Birth of a National Icon: The Literary Avant-Garde and the Origins of the Intellectual in France
Publish date: July 1st 1999
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Pages no: 327
Edition language: English
Arguing that the “Intellectual” emerged in France in the years just prior to the Dreyfus Affair, Datta sets her study two goals: “to separate the origins of the intellectual in France from the strict confines of the Dreyfus Affair and to examine the key role played by the literary avant-garde in the...