French Divorce Fiction from the Revolution to the First World War: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

French Divorce Fiction from the Revolution to the First World War

1st Edition

By Nicholas White

Routledge

206 pages

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Description

This book analyses the ways in which divorce informed the development of French fiction until the First World War, arguing that in France the divorce question was intimately related to the rhythm of revolution.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sociology, Epistemology and Modern Marriage 1. The History of Divorce from the Revolution to the First World War 2. Between Mimesis and Idealism 3. Jealousy before Proust 4. Famous Fathers and Grumpy Daughters 5. Novel Series and Serial Lives 6. Conclusion

Subject Categories

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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