The Flowers of Tarbes: Or, Terror in Literature

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Les Fleurs de Tarbes, ou la terreur dans les lettres, first published as a single volume in 1941, was considered by Jean Paulhan to be the furthest-reaching expression of his thinking about literature and language. It is now recognized as a landmark text in the history of twentieth century literary criticism and in the emergence of contemporary literary theory. This is the first time it has been translated into English. The playful tone and quirky, casual style of Paulhan's writing mask a theoretical intent and seriousness ...

The Flowers of Tarbes: Or, Terror in Literature 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030192

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