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Guide to Contemporary French Literature from Valery to Sartre

Wallace Fowlie

Guide to Contemporary French Literature from Valery to Sartre

by Wallace Fowlie

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Published by Peter Smith Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8244572M
    ISBN 100844620777
    ISBN 109780844620770
    OCLC/WorldCa2386862

    No Exit was originally written in French (Sartre being French and all), so the first thing we have to consider is whether "No Exit" is an appropriate translation or not. The title in French is Huis Clos, which literally means "in camera" or "in private" or "behind closed doors."À huis clos is an idiomatic French expression meaning "all doors closed," in such a way that no one leaves or enters. Nausea (French: La Nausée) is a philosophical novel by the existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul hed in , it is Sartre's first novel and, in his own opinion, one of his best works.. The novel takes place in 'Bouville' (homophone of Boue-ville, literally, 'Mud town') a town similar to Le Havre, and it concerns a dejected historian, who becomes convinced that inanimate objects Author: Jean-Paul Sartre.

      An honest and original account of the French school system today as written by a former literature teacher in a inner-city school. The style and language .   The book is also rather thin on context so readers may want to supplement it with the Very Short Introduction to French Literature, or the Beginner's Guide by Carol Clark, or the more pricey Oxford Short History by Malcolm Bowie and others/5(2).

    Insook Webber Clinical Assistant Professor of French. Curriculum Vitae. Education. Webber has a PhD in French from the University of Washington. Her dissertation titled “Valéry, His Context and Legacy” analyzes Paul Valéry’s oeuvre in relation to his contemporary thinkers, such as Freud and Bergson, as well as his influence on French thinkers become prominent after on: PO Box , Pullman, Wa, THE 20TH CENTURY. The 20th century in France has been characterized by a tremendous expansion in literary output and the ever-faster pace of experimentation with new means of Marxism and Freudianism have left a deep imprint on literature, as on all the arts. Two world wars have tried France sorely, while the technological revolution confronts the current generation with an.


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