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Water imagery in George Sand's work

Author: Françoise Ghillebaert; Madeleine Vala
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays highlights the importance of water imagery in the work of the renowned nineteenth-century French female author George Sand. It provides a complex picture of the polyvalent presence of water in Sand's work that encompasses life and death imagery, ecocriticism, fluid kinship, homosocial ties, and artistic creativity" -- Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Sand; George Sand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Ghillebaert; Madeleine Vala
ISBN: 1527515796 9781527515796
OCLC Number: 1050961893
Language Note: Contributions in English or French.
Description: xxx, 338 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Death by water : a triad of ambiguity in Indiana and Lélia / Abbey Carrico --
De l'eau noire du suicide à la féerie merveilleuse de l'illusion blanche / Àngels Santa --
L'héroïne gothique face à l'abîme aquatique dans Indiana (1832) et Consuelo (1841) / Marilyn Mallia --
Eaux courantes, sublime et passion dans Jean de la Roche / Corinne Fournier Kiss --
Water worlds : an ecocritical approach to "La Reine Coax" / Annie K. Smart --
Watery prison or paradise : isolation and relation in Un hiver à Majorque / Rachel Corkle --
Eau et homosociabilité dans Teverino / Françoise Ghillebaert --
Hospitality and fluid kinship in Indiana / Phillip Griffith --
Watercolours and Dendrites, lakes and seascapes : water in George Sand's visual art / Emilie Sitzia --
Larmes et apprentissage dans l'œuvre de George Sand / Lara Popic --
Water symbolism in Histoire de ma vie and Marianne : Catholic narratology of atonement / Nancy Ann Watanabe --
Symboles et spectacles de l'eau marine dans Le Drac / Nicola Pasqualicchio.
Responsibility: edited by Françoise Ghillebaert and Madeleine Vala.

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