Taming the Gypsy: How French Romantics Recaptured a Past

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Carter, Elizabeth Lee;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Subject: Romance literature | European studies | Comparative literature | French | Gypsy | Literature | nostalgia | political | Romantic

In this dissertation, I examine the evolution of the Gypsy trope in Romantic French literature at a time when nostalgia became a powerful aesthetic and political tool used by varying sides of an ideological war. Long considered a transient outsider who did not view time... View more
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