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Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Michael Hawcroft

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Rhetoric is the art of persuasion, whether spoken or written. The first chapter of this book sets out its principles providing an easily-consulted outline of key terms and a wide range of ... More


Between Unity and Diversity: Rubbish, the Mosaic, and the Fragments of Travel Literature

Charles Forsdick

in Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses several French-language travel texts that were published primarily from the early 1960s to the early 1970s. A detailed analysis of these texts is provided, and is divided into ... More


Urgent Translation

Peggy Kamuf

in To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641543
eISBN:
9780748652136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641543.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1971, at Cornell University, Derrida's books were being transmitted there under the sign of a very particular urgency because they upset everything and gave rise to an experience of thinking that ... More


The Rustic Troubadours: Occitanizing Lyrics in France

Eliza Zingesser (ed.)

in Stolen Song: How the Troubadours Became French

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747571
eISBN:
9781501747649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747571.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reflects on a corpus, which can be called Occitanizing lyric, that might appear to contradict this book's thesis regarding the assimilation of Occitan lyric in francophone space. The ... More


French Reflections in the Shakespearean Tragic: Three Case Studies

Richard Hillman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087172
eISBN:
9781781706343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In this follow-up study to French Origins of English Tragedy (MUP, 2010), Richard Hillman pursues his exploration of English tragedy in relation to France, this time with a frank concentration on ... More


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