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The Abbe Prevost's First-Person Narrators

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Format: Book- Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780729404488
ISBN-10: 072940448X
Author: R.A. Francis
Publication Date: 01-Jan-1993
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Table of Contents: Acknowledgements


I. Prévost’s narrators 

1. Mémoires d’un homme de qualité 

2. Cleveland 

3. Le Doyen de Killerine 

4. The novels of 1740 

5. The late novels 

6. Interpreting the narrator 

II. Narrative techniques 

7. Generic factors 

8. The observed world 

9. Interpolations and parallels 

III. Value systems in conflict 

A. The code of sensibility 

10. The man of emotion 

11. The legitimacy of love 

12. The perils of love 

13. The decline of an ideal 

14. Women in Prévost’s novels 

B. The code of honour 

15. The ideal gentleman 

16. The ideal and the reality 

17. Worldliness 

18. Man in society 

C. The code of religion 

19. The religious life 

20. Providence 

21. The hierarchy of orders 




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