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Author Keller, Marcus, 1968-

Title Figurations of France : literary nation-building in times of crisis (1550-1650) / Marcus Keller.

Published Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  840.93584403 KELL    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-199) and index.
Contents The language-plant in the garden of France: imitation and nation in La deffence et illustration de la langue Françoyse -- Mother France and her dysfunctional family: religious and national imageries in Ronsard's Discours and continuation and in D'Aubigné's Tragiques -- "A violent and treacherous schoolmistress": custom and the nationalization of the individual in the Essais -- Faith in the spirit of France: mythology and the myth of the nation in Malherbe's Odes -- Blood transvaluations and the limits of patriotism: the staging fictive ethnicity in Le cid and Horace.
Subject French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
State, The, in literature.
National characteristics, French, in literature.
Nation-state -- Philosophy.
French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
France -- In literature.
ISBN 9781611490480 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1611490480 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9781611490497 (ebk.)
1611490499 (ebk.)