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Jean-Pierre Richard

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(1922–) Frenchliterary critic in the phenomenological tradition of the Geneva School. His best known work is Littérature et Sensation (1954). He also wrote important works on ...

Richard, Jean-Pierre

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

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..., Jean-Pierre ( 1922 –) French literary critic in the phenomenological tradition of the Geneva School . His best known work is Littérature et Sensation ( 1954 ). He also wrote important works on Marcel Proust and Gustave Flaubert . His work is relatively little known in the Anglophone...

Richard, Jean-Pierre

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory (2 ed.)

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..., Jean-Pierre ( 1922–  ) French literary critic in the phenomenological tradition of the Geneva School . His best known work is Littérature et sensation ( 1954 ). He also wrote important works on Marcel Proust and Gustave Flaubert . His work is relatively little known in the Anglophone academy....

Richard, Jean‐Pierre

Richard, Jean‐Pierre (b. 1922)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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..., JeanPierre ( b. 1922 ). Critic associated with the Geneva school. His work, which is indebted to Sartre and Bachelard , seeks to describe the ‘imaginary world’ of writers, and in particular the way in which the imagination is shaped by physical sensation. Littérature et sensation ( 1954 ) contains richly detailed readings of novelists, especially Flaubert and Stendhal . Several works explore 19th‐ and 20th‐c. poetry ( Poésie et profondeur , 1955 ; L'Univers imaginaire de Mallarmé , 1961 ; Onze études sur la poésie moderne , 1964 ), and...

Jean-Pierre Richard

Jean-Pierre Richard  

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(1922–)Frenchliterary critic in the phenomenological tradition of the Geneva School. His best known work is Littérature et Sensation (1954). He also wrote important works on Marcel Proust and Gustave ...
22 The History of the Book in France

22 The History of the Book in France   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...the aegis of dealers like Auguste Blaizot and collectors gathered in the association Les Amis de la reliure originale—was the generation of Paul Bonet, Henri Creuzevault, Georges Cretté, and Pierre Legrain. They were succeeded, after World War II, by the outstanding trio of Georges Leroux, Pierre-Lucien Martin, and Monique Mathieu. Their successor, Jean de Gonet, has been remarkable both for his efforts to democratize original bindings by using industrial *leather (‘revorim’) and because, unlike them, he operated his own workshop rather than being...

16 The History of Illustration and its Technologies

16 The History of Illustration and its Technologies   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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... by Pierre-Philippe Choffard which complement the more earthy plates by Eisen . Another equally distinguished but utterly different venture was the appearance of one of the most ambitious and successful travel books ever published. This was Voyage pittoresque ou Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile , published in Paris between 1781 and 1786 , with outstanding designs by several important artists, notably Fragonard and Hubert Robert. The entire undertaking was really the brainchild and the obsession of Jean-Claude Richard , abbé de...

Mythology

Mythology   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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...drew here on a sceptical tradition which exposed the irrationalism and psychopathology of the religious impulse throughout history. Two different branches can be discerned in the sceptical tradition. One was dominated by the figures of Pierre François Hugues D'Hancarville ( 1719–1805 ), Sir William *Hamilton , Richard Payne Knight, Erasmus *Darwin , and Sir William *Drummond . These men were gentlemanly virtuosi, usually *Whigs in politics, although their libertine interpretation of religion appealed to plebeian infidels, such as Shelley's early...

Jean Starobinski

Jean Starobinski  

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(b. 1920).Critic. A Genevan, Starobinski trained as a psychiatrist. His most celebrated work, Jean‐Jacques Rousseau, la transparence et l'obstacle (1957), offers a subtle and text‐based view of the ...
Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de

Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de  

(1744–1829)French natural historian. In 1778 he published a flora of France, which included a dichotomous identification key, and later worked on the classification of invertebrates, published in a ...
Jean Pierre Marie Flourens

Jean Pierre Marie Flourens  

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(1794–1867) French physician and anatomistFlourens, who was born at Maureilhan in France, studied medicine at the University of Montpellier, graduating in 1813. Moving to Paris he was fortunate ...
Geneva School of Criticism

Geneva School of Criticism  

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Name somewhat misleadingly given to a loose grouping of critics most of whom were Swiss and/or taught at Geneva. The leading figures are Béguin, Raymond, Poulet, Rousset, Starobinski, and Richard. ...
Samarkand

Samarkand  

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A city in eastern Uzbekistan, one of the oldest cities of Asia, founded in the 3rd or 4th millennium bc. It grew to prominence as a prosperous centre of the silk trade, situated on the Silk Road, and ...
André Brochu

André Brochu  

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(b. 1942).Born in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, he studied at the Université de Montréal, obtained his doctorate in Paris under Jean-Pierre Richard, and has since taught in the French department at ...
Geneva school

Geneva school  

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A group of critics associated with the University of Geneva at various times since the 1940s. Its most prominent figure has been the Belgian critic Georges Poulet, while in the USA J. Hillis Miller ...
Jean Le Clerc

Jean Le Clerc  

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(1657–1736), Arminian theologian and biblical scholar. In 1684 he was appointed professor of philosophy at the Remonstrant College at Amsterdam. A champion of freedom of thought and an enemy of ...
Charles Péguy

Charles Péguy  

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(1873–1914)French poet and essayist. A socialist who gradually became a Catholic, Péguy began by writing for the Revue socialiste, but he is best known for his later religious poetry ...
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encyclopedias  

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It was the Enlightenment which developed the modern encyclopedia. The first original Italian encyclopedia of note is the Nuovo dizionario scientifico e curioso sacro-profano of Gianfranco Pivati ...
Comédie-Italienne

Comédie-Italienne  

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Name given by the French to the institutionalized presence of an Italian theatre company in Paris in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At first the title meant performing in Italian ...
Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt  

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(1844–1923), actress.The great French performer had only recently made her front‐page departure from the Comédie‐Française and embarked on a career as an independent star when she made her American ...
Pierre Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir  

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(1841–1919)French painter and (late in his career) sculptor. He was one of the original Impressionists and is now one of the best loved, for his characteristic subjects—pretty children, flowers, ...

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