The Frontiers of Popular Exoticism: Marie Bonaparte's New Orleans Crossings

Popular novelists played a remarkable role in transforming the female traveler into a heroic model of cosmopolitanism for Second Empire readers.

Brady, Heather.

A propos du `Rachildisme' ou Rachilde et les lesbiennes

While Rachilde was one of the first women writers to introduce lesbians in her work, her lesbians are not exempt from the clichés of the time, those of decadent aesthetics, French universalism and exceptionality: they are invisible and perceived a

Fisher, Dominique D.

Réalité et imaginaire des parcs et des jardins dans la deuxième moitié du XIXe siècle

Although gardens have always played an important part in European literature, their representation becomes gradually more prevalent in French art and literature after 1850.

Santos, José.

Dandyism, Gems, and Epigrams: Lapidary Style and Genre Transformation in Barbey's Les Diaboliques

This article explores the processes of creative innovation and genre transformation in Barbey d'Aurevilly's Les Diaboliques (1874).

Humphreys, Karen.

Quel horizon l'on voit du haut de la barricade

Certain places, such as battlefields and houses of ill-repute, were more often the subject of censorship in the nineteenth century than others, not just for the stories they told, but for the other narrative structures they sugg

Best, Janice.

Indiana and Madame Bovary: Intertextual Echoes

A close look at scenes of seduction in George Sand's Indiana (1832) and Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary (1857) reveals a number of intriguing textual echoes.

Booker, John T.

Desert, Desire, Dezesperance: Space and Play in Balzac's La Duchesse de Langeais

Spatial metaphors in Balzac's La Duchesse de Langeais (1839) tell us a lot about the amorous struggles of its two protagonists. These metaphors fall into two groups: games and rituals.

Mileham, James W.

Alfred de Musset's Romantic Irony

Advocated by Friedrich Schlegel, romantic irony reveals the poet's mature and self-reflexive attitude in creativity.

Beus, Yifen.


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