Au seuil de la modernite: Proust, Literature and the Arts: Essays in Memory of Richard Bales

Au seuil de la modernite: Proust, Literature and the Arts: Essays in Memory of Richard Bales


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783039118915
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 02/25/2011
Series: Romanticism and after in France / Le Romantisme et apres en France Series , #15
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Nigel Harkness is Senior Lecturer in French at Queen’s University Belfast. His research interests focus on George Sand and women’s writing in nineteenth-century France. He is the author of Men of their Words: The Poetics of Masculinity in George Sand’s Fiction (2007) and co-editor of Dix-Neuf, the journal of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes.
Marion Schmid is Reader in French at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of Chantal Akerman (2010), Proust dans la décadence (2008), Proust at the Movies (2005; co-authored with Martine Beugnet) and Processes of Literary Creation: Flaubert and Proust (1998).

Table of Contents

Contents: Nigel Harkness/Marion Schmid: Introduction – Catherine O’Beirne: Proust and the Carlylean Mediation of Dante – Annick Bouillaguet : Cryptage et décryptage de la présence de Balzac dans l’écriture d’A la recherche du temps perdu – Timothy Unwin : Proust, Flaubert, et Flaubert avant Flaubert – Marion Schmid : Proust et Robert de Montesquiou : décadence, classicisme, originalité – Alison Finch: Marcel Proust: Cultural Historian – Adam Watt: Proust, Poet of the Ordinary – Cynthia Gamble: 22 rue de Provence: Siegfried Bing’s Hub of Art Nouveau Creativity and its ‘Rayonnement’ in the World of Proust – Edward J. Hughes: On the Nation and its Culture: Proust, Barrès and Daniel Halévy – Jack Jordan: Proust’s Narrator: Travels in the Space-Time Continuum – Diane R. Leonard: Proust in the Fourth Dimension – Patrick O’Donovan: Proust’s ‘grands chagrins utiles’: Beyond Contingency? – Jean Milly : Levers de rideau amoureux chez Proust – Nigel Harkness: Ut sculptura poesis? Literary-Sculptural Intersections in Balzac and Proust – Clare Moran: From Maeterlinck to Masks: Theatre and Mise en Scène in the Art of Fernand Khnopff and James Ensor – Patrick McGuinness: The Language of Politics in Symbolist and Decadent Polemic: From Le Décadent to the École romane – Peter Broome: Michaux and Magritte – Bernard Brun : Hommage à Richard Bales, pionnier des études proustiennes.

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