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An Introduction to Twentieth Century French Literature (Duckworth"s New Readings Series) (Duckworth"s New Readings Series)

by Victoria Best

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Duckworth Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • European - French,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / European,
  • General,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7833485M
    ISBN 100715631667
    ISBN 109780715631669

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An Introduction to Twentieth Century French Literature (Duckworth"s New Readings Series) (Duckworth"s New Readings Series) by Victoria Best Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this accessible guide, Victoria Best explores the turbulent twentieth century in France through its literature, introducing the works that created fresh perspectives on the human condition in an age of rapid change and insecurity/5(3).

André Maurois (), French author, critic. THE 20TH CENTURY T he 20th century in France has been characterized by a tremendous expansion in literary output and the ever-faster pace of experimentation with new means of expression.

Both Marxism and Freudianism have left a deep imprint on literature, as on all the arts. Book Description. A highly readable and accessible introduction to French literature from the Middle Ages to the present, through a sequence of chapters on major French writers of their time.

A comprehensive and engaging account of the riches and pleasures of one of the world's great literary traditions/5(2). The legacy of the 19th century French writing of the first quarter of the 20th century reveals a dissatisfaction with the pessimism, skepticism, and narrow rationalism of the preceding age and displays a new confidence in human possibilities, although this is undercut by World War I.

Nicholas Hammond is the author of several books and articles on seventeenth-century French literature. His books include Playing with Truth: Language and the Human Condition in Pascal's Pens es (Oxford University Press, ), Creative Tensions: An Introduction to Seventeenth-Century French Literature (Duckworth, ).

20th-century French literature is literature written in French from to For literature made aftersee the article Contemporary French literature.

Many of the developments in French literature in this period parallel changes in the visual arts. For more on this, see French art of the 20th century. Best 20th Century French authors French Connection.

Julien Gracq (Le Rivage des Syrtes / The opposing Shore) - the best written book I've ever read in French Jacques Yonnet (Rue des from Baudelaire to Villon, from Zola to Gracq, etc. Compared to all the giants that French literature has, Houellebecq is but an anecdote. 29 Dilara Jul.

About Introduction to Nineteenth-Century French Literature Everyone knows something of nineteenth-century France - or do they. "Les Miserables", "The Lady of the Camelias" and "The Three Musketeers", "Balzac" and "Jules Verne" live in the popular consciousness as enduring human documents and cultural icons.

Provides an exciting new account of French literary history from the Renaissance to the end of the twentieth century Features more than thirty original essays on key writers, works, and topics, written by a distinguished transatlantic group of scholars Includes an introduction and index The contributors include Etienne Beaulieu, Christopher Braider, Peter Brooks, Mary Ann Caws, David Coward, Nicholas Cronk, Edwin M.

Duval, Mary Gallagher, Raymond Geuss. The book begins in the sixteenth century with the formation of a modern national literary consciousness, and ends in the late twentieth century with the idea of the “national” coming increasingly into question as inherited meanings of “French” and “Frenchness” expand beyond the.

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Dystopian fiction of the twentieth century has its beginnings in the utopian fiction of authors such as H.G. Wells and William Morris. Wells called himself a ‘utopiographer’ and believed that scientific advancements would outlaw war and poverty, as he fictionalised in his novel Men Like Gods ().

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. There were many such revivals during the 20th century, and the traditional poetry of A.E. Housman (whose book A Shropshire Lad, originally published inenjoyed huge popular success during World War I), Walter de la Mare, John Masefield, Robert Graves, and Edmund Blunden represents an important and often neglected strand of English literature in the first half of the century.

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Nineteenth-century French studies as a disciplinary field defines itself by its object of study, although this is a flexible and expanding category, enriched for example by recent work on twentieth-century musical and film adaptations, research with a new focus on non-literary sources, and chronological extensions of the ‘long’ nineteenth Cited by: 2.

Introduction to Victorian and Twentieth-Century Literature xxxiii impressions of the spectacle. After the second of several visits to the Exhibition, she reported to her father: It is a wonderful place – vast, strange, new and impossible to describe.

Its grandeur does not consist in one thing, but in the unique assemblage of all : Heesok Chang. Robert Faurisson has served as a respected professor of twentieth-century French literature and document criticism for over four years at the University of Lyon-2 in France.

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Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature Vol. XXX, No by Leiner (Ed.): and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Literary Criticism and Theory in the Twentieth Century By Nasrullah Mambrol on January 7, • (5) Twentieth-century literary criticism and theory has comprised a broad range of tendencies and movements: French Literature (2) Gay and Lesbian Novels (1) Gender Studies (26).Course Syllabus.

Course Description. French is a survey course of French literature in the 19th and 20th centuries. It aims to give an overview of the major writers of this period, as well as a synopsis of the chief aesthetic currents and literary movements, starting with romanticism and ending with an excursion into postcolonial francophone literature.