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Author Denby, David.

Title Sentimental Narrative and the Social Order in France, 1760-1820
Published Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (298 pages)
Series Cambridge Studies in French ; v. 47
Cambridge studies in French ; 47
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements ; Note on spelling ; Introduction: the politics of tears ; 1 Three sentimental writers ; BAGULARD D' ARNAUD; JEAN-CLAUDE GORJY (1753-95); FRANÇOIS VERNES; 2 Towards a model of the sentimental text ; 3 Love and money: social hierarchy in the sentimental text ; LOVE; MONEY
4 Sentimentalism in the rhetoric of the Revolution 5 Sentimentalism and idéologic; 6 Beyond sentimentalism? Madame de Staël; DELPHINE; CORINNE; Conclusions ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Analysis French literature History, 1715-1848
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crying in literature.
Emotions in literature.
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- France -- History.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Politics and literature -- France -- History.
Sentimentalism in literature.
Social classes in literature.
Tears in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511519494