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  1. Block 1 Cities 19 items
    1. Secondary reading on Paris in poetry and film 2 items
      1. The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Paris - Anna-Louise Milne 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended See in particular the chapter by Maria Scott.

      2. World film locations: Paris - Marcelline Block 2011

        Book Recommended

    2. Charles Baudelaire 9 items
      1. An introduction to nineteenth-century French literature - Farrant, Tim 2007

        Book Essential Pages 52-78 give context on French nineteenth-century poetry and introduce Baudelaire.

      2. The Cambridge companion to Baudelaire - Lloyd, Rosemary c2005

        Book Essential The chapter by Barbara Wright - available in ebook format at gives an excellent overview of Les Fleurs du mal.

      3. Baudelaire's poetic patterns: the secret language of Les fleurs du mal - Broome, Peter 1999

        Book Recommended Close readings of the poems.

      4. Les fleurs du mal - Baudelaire, Charles, Chesters, Graham c1995

        Book Recommended A good scholarly edition containing many useful notes on all of the poems.

      5. Baudelaire: Les fleurs du mal - Leakey, F. W. 1992

        Book Further A good introduction to the collection.

      6. The context of Baudelaire's 'Le cygne' - Burton, Richard D. E. 1980

        Book Further

      7. The appreciation of modern French poetry (1850-1950) - Broome, Peter, Chesters, Graham 1976

        Book Further Pages 1-60 have a good introduction to the study of French poetry, especially from the point of view of versification.

      8. Paris, capitale du XIXe siècle: le livre des passages - Walter Benjamin, Jean Lacoste, Rolf Tiedemann 2006, c1997

        Book Further

    3. Le Fabuleux destin d' Amélie Poulain 8 items
      1. French film: texts and contexts - Hayward, Susan, Vincendeau, Ginette 2000

        Book Essential

      2. French cinema: from its beginnings to the present - Remi Fournier Lanzoni 2002

        Book Further

      3. Cinema studies: the key concepts - Hayward, Susan 2017

        Book Essential

      4. Amélie: Le Fabuleux destin d' Amélie Poulain (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001) - Isabelle Vanderschelden 2007

        Book Recommended

      5. Jean-Pierre Jeunet - Elizabeth Ezra, ProQuest (Firm) 2008

        Book Essential

  2. Narrative: general 3 items
    1. Narrative form - Keen, Suzanne, MyiLibrary 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Available as an ebook through the Library - see in particular chapter 4 ('People on Paper')

    2. Modern French short fiction - Johnnie Gratton, Brigitte Le Juez c1994

      Book Recommended The introduction to this volume discusses some common features of short fiction in French. See:

    3. The Cambridge introduction to French literature - Brian Nelson 2015

      Book Recommended

  3. Block 3: Candide by Voltaire 10 items
    1. Voltaire's Candide - Leonard Marsh

      Article Recommended

    2. Voltaire, Candide - David Williams 1997

      Book Recommended Some texts from this book are available on Moodle page French culture 1

    3. The Cambridge Companion to Voltaire - Nicholas Cronk 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended This book is very useful to write your essay: see: chapter on Candide.

    4. Voltaire: a very short introduction - Nicholas Cronk 2017

      Book Recommended

    5. Notes on "Candide" - Michael Wood and Theo Cuffe 2005

      Article Further The relevant article is: Michael Wood and Theo Cuffe New England Review (1990-) Vol. 26, No. 4 (2005), pp. 192-202

    6. The fables of reason: a study of Voltaire's "Contes philosophiques" - Roger Pearson, Oxford University Press 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended The chapter 8 on Candide will provide very useful information for the essay.

    7. Working in Candide's Garden - Henry, Patrick Spring 1977

      Article Recommended Interesting article on the last chapter (30) of Candide

    8. Candide, Gull in the Garden? - Roy S. Wolper 24/1969

      Article Further Even if this article may be difficult to read, some parts are very significant for the question of happiness in Candide.

    9. Candide's Garden

      Article Further The date of the publication of this article is quite old but it is possible to get very useful material in it to think about the question of happiness in Candide.

    10. The Eldorado Episode in Candide

      Article Recommended Very interesting article on the chapter The eldorado.

  4. Block 4: Popular Culture 0 items