Exotic Subversions in Nineteenth-century French Fiction: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Exotic Subversions in Nineteenth-century French Fiction

1st Edition

By Jennifer Yee

Routledge

136 pages

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Description

In this book, Jennifer Yee examines the ways in which the imperialist enterprise is subverted in the French nineteenth-century exotic literature through detailed case studies of key works by Chateaubriand, Hugo, Flaubert and Segalen.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Shifting Ideologies in Chateaubriand's Epic Les Natchez 2. Victor Hugo and the Other as Divided Self in Bug-Jargal 3. Flaubert's Salammbô and the Subversion of Meaning 4. Exotic Polyphony: Victor Segalen and Les Immémoriaux 5. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General