Closer & Closer Apart: Jealousy in Literature

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Cornell University Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 205 pages
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In this accessible and elegantly crafted book, Lloyd explores sexual jealousy more as a literary device than as a literary theme. She draws her examples from novels, plays, and poetry spanning many years and from many countries, mainly nineteenth- and twentieth-century France and England but also Russia, Poland, Germany, Italy, the United States, Canada, and Australia. Among the writers she treats are Proust, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Charlotte Bronte, Trollope, Barthes, and Baudelaire.
 

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Contents

Interpreting the Other
27
Revealing Differences
65
Responding to Rivals
107
Avatars of Amphytrion
147
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Rosemary Lloyd is Professor of French at Indiana University.

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