Julien's Quest for `Self': Qui suis-je?

The ending of Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noir has frequently been characterized by critics as inappropriate, inconsistent, over-abrupt, spoiled by author-intervention; etc.

Ragland-Sullivan, Mary Eloise

Romantic Irony in Musset's `Namouna'

Romantic irony in Musset's "Namouna" takes several forms.

Bishop, Lloyd O

Urien's Anti-quest: Gide's Parting Statement to Symbolism

This article constitutes a textual analysis of André Gide's Le Voyage d'Urien. Its quest voyage on the narrative level symbolizes an artistic quest, exploring prose symbolism.

Franklin, Ursula

Cinquante ans de la critique francienne

The cinquantenaire of Anatole France's death is a milestone calling for a fresh assessment of somewhat whimsical critical trends in Francean criticism. His art celebrated its triumphs during the master's long lifetime.

Bresky, Dushan

Love à la Michelet in Zola's La Faute de l'abbé Mouret

The reason for the radically opposing interpretations of Zola's La Faute de l'abbé Mouret, can perhaps be found in one particularly troublesome episode where the protagonists' reactions and an allusion to Genesis apparently conf

Pasco, Allan H

Emile Zola: Libido dominandi

Zola's fiction provides many examples of the structural device of the "attacker," an outsider who attempts to dominate some group, some social entity, for ends that may be either good or evil.

Niess, Robert J

The Dusty World of Madame Bovary

The numerous references to dust in Madame Bovary enrich the novel dramatically and thematically. Mentioned in connection with every stage of Emma's development, dust.

Shukis, David T

Baudelaire's `Hymne à la beauté'

Baudelaire's "Hymne à la beauté" with its three intertwining themes (the exaltation of beauty, the satanic and/or divine origin of beauty, and the effect of beauty) reveals certain philosophical and aesthetic beliefs of the auth

Hyslop, Lois Boe

Imagistic Metamorphosis in Balzac's Eugénie Grandet

A study of the images in Balzac's Eugénie Grandet reveals a gradual metamorphosis in Eugénie.

Conroy, Jr., William T

Le Drame romantique

This article is a condensation of a Special Session of the MLA, which took place on 29 December 1977, organized and presided by Fernande Bassan.

Bassan, Fernande


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