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Description - French Introspectives by P. Mansell Jones

Originally published in 1937, this book contains a short series of relatively independent studies, each seeking 'examples of introspection in a literature which is reputed to be rich with them', namely French autobiography. Mansell Jones examines the work of authors such as Montaigne, Maine de Biran and Senancour to find examples of 'the disinterested investigation of a mind by itself' and to suggest a balance between 'inner and outer cultivation'. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in French literature and the history of autobiography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107505711
ISBN-10: 1107505712
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 7mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-May-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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