Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more
Important Distribution center temporarily closed: delays to orders expected Read more



Published: 14 July 2015

288 Pages | 6 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198706106

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siecle France

From Anarchism to Action francaise

Patrick McGuinness

  • Traces the beginning of the French far-right in literary polemic in the 1890s
  • Offers a sceptical analysis of the politics of Symbolism
  • Provides close reading of texts to reveal specific instances of politicised language in poetic language and vice versa
  • Offers new and interesting readings of canonical texts