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Cambridge Companion to the French Novel From 1800 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0521495636

ISBN-13: 9780521495639

Edition: 1997

Authors: Timothy Unwin

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This volume provides a unique and valuable insight into the novel in French over the past two centuries. All quotations are translated and there is a chronology and guide to further reading.
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 308
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.37" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Timothy Unwin is Professor of French Language and Literature at the University of Bristol.

Note on literary prizes
Note on presentation
On the novel and the writing of literary history
Novels of testimony and the invention of the modern French novel
Reality and its representation in the nineteenth-century novel
Women and fiction in the nineteenth century
Popular fiction in the nineteenth century
Decadence and the fin-de siecle novel
The Proustian revolution
Formal experiment and innovation
Existentialism, engagement, ideology
War and the Holocaust
From serious to popular fiction
The colonial and postcolonial Francophone novel
The French Canadian novel
Gender and sexual identity in the modern French novel
Postmodern French fiction: practice and theory
General bibliography