By Christopher Prendergast
An available and authoritative new background of French literature, written via a hugely wonderful transatlantic crew of scholars
This e-book offers an enticing, available, and fascinating new historical past of French literature from the Renaissance throughout the 20th century, from Rabelais and Marguerite de Navarre to Samuel Beckett and Assia Djebar. Christopher Prendergast, one in all ultra-modern so much extraordinary professionals on French literature, has accumulated a transatlantic team of greater than thirty major students who supply unique essays on rigorously chosen writers, works, and issues that open a window onto key chapters of French literary heritage. The ebook starts within the 16th century with the formation of a contemporary nationwide literary attention, and leads to the past due 20th century with the assumption of the "national" coming more and more into query as inherited meanings of "French" and "Frenchness" extend past the geographical limits of mainland France.
- Provides an exhilarating new account of French literary historical past from the Renaissance to the top of the 20th century
- Features greater than thirty unique essays on key writers, works, and issues, written through a uncommon transatlantic team of scholars
- Includes an advent and index
The members contain Etienne Beaulieu, Christopher Braider, Peter Brooks, Mary Ann Caws, David Coward, Nicholas Cronk, Edwin M. Duval, Mary Gallagher, Raymond Geuss, Timothy Hampton, Nicholas Harrison, Katherine Ibbett, Michael Lucey, Susan Maslan, Eric Méchoulan, Hassan Melehy, Larry F. Norman, Nicholas Paige, Roger Pearson, Christopher Prendergast, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Timothy J. Reiss, Sarah Rocheville, Pierre Saint-Amand, Clive Scott, Catriona Seth, Judith Sribnai, Joanna Stalnaker, Aleksandar Stević, Kate E. Tunstall, Steven Ungar, and Wes Williams.
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A History of Modern French Literature: From the Sixteenth Century to the Twentieth Century by Christopher Prendergast