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Matriarchal voice, mythic choice in Hebert, Yourcenar, and Desvignes
This dissertation discusses the historical and social aspects of myth to point out the earlier maternal subtexts beneath patriarchal myths. Matriarchal myth permits us to redefine an empowered "feminine" for application ...
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 ...