The Struggle for the Soul of the French Novel

French Catholic and Realist Novelists, 1850–1970

  • Malcolm Scott

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Malcolm Scott
    Pages 1-10
  3. Malcolm Scott
    Pages 11-51
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    Pages 52-89
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    Pages 90-120
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    Pages 121-151
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    Pages 152-178
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    Pages 208-236
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    Pages 237-266
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 267-294

About this book

Introduction

This book describes the challenge to traditional Christian beliefs that was inherent in the very concept of literary Realism and presents the Catholic novel as a series of conscious readaptations of Realist techniques and models. Authors studied include Flaubert, Bernanos and Mauriac.

Keywords

art concept French imagination model novel realism tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Malcolm Scott
    • 1
  1. 1.University of St AndrewsUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-10846-6
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-10848-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-10846-6
  • About this book