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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 ...
Ecriture et reintegration de l'etre dans "L'oeuvre au noir" de Marguerite Yourcenar. (French text);
My goal in this dissertation has been to undertake a questioning of the writing process as it unfolds in contemporary fiction. The methodological steps taken rest on a phenomenological approach applied to Marguerite ...
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 ...
French Rococo poetry and metrical convention
Basic to the literature and art of the rococo period style is the concept of metonymy. Whereas Patrick Brady, the leading theorist of this style, has analyzed in detail its ramifications in a variety of areas, the formal ...
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. ...
PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE HISTORICAL NOVEL: CONSOLIDATION AND SUBVERSION OF THE SUBJECT IN "CINQ-MARS" AND "SALAMMBO" (FRANCE, FLAUBERT)
These independently-articulated readings of two nineteenth-century historical novels, Vigny's Cinq-Mars and Flaubert's Salammbo, reiterate the theft and restitution of the elusive signifier in Lacan's well-known metaphor ...