The subversive tradition in French literature by Leo Weinstein

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .

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  • France.


  • French literature -- History and criticism,
  • Protest literature, French -- History and criticism,
  • Revolutionary literature, French -- History and criticism,
  • Opposition (Political science) in literature,
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
  • Politics and literature -- France,
  • Literature and history -- France,
  • Social norms in literature

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Book details

StatementLeo Weinstein.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series ;, TWAS 810-811, French literature, Twayne"s world authors series ;, TWAS 810-811., Twayne"s world authors series.
LC ClassificationsPQ145.4.P73 W4 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2052292M
ISBN 100805782486, 0805782494
LC Control Number88030089

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The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes. -Disraeli. _Secret Societies and Subversive Movements_ by the British patriot Nesta H.

Webster is a fascinating account of the various secret and subversive movements which have plotted against both throne and altar from the most ancient times to the modern by: French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French.

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A Tradition of Rupture makes these writings available to English-speaking readers for the first time, offering indispensable insight into the range of Pizarnik’s reading and the principle influences on her poetics. The works collected in this volume also provide a rare glimpse of the famously introverted poet in her capacity as public.

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As a result, this bold genre, which has given French literature some of its most interesting books in the last few years, is not neutral – and this is undoubtedly one of its strengths. French philosophy and literature can hardly be separated. Alain Badiou, a French philosopher and writer, sees the 20th century French tradition of literature and philosophy as completely intertwined.

He writes that "the goals of French philosophy have been to construct a new spaceAuthor: Kate Kershner. In religious studies circles, "subversive" is a term of endearment, though it's getting pretty threadbare.

(What happened when the village atheist got a Ph.D. He started teaching religious studies—and no doubt gives a paper every year at AAR/SBL.) But if you want some truly subversive reading, Carter and Spalding won't disappoint.

The Francophilia of the Beat circle in the New York of the mids is well known, as is the importance of the Beat Hotel in the Paris of the late s and early s, but how exactly did French literature and culture participate in the emergence of the Beat Generation.

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