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Author Turberfield, Peter James.

Title Pierre Loti and the theatricality of desire / Peter James Turberfield.

Imprint Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations.
Series Faux titre, 0167-9392 ; 309
Faux titre ; no. 309.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-264).
Contents Pierre Loti and the Theatricality of Desire; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Theatricality; Chapter 2 The Cast; Chapter 3 The Stage; Chapter 4 The Wardrobe; Chapter 5 The Audience; General Bibliography; Bibliography of Texts by and on Loti.
Summary Pierre Loti and the Theatricality of Desire offers an original analysis of patterns of unconscious desire observable in the life and work of the French orientalist writer Pierre Loti. It aims to reconcile attitudes and conduct that have been regarded as contradictory and not amenable to analysis by locating the unconscious urges that motivate them. It looks at the ambiguous feelings Loti expresses towards his mother, the conflicting desires inherent in his bisexuality, and his deeply ambiguous sense of a cultural identity as expressed through his cross-cultural transvestism. The political impl.
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Subject Loti, Pierre, 1850-1923 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Loti, Pierre, 1850-1923
French fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
French fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Exoticism in literature.
Sex in literature.
Women in literature.
Desire in literature.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Turberfield, Peter James. Pierre Loti and the theatricality of desire. Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2008 9789042023635 9042023635 (OCoLC)225872091
ISBN 9781435640719 (electronic bk.)
1435640713 (electronic bk.)
9042023635 (pbk.)
9789042023635 (pbk.)