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The Cambridge companion to the French novel : from 1800 to the present, edited by Timothy Unwin, (electronic book)

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The Cambridge companion to the French novel : from 1800 to the present
Title
The Cambridge companion to the French novel
Title remainder
from 1800 to the present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Timothy Unwin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume provides a unique and valuable insight into the novel in French over the past two centuries. Essays by acknowledged experts range widely over issues and texts, referring to earlier periods and other genres and literatures where relevant. Theoretical discussion is combined with close reading, and there is a challenging reassessment of major figures and traditional views. All quotations are translated and there is a chronology and guide to further reading, making this an essential reference work for all those interested in modern French fiction
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Unwin, Timothy A
  • Cambridge University Press
Series statement
Cambridge companions to literature
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French fiction
Label
The Cambridge companion to the French novel : from 1800 to the present, edited by Timothy Unwin, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the novel and the writing of literary history / Timothy Unwin -- Novels of testimony and the 'invention' of the modern French novel / Jann Matlock -- Reality and its representation in the nineteenth-century novel / Alison Finch -- Women and fiction in the nineteenth century / Margaret Cohen -- Popular fiction in the nineteenth century / David Coward -- Decadence and the fin-de-siècle novel / Laurence M. Porter -- The Proustian revolution / Christie McDonald -- Formal experiment and innovation / David H. Walker -- Existentialism, engagement, ideology / Steven Ungar -- War and the Holocaust / Denis Boak -- From serious to popular fiction / Stephen F. Noreiko -- The colonial and postcolonial Francophone novel / Françoise Lionnet -- The French-Canadian novel / Denis Boak -- Gender and sexual identity in the modern French novel / Jane Winston -- Postmodern French fiction: practice and theory / Johnnie Gratton
Control code
cco36084649
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 281 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521499149
Lccn
96052444
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Cambridge companion to the French novel : from 1800 to the present, edited by Timothy Unwin, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the novel and the writing of literary history / Timothy Unwin -- Novels of testimony and the 'invention' of the modern French novel / Jann Matlock -- Reality and its representation in the nineteenth-century novel / Alison Finch -- Women and fiction in the nineteenth century / Margaret Cohen -- Popular fiction in the nineteenth century / David Coward -- Decadence and the fin-de-siècle novel / Laurence M. Porter -- The Proustian revolution / Christie McDonald -- Formal experiment and innovation / David H. Walker -- Existentialism, engagement, ideology / Steven Ungar -- War and the Holocaust / Denis Boak -- From serious to popular fiction / Stephen F. Noreiko -- The colonial and postcolonial Francophone novel / Françoise Lionnet -- The French-Canadian novel / Denis Boak -- Gender and sexual identity in the modern French novel / Jane Winston -- Postmodern French fiction: practice and theory / Johnnie Gratton
Control code
cco36084649
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 281 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521499149
Lccn
96052444
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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