Nineteenth-Century French Poetry: Introductions to Close Reading / Edition 1

Nineteenth-Century French Poetry: Introductions to Close Reading / Edition 1

by Christopher Prendergast
     
 

Present a fresh approach to studying nineteenth-century French poetry through the method of close reading.See more details below

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Present a fresh approach to studying nineteenth-century French poetry through the method of close reading.

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ISBN-13:
9780521347747
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Christopher Prendergast; 2. The poem as hypothesis of origin: Lamartine's Le Lac Eric Gans; 3. The rhetoric of contemplation: Hugo's La Pente de la réverie Victor Brombert; 4. The designs of prosody: Vigny's La Mort du loup Clive Scott; 5. The lyric persona: Nerval's El Desdichado Rae Beth Gordon; 6. Under-reading at noon: Leconte de Lisle's Midi Mary Ann Caws; 7. Intertextuality and interpretation: Baudelaire's Correspondances Jonathan Culler; 8. Questions of Metaphor: Gautier's La Nue Christopher Prendergast; 9. Training for modernity: Verlaine's Le Paysage dans le cadre des portiéres … Ross Chambers; 10. Sylleptic Symbols: Rimbaud's Mémoire Michael Riffaterre; 11. Poetry and cliche: Laforgue's L'Hiver qui vient Peter Collier; 12. Genius at nightfall: Mallarmé's Quand l'ombre menacé de la fatale loi … Malcolm Bowie; 13. Appendix - French versification: a summary Clive Scott; References and suggestions for further reading.

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