Printed Pages: 84. Janua Linguarum Series Practica: 83. Size: 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms. N° de ref. de la librería 038181
Título: Poetic Fantasy and Fiction: The Short ...
Editorial: Mouton & Co.
Año de publicación: 1973
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción Mouton, The Hague and Paris, 1984, ISBN:0917058488, 1984. JONES, Louisa E. Poetic Fantasy and Fiction : The Short Stories of Jules Supervielle. The Hague and Paris : Mouton, 1973. First Edition. Pp (6),-84,(2). Index. 8vo, orange cardcovers, with French flaps. De Proprietatibus Litterarum: Series Practica, 83. Louisa Ethelwyn Jones (b. 1943). Light edgewear and rubbing, spine sunned, faint stains to upper corner of first two leaves, else very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 100.00 JulesSupervielle, (1884-1960). Contents : Introduction : Problems of contemporary fiction - Characteristics of narrative - Nineteenth century narrative tradition - Nineteenth century poetic tradition with respect to anecdote and metaphor - Breton and Reverdy - characteristics of poetry - Presentation ofSupervielle. 1. Fantasy : The fantastique. Ordinary and extraordinary - Metaphor and metamorphosis - From simile to fantasy in Supervielle's short stories. Other authors. 2. Convention : The laws of fantasy in Supervielle's stories: time, animism and spirit over matter - The convention of stock characterization and the hierarchy of imagination - Other authors - Supervielle's use of mythology - Stories about afterlife - Fantasy in the conventional, everyday, modern context - The ordinary detail as fantastic- Poetic blending'of opposites in Supervielle; in the conte fantastique - The juxtaposition of ordinary and extraordinary in both. 3. Causality : Its place in narrative logic. Causality based on the conventions of fantasy - Contradiction,and determinism parodied. Logic, order, predictability versus surprise andsuspense -Techniques for undercutting causality: juxtaposition without explanation, borrowing, inconsistent destiny, elaborate gratuity, unfulfilled expectation - Logic and causality in the prose poem - In the contes poétiques of other authors - In the contes fantastiques: the tradition of diabolical disorder. 4. The Unique and the Universal: Mimesis and the historical setting of narrative - Modem attempts to avoid specific time and place in narrative - Supervielle's poetic ideal of cosmic unity - Specific situation andcharacter: the problem of self and other - Supervielle's stories, from themost action-packed to the most static, the most narrative to the most poetic - Thematic characterization and polarized plot - Unique and typical action. Linear time, story and narrative interrupted and distorted - Specific reference broadened through contradiction and ambiguity - Other authors compared throughout. 5. Pereception : The tradition of subjective fiction. Contes fantastiques - Reliability of a narrator's vision - Modern ambiguities in various authors - Hallucination and character counts: the double - Supervielle's use of objective narrator: to guarantee the reality of fantasy; tobe deliberately invraisemblable and inconsistent - Dramatic irony - Supervielle and Mérimée with ghost stories - Rhetorical situations: complicity andmystification - Other authors - Hostility and silence - Fraternity and lucidity - The outsider hero; narrative as separation; character change as increased perception; two possible plot directions. A special case. 6. Textureand Tone : Narrative as syntax. Literature at the sentence level: Supervielle's vocabulary as a?mixture of the colloquial and the exotic, the banal and the surprising - Humor and poetry: surprise and elaboration - Supervielle's puns, humorous and poetic - Immediate and greater context; the importance of the narrator's sympathy - Satire and poetry Fantasy again - Mixturesof word and referent - Other authors. Conclusion : Analysis of 'Orphée' byway of summary - Supervielle and his contemporaries: the nineteenth centuryheritage; the esthetic generation; the involved generation; the fifties -Fantasy today - The future of the novel - The length problem in genre study. With bibliography and index. Light edgewear and rubbing, spine sunned, faint stains to upper corner of first two leaves, else very good. Signed withinscription by the author. 100.00. Nº de ref. del artículo: 113726