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Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath

Peter Starr

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226030
eISBN:
9780823240920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Nothing says more about a culture than the way it responds to deeply traumatic events. The Reign of Terror, America's Civil War, the Holocaust, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Kennedy assassination, ... More


From Han d’Islande to Les Misérables and Beyond

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter illustrates the study’s critical methodology by reviewing the major findings of the author’s previous research on Hugo’s early fiction from Han d’Islande (1823) to Notre-Dame de Paris ... More


Europeanising Spaces in Paris c. 1947-1962

Hugh McDonnell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383025
eISBN:
9781781384060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383025.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the wake of the Second World War, ideas of Europe abounded. What did Europe mean as a concept, and what did it mean to be European? Europeanising Spaces in Paris, c. 1947-1962 makes the case that ... More


Paris, Rome, and Sweden 1902–1905

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

In Paris, Rilke became friends with Rodin and worked as his secretary. He also wrote more ‘prayers’, the Book of Poverty and Death, to form the third cycle of the Book of Hours. Rilke stayed in Rome ... More


France, Italy and North Africa 1905–1911

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

The most important works written during Rilke's stay in Paris and Rome are New Poems and his prose work Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. Rilke continued to travel to Prague, Vienna, and Egypt, ... More


Caricature

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter develops, in a ‘Baudelairean’ manner, the suggestive quality of the works he admires. Wherever relevant, it also indicates the relationship of the art criticism to his other writings, in ... More


Hierarchies in Le Temps retrouvé

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the contrasting ways in which a range of traditional and often unconnected hierarchies subtend, and are sometimes renegotiated in, Le Temps retrouvé. These include: the ... More


Balzac and the Literary Reviews, October 1830—August 1831

TIM FARRANT

in Balzac's Shorter Fictions: Genesis and Genre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198151975
eISBN:
9780191710247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151975.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Over a third of Balzac’s stories were written between October 1830 and the end of 1832. This remarkable flowering began with his stories published in literary reviews, principally the Revue de Paris, ... More


Human Remains: Medicine, Death, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris

Jonathan Strauss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233793
eISBN:
9780823241262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The living and the dead cohabited Paris until the late eighteenth century, when, in the name of public health, measures were taken to drive the deceased from the city. Cemeteries were removed from ... More


Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Jessica Goodman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

The thirty years Carlo Goldoni spent in Paris hold an ambiguous place in his career. The preface to his autobiography explicitly draws attention to France as the site of his authorial glory, but ... More


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