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The Mask of the Prophet: The Extraordinary Fictions of Jules Verne

Andrew Martin

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198157984
eISBN:
9780191673252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157984.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Such novels as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days have made Jules Verne the most widely translated of all French authors. But he has typically been categorised ... More


Feminist Fictions: Maud Tabachnik, Un été pourri (1994)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the history of feminism in France, the different French female authors and crime fiction, and the response of the public towards such works.


Introduction: Con/textualising the Corpus

in Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235378.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the works of French author Annie Ernau, and provides a close reading of several of her works including Les Armoires vides, ... More


Introduction: A Postcolonial Phenomenon

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about French African author Calixthe Beyala and her works. This volume examines her problematic status in France where her ... More


Introduction

in Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237785
eISBN:
9781846314063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237785.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the role of visual arts and architecture in the fiction of French author Michel Butor. This volume examines the ... More


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