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Author Levin, Susan M., 1950-

Title The romantic art of confession : De Quincey, Musset, Sand, Lamb, Hogg, Frémy, Soulié, Janin / Susan M. Levin
Published Columbia, SC : Camden House, 1998

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Description 147 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Romantic Confessional Writing in Britain and in France -- 2. Thomas De Quincey: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater -- 3. Alfred de Musset: La Confession d'un enfant du siecle -- 4. George Sand: La Confession d'une jeune fille -- 5. Charles Lamb: "Confessions of a Drunkard" -- 6. James Hogg: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner -- 7. Frederic Soulie, Arnould Fremy, Jules Janin, and the Pattern of Romantic Confessional Writing
Summary The Romantic Art of Confession is about works specifically entitled "confessions" written during the Romantic period in Britain and France. Reading these similarly conceived texts together illuminates uniquely the Romantic art of confession as it illuminates the written craft of self-recollection and definition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [131]-139) and index
Subject De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. Confessions of an English opium-eater.
Hogg, James, 1770-1835. Private memoirs and confessions of a justified sinner.
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Confessions of a drunkard
Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857. Confession d'un enfant du siècle.
Sand, George, 1804-1876 -- Confession d'une jeune fille
Authors, English -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Authors, French -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Confession in literature.
Autobiography.
English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Romanticism.
LC no. 97041773
ISBN 1571131892 (acid-free paper)