The French bourgeois community in nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the eyes of contemporary writers
YOUNES KADDIS YOUSSEF, Anwar
The French bourgeois community in nineteenth and twentieth
centuries in the eyes of contemporary writers.
Thèses de doctorat,
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Writing history by depending on the literature may seem surprising. Thus history can be seen as a human science its purpose is the study of the past, while the literature book written within a culture, age and gender. So we can say that the literature can serve as a literary source as well as any other historical document. Consequently, I do not find its difficult to select some literary works that serve my research and help me to describe the bourgeois community at that time as correct as possible. The study is divided into four parts. The first part is examining the bourgeois community, during the Restoration and the July Monarchy, according to Balzac's Father Goriot. In the second part of the thesis, i discussed the bourgeois community during the Second French Empire through the works of of Georges Feydeau and those of Zola. The third part is entitled « bourgeois community at the beginning of First World War as seen by Roger Martin du Gard. » and the last part of the thesis deals with the French bourgeois community between the two major wars according to the autobiography of Simone de Beauvoir « Memoirs of a willful Daughter ». [...]
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