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Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

G. O. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The study of Latin poetry-books, though seen as important, has suffered from limited engagement with Greek literature and papyri. This book, which combines unpublished and recently published pieces, ... More


Creativity and Procreation in Zola’s L’Œuvre

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies the figure of the genius artist in the painter Claude Lantier, the central figure of Émile Zola's novel, L'Œuvre (The masterpiece, 1886). Genius may be a largely positive term ... More


Books and Scales

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The concluding chapter looks at different scales of structure. Poems within books, or mini-series, and books within groups of books, or an œuvre, show kindred structuring. Modes of relation between ... More


Georges de la Fouchardière: Oppositional Journalism, Involuntary Heroism, and Bourrage de crâne

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One tactic of the trench soldier is the ability to see through patriotic bombast and blustering of all types, to approach the war through a form of patriotism that is quietly pragmatic. This chapter ... More


Animal Instincts: Lessons from a Trench Rat

Libby Murphy

in The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217513
eISBN:
9780300225006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217513.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the instinct of self-preservation at the heart of Le Système D (resourceful improvisation). The recourse during the First World War to analogies between soldiers and animals ... More


Introduction

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

An introductory discussion takes stock of previous studies of the diary, establishes the distinct approach for the present work, and sets out some useful critical concepts. This book will reconsider ... More


Les Cahiers d’André Walter

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Gide’s first publication of diary-writing, Les Cahiers d’André Walter, explores the potential of the journal intime to contribute to an author’s literary œuvre, and help construct their textual ... More


Paludes

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Gide’s experimentation with diary-writing continues in Paludes. Like Les Cahiers d’André Walter, it is the diary (journal intime) of a character writing a novel (in this case also entitled ‘Paludes’, ... More


Le Journal des Faux-monnayeurs

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the complex relationship between Gide’s 1925 novel Les Faux-monnayeurs (in which a fictional character, who is also an author, writes a diary) and Gide’s own diary of the ... More


The Journal 1889–1939

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter addresses the place of Gide’s Journal 1889–1939 in the development of his diary-writing, a work which has long been considered a landmark in the history of the journal intime. Its ... More


Conclusion

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter reflects briefly on the insights that have been made possible in this book by a combined approach to real and fictional diaries, and the complex relations between them. Some changes are ... More


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