The images of nailing that open and close the poem "Albertus" and recur at important points in this and others of Gautier's writings sybolize aspects of finality, fixity, and death while, paradoxically, also raising questions of mutability and met
An ironic connection has thus far been overlooked by Flaubertian scholars: the "green velvet" cloth that Charles Bovary intends to place over Emma's coffin and the "green velvet" of Rodolphe's frock coat.
In an age where most women writers disguised themselves by adopting a male pseudonym and wrote within the male tradition, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore wrote as a woman, proclaiming her feminine identity in strong personal verse.
Starting from a close textual reading of one of the stories embedded in Mirbeau's Les 21 Jours d'un neurasthénique (1901), this article examines the author's treatment of animals and the natural world, in the context of fin-de-siècle comic writing
L'étude du mode de désignation des personnages des Quatre Evangiles a pour objectif d'analyser la corrélation entre le choix du nom propre et un modèle romanesque très particulier, où la mise en scène de l'utopie se greffe sur un constat critique