Evolution, sacrifice, and narrative Balzac, Zola, and Faulkner by Carol Colatrella

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Published by Garland in New York .

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  • Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850 -- Knowledge -- Science,
  • Zola, Emile, 1840-1902 -- Knowledge -- Science,
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Knowledge -- Science,
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence,
  • French fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and science -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and American,
  • Literature, Comparative -- American and French,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature,
  • Naturalism in literature,
  • Evolution in literature,
  • Sacrifice in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-215).

Book details

StatementCarol Colatrella.
SeriesGarland studies in comparative literature
LC ClassificationsPQ283 .C66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1881517M
ISBN 100824059735
LC Control Number90042173

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