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This study examines the fictional works of the French writer Vital d'Audiguier (1565-1624), whose novels provide insight into the changes of the French reading public's taste in fiction during the first quarter of the seventeenth century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Dedication, Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. I. Introduction
  2. pp. 11-17
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  1. II. D'Audiguier's Life, Literary Career, and Posthumous Reputation
  2. pp. 18-48
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  1. III. Traditional Motifs, Devices, and Techniques
  2. pp. 49-65
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  1. IV. Reflections of Contemporary Life
  2. pp. 66-84
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  1. V. Characterization
  2. pp. 85-102
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  1. VI. Evolution of Form and Style
  2. pp. 103-116
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  1. VII. The Publishing History of Lyscandre et Caliste
  2. pp. 117-130
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  1. VIII. D'Audiguier's Permanent Literary Significance
  2. pp. 131-136
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  1. Appendix A: Plot Summaries of D'Audiguier's Novels
  2. pp. 137-158
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  1. Appendix B: A Consolidated Bibliography of the Publishing History of D'Audiguier's Histoire trage-comique de nostre temps, sous les noms de Lysandre et de Caliste
  2. pp. 159-162
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 163-168
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469635002
Related ISBN(s)
9780807890486
MARC Record
OCLC
1003972669
Pages
170
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-03
Language
English
Open Access
No
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