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256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198831709

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Shipwreck in French Renaissance Writing

Jennifer H. Oliver

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • Examines a range of literary works with strong intertextual links
  • Focuses on materiality and embodied responses to shipwreck
  • Traces an increasingly strong theatrical aspect to shipwreck texts
  • Features well-known texts by writers including Rabelais, Ronsard, and Montaigne alongside the works of less familiar authors
  • Identifies a mini-genre of books popular in France in the early sixteenth century