1st Edition

Exotic Subversions in Nineteenth-century French Fiction

ISBN 9781905981519
Published June 30, 2008 by Routledge
136 Pages

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Book 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

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Jennifer Yee