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The Red and the Black : Norton Critical Editions - Stendhal

The Red and the Black

Norton Critical Editions

By: Stendhal, Robert M. Adams (Translator), Susanna Lee (Editor)

Paperback Published: 20th December 2007
ISBN: 9780393928839
Number Of Pages: 652

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An extensively revised "Backgrounds and Contexts" section provides geographical and political insights into mid-nineteenth century France and places the novel in the context of contemporary authors and works. A map of 1830s France, political and literary chronologies, an account of the trial of Antoine Berthet, and related writings by Stendhal, Paul Val‚ry, and Jules Janin are included.

"Criticism" collects nine essays, seven of which are new to this edition, by Erich Auerbach, Ren‚ Girard, Victor Brombert, Shoshana Felman, Peter Brooks, Sandy Petrey, Alison Finch, Lisa G. Algazi, and Susanna Lee.

A Chronology of Stendhal's life and work, also new to the Second Edition, and an updated Selected Bibliography are included.

The Text of The Red and the Blackp. 1
Backgrounds and Contexts
Map of Francep. 422
Political Chronology of France, 1774-1830p. 423
Selected Chronology of French Literature, 1800-1850p. 425
The Trial of Antoine Berthetp. 426
Stendhal on Stendhalp. 437
From Lovep. 437
From The Life of Henri Brulardp. 444
Writers Read Stendhalp. 455
Stendhalp. 455
On The Red and the Blackp. 465
Criticism
In the Hotel de La Molep. 471
The Red and the Blackp. 482
Le Rouge et le Noir: The Ambiguities of Freedomp. 500
"Madness" in the Novels of Stendhalp. 524
The Novel and the Guillotine; or Fathers and Sons in Le Rouge et le noirp. 533
Louis XVII and the Chevalier de la Vernaye: The Red, the Black, the Restorationp. 556
The Sense of an Ending in Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noirp. 579
The Quest for the Mother: A Psychoanalytic Feminist Reading of The Red and the Blackp. 589
The Red and the Black: Navigating the Secular Worldp. 599
Stendhal: A Chronologyp. 621
Selected Bibliographyp. 631
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ISBN: 9780393928839
ISBN-10: 0393928837
Series: Norton Critical Editions
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 652
Published: 20th December 2007
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 13.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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