The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry by Mary Lewis ShawThe Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry by Mary Lewis Shaw

The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry

byMary Lewis Shaw

Hardcover | September 8, 2003

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Mary Shaw covers all aspects of French poetry from the Middle Ages to the present day in this text. Chapters focus on verse, genres, poetry, politics and philosophy among other topics. Designed specifically for use in courses, the volume contains a useful glossary of poetic terms, and is invaluable to students as well as teachers.
Title:The Cambridge Introduction to French PoetryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:238 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:September 8, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521808766

ISBN - 13:9780521808767

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Table of Contents

Illustrations; Prologue: French poetry?; 1. Verse and prose; 2. Forms and genres; 3. Words and figures; 4. Poetry and politics; 5. Poetry and philosophy; Epilogue: Poetry and the arts; Glossary.

Editorial Reviews

"[W]hat Professor Shaw has accomplished here is to give students more than enough poetic food for thought, and teachers tools to be taught." Nineteenth-Century French Studies