Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature - 3. The Reaction in France

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Author Brandes, Georg, 1842-1927
Translator Morison, Mary
Translator White, Diana
Title Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature - 3. The Reaction in France
Alternate Title Main Currents in 19th Century Literature - 3. The Reaction in France
Contents The Revolution -- The Concordat -- The principle of authority -- "Le Génie du Christianisme" -- Joseph de Maistre -- Bonald -- Chateaubriand -- Madame de Krüdener -- Lyric poetry: Lamartine and Hugo -- Love in the literature of the period -- Dissolution of the theoretical principle of authority -- Dissolution of the practical principle of authority -- Culmination and collapse of the reaction -- Conclusion.
Credits E-text prepared by Jens Guld and Marc D'Hooghe ( from page images generously made available by Internet Archive (
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Subject Naturalism in literature
Subject Romanticism
Category Text
EBook-No. 47794
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Most Recently Updated Jun 15, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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