Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 November 2015

304 Pages | Numerous illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198708629

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The Drowned Muse

Casting the Unknown Woman of the Seine Across the Tides of Modernity

Anne-Gaelle Saliot

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • An original and fascinating topic
  • The first book-length study of the Unknown Woman of the Siene published in English
  • Based on a rich and varied corpus that crosses cultural, linguistic, and generic boundaries
  • Establishes a critical dialogue with media spanning more than a hundred years, from the advances of the mechanical reproduction to the century of cinema and the Internet era
  • Richly illustrated to complement the visual analyses