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The romantic prison : the French tradition / Victor Brombert.


Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1978] .
ISBN 9780691063522, 0691063524

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Standard Title Prison romantique. English
Subjects Französisch.
French literature -- History and criticism.
French literature.
Gefängnis (Motiv)
Literatur.
Prisons in literature.
Romantik.
Description 241 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Translation of La prison romantique.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index.
Contents 1 . Perspectives: Introduction: the prison dream -- Pascal's dungeon -- The myth of the Bastille -- 2. Prison and the romantic imagination: Pétrus Borel: prison and the Gothic tradition -- Stendhal: the happy prison -- Victor Hugo: the spaceless prison -- Nerval's privileged enclosures -- Baudelaire: confinement and infinity -- Huysmans: the prison house of decadence -- 3. The ungraspable camp: Servitude and solitary -- Sartre and the drama of ensnarement -- Epilogue: the borderline zone.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3869549
(OCoLC)ocm03869549
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