Essays on the Work of Twentieth-century French Author Lucette Desvignes (Studies in French Literature No. 38)

Essays on the Work of Twentieth-century French Author Lucette Desvignes (Studies in French Literature No. 38)

By: Jerry L. Curtis (editor)Hardback

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In this text, scholars have contributed papers to a conference dedicated to Lucette Desvignes in an attempt to situate her work in relation to that of other French authors of this century.


Part 1 Literature and life - reflections on Lucette Desvignes and her work: keynote address, Jerry L. Curtis; Lucette Desvignes, professor, Paul Oliver; equal flooring - Lucette Desvignes as communicator, Shirley J. Curtis; du chat a l'ecrivain, Marie-Madeleine Van Ruymbeke Stey; the humorous side of Lucette Desvignes, Mary Anne O'Neill; de la province concrete a la republique dans "les mains nues", Jean-Marie Auzias; tradition et modernite dans l'oeuvre de Lucette Desvignes, Silvia Pandelescu; history and fiction, Lucette Desvignes. Part 2 Lucette Desvignes in translation - observations and excerpts of short fiction: literary translation, Brian E. Rainey; translating "Pousse-Cafe", Joanne Bonneville; exercises in translation - "Affaires de Famille", Brian E. Rainey, "Pousse-Cafe", Joanne Bonneville, "Une Consultation", Mary Anne O'Neill, "Apres la Noce", Brenda Young Ferrell, "Un Ete Meurtrier", Dale Cosper, "La Lucarne", Jerry L. Curtis, "Fugue a Deux", Jerry L. Curtis, "L'Entente Cordiale", Will McLendon. Part 3 The artistic palette - from poetry to the novel: deux poetiques de fraternite - Lucette Desvignes et Andree Chedid, Judy Cochran; fables of revolt - selected short stories of Desvignes and Camus, Dale Cosper; le bruissement de la Bourgogne -Lucette Desvignes et Jean-Claude Pirotte, Josiane Riboni; de ciel a d'encre, Sylvanie Saugues Giraud; comment devient-on femme? Chedid, Desvignes et Sarraute, Inas Messiha; Desvignes, Yourcenar and the female "Bildungsromane", Brenda Young Ferrell; l'ecriture paysanne de C.F. Ramuz et de Lucette Desvignes, Jacqueline Sessa; Lucette Desvignes and contemporary literature, synopsis of Desvignes' works.

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  • Number Of Pages: 308
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  • ISBN10: 0773478434

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