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Commitment in modern French literature

M. Adereth

Commitment in modern French literature

politics and society in Peguy, Aragon and Sartre

by M. Adereth

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Péguy, Charles, -- 1873-1914 -- Political and social views.,
  • Aragon, -- 1897-1982,
  • Sartre, Jean-Paul, -- 1905-1980,
  • French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] M. Adereth.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21141272M

    It is often argued that a new form of committed literature is needed. Embracing the 18th-century Romantic idea of aesthetic autonomy, literature is believed to have turned its back to everyday social and political reality. One of the central questions occupying contemporary literary debates is therefore whether literary autonomy is essential to modern literature ('autonomism') or should be.   The birth of modern literature in France - a total reinvention of French prose (breathless rhythm, use of slang). Best book about the French written in a looong time. Also: first book about.

    Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies investigates how teaching practices can address the changing status of literature in the French classroom. Contributors consider questions about the scope of French studies, the validity of the canon, and the viability of interdisciplinary studies to rethink the teaching of literature. Problems and methods of literary history, with special reference to modern French literature; a guide for graduate students. by Morize, Andre, b. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *.

    The French and poetry have long been synonymous with sensuality and passion, but the poetry of Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers of Evil) caused a public outcry with its dramatic imagery and macabre, illicit content. Baudelaire was prosecuted under the Second Empire for his affront to public morality with his themes of decadence and eroticism, and six of the initial poems did not have their ban Author: Cecily Pulver. Modern French Literature The history of French literature is closely linked to the state of French politics, ideology, and culture, often reflecting and shaping these realities in France.


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