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Sorrow of the Earth: Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull and the Tragedy of Show Business
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|October 31, 2017

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Fascinating, brilliant and angry: the tale of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and the tragic fate of its Native American participants. Buffalo Bill was the prince of show business. His spectacular Wild West shows were performed to packed houses across the world,…
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Fascinating, brilliant and angry: the tale of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and the tragic fate of its Native American participants. Buffalo Bill was the prince of show business. His spectacular Wild West shows were performed to packed houses across the world,…
Winter Mythologies And Abbots
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|March 25, 2014

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Michon’s exquisite short narratives transport us to the heart of the Middle Ages as witnesses to the double-edged power of belief This welcome volume brings to English-language readers two beautifully crafted works by the internationally acclaimed French…
The Red & the Black
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|January 7, 1995

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While Sorel secretly nurtures anachronistic dreams of Naopleonic glory, a modern world of patronage-the Church, politics, social arrivisme and women-points him along the path of conventional ambition. But in a society comprising people who imagine they control…
Le défi biographique: La littérature en question
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|September 17, 2015

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Il est d’usage que la biographie escorte la littérature, ne serait-ce que par le récit des vies d’écrivains. Mais l’idée qu’elle pourrait agir sur la conception même du littéraire a sans doute de quoi surprendre. Et pourtant, depuis qu’au XVIIIe siècle sont…
Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses
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|December 21, 2014

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This engaging book spans three centuries to provide the first full account of the long and diverse history of genius in France. Exploring a wide range of examples from literature, philosophy, and history, as well as medicine, psychology, and journalism, Ann…
Winter Mythologies and Abbots
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|March 28, 2014

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This welcome volume brings to English-language readers two beautifully crafted works by the internationally acclaimed French author Pierre Michon. Populated by distant and little-known figures-Irish and French monks, saints, and scientists in Winter Mythologies;…
Daily Life in Colonial Latin America
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|August 17, 2011

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Reading Realism in Stendhal
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|June 26, 2008

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This book poses the question: what happens when reading enters the realist process? and answers it by way of a critical study of Stendhal's writing. Ann Jefferson argues that a recognition of the role of reading in representation is particularly crucial to an…
Biography and the Question of Literature in France
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|February 4, 2007

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This book takes a fresh look at the relations between literature and biography by tracing the history of their connections through three hundred years of French literature. The starting point for this history is the eighteenth century when the term 'biography'…
Nathalie Sarraute, Fiction And Theory: Questions of Difference

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Nathalie Sarraute, initially hailed as a leading theorist and exemplar of the nouveau roman, is now regarded as a major French novelist in her own right. Ann Jefferson offers a new perspective on Sarraute's entire oeuvre--her fiction, her outstanding…
The Nouveau Roman and the Poetics of Fiction

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This book, first published in 1984, is based on readings of the novels of three major representative practitioners of the nouveau roman. Since its beginnings in the 1950s the nouveau roman has posed a major challenge to the theory of the novel because its…