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The Modern Essay in French

Movement, Instability, Performance

The Modern Essay in French( )
Author: Forsdick, Charles
Stafford, Andrew
Series title:Modern French Identities Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $80.95
Book Description:

As a textual form, the essai predominates in modern and contemporary literature in French. Emerging from an earlier tradition and distinguished from its English-language counterpart, the French-language essay ranges from Stéphane Mallarmé to Colette, Victor Segalen to Aimé Césaire, Jean Grenier to Pierre Michon. The essai remains, however, one of the most hazily identified of textual forms, its definition often depending on the progressive elimination of all other generic...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Nonfiction (Incl. Memoirs)
Literary Criticism / European / French
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.91 x 8.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds

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