Lautréamont's Les Chants de Maldoror and the Dynmics of Reading

As the apparent chaos of Lautréamont's Les Chants de Maldoror frustrates the reader's initial attempts at interpretation, and as the reader begins to relate certain static/dynamic and emerging/resurging patterns to each other, h

Edson, Laurie.

La Production du sens: `Un spectacle interrompu'

On the surface Stéphane Mallarmé's prose poem "Un spectacle interrompu" narrates the anecdote of a misinterpretation that interrupts the circulation-of-meaning understood as the contents of any traditional text established on di

Assad, Maria L

A la recherche du language: `L'Après-midi d'un faune'

Based upon a close reading of "L'Après-midi d'un faune," the article suggests that Mallarmé's crisis resulted from his dissatisfaction with divine or idealistic accounts of the origins of language and his subsequent interest in

van Slyke, Gretchen J

Segregation and Disintegration of an Image: Mallarmé's Struggle with the Angel

This study traces the trajectory of the symbolic image configuration of the Angel in Mallarmé's poetic universe.

Franklin, Ursula

Baudelaire and the Poetry of Prose

Baudelaire intended the Petits Poèmes en prose to be a companion volume Les Fleurs du mal, but their many differences point to a discrepancy between intention and achievement and raise the problem of defining the poetic element

Hiddleston, James A

Flaubert and Juliet Herbert: A Postscript

Stresses the importance of the "1er exemplaire" of the Tentation de Saint Antoine inscribed "A Juliet Herbert son vieux Gustave" included in the Flaubert centenary exhibition in Paris in 1980 but dismisses the alleged copy inscr

Oliver, Hermia

Pierre Leroux Redivivus

Reflecting growing evidence of a renewed interest in Pierre Leroux (1797-1871), the article uses the recent republication of the encyclopedist's La Grève de Samarez (1863-1865) as the basis for a restatement of his philosophy, w

Griffiths, David A

A propos de Racine et Shakespeare: tradition, réforme, et révolution dans le Romantisme

While Stendhal's Racine et Shakespeare (1823-1825) offers a key for defining and understanding the profound motivations of Romanticism, this text's dual tenets – of absolute freedom as a means to combat Classical dogmatism and o

Crouzet, Michel

The Fruits of Love: An Image in Gustave Flaubert, George Sand, and Guy de Maupassant

The motif of the fruit that falls, or the fruit that clings, used to represent various aspects and stages of love, is traced through three nineteenth-century novels: Sand's La Mare au Diable, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, and Maupas

Cargo, Robert T


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