Crébillon Fils

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Crébillon Fils

Techniques of the Novel

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 99

1972

December 31st, 1972

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents8
I. Introduction: 'Why Crébillon?'10
II. Les Lettres de la marquise de M. au comte de R. (1732)17
Single narrator: a one-sided correspondence17
Two 'free' characters34
The outside world53
Fragmentation70
III. Les Egarements du cœur et de l'esprit (1736, 1738)76
Double narrator: Erlebendes Ich and Erzählendes Ich76
The three faces of Meilcour88
A rogue's progress113
Symbolic decor: concentration in time and background131
IV. Le Sopha, conte moral (1742)144
The epie situation and the first person narrator144
Direct and indirect characterization162
Ten vignettes become a single novel196
Pace208
V. Conclusion226
VI. Bibliography235