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Face value : physiognomical thought and the legible body in Marivaux, Lavater, Balzac, Gautier, and Zola

Author: Christopher Rivers
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores ideas about human physical appearance expressed in French novels of the 18th/19th centuries (by Lavater, Marivaux, Balzac, Gautier, Zola), as well as the pseudoscience of physiognomy that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rivers, Christopher.
Face value.
Madison, Wis. : UNiversity of Wisconsin Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)622529637
Named Person: Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux; Johann Caspar Lavater; Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux; Johann Caspar Lavater; Émile Zola; Honoré de Balzac; Honoré de Balzac; Théophile Gautier; Johann Caspar Lavater; Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Rivers
ISBN: 0299143902 9780299143909 0299143945 9780299143947
OCLC Number: 30356834
Description: xii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. From Analogy to Causality: The History of Physiognomy before 1700 --
2. Marivaux, le masque, and le miroir --
3. Lavater and l'alphabet divin --
4. Balzac and l'homme hieroglyphie --
5. Gautier and la beaute de l'ambigu --
6. Zola and le signe de la femme fatale.
Responsibility: Christopher Rivers.

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