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Francois Mauriac: The Making of an Intellectual

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This book examines the evolution of Francois Mauriac's career during the twentieth century, and his gradual transformation from novelist to intellectual. Situating Mauriac and his activities firmly in their socio-cultural context, it draws in particular on the insights provided by Bourdieusian sociology to explore the mechanisms and social processes which allow Mauriac to emerge as an authoritative voice of moral conscience. In doing so, it offers new perspective on key moments in his career, from his changing fortunes as a novelist in the 1930s, examined here for the first time through the prism of his reception by the influential Nouvelle Revue Francaise , to his unlikely collaboration with the then-radical L'Express in the 1950s. At the same time, it argues that tracing Mauriac's trajectory helps to crystallise the broader changes affecting the literary and cultural landscape in France during the twentieth century.

Condition: Slight bumping to the bottom corner. Binding tight and textblock crisp and clean.

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Author(s):
Welch, Edward
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9042021128
ISBN-13:
9789042021129
Number of pages:
202
Publisher:
Rodopi
Title:
Francois Mauriac: The Making of an Intellectual

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This book examines the evolution of Francois Mauriac's career during the twentieth century, and his gradual transformation from novelist to intellectual. Situating Mauriac and his activities firmly in their socio-cultural context, it draws in particular on the insights provided by Bourdieusian sociology to explore the mechanisms and social processes which allow Mauriac to emerge as an authoritative voice of moral conscience. In doing so, it offers new perspective on key moments in his career, from his changing fortunes as a novelist in the 1930s, examined here for the first time through the prism of his reception by the influential Nouvelle Revue Francaise , to his unlikely collaboration with the then-radical L'Express in the 1950s. At the same time, it argues that tracing Mauriac's trajectory helps to crystallise the broader changes affecting the literary and cultural landscape in France during the twentieth century.

Condition: Slight bumping to the bottom corner. Binding tight and textblock crisp and clean.

Author(s):
Welch, Edward
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9042021128
ISBN-13:
9789042021129
Number of pages:
202
Publisher:
Rodopi
Title:
Francois Mauriac: The Making of an Intellectual

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