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Harvard Studies in Romance Languages 34

A Genetic Approach to Structures in the Work of Jean Genet

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$14.50 • £11.95 • €13.00

ISBN 9780674345812

Publication Date: 09/20/1978


  • 1. Three Poems of Jean Genet
    • a. Introduction
    • b. Le Condamné à mort and Marche funèbre
    • c. La Galère
    • d. Literary Borrowings
  • 2. The Novelist: Notre-Dame-des-Fleurs
    • a. Genesis
    • b. Structure and Time
    • c. Song and Dance
    • d. The Part of Parody
  • 3. Miracle de la Rose
    • a. Genesis and Time
    • b. Internal Duplication and Mise en Abyme
    • c. Literary Affinities: the Romantic
  • 4. Pompes funèbres
    • a. Structure and Metaphor
    • b. Contacts with Surrealism
  • 5. The Dramatist
    • a. Introduction: Dual Structures in the Plays
    • b. The Part of Parody: Le Balcon
    • c. Song and Dance
  • 6. The Aesthetics of Jean Genet
    • a. Introduction
    • b. The Aesthete: Journal du voleur
    • c. The Portraitist: A Letter to Leonor Fini
    • d. The Humanist: The Essays on Cocteau, Giacometti, Rembrandt
  • Conclusion: Functions of the Dual Structure
  • Bibliography

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