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Institutions and power in nineteenth-century French literature and culture

David Evans

Institutions and power in nineteenth-century French literature and culture

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature,
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
  • Civilization,
  • Congresses,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Evans and Kate Griffiths
    SeriesFaux titre -- 363, Faux titre -- no. 363.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ283 .I47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25383945M
    ISBN 109789042033849, 9789401200806
    LC Control Number2011500754
    OCLC/WorldCa748672410

    Corse and Griffin analyze the history of reception of Zora Neale Hurston 's Their Eyes Were Watching God, analyzing the different positionings of the novel over time and detailing how various "interpretive strategies" available to critics construct the novel as more or less powerful. Noteworthy are four genuinely informative investigations: Claire O'Mahoney's reconstruction of the 'decoration, inauguration and critical reception' of the Capitole in Toulouse; Janice Best's examination of the polemics surrounding the hundred and fifty bronze statues erected in Paris between and in an attempt to create a founding myth for the Third Republic; Leonard Koos's well-documented account of the building of colonial Algiers; and Scott Gavorsky's revelation of the unexpected importance attached to the ownership of school buildings in nineteenth-century France. Treichler, eds. Despite repeated demonstrations of reflection's myriad failings e.

    KiernanBernard S. Both Mary Orr and Juliet Simpson show that the inscription of institutional power can be identified very effectively at the microcosmic level, through, respectively, an extraordinary Rouen museum guide of that nonetheless raises important questions regarding the ideological intent behind the museum's natural history exhibits, and two examples of art-historical writing from the s that illustrate a clear movement towards the institutionalization of art history. To the extent that sociologists did consider literature, they tended to focus on high-culture literature, in part because of the largely Marxist orientation of many early sociologists of literature. Georges-Louis Leclerc, Count of Buffonpopularized the scientific discoveries of his century with the massive Histoire naturelle Natural Historypublished with great success between and Key ideas from early French Romanticism:[ citation needed ] "Le vague des passions" vagueness, uncertainty of sentiment and passion : Chateaubriand maintained that while the imagination was rich, the world was cold and empty, and civilization had only robbed men of their illusions; nevertheless, a notion of sentiment and passion continued to haunt men.

    Cohnand Anwar Abdel Malekwho also had studied, reported, and interpreted the social relationship that makes the practice of imperialism intellectually, psychologically, and ethically feasible; that is, the relationship between European imperial rule and European representations of the non-European Other self, the colonised people. Rogers, Mary F. The former approach, the idea that literature can be "read" as information about social behavior and values, is generally referred to as reflection theory. The novels and short stories of Guy de Maupassant are often tagged with the label "naturalist", although he clearly followed the realist model of his teacher and mentor, Flaubert.


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Institutions and power in nineteenth-century French literature and culture book

Many ways of thinking and feeling—whether based on reason, sentimentor an exacerbated sensibility—and most literary forms persisted with little change from to Some symbolists explored the use of free verse. Iser, Wolfgang The Act of Reading. Certainly, the Napoleonic regime encouraged a return to the Classical mode.

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. But the metaphor of reflection is misleading.

Wahlforss, Jaana "Soita minuelle, Helena! Barnett, and Mason Griff, eds. Many of these ideas emerged from discussions with August Wilhelm von Schlegelwhose work on the drama was widely translated, and from meetings with and readings of the Germans Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller.

Perhaps the central figure is Pierre Bourdieu, whose analyses of class-based differences in taste, concepts of cultural capital and habitus, and examination of the distinction between the fields of "restricted" and "large-scale" production have profoundly affected sociological thinking.

It combines unity of focus with a fascinating diversity of subject. It has nothing to do with whether they are good or not good in their disciplines.

Marxist thought defines literature as part of the ideological superstructure within which the literatures of elites are the ruling ideas since culture serves to legitimate the interests of the ruling class.

Unfortunately, "reflection" is a metaphor, not a theory. These categories have received even less attention than class in the sociology of literature, although some work has been done in gender e.

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The expression is imprecise, and was frequently used disparagingly to characterize authors whose chosen subject matter was taken from the working classes and who portrayed the misery and harsh conditions of real life.

David and L'Harmattan, Berkeley: University of Calfornia Press. Although recent developments have moved us closer to answers, these are the key questions the sociology of literature needs to answer in the future.

French Romanticism had ideals diametrically opposed to French classicism and the classical unities, but it could also express a profound loss for aspects of the pre-revolutionary world in a society now dominated by money and fame, rather than honor.Jul 26,  · sylvaindez.com: Imagining the Creole City: The Rise of Literary Culture in Nineteenth-Century His book is foundational for understanding New Orleans s history and the birth of Louisiana literature.'' as the shift from the writers contained in this book simply defining themselves and their "heroic" time as the heirs to French culture in the Cited by: 3.

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LITERATURE AND SOCIETY

18th-century French literature is French literature written betweenthe year of the death of King Louis XIV of France, andthe year of the coup d'État of Bonaparte which brought the Consulate to power, concluded the French Revolution, and began the modern era of French history.