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Title Birth and death in nineteenth-century french culture / edited by Nigel Harkness [and others].

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations.
Series Faux titre ; 301
Faux titre ; no 301.
Language English and French.
Note "The essays contained in this volume were first presented at the third annual conference of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, which took place at Queen's University Belfast in April 2005"--Acknowledgments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Birth and Death in Nineteenth-Century French Culture; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; George Sand: la genèse des fins de romans; Flaubert, Apuleius and Ovid: The Genesis of a Recurring Theme; Perdue en traduction: Translation, Betrayal and Death in Mérimée's Carmen; Le Tombeau de la Poésie: Strategies of Textual Resurrection in Mallarmé and Banville; Wilde's Salomé: Tenses, Tension and Progression in Salomé's Final Monologue; Figures de l'artiste et comédiens du réel: de la difficile naissance à l'implacable mort dans La Comédie humaine.
Summary This volume draws contributors from around the globe who represent the full range of approaches to scholarship in nineteenth-century French studies: historical, literary, cultural, art historical, philosophical, and comparative. The theme of the volume - Birth and Death - is one with particular resonance for nineteenth-century French studies, since the nineteenth century is commonly perceived as an age of new life and renovation. It is the epoch that witnessed an efflorescence of industrial and artistic progress, the birth of the individual and the birth of the novel, and the creation of an ur.
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Subject France -- Civilization -- 19th century -- Congresses.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Death in literature.
Childbirth in literature.
Women in literature.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Harkness, Nigel, 1967-
Society of Dix-Neuviémistes. Conference (3rd : 2005 : Belfast)
Other Form: Print version: Birth and death in nineteenth-century french culture. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007 9042022604 9789042022607 (OCoLC)170956282
ISBN 9781435612471 (electronic bk.)
1435612477 (electronic bk.)