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  • Baroue Fictions Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar Faux Titre 271 Faux Titre S
  • Margaret Elizabeth Colvin
  • en
  • 19 April 2019
  • 9789042018389

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summary Û Baroue Fictions Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar Faux Titre 271 Faux Titre S review ½ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Õ 8 review This volume is the first in depth study of the French novelist Marguerite Yourcenar's fiction to contend that the author's texts exhibit in unexpected ways numerous characteristics of the neobaroue This subversive postmodern aesthetic privileges extravagant artistic play flux and heterogeneity In demonstrating the affinity of Yourcenar's texts with the neobaroue the author of this study casts doubt on their presumed transparency and stability ualities associated with the French neoclassical tradition of the past century where the Yourcenarian oeuvre is most often placed Yourcenar's election to the prestigious.

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summary Û Baroue Fictions Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar Faux Titre 271 Faux Titre S review ½ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Õ 8 review Tradition bound French Academy in 1981 as its first female immortal cemented her already well established niche in the twentieth century French literary pantheon A self taught classicist historian and modern day French moralist Yourcenar has been praised for her polished classical style and analyzed for her use of myth and universal themes While those factors at first seem to justify amply the neoclassical label by which Yourcenar is most widely recognized this study's close reading of four of her fictions reveals instead the texts' opacity and subversive resistance to closure their rejection of stable inter. The Headstrong Miss Henley of myth and universal themes While those factors at first seem to justify amply the neoclassical label by which Yourcenar is most widely recognized this study's close reading Forgotten Gospel of four Iris Murdoch Work for the Spirit of her fictions reveals instead the texts' The Tragedy of Macbeth opacity and subversive resistance to closure their rejection Bishops Angel of stable inter.

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summary Û Baroue Fictions Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar Faux Titre 271 Faux Titre S review ½ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Õ Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Margaret Elizabeth Colvin Õ 8 review Pretations and their deconstruction of postmodern Grand Narratives Theirs is a neobaroue logic which stresses the absence of theoretical assurances and the limitations of reason The coincidence of the new millennium which in so many ways reflects Yourcenar's disuieting vision and her centenary in 2003 affords not so much an excuse to reject the author's neoclassical label but rather the obligation to reassess it in light of contemporary discourses This study will be of interest to students of twentieth century French fiction and comparative literature especially that of the latter half of the twentieth centur.