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The Meaning of Fairy Tale within the Evolution of Culture

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the significance of Madame Catherine-Anne d'Aulnoy and the French writers of fairy tales in the 1690s. d'Aulnoy coined the term “fairy tale” in 1697, when she published her ... More


‘ON PEUT LE COMPARER … À UNE SORTE DE MALADIE’ WOMEN AND MEDICINE, 1770–1914

ANNA RICHARDS

in The Wasting Heroine in German Fiction by Women 1770-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267545
eISBN:
9780191708398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267545.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the new views about women which were put forward at this period by German medical writers and the French writers who influenced them, and they compare them with those which were ... More


Introduction the Consequences of Ex-Centricity

in Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314995
eISBN:
9781846316500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316500.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Taking as a point of departure the notion that critical appreciation of writers in the French–speaking Caribbean is connected to a given author's theoretical training in France, this introductory ... More


Rhetorical Theory: A Practical Guide

Michael Hawcroft

in Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses and encourages familiarity with rhetorical theory, and even provides a familiar account of this theory. The chapter also serves as a point of reference for the rest of the ... More


Mending secular fragmentation

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a useful paradigm to analyse anti-secular alternatives. It outlines ways in which French and English Catholic writers seek to reimagine society and economics on a sacred basis. ... More


The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Terence Cave

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the 16th century, Latin theorists and French vernacular writers shared a common preoccupation with problems of writing, its nature, and status. The focus of this book is the interaction of ... More


Dream, Creativity, and Madness in Nineteenth-Century France

Tony James

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151883
eISBN:
9780191672873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151883.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, European Literature

This is an important new analysis of the problematic relationship between dreams and madness as perceived by 19th-century French writers, thinkers, and doctors. Those wishing to know the nature of ... More


Catholic religiosity and the charismatic Church

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Cavanaugh's analysis of the secular State indicates the role individualism played in the genesis of contractual political theories. The gathering into the Church envisaged by many French and English ... More


Cornucopia

Cave Terence

in The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the cornucopian text problems in the works of several French Renaissance writers including Francois Rabelais, Pierre de Ronsard, and Michel de Montaigne. It explores the corpus ... More


The Useless Mouths and Other Literary Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036347
eISBN:
9780252097195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book brings to English-language readers literary writings—several previously unknown—by the author. Culled from sources including various American university collections, the works span decades ... More


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