Le Voile et le Mirage (Exeter French Texts v. 106)

Le Voile et le Mirage (Exeter French Texts v. 106)

By: Georges Rodenbach (author), Richard Bales (volume_editor)Paperback

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Known principally for Bruges-la-Morte, a key work of Belgian Symbolism, Georges Rodenbach (1855-1898) is also the author of other works worthy of present-day study. His collections of poetry, his plays, and his other novels subtly rework themes which evoke his native Flanders. This volume contains the texts of two of his plays: Le Voile enacts a whole network of themes with a connection to Bruges - a veritable summary of the "intimism" which was the glory of literary and artistic Belgium in the 1890s - while Le Mirage adapts Bruges-la-Morte for the stage, in an attempt to exteriorise thoughts which in the novel were essentially self-enclosed. This is a volume in the series Textes litteraires/Exeter French Texts. The text, introduction and essential notes are all in French.

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The late Richard Bales was Professor of Modern French Literature at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Frontispice, II; Remerciements, IV; Introduction, V; Le Voile, XI; Le Mirage, XVIII; Le Texte, XXII; Bibliographie sommaire, XXIII; LE VOILE, 1; LE MIRAGE, 29; Appendice I: Amour en nuances, 81; Appendice II: Tableau des oeuvres principales de Rodenbach et de ses confreres gantois, 1888-1904, 86.

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  • publication date: 01/08/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780859896412
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 87
  • ID: 9780859896412
  • weight: 170
  • ISBN10: 0859896412

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