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Seeing Through the Mother Goose Tales

Visual Turns in the Writings of Charles Perrault

Seeing Through the Mother Goose Tales( )
Author: Lewis, Philip
ISBN:978-0-8047-2410-4
Publication Date:Jun 1996
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

During the first half of the reign of Louis XIV, Charles Perrault enjoyed the status of a prominent public intellectual. A key player in the development of the arts, he has commonly been situated in French literary and cultural history as the spokesman for the Moderns in the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns, the seventeenth century's protracted aesthetic controversy. During the 1690s, after falling from political favour, Perrault took up the writing of fiction and achieved lasting...
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Book Details
Pages:300
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15 x 22 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.236 Pounds



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