The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry

The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry

by Mary Lewis Shaw


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The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry by Mary Lewis Shaw

Mary Shaw covers all aspects of French poetry from the Middle Ages to the present day in this text. Chapters focus on verse, genres, poetry, politics and philosophy among other topics. Designed specifically for use in courses, the volume contains a useful glossary of poetic terms, and is invaluable to students as well as teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521808767
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/08/2003
Series: Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Mary Lewis Shaw is Associate Professor of French at Rutgers University. She is the author of Performance in the Texts of Mallarm�: The Passage from Art to Ritual (1993).

Table of Contents

Illustrations; Prologue. French poetry?; 1. Verse and prose; 2. Forms and genres; 3. Words and figures; 4. Poetry and politics; 5. Poetry and philosophy; Epilogue. Poetry and the arts; Glossary.

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