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THE NATURALIST NOVEL: REALISM, IRONY, OR MYTH? AN ARCHETYPAL STUDY OF ZOLA'S "LA CUREE"
The series of the Rougon-Macquart is the grand epic of the nineteenth century. As in the series that comprise the earlier, classical epics, each link in the chain can stand alone and be examined separately from the rest. ...
Parental scripting and inherited disfunction: A Transactional Analysis of Mauriac's "La Pharisienne" (France)
Unconvinced of Emile Glenisson's theory that all Mauriac's characters are but one person with an emotionally arrested development, we took Mauriac's novel, La Pharisienne, and studied its ten principal characters, not only ...
Mythical magnitude: Selected short fiction of Marguerite Yourcenar (France)
During the decade of the 1930's Marguerite Yourcenar's metaphysical thinking expressed itself through myth, an, as the writer herself affirms, many of her characters thus represent "figures of mythical magnitude." With the ...
L'image du souverain dans Racine: Une etude de classe, race et genre (French text)
This thesis studies the image of the sovereign in Racine through the three notions through which social power is gained: class, race and gender. Racine, torn between his duty to work for the glory of Louis XIV, and the ...
MAUPASSANT: L'ESPACE DU ROMAN. (FRENCH TEXT)
"L'espace du roman" refers to the space where the writing of the novel, as well as the reading of it, takes place; but it is also a structure of representation--a descriptive device within the text. In Maupassant's six ...
Le problem des aristoacraties dans l'oeuvres en prose d'Alfred de Vigny
Vigny’s works in prose although little known present a remarkable interest for a deeper appreciation of Vigny as a poet and as a thinker. Cinq-Mars, Stello, Servitude et Grandeur Militaires and Daphne, were written between ...