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Check for new and used marketplace copies. In this highly accessible introduction, Brian Nelson provides an overview of French literature - its themes and forms, traditions and transformations - from the Middle Ages to the present. Major writers, including Francophone authors writing from areas other than France, are discussed chronologically in the context of their times, to provide a sense of the development of the French literary tradition and the strengths of some of the most influential writers within it. Nelson offers close readings of exemplary passages from key works, presented in English translation and with the original French.
Cambridge University Press. And how would such a volume differ from the excellent Cambridge History of French Literature ?
Instead, it would aim to present a certain number of portals into vital and intriguing moments and topics, essays written by expert and passionate readers of French literature. Second, this Companion, within a limited number of chapters, could not do justice by itself, to the explosion of novels, poems, plays, and essays written in French by authors throughout the world.
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Many volumes would be required for that. The fifteen authors who joined me in this venture each took up the challenge of writing an essay that would look at a specific topic, usually grounded in a particular historical moment, that also opened up connections to other periods and other topics in French literature. Readers can read the chapters in any order, depending on their own tastes and priorities.
I believe that anyone interested in the literature of France will find something stimulating and informative here. Keep up with the latest from Cambridge University Press on our social media accounts.
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Colin Nettelbeck reviews 'The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature' by Brian Nelson
Creating a Companion to French Literature seemed to me a gigantic leap. Identifying topics The fifteen authors who joined me in this venture each took up the challenge of writing an essay that would look at a specific topic, usually grounded in a particular historical moment, that also opened up connections to other periods and other topics in French literature. Enjoyed reading this article?