Un coup de Boule N'Abolira jamais ...

Autumn 2007

Offering a commentary on “Le Mélancolie de Zidane” (Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s essay on Zidane), Macey suggests Toussaint’s enthusiasm for allusion to great writers and thinkers, and the resemblance between his writing in this essay and his characters’ opinions in his novels. Macey ultimately suggests that the essay is effectively an extract from a book that, as yet, does not exist.

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