Literature and nation in the sixteenth century : inventing Renaissance France (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Literature and nation in the sixteenth century : inventing Renaissance France

Author: Timothy Hampton
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Assessing the relationship between the emergence of modern French literary culture and the ideological debates that marked Renaissance France, Timothy Hampton explores the role of literary form in shaping national identity."
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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Critiques littéraires
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Hampton
ISBN: 0801437741 9780801437748
OCLC Number: 44585950
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2000 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize.
Description: xvi, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Garden of letters : toward a theory of literary nationhood --
The limits of ideology : Rabelais and the edge of Christendom --
Nation and utopia in the 1530s : the case of Rabelais's "Gargantua" --
Narrative form and national space : textual geography from the "Heptaméron" to "La Princesse de Cléves" --
Representing France at mid-century : Du Bellay and the lyric invention of national character --
History, alterity, and the European subject in Montaigne's "Essais" --
Conclusion : Pauline's dream.
Other Titles: Inventing Renaissance France
Responsibility: Timothy Hampton.

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