Britain and the United States. How might the passer-by respond to the inscriptions they bear? Do they view them as an institutionalized graffiti, a witness to the present and the past? As an enticement to…
Limited edition, 2014
This work celebrates the wonder of light and colour. The title refers to the moment when something suddenly ‘catches’ our eye by ‘catching’ the light, thus creating a heightened perception of light and colour, which.…
Text and images by Mireille Ribière, limited edition, 2016
On Reflection: Musings on English identity and the enduring myth of Albion
‘I see it now, Alice remarked thoughtfully’ (Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass’)
Philosophy Insights, Humanities-Ebooks, 2010
(New updated edition of Barthes – A Beginner’s Guide, Hodder & Stoughton, 2002)
Roland Barthes (1915-1980), was probably the most important French thinker to emerge from the post-war period. He was part of every major intellectual movement in the humanities that came out of Metropolitan France between 1945 and 1980 and he became a figure of international repute. At a time of great…
Edited by Dominique Bertelli & Mireille Ribière, Nantes, Éd. Joseph K., 2012
Selected interviews and statements from the complete two-volume edition of Perec’s interviews and lectures, showing his development as a novelist, poet, playwright, film maker and essayist from 1965, when his first novel Les Choses was published, to late 1981, a few months before his death. In French.
Edited by Dominique Bertelli & Mireille Ribière, Nantes, Éd. Joseph K., 2003
A complete, extensively annotated edition of Georges Perec’s interviews, statements and lectures from 1965, when his first published novel won the prestigious Prix Renaudot, to late 1981, a few months before his died, aged 45. In French.
Translated and edited by Mireille Ribière, Penguin, 2009 & 2012
This new, unabridged and annotated translation is based on the 1910 edition of Le Fantôme de l’Opéra published in Paris by Éditions Pierre Lafitte.
This new version differs significantly from previous translations of the novel, most notably as regards the descriptions of the Paris Opera House which are based on contemporary architectural treatises. As befits a work of popular fiction…