Crébillon Fils

Techniques of the Novel

P.V. Conroy

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ISBN: 9780729401845

Publication: December 31, 1972

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 99

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I. Introduction: 'Why Crébillon?'

II. Les Lettres de la marquise de M. au comte de R. (1732) 

Single narrator: a one-sided correspondence 

Two 'free' characters 

The outside world 

Fragmentation 

III. Les Egarements du cœur et de l'esprit(1736, 1738) 

Double narrator: Erlebendes Ich and Erzählendes Ich 

The three faces of Meilcour 

A rogue's progress 

Symbolic decor: concentration in time and background 

IV. Le Sopha, conte moral(1742) 

The epic situation and the first-person narrator 

Direct and indirect characterization 

Ten vignettes become a single novel 

Pace 

V. Conclusion 

VI. Bibliography

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

238 Pages

Copyright: © 1972

ISBN: 9780729401845

Publication: December 31, 1972

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 99

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