Hybridity and Ethics in Chateaubriand's Atala

Chateaubriand's Atala asks: what kind of human being is best prepared to represent an ethical attitude toward cultural difference?

Moscovici, Claudia.

Une amitié littéraire: Chateaubriand et Dumas père (A Literary Friendship and Dumas the Elder)

It seems surprising that two writers so far apart could have been friends: they were one generation apart; the first was a member of the nobility, supporter of Catholicism and the bourbons, while the other – grandson of a Haitian slave – was not p

Bassan, Fernande.

'Une femme qui rêve n'est pas tout à fait une femme': Lélia en rupture d'identité

In the first version of her novel Lélia (1833), George Sand raises the question of a woman's identity to a crisis point by articulating it around the heroine's frigidity.

Ender, Evelyn.

'Ne m'appelez donc jamais femme auteur': décon-struction et refus du roman sentimental chez George Sand

As soon as she writes novels, George Sand distinguishes her works from something that critics run down: women's novelistic literature, read by despised readers (generally women), and considered insipid or incredible.

Laporte, Dominique.

'Cette Blanche Agonie': Baudelaire, Mallarmé and the Ice of Sound

In my paper, I examine the negative trajectory delineated by two famous swan poems: Charles Baudelaire's "Le Cygne and Stéphane Mallarmé's poem on "Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd'hui.

Billone, Amy

Mallarmé and the Language of Ideas

Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898) marks the emergence of a new type of writing.

Williams, Heather M.

Impressionnisme Poétique chez Marie Krysinska: Esthétique de L'Ambiguïté et Démarche Féministe

Marie Krysinska, Polish-born French woman poet, musician, femme chansonnier, and novelist of the decadent and symbolist period, innovated with free verse and was an active member of turn-of-the-century Parisian literary cabarets.

Goulesque, Florence

Oral Culture and Anticolonialism in Louise Michel's Mémoires (1886) and Légendes et chants de gestes canaques (1885)

In order to understand Louise Michel's support for the 1878 Kanak revolt, we must consider her aesthetics of oral culture in Mes Mémoires and Légendes et chants de gestes canaques.

Hart, Kathleen.

'Le Régénérateur de la France': Literary Accounts of Napoleonic Regeneration 1799-1805

This article examines the earliest stages of the Napoleonic legend, as it took shape in the immediate post-Revolutionary era.

Sainson, Katia.


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