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Coward, David

A History of French Literature: From Chanson de geste to Cinema

Coward, David - A History of French Literature: From Chanson de geste to Cinema, ebook

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This magnificent volume provides a complete history of the literature of France from its origins to the present day, taking us beyond traditional definitions of ‘literature' into the world of the best-seller and, beyond words, to graphic fiction and cinema

  • Presents a definitive history of the literature of France from its origins to the present day.
  • Incorporates coverage of Francophone writing in Europe, Canada, the West Indies and North and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Links the development of literature to the mentalities and social conditions which produced it.
  • Takes us beyond “literature” to study graphic fiction, cinema and the bestseller.
  • Maps the rise of the Intellectual, and in so doing charts a progression from literary doctrine to critical theory.

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
606 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470751954
Printed ISBN
9780631167587

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