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Title Birth and death in nineteenth-century french culture / edited by Nigel Harkness [and others]
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations
Series Faux titre ; 301
Faux titre ; no 301
Contents Birth and Death in Nineteenth-Century French Culture; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; George Sand: la genèse des fins de romans; Flaubert, Apuleius and Ovid: The Genesis of a Recurring Theme; Perdue en traduction: Translation, Betrayal and Death in Mérimée's Carmen; Le Tombeau de la Poésie: Strategies of Textual Resurrection in Mallarmé and Banville; Wilde's Salomé: Tenses, Tension and Progression in Salomé's Final Monologue; Figures de l'artiste et comédiens du réel: de la difficile naissance à l'implacable mort dans La Comédie humaine
Summary This volume draws contributors from around the globe who represent the full range of approaches to scholarship in nineteenth-century French studies: historical, literary, cultural, art historical, philosophical, and comparative. The theme of the volume - Birth and Death - is one with particular resonance for nineteenth-century French studies, since the nineteenth century is commonly perceived as an age of new life and renovation. It is the epoch that witnessed an efflorescence of industrial and artistic progress, the birth of the individual and the birth of the novel, and the creation of an ur
Notes "The essays contained in this volume were first presented at the third annual conference of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, which took place at Queen's University Belfast in April 2005"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English and French
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Subject Childbirth in literature.
Death in literature.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Women in literature.
France -- Civilization -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Harkness, Nigel, 1967-
Society of Dix-Neuviémistes. Annual Conference (3rd : 2005 : Belfast)
ISBN 1282265563
1435612477 (electronic bk.)
9781435612471 (electronic bk.)