Foregrounded description in prose fiction: five cross-literary studies

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University of Toronto Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 183 pages
In this wide-ranging study, Jose Manuel Lopes proposes a theoretical framework for analysing the role of description in prose fiction. He offers readings of texts drawn from four national literatures - French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Brazilian - testing his model across a cultural and temporal spectrum.

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Contents

Introduction
3
Towards an analytical framework
19
Description and mise en abyme in Zolas Une Page damour
28
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Jose Manuel Lopes is a post-doctoral fellow in the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto.