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Realism and Its Vicissitudes: Essays in Honor of Sandy Petrey.

9781433130168

Realism and Its Vicissitudes: Essays in Honor of Sandy Petrey

Edited by Robert Harvey and Patrice Nganang

Peter Lang

2015

144 pages

$75.95

Hardcover

PN56

Colleagues and former students of Sandy Petrey mark the literature scholar's retirement with essays on the areas of his specialty: realism, speech act theory, and the impact of the French Revolution on Europe and the world at large. A perusal of topics includes titles such as the present King of France is bald, Victor Hugo as realist in Notre-Dame de Paris, Andre Gorz and the philosophical foundation of the political, Sontag between America and Europe, and a note on English loan words in American Italian and Standard Italian. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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