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Mother Love

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the meeting of George Sand and the then young Polish composer Frederic Chopin. With the looming threat of the Russian occupation, Chopin fled Poland and arrived in Paris in ... More


The Emporium Strikes Back: Dutourd, Au Bon Beurre

in Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314872
eISBN:
9781846317156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317156.008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The economic crisis of the 1890s forced France's small shopkeepers to organise a powerful lobby in order to defend their interests. During the period, age-old tensions intensified among trade, the ... More


Post-war Visions of Paradise: The Dawning of the Consumer Society

in Consumer Chronicles: Cultures of Consumption in Modern French Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314872
eISBN:
9781846317156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317156.014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the nineteenth century, American influence on France was met with strong disapproval. In his 1930 novel Scènes de la vie future, Georges Duhamel depicts the United States as a land that subjects ... More


Being Serious: Modiano's Use of History

in A Self-Conscious Art Patrick Modiano's Postmodern Fictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235262
eISBN:
9781846314025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235262.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Patrick Modiano's use of historical facts in his fiction. It investigates how and why Modiano used the history of the Occupation of France and considers the issues of historical ... More


Gertrude Stein and the War She Saw

Rachel Galvin

in News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Gertrude Stein’s conservative politics and her decision to remain in France during World War II have been much discussed, and her wartime texts have been criticized for a cryptic style that ... More


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