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The Cambridge Introduction to French Poetry
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Details

  • 4 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 240 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.52 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 841.009
  • Dewey version: 21
  • LC Classification: PQ401 .S53 2003
  • LC Subject headings:
    • French poetry--History and criticism

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521808767 | ISBN-10: 0521808766)

  • Also available in Paperback
  • Published September 2003

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$98.00 (P)

Mary Shaw covers all aspects of French poetry from the Middle Ages to the present day in this text. Chapters focus on verse, genres, poetry, politics and philosophy among other topics. Designed specifically for use in courses, the volume contains a useful glossary of poetic terms, and is invaluable to students as well as teachers.

Contents

Illustrations; Prologue. French poetry?; 1. Verse and prose; 2. Forms and genres; 3. Words and figures; 4. Poetry and politics; 5. Poetry and philosophy; Epilogue. Poetry and the arts; Glossary.

Review

"[W]hat Professor Shaw has accomplished here is to give students more than enough poetic food for thought, and teachers tools to be taught." Nineteenth-Century French Studies

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