a French experimental novelist; many of his works deal with absence, loss, and identity, often through word play
an American novelist; one of the first and most important American postmodern writers
an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works
a French novelist and playwright; La Comédie Humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus
denoting a speech act or sentence that is a statement declaring something to be the case
having the appearance of truth; likely; probable
not sure - like horizontal?
a sudden and violent entry, or breaking in (differs from eruption, which is breaking out)
a kind of lacy fabric
a beveled window, as in a castle
(verb) be an early indication or version of (something).
an originally French word that means extra (as in a theatrical production); related words "unfiguranted" and "figurantless" mean "without anonymous extras" (where everyone is a protagonist of sorts)