Table of contents for The simplest of signs : Victor Hugo and the language of images in France, 1850-1950 / Timothy Raser.


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Contents
List of Illustrations
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Acknowledgments
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Introduction
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Simple Signs in Hugo: Dates, Words, Names, and Facts
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Hugo's Dates: The Functions of Chronology 00
Limits of Performative Language in Hugo's Theater 00
People, Places, and Apostrophe in "Tristessedd'Olympio" 00
Quatrevingt-treize: Revolution and sthetics 00
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Hugo's Textual Systems: Antithesis, Inscription, Ekphrasis
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Politics and sthetics of Race in Bug-Jargal 00
The Discipline of Letters: Le Dernier Jour d'undcondamne 00
Reading and Refereince in Notre-Dame de Paris 00
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Literary Accounts of the Visual Arts: Narrative, Citation, and Attribution
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Painting Pictures with Words 00
Reading and Denotation 00
Art Criticism's Narratives 00
The End of Citation in Baudelaire's Art Criticism 00
Claiming Painting for Literature: Fromentin anddClaudel 00
Sartre and Tintoretto: This Side of Words 00
Epilogue
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Notes
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Works Cited
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Index
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 Criticism and interpretation