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Author Name    (Stendhal, M.) Humphries, Jefferson

Title   THE RED AND THE BLACK: Mimetic Desire and the Myth of Celebrity

Binding   Hardcover.

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).

ISBN Number    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.

Price = 20.00 USD



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