1995

Les dispositifs de concentration chez Baudelaire: géométrie de `La Vie antérieure'

La hantise de la déperdition, qui traverse les Journaux intimes de Baudelaire, entraîne, dans l'espace des Fleurs du Mal, l'élaboration de véritables dispositifs visant à absorber les forces cosmiques.

Susini, Jean-Claude

National Character, `Jewish Writing,' and Linguistic Determinism

The notion that writers of Jewish origin use a borrowed language and are incapable of genuine artistic creation evolved among prominent nineteenth-century German and French thinkers.

Weinberg, Henry H

A rebours de Huysmans: la lévitation du sens

Le roman présente la recherche d'un nouveau régime du sens devant pallier la prolifération angoissante des idées reçues et la démotivation des signes.

Séginger, Gisèle

Zola's Conversion to Science: An Allegorical Study of Le Voeu d'une morte

This article attempts an allegorical reading of Zola's early novel, Le Vœu d'une morte, to trace the tensions he experienced after his "conversion" from Romantic idealism to science.

Evenhuis, Anthony John

Le Masque du Pierrot de Jules Laforgue

Deux recueils de Jules Laforgue, Les Complaintes et L'Imitation de Notre-Dame la lune, sont liés par un mode ironique qui trouve son incarnation la plus juste dans le personnage de Pierrot.

Cook, Margaret Michèle

Une esthétique de l'opposition: le Rideau cramoisi de Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly

This article deals with the question of genre. Barbey's short story Le rideau cramoisi is based on a series of oppositions that confuse the traditional division between the realistic and the fantastic.

Frigerio,Vittorio

Mallarmé's Good Friday Music: Conversion or Confirmation?

This article questions the accepted view that Mallarmé's musical "birth" happened dramatically during the all-Wagner program of the Concert Lamoureux, on Good Friday, April, 1885.

Lees, Heath

Mallarmé's Intratextual Æsthetics of Design

Mallarmé's attention to the interior design of collected volumes of his work is as important to his concept of poetry as the actual writing process.

La Charité, Virginia A

Sur Baudelaire et Nadar

The catalogue of the Musée d'Orsay's Exhibition displays admirable reproductions by Nadar taken between 1854 and 1860, notably of Baudelaire and Nerval.

Pichois, Claude

Baudelaire's Philosophical Theory of Beauty

Baudelaire's "Le Peintre de la vie moderne" argues that beauty requires the unity of two elements, the eternal beauty found in old master art and the beauty of images from contemporary life.

Carrier, David

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