The Livres-souvenirs of Colette: Genre and the Telling of Time, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Livres-souvenirs of Colette

Genre and the Telling of Time, 1st Edition

By Anne Freadman

Routledge

190 pages

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Description

This book investigates Colette's variegated generic choices as so many ways of 'telling time'. It presents an argument that develops through a five-part sequence, named in homage to the sonata form: 'exposition', 'first subject', 'bridge', 'second subject' and 'recapitulation'.

Table of Contents

Part I: First subject: Colette and Autobiography 1. Mon sosie' 2. The Life and Times of Colette Willy: Mes Apprentissages Part II: Second subject: Collecting Time 3. The Storyteller: La Maison de Claudine 4. A Family Album: Sido 5. The Art of Ending: L’Étoile Vesper and Le Fanal bleu 6. Recapitulation: Reading 'Colette' in La Naissance du jour

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