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short history of French literature

Daniel Mornet

short history of French literature

a translation of Daniel Mornet"s Histoire de la littérature et de la pensée françaises

by Daniel Mornet

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- History and criticism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ116 M612 1935A
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20081398M


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This compact history deals in outline with French literature, from the chansons de geste to the early s. Over eight hundred years of poetry, fiction, drama, essays, history and philosophy are treated on a scale which makes clear the general movements of thought ad taste without neglecting the characteristic qualities of individual authors and their works/5.

This book traces the history of French literature from its beginnings to the present. Within its remarkably brief compass, it offers a wide-ranging, personal, and detailed--though selective--account of major writers and movements. Developments in French literature are presented in an innovative way, not as an even sequence of literary events Cited by:   This book traces the history of French literature from its beginnings to the present.

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A short history of French literature. [Geoffrey Brereton] -- The Middle Ages - From the Renaissance to the Revolution - From the Romantics to the present day.

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passages which they will here find. This volume attempts to be, not a series of causeries on the literary history of France, but a Short History of French Literature. Two things only I have uniformly aimed at, accuracy as absolute as I could secure, and completeness as thorough as space would allow.

In the pursuit of the former. In this lucid and innovative volume, three distinguished scholars trace this history of French literature from its beginnings to the present day. From the oral, unstable anonymous works of the early Middle Ages via the emergence of a print culture in the Renaissance, through to the attempted codification of genres and styles in the nineteenth century and the resourceful experimentation of the.