Zola's Paris and the Novels of the Rougon-Macquart Series

Zola's novel Paris, concluding work of Les Trois Villes (1894-98), owes much to the novels of the Rougon-Macquart series in the way of characters, details, episodes and themes.

Niess, Robert J

Victor Hugo, Louis Boulanger, Francisco de Goya: amitiés, affinités, influences

Goya's influence on French imagination is evident in the œuvre of Louis Boulanger, painter and favorite illustrator of the Romantic writers.

Lipschutz, Ilse Hempel

Renan's Avenir de la science: Dialogue for an Absent Christ

Although Renan's essay L'Avenir de la science (1848-49) may appear confused and repetitious when read as a linear argument, it conceals a dialogical structure anticipating the later Dialogues philosophique (1876) and the exchang

Lee, David C. J

Fourth Version of Flaubert's Tentation de Saint Antoine (1869)

A fourth version of Flaubert's La Tentation de Saint Antoine, not previously described, is found in the Bibliothèque Nationale, NAF 23667. Flaubert's Correspondance suggests that this version was drafted in July 1869.

Porter, Laurence M

Flaubert and Hunting: La Légende de Saint Julien L'Hospitalier

A close study of the sources, notes, drafts, and final form of passages concerning hunting in Flaubert's Saint Julien displays his purposes in seeking documentation, his methods of research, his use of data in early drafts, and

Bart, B. F

Narrator and Supernatural in Mérimée's La Venus d'Ille

Mérimée's story La Vénus d'Ille is studied closely in order to determine what sort of role is played by the narrator, and how validly the tale can be taken as a tale of the supernatural.

Pilkington, Anthony E.

Nonrecognition and Recognition in Proust

The article proposes an analysis of the ethical dimension of Proust's novel A la Recherche du temps perdu in terms of the categories of nonrecognition and misrecognition.

Strauss, Walter, A

The Structural and Functional Manifestation of Space in Zola's Rougon-Macquart

Spatially, the novels of the Rougon-Macquart form a tightly knit system in which characters and events seem imprisoned. Zola's descriptions of things, which constitute space, structurally manifest this notion of enclosure.

Kamm, Lewis

Decadent Prose: the Example of Salammbô

It has long been recognized that Flaubert's title character in Salammbô (1862) was a prototype of a recurring Decadent female persona who as an animated art object moves somnambulistically through her destructive social role.

Rose, Marilyn Gaddis

Suicide, Société et Sociologie: De Durkheim à Balzac

Sociologists no less than novelists have recognized that suicide represents a crisis in the relationship of the individual to society.

Clark, Priscilla P


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