This article looks at four short stories published by Guy de Maupassant after his first trip to Algeria: "Allouma," "Marroca," "Mohammed-fripouille," and "Un soir." Through an analysis of the representations made of the stories'
Eugène Sue's Les Mystères de Paris (1842-43) guides readers through the lower-class and criminal sectors of Paris using the conventions of character typology popularized by the urban guides and tableaux of the 1830s and
This article examines how Staël was able to sustain her public status even while in exile, especially in light of her continued commitment to Revolutionary (although not strictly democratic) ideals and her public opposition to Napoleonic ideology.
Though Arthur Rimbaud’s “modernity” can hardly be seriously questioned, the contours and stakes of that aesthetic posture continue to raise questions: is there room for considering him, as Antoine Compagnon does, an “anti-modern”?