Emma Bovary's Lost Brother: A Study of Flaubert"s Use of "Minor" Details in the Structure of Madame Bovary

Flaubert's Madame Bovary contains two references by Père Rouault to the death of Emma's older brother that contribute interest to Rouault's characterization and irony to narrative point of view.

Curry, Kristina E., and Larry R. Andrews

Gautier / Baudelaire: homo ludens versus homo duplex

The common notion that Théophile Gautier's writings are somehow those of a failed Baudelaire ignores the essential differences that are inherent in the contrasting constructs of homo ludens (Gautier) and homo duplex (Baudelaire).

Henry, Freeman G

Madeleine séductrice / Théodore séducteur: Rupture et Récon-ciliation dans Mademoiselle de Maupin

When treating the subject of androgyny in Théophile Gautier's Mademoiselle de Maupin (1836), most modern criticism has concentrated on the character of d'Albert instead of on Madeleine de Maupin, who traded her female identity for that of the cava

Mielly, Michelle

George Sand et le troisième sexe

In Indiana (1832), George Sand makes many overt and disguised references to Shakespeare's Ophelia. Ironically, however, the "feminine" and tragic voice echoed most often in Indiana is that of Hamlet himself.

Guidette-Georis, Allison

Balzac's La Comédie humaine: the Archival Rival

Profound affinities exist between Balzac's La Comédie humaine and the emergent état civil archive.

Garval, Michael D

Herodias/Salome: Mother/Daughter Identification

A plethora of artists in nineteenth century France were inspired to create works based on the Salome/Herodias myth.

Knapp, Bettina L

Madame Gervaisais, roman hystérique ou mystique?

This article examines the interpretation of the Goncourt narrative Madame Gervaisais (1869): in the eyes of Zola, this "mystical novel" – to use Edmond's terms – is a work on hysteria.

Watroba, Maria

L'actionnaire dormait la nuit . . . Germinal ou d'autres contes nihilistes

This article compares the original and the censored version of Zola's adaptation of his novel Germinal in order to analyse the multiple discourses that are at work in the version of the manuscript annotated by the censors-those that the authoritie

Best, Janice J


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