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Literature, Art and the Pursuit of Decay in Twentieth-Century France (Hardcover)

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Timothy Mathews examines work by a range of writers and painters working in France in the twentieth century. This book engages with canonical figures--Guillaume Apollinaire, Marguerite Duras and Jean Genet, Roland Barthes, Pablo Picasso and Ren? Magritte--as well as more neglected individuals including Robert Desnos and Jean Fautrier. Integrating theoretical and material approaches to reading and viewing, Mathews engages with the distinctive features of different literary genres and different types of painting to develop an original history of artistic ambition in twentieth-century France.

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521419703
SKU 202193125
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521419700
Release Date 11/12/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0232
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Series Part 66
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