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The Colonial ComedyImperialism in the French Realist Novel

The Colonial Comedy: Imperialism in the French Realist Novel

Jennifer Yee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198722632
eISBN:
9780191789335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Colonial Comedy demonstrates that the colonies play a role at a distance even in the most metropolitan texts of the French realist and naturalist canon. The presence of the colonies offstage is ... More

A History of the Spanish Novel

A History of the Spanish Novel

J. A. Garrido Ardila (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641925
eISBN:
9780191800443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641925.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book traces the development of Spanish prose fiction, thus providing a comprehensive and detailed account of this important literary tradition. It opens with an introductory chapter that ... More

Voices from the AsylumFour French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Voices from the Asylum: Four French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Susannah Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579358
eISBN:
9780191595226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), European Literature

This book investigates the lives and writings of four women incarcerated in French psychiatric hospitals in the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. The renowned ... More

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