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A Catholic novelist in context

Subtitle:
suggestions for a reassessment of the work of François Mauriac
Abstract:

This thesis focuses on a writer who was a constant presence in the French literary field for a large part of the 20th Century and who, by the time of his death, had established himself as one of the major post-war intellectuals, yet who is increasingly typecast simply as a 'Catholic Novelist'. The thesis aim to counter this tendency by highlighting other, intriguing and overlooked aspects of his work and career : the pervasive presence of the body in his novels, his Sartrean se...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literature
Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363170
URN:
uuid:73570115-4495-4492-a21f-59ee6b6543d0
Local pid:
td:602363170

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