The Collector in Nineteenth-Century French Literature: Representation, Identity, Knowledge

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The collector was one of the archetypal figures of the nineteenth-century French cultural imagination. During the July Monarchy (1830-48) a new culture of collecting emerged, which continued to develop over the course of the century and which attracted the attention of a wide range of social commentators and writers. From the sketch-writing of the 1830s to the late nineteenth-century decadent fictions of Jean Lorrain, from Balzac's Cousin Pons to Proust's Charles Swann, the literature of the period abounds in examples of ...

The Collector in Nineteenth-Century French Literature: Representation, Identity, Knowledge 2011, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783034307574

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