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Themes and Images in the Fictional Works of Madame de Lafayette
     

Themes and Images in the Fictional Works of Madame de Lafayette

by Ruth Willard Redhead
 

Madame de Lafayette's fictional works portray men and women struggling with opposing forces that torture and consume them. Suffering the torment of concealing emotions and betrayed by the falseness of impressions, Madame de Lafayette's characters reflect the conditions of the Court of France at the end of the seventeenth century. This thorough analysis of the

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Madame de Lafayette's fictional works portray men and women struggling with opposing forces that torture and consume them. Suffering the torment of concealing emotions and betrayed by the falseness of impressions, Madame de Lafayette's characters reflect the conditions of the Court of France at the end of the seventeenth century. This thorough analysis of the subtle use of vocabulary to create images that illuminate and carry the themes of love leads the reader to an understanding of the philosophy of Madame de Lafayette and to an appreciation of the artistic power of this great seventeenth-century woman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820413921
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Series:
American University Studies Series: Series 2: Romance Languages and Literature , #154
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
62.50(w) x 90.00(h) x 5.00(d)

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