David Coward's A History of French Literature: From Chanson de geste to PDF

By David Coward

This marvelous quantity offers a whole historical past of the literature of France from its origins to the current day, taking us past conventional definitions of ‘literature' into the area of the best-seller and, past phrases, to photograph fiction and cinema

  • Presents a definitive heritage of the literature of France from its origins to the current day.
  • Incorporates insurance of Francophone writing in Europe, Canada, the West Indies and North and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Links the improvement of literature to the mentalities and social stipulations which produced it.
  • Takes us past “literature” to check photo fiction, cinema and the bestseller.
  • Maps the increase of the highbrow, and in so doing charts a development from literary doctrine to severe theory.

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