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Du poetique au politique: Transfiguration esthetique et depassement chez Baudelaire, Prevert et Cesaire
This study focuses on how the works of Charles Baudelaire, Jacques Prevert and Aime Cesaire respond to misery and existential anguish in the context of the shift to modernity, and particularly through the changes that ...
La litterature et le cinema le cas de Jean Cocteau
A poet and a movie director, Jean Cocteau brilliantly manifested surrealist inspiration in his poetry, in the performative art of his theatrical representation, and in his cinematography. His work is the best example to ...
Narrative States: Human Rights Discourse in Contemporary Literature
Human rights have become a dominant framework through which to narrate and read political violence in contemporary literature concerning Africa, the Caribbean, and the Indian subcontinent. This dissertation argues that ...
Sublime Evil: The Immoral Writers' Celebration of Life
This thesis explores the problematic relationship between ethics and aesthetics as reflected in the works of six highly controversial French and American authors of the Twentieth century. The study sets out to investigate ...
Aural fictions: Sound in African American literature
This dissertation explores the importance of representations of sound in the African American literary tradition. Beginning with Frederick Douglass's descriptions of the slave songs and working through depictions of jazz ...
Rehabilitating the Witch: The Literary Representation of the Witch from the "Malleus Maleficarum" to "Les Enfants du sabbat"
The representation of the witch in French literature has evolved considerably over the centuries. While originally portrayed as a benevolent and caring healer in works by Marie de France, Chrétien de Troyes, and the anonymous ...