(Stendhal, M.) Humphries, Jefferson
Title THE RED AND THE BLACK: Mimetic Desire and the Myth of Celebrity
Book Condition Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''The Church of Saint-Severin'' by Maurice Utrillo. Notes, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1991).
0805783520 / 9780805783520
Seller ID 29698.00
A literary analysis of Stendhal's 1830 novel about Julien Sorel and his life in Restoration France. Mr. Humphries describes the use of realism, the function of desire, and utilizes examples from 20th Century media to further illuminate the text.
Literary Criticism. Fiction. French Literature.