Gérard de Nerval: The Queen of Sheba and the Occult

The Queen of Sheba, as woman and legend, has fascinated Gérard de Nerval ever since 1835, when he undertook to write a libretto for Meyerbeer.

Knapp, Bettina L

La destinée théâtrale des Vêpres siciliennes

Casimir Delavigne's Les Vêpres siciliennes, a tragedy based on the massacre of more than two-thousand French in Sicily in 1282, was undoubtedly the most successful of the so-called historical plays, which became fashionab1e in t

Hamlet-Metz, Mario

Musset, protagoniste de l'avenir

Musset like Baudelaire is a modern poet. Both are handsome young dandys, ambitious, lazy and devoted to poetry. They see the poet descending from above to lessen human baseness. Both are Sampson ensnared by his Delilah.

Siegel, Patricia J

Les Personnages de femmes dans huit pièces de Musset

The central themes of the plays studied in this article are love and marriage. Women, therefore, play the principal roles.

Fairchild, Sharon L

De la tragédie classique au drame romantique en France

In France, during the seventeenth and most of the eighteenth centuries, classical tragedy and comedy were the highest forms of French literature. Suddenly, on 10 February 1829, the Romantic drama triumphed.

Bassan, Fernande

Images of Women in Balzac's La Cousine Bette

This study examines the two women cousins, Lisabeth ("Bette") Fischer and Adeline, baronne Hulot – the Old Maid and the Devoted Wife – and, through them, the other female characters in the novel (Hortense Hulot and Valérie Marne

Ortali, Helene

Une étude lexicologique du mot 'fatal' dans La Chartreuse de Parme

Throughout La Chartreuse de Parme certain adjectives, through their frequency and pattern of occurrence, suggest a significance beyond conventional import.

Russell, Lois A

De J. Sand à George Sand, Rose et Blanche de Sand et Sandeau et leur descendance

The 1831 five volume novel titled Rose et Blanche ou la comédienne et la religieuse, co-authored by Aurore Dudevant and Jules Sandeau, and signed J.

Greene, Tatiana

The Literature of History: Michelet's Middle Ages

While we disentangle the purposes of the historian from the events of the past, we recognize his method of choosing and arranging facts.

Haac, Oscar A

Lamartine's Ambivalent Relationship with Italy: An Episode of the `Risorgimento'

Lamartine's fascination with Italy, apparently the enthrallment of a young traveler, nourished by the classics as well as by Mme de Staël, seems to be contradicted by the extremely pessimistic view of the Italian political milie

Monga, Luigi


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