The Narrative Imagination: Comic Tales by Phillippe de Vigneulles (Studies in Romance Languages #18) (Paperback)

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The Narrative Imagination: Comic Tales by Phillippe de Vigneulles (Studies in Romance Languages #18) (Paperback)

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Philippe de Vigneulles (1471-1528), cloth merchant and hosier from the city of Metz, wrote a collection of comic short stories which he called Cent Nouvelles ou contes joyeux. The work constitutes an important step in the development of the nouvelle form in France. In an extended explication, Ms. Kotin analyzes the tales for the modern reader, historically, generically, structurally, and in terms of their human significance. Inscribed in a tradition of short narrative forms in late medieval and.
Armine Avakian Kotin is assistant professor of French at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Product Details ISBN: 9780813153513
ISBN-10: 0813153514
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 152
Language: English
Series: Studies in Romance Languages