New Interpretations in the History of French Literature: From Marie De France to Beckett and Cioran

New Interpretations in the History of French Literature: From Marie De France to Beckett and Cioran

By: Aleksandra Gruzinska (editor), Allan H. Pasco (foreword_author)Hardback

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A collection of essays in French and English, and translations from French to English, which cover the medieval through to the modern period.

About Author

Dr. Gruzinska holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. She is Assistant Professor of French and Nineteenth-Century Literature in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University.


Foreword by Allan H. Pasco; Acknowledgements; I. Introduction; Franco-American Friendships: 'Les Palmes Academiques' in Arizona - Aleksandra Gruzinska; II. French Middle Ages; An English Translation of Marie de France's Le Chevrefeuille - Robert Chancellor; Geste de Guillaume or Geste de Garin de Monglane - William Hendrickson; III. French Renaissance; 'Tu escorche le latin? Par sainct Jan!: Latin as an ironic marker in the French Renaissance Tale; - Deborah Losse; IV. French Enlightenment; Probing the Masks in Antoine Pecquet's Diverse Thoughts on Man - Aleksandra Gruzinska; V. French Romanticism; Sand, le faiseur de romans et Balzac, le fabricant de romans - Raymonde Bulger; The Sand/Flaubert Friendship: Optimism/Pessimism 1870's Style - Aleksandra Gruzinska; VI. French Realism/Impressionism; Octave Mirabeau's "Claude Monet, Venice" (May 1912) - Aleksandra Gruzinska; Rodin's Favorite Failure: The Monument to Honore Balzac - Anthony Gully; VII. Modern Times; The 'Frivolous Prince' or Jean Cocteau's Art of Metamorphoses - Frederic Canovas; Samuel Beckett's Fin de partie/Endgame/Endspiel, A Dynamic Evolving Reality; - Suzanne Henderickson; New York: Un mythe francais - Daniela Hurezanu; L'aventure selon Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) - Genevieve James; Le Poids du peu ou l'aphorisme chez E.M. Cioran - Raymonde Bulger; Une Amite: Samuel Beckett vu par E.M. Cioran - Aleksandra Gruzinska; Cioran lecteur de Cioran - Liliana Nicorescu; E.M. Cioran: Music in My Soul - Aurelia Roman; Appendix: A Conversation with Samuel Beckett (Paris, April 16, 1983) - Suzanne Hendrickson and William Hendrickson.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773451704
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780773451704
  • ISBN10: 0773451706

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