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Crébillon Fils: Techniques of the Novel

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729401845
ISBN-10: 0729401847
Author: P.V. Conroy
Publication Date: 31-Dec-1972
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Table of Contents: I. Introduction: 'Why Crébillon?'

II. Les Lettres de la marquise de M. au comte de R. (1732) 

Single narrator: a one-sided correspondence 

Two 'free' characters 

The outside world 


III. Les Egarements du cœur et de l'esprit(1736, 1738) 

Double narrator: Erlebendes Ich and Erzählendes Ich 

The three faces of Meilcour 

A rogue's progress 

Symbolic decor: concentration in time and background 

IV. Le Sopha, conte moral(1742) 

The epic situation and the first-person narrator 

Direct and indirect characterization 

Ten vignettes become a single novel 


V. Conclusion 

VI. Bibliography

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