In the Court of the Pear King by Sandy Petrey
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In the Court of the Pear King
By Sandy Petrey

In the Court of the Pear King

French Culture and the Rise of Realism

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In the Court of the Pear King by Sandy Petrey

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For Petrey their work continually recalls the hybrid character of Philippon's pear, both totally unlike the king and the king's spitting image. While the French government declared the July Revolution a nonevent and the July Monarchy an incontrovertible fact, French fiction concentrated on society's power to declare an individual a nonperson or to make presence out of absence, plenitude out of emptiness.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801443411
ISBN-10: 0801443415
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sandy Petrey

Sandy Petrey is Professor of Comparative Literature at Stony Brook University. He is the author of Realism and Revolution: Balzac, Stendhal, Zola, and the Performances of History (also from Cornell) and Speech Acts and Literary Theory.

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