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By Christopher Prendergast

An obtainable and authoritative new heritage of French literature, written by means of a hugely exotic transatlantic team of scholars

This ebook offers a fascinating, available, and fascinating new heritage 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 among ultra-modern so much exceptional gurus on French literature, has amassed a transatlantic workforce of greater than thirty major students who offer unique essays on rigorously chosen writers, works, and issues that open a window onto key chapters of French literary heritage. The e-book starts within the 16th century with the formation of a latest nationwide literary realization, and leads to the overdue 20th century with the belief 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 20 th century
  • Features greater than thirty unique essays on key writers, works, and issues, written by means of a exotic transatlantic workforce of scholars
  • Includes an creation and index

The members comprise 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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