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French literature : a very short introduction / John D. Lyons.

By: Lyons, John D, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010Description: xii, 137 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780199568727 (pbk. : acidfree paper); 0199568723 (pbk.).Subject(s): French literature -- History and criticismDDC classification: 840.9 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Table of contents Introduction: Meeting French literature -- Saints, werewolves, knights, and a poète maudit : allegiance and character in the Middle Ages -- The last Roman, 'cannibals', giants, and heroines of modern life : antiquity and renewal -- Society and its demands -- Nature and its possibilities -- Around the Revolution -- The hunchback, the housewife, and the flâneur -- From Marcel to Rrose Selavy -- The self-centred consciousness -- French-speaking heroes without borders?
Summary: Summary: A concise and lively introduction to the world of French literature.-publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-132) and index.

Table of contents Introduction: Meeting French literature --
Saints, werewolves, knights, and a poète maudit : allegiance and character in the Middle Ages --
The last Roman, 'cannibals', giants, and heroines of modern life : antiquity and renewal --
Society and its demands --
Nature and its possibilities --
Around the Revolution --
The hunchback, the housewife, and the flâneur --
From Marcel to Rrose Selavy --
The self-centred consciousness --
French-speaking heroes without borders?

Summary:
A concise and lively introduction to the world of French literature.-publisher description.

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