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Le Capitaine Fracasse de Théophile Gautier
Une contribution à la thématique du pittoresque littéraire : l’exemple du château

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Cahiers d’études nodiéristes
    2018 – 1, n° 5
    Voyages pittoresques et romantiques : littérature et patrimoine dans la première moitié du xixe siècle
  • Author: Costa da Silva (Amélia)
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  • Abstract: The picturesque is not the sole preserve of the travel narrative. Le Capitaine Fracasse by T. Gautier should be considered a work of fiction built almost entirely on picturesque elements. The descriptions of monuments are numerous and detailed, asserting a clear desire to compete with painting. Amongst these many monuments described in a picturesque vein, the article focuses on the four castle settings that structure the novel and which Gautier treats in a way that competes with painting.
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  • Pages: 135 to 154
  • ISBN: 978-2-406-07883-8
  • ISSN: 2264-8496
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-07884-5.p.0135
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Collection / Journal: Nodier Studies, n° 3
  • Parution date: 03-16-2018
  • Year of publication: 2018
  • Language: French

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