Théophile Gautier's 'Albertus' and Thematics of Nailing

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

Vest, James. M

Reading Simplicity: Flaubert's `Un Coeur simple'

It has often been observed that Flaubert's protagonists are readers, and that their desires and thoughts are effects of their understanding of the codes of the intelligible world.

Wing, Nathaniel

Divining Figures in Flaubert's Salammbô

The article focuses on interpretive issues in Flaubert's Salammbô.

Barnett, Stuart

Le tracé ironique du velours vert dans Madame Bovary

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.

Hélein-Koss, Suzanne

Woman as Creator: Marceline Desbordes-Valmore's Transformation of the Lyric

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.

Ferguson, Simone D

Chateaubriand's Atala and Le Suire's America

This study suggests an addition to the long list of works that can be claimed to have contributed to Chateaubriand's writing of Atala.

Pratt, T. M

Stendhal en morceaux

The article explores the paradoxes of enunciation in the Castelfiorentino episode central to Stendhal's Rome, Naples et Florence.

Jullien, Dominique

Mirbeau's Hedgehog

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

Lloyd, Christopher D

Réflexion sur la problématique du nom propre dans les Quatres Evangiles d'Emile Zola

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

Cosset, Evelyne

Interpretation as Awakening from Zola's Le Rêve

Perhaps the often hostile critical reaction to Zola's Le Rêve may in part be due to the way the novel seeks to model its audience.

Ziegler, Robert E


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