The Fictions of the Self

The Early Works of Maurice Barrès

The Fictions of the Self

160 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9214-5
    Published: January 1979

North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures

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Through a critical study of the early works of Maurice Barrès, Gordon Shenton examines the author’s public appeal and the complex linkage between Self –as unique reality– and World in Barrès’s work. Taking a traditional approach, Shenton proceeds in his analysis via an exposition of the themes and literary forms employed by Barrès.