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French Literature - Cambridge History Table of Contents

Below is the Table of Contents from Cambridge History of French Literature, published in 2011:

 

Introduction
1. Manuscripts and manuscript culture
2. The troubadours: the Occitan model
3. The Chansons de geste
4. Saints' lives, violence and community
5. Myth and the matière de Bretagne
6. Sexuality, shame and the genesis of romance
7. Medieval lyric: the trouvères
8. The grail
9. Women authors of the Middle Ages
10. Crusades and identity
11. Rhetoric and historiography: Villehardouin's 'La Conquête de Constantinople'
12. Humour and the obscene
13. Travel and orientalism
14. Allegory and interpretation
15. History and fiction: the narrativity and historiography of the Matter of Troy
16. Mysticism
17. Prose romance
18. Rhetoric and theatre
19. The rise of metafiction in the late Middle Ages
20. What does Renaissance mean?
21. Sixteenth-century religious writing
22. Sixteenth-century poetry
23. Sixteenth-century theatre
24. Women writers in the sixteenth century
25. Sixteenth-century prose narrative
26. Sixteenth-century thought
27. Sixteenth-century travel writing
28. Sixteenth-century margins
29. Tragedy: early- to mid-seventeenth century
30. Tragedy: mid- to late-seventeenth century
31. Seventeenth-century comedy
32. Seventeenth-century poetry
33. Seventeenth-century philosophy
34. Seventeenth-century women writers
35. Moraliste writing in the seventeenth century
36. Seventeenth-century prose narrative
37. Seventeenth-century religious writing
38. Seventeenth-century margins
39. What is Enlightenment?
40. The eighteenth-century novel
41. The eighteenth-century conte
42. Eighteenth-century comic theatre
43. Eighteenth-century theatrical tragedy
44. Eighteenth-century women writers
45. Eighteenth-century philosophy
46. Libertinage
47. Eighteenth-century travel
48. Eighteenth-century margins
49. The Roman personnel
50. Romanticism: arts, literature and history
51. Realism
52. French poetry 1793–1863
53. Symbolism
54. Madness and writing
55. Literature and the city in the nineteenth century
56. Nineteenth-century travel writing
57. Philosophy and ideology in nineteenth-century France
58. Naturalism
59. Impressionism: art, literature and history (1870–1914)
60. Decadence
61. Avant-garde: text and image
62. Autobiography
63. The modern French novel
64. The contemporary French novel
65. Existentialism
66. Modern French thought
67. French drama in the twentieth century
68. Twentieth-century poetry
69. Francophone writing
70. Writing and postcolonial theory
71. Travel writing 1914–2010
72. French cinema 1895–2010
73. Writing, memory and history
74. Holocaust writing and film
75. Women writers, artists and filmmakers
76. Popular culture and the case of the bande dessinée
77. Literature, film and new media
Bibliography
Index.

 

 

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