A Time of Transition in the French Novel: Les Annees Tournantes 1928-1934

A Time of Transition in the French Novel: Les Annees Tournantes 1928-1934

By: Christopher Shorley (author)Hardback

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The years around 1930 are marked by turning points in most areas of French life, and the fiction of the time is a privileged means of understanding those changes. This book traces vital transitions in French politics, society, and culture; the focus then moves to the novel, a genre uniquely equipped to reflect topical shifts and breakthroughs.

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About Author

Christopher Shorley is Professor of French at Queen's University, Belfast.

Contents

Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgements; I. Periods, Points in Time, Transitions; II. Context, Background, Hinterland: Perceptions of Change; III. Transitions in the Texts: Events, Situations and Themes; IV. Transitions in the Texts: Genre, Form and Style; V. Across the Lines; Chronology; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/08/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780773456181
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9780773456181
  • ISBN10: 077345618X

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