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Georges Rodenbach : critical essays

Author: Philip Mosley
Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1996.
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This collection of essays seeks to acquaint the English-speaking reader with the life and work of Georges Rodenbach, a Belgian poet, essayist, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer best known for Bruges-la-Morte, his novel of obsessive love, and for his characteristic visions of Bruges, a beautiful but melancholy city lost in the mists rising from its medieval canals. His pervasive interest in Bruges suffuses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Georges Rodenbach.
Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c1996
(OCoLC)604996339
Named Person: Georges Rodenbach; Georges Rodenbach; Georges Rodenbach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Mosley
ISBN: 0838635881 9780838635889
OCLC Number: 32394083
Description: 206 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Philip Mosley --
The Soul's Interior Spectacle: Rodenbach and Bruges-la-Morte / Philip Mosley --
Ophelia Becomes Medusa: Reversals and Ambiguity in Bruges-la-Morte / Joyce O. Lowrie --
Temporal Aesthetics and the Euphemization of Death in Le Carillonneur / Robert Ziegler --
Le Carillonneur: Transcendence and Symbolization / Paul Gorceix --
Rodenbach, Hellens, Lemonnier: Paradisal and Infernal Modalities of Belgian Dead City Prose / Donald Flanell Friedman --
Souls under Glass: Poetry and Interiority in the Work of Rodenbach and Maeterlinck / Patrick Laude --
With Georges Rodenbach - Bruges as State of Mind - The Symbolist Psychological Landscape / Dorothy M. Kosinski --
Symbolization of Urban Space in Bruges-la-Morte and in Andrei Bely's Petersburg / Peter I. Barta --
From Novel to Film: Cinematic Expression and Aesthetic Integrity in Roland Verhavert's Bragge-die-Stille / Michele K. Langford.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Mosley.

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This collection of essays seeks to acquaint the English-speaking reader with the life and work of the Belgian novelist and poet Georges Rodenbach, best known for the novel Bruges-la-Morte.  Read more...

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