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Trauma and its representations : the social life of mimesis in post-revolutionary France, Deborah Jenson

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Trauma and its representations : the social life of mimesis in post-revolutionary France
Title
Trauma and its representations
Title remainder
the social life of mimesis in post-revolutionary France
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Jenson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author argues that mimesis not only denotes the representation of reality, but is also a crucial concept for understanding the production of social meaning within specific historical concepts
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenson, Deborah
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ283
LC item number
.J46 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • French literature
  • Mimesis in literature
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Trauma and its representations : the social life of mimesis in post-revolutionary France, Deborah Jenson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-279) and index
Contents
Introduction : on social speculation -- Iconoclasm : setting wounds in stone at the Musée des monuments français, 1795-1816 -- Transpositionality : the political gets personal in Constant's Cécile -- Plagiarism : Duras, Desbordes-Valmore, and the scandalous potency of the woman author -- Harmony : Lamartine's social pain -- Analogy : slavery to duplicity in Sand's Indiana -- Fetishism : thinking with things in Flaubert's "Un coeur simple" -- Epilogue : French romanticism: posttraumatic Utopia/post-Utopian trauma
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 294 p.
Isbn
9780801867231
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00012618
System control number
(OCoLC)45493343
Label
Trauma and its representations : the social life of mimesis in post-revolutionary France, Deborah Jenson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-279) and index
Contents
Introduction : on social speculation -- Iconoclasm : setting wounds in stone at the Musée des monuments français, 1795-1816 -- Transpositionality : the political gets personal in Constant's Cécile -- Plagiarism : Duras, Desbordes-Valmore, and the scandalous potency of the woman author -- Harmony : Lamartine's social pain -- Analogy : slavery to duplicity in Sand's Indiana -- Fetishism : thinking with things in Flaubert's "Un coeur simple" -- Epilogue : French romanticism: posttraumatic Utopia/post-Utopian trauma
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 294 p.
Isbn
9780801867231
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00012618
System control number
(OCoLC)45493343

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