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The term décadence has been abused in regard to its viability as a discrete literary phenomenon.
The connotative richness of Zola's "langue verte" in L'Assommoir creates a network of literal and symbolic references to the traditional motif of the Dance of Death that both dehumanizes and universalizes the dancer.
The purpose of this article is to examine the hidden complexities of a novel that has long been thought to possess none, namely, Maupassant's Pierre et Jean.
In this dédicace Baudelaire speaks as a critic interested in winning to his point of view the bourgeois who can support the arts.
George Sand's country novel Les Maîtres Sonneurs is a very interesting book. The melodies, the folklore, the story are influenced by the Orphic myth more than by the life of countrymen.
La Comédie humaine nous montre que l'aliénation des hommes s'explique à partir de données historiques et socio-économiques précises.
This short article is based on one excerpt from one letter of Adams to the judge, and on the full text of another by same to same. Both have to do with Mme de Staël and the Neckers.
Ballanche attempted to reevaluate the institutions and beliefs of the earliest societies, beliefs that he considered, if not universal, at least beneficial for modern society where they were lacking.
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