Originally published in 1949, this volume was created in honour of Professor R. L. Graeme Ritchie's retirement, following 26 years as the Chair of French Language and Literature in the University of Birmingham. It is composed of 23 essays on a variety of topics contributed by colleagues and fellow-workers in the field of French studies. A list of publications by Ritchie is included at the beginning of the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in perspectives on French culture and society.
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Table of ContentsForeword Jane Johnston Milne; Selected publications of R. L. G. Ritchie; 1. Sainte-Beuve's Tableau de la poésie française au XVIe siècle and Cary's Early French Poets Ivor D. O. Arnold; 2. On the origin and history of three French words Paul Barbier; 3. Proust and Hardy: incidence or coincidence L. A. Bisson; 4. Napoléon et ses admiratrices britanniques J. Deschamps; 5. A semantic group in Alpine romance W. D. Elcock; 6. A bibliography of eighteenth-century translations of Voltaire H. B. Evans; 7. Guillaume d'Angleterre E. A. Francis; 8. A contemporary dramatist: René Bruyez H. J. Hunt; 9. Br-lé de plus de feux R. C. Knight; 10. An Anglo-French collection of books in the Royal Malta library Fraser Mackenzie; 11. Théophile Gautier et le dandysme esthétique J. M. Milner; 12. Textual problems of the Lai de l'ombre John Orr; 13. Goethe's autobiography and Rousseau's Confessions Roy Pascal; 14. Une amitié entre honnêtes gens, le comte Roger de Bussy-Rabutin, 'libertin', et le père René Rapin, Jésuite Elfrieda Pichler; 15. Variant readings to three Anglo-Norman poems Mildred K. Pope; 16. Grammar, grimoire, glamour, gomerel T. B. W. Reid; 16. A note on Taine's conception of the English mind F. C. Roe; 17. Pascal and Brunschvicg Denis Saurat; 18. Leconte de Lisle and Robert Burns A. Lytton Sells; 19. Pontigny H. F. Stewart; 20. Two French attempts to invade England during the Hundred Years' War G. Templeman; 20. Ernest Renan and Alfred Loisy H. G. Wood; 21. A problem of influences: Taine and the Goncourt brothers J. S. Wood; List of contributors.