As Time Goes by

As Time Goes by

Portraits of Age

eBook - 2013
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"Academic work in a range of disciplines has been making an important contribution to the fraught and confusing debate around ageing, and through writers' consciousness and experience, literature, just like economics, psychology, history and sociology, can provide valuable insights into the attitudes and prejudices prevalent in society. The present volume adds to this burgeoning field by providing a wide spectrum of literary analyses drawing on a range of approaches (Freud, Lacan, Kristeva and feminist theory, amongst others) and covering a broad geographical area (France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland, in addition to Francophone Canada and Morocco). Major writers such as Balzac, Cervantes, Goethe, Mann and Zola are discussed here, as well as a number of important twentieth-century writers (Ben Jelloun, Cixous, Doubrovsky, Ernaux, Roy and Ungaretti) and less well-known figures (Carvalho, Châtelet and Fleutiaux)."--
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne. UK :, Cambridge Scholars Publishing,, 2013
ISBN: 9781443864862
1443864862
1443842451
9781443842457
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 308 pages)
Additional Contributors: Charnley, Joy 1960-
Verdier, Caroline

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