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Author Masters-Wicks, Karen.

Title Victor Hugo's Les misérables and the novels of the grotesque / Karen Masters-Wicks.

Published New York : P. Lang, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  843.7 HUGO/ MAST    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Currents in comparative romance languages and literatures ; vol. 12.
Currents in comparative Romance languages and literatures ; vol. 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [157]-173).
Contents Ch. I. The Poetics of the Grotesque and the Sublime: The Preface de Cromwell and the Early Novels -- Ch. II. The Theatricalization of the Grotesque: Le Dernier jour d'un condamne and the Theater of the Mind -- Ch. III. Mis-readings of the Grotesque and the Sublime. A. Han d'Islande: The Grotesque in Disguise, or Melodramatic Transformations. B. Bug-Jargal: The Myopic Narrator -- Ch. IV. Fields of Vision in Notre-Dame de Paris: Collective versus Private Spectacles of the Grotesque and the Sublime -- Ch. V. Reading the Grotesque in the Counter-Discourse of Slang in Les Miserables -- Ch. VI. The Disarticulated Voice of the Grotesque Hero: "Toward a Reflective Act of Reading" in Victor Hugo's Later Novels.
Subject Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 -- Fictional works.
Grotesque in literature.
ISBN 082042000X