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A guide to French literature : from early modern to postmodern /

Main Author: Birkett, Jennifer.
Other Authors: Kearns, James, 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997
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245 1 2 |a A guide to French literature :  |b from early modern to postmodern /  |c Jennifer Birkett and James Kearns. 
260 |a New York :  |b St. Martin's Press,  |c 1997. 
300 |a x, 361 p. ;  |c 22 cm. 
505 0 |a Renaissance and Reform, 1515-1600. Stating the Subject ; Forging a Language ; Towards a New Sensibility ; Subject to Reform: The Religious Factor ; Michel de Montaigne (1533-92): The Body in History. -- Classicism: Writing in the Absolute State, 1600-80. Subject to Authority ; Dramatising Matters ; The Tragic Perspective: Negotiating with History ; Comic Conclusions ; Maximising Morality. -- Enlightenment and Revolution, 1680-1815. A Room with a View ; Scientific Subjects ; Dreams of Reason: Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; Expanding Horizons ; A Novel Subject ; Revolutionising the Subject. -- Restoration to Revolution, 1815-48. The Age of History ; Socio-Economic Conditions of Literature ; The Development of Paris ; Romanticisms ; Staging Romanticism ; The Rise of the Novel ; Women's Stories ; New Voices and Forms in French Poetry. -- Reactions to Revolution, 1848-71. Conservative Progress ; New Novels ; Post-Romantic Positions in Poetry. -- The First Inter-War Years, 1871-1914. Naturalism's Narrative Closures ; History as Fiction ; Poetical Openings ; Anti-Positivist Reactions: Decadence and Symbolism ; After Symbolism ; The Dreyfus Affair ; The Novel in Crisis? ; Poems Down to Earth and Up to Heaven. -- Changing Language and Changing Worlds. -- Changing Forms and Subjects. The Novel ; Poetry and its Purposes ; Theatre: Language in Performance. -- Starting Fresh. Women/Writing/Women ; Writing the Interface: Francophonie. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 344-345) and index. 
650 0 |a French literature  |y 20th century  |x History and criticism. 
700 1 |a Kearns, James,  |d 1947- 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h PQ305  |i .B524 1997