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Paul Smail's "Casa, la casa": A critical translation
This work examines principles and theories of literary translation such as literal and non-literal fidelity to the original writing, translational transparency and visibility, and the concepts of "foreignization" and ...
Les visages du heros l'initiation dans les romans de Chretien de Troyes
In a atemporal space where the real and the fantastic intertwine, the heroes of Chretien de Troyes represent projections of an ideal personality. Their symbolic quest is but means of individuation, since, through voyage, ...
Territories of thought: Recent vicissitudes of French thought and the American academy
The influence of French thought on the American academy in the past thirty years is unquestionable. The philosophical concept of the territory, as it is elaborated by Gilles Deleuze offers a powerful tool for explaining ...
Presence in the work: Baroque aesthetic and its 20th-century return in French thought, arts and letters
Movement, change, inconstancy; sinuous line, saturated space, elliptical, open forms; elaborate metaphor, narrative dislocation, excessive affectivity--this familiar topology of the Baroque work all serves to disorient and ...
"La morale en peinture": Bourgeois and feminist discourses in the paintings of Jean-Baptiste Greuze
By focusing on how bourgeois and feminist discourses intersect in the moralistic paintings of Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725--1805), I argue that Greuze's images manifest a thrust toward liberation from the ideological constraints ...
Sonority as a semiotic matrix of signification in French symbolist poetry
This document investigates a subject apparently rather traditional, perhaps even traditionalist: the exploration of the phonological, syntactical and semantical resources by means of which French symbolist poetry acts upon ...