Toussaint Louverture: Paris, 1850

It is a little-known fact that the leader of the Haitian slave revolt of 1791, Toussaint Louverture, was the hero of two plays written and produced in Paris in 1850.

Harris, Rodney E

L'Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem ou la poétique de la désillusion

The Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem, published in 1811, related Chateaubriand's experience of a journey to Greece and Palestine during the years 1806-1807. It embodies his disappointments, his confrontation with reality.

Amelinckx, Frans C

The Metaphor of Space in Constant's Adolph

The opposition between interior and exterior by means of which space may be analyzed appears highly ambiguous: the interior may convey security, integration and protection, or its connotations may shift to confinement, solitude

Mercken-Spaas, Godelieve

Balzac's Sarrasine: the Sculptor as Narcissus

Balzac's tale of a sculptor's deluded passion for his model, a castrato-singer, is a retelling of Ovid's Narcissus myth as an allegory of the failure of the artist whose attachment to material beauty keeps him from using his cre

Borowitz, Helen O


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