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Author Duffy, Larry.

Title Le grand transit moderne : mobility, modernity and French naturalist fiction / Larry Duffy
Published Amsterdam ; New York, N.Y. : Rodopi, 2005
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Description 1 online resource
Series Faux titre ; 260
Faux titre ; 260
Contents A complex kind of training : L'Éducation sentimentale, modernity, and the changing phenomenology of motion -- An evolutionary naturalist intertext : the traffic jam as exemplary taxonomic motif -- Haussmannization, circulation, and the ideal city of Au bonheur des dames -- Convulsions, détraquement, and the circulus : Zola's dehystericisation of prostitution -- Beyond the pressure principle : bestialisation, anthropomorphism and the "thermodynamic" death instinct in naturalist fiction -- Maupassant, Doxa, and the banalisation of modern travel -- "Ce parasite supplémentaire."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Subject Zola, Émile, 1840-1902 -- Criticism and interpretation.
French fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Motion in literature.
Transportation in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417591110 (electronic bk.)
9781417591114 (electronic bk.)