Revolution and Revolt in Stendhal’s. Lamiel. John West-Sooby w hen Julien Sorel stood up to speak at his trial, he addressed the jury in these terms: Messieurs. Fresh from co-editing the first two volumes of Stendhal’s Œuvres romanesques complètes in the Pléiade series, for which he deserves the. Results 1 – 30 of Lamiel by Stendhal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Ansel adopts a back-to-basics approach, weighing up authorial intentions the better to arrive at readings that he considers to be demonstrably right: Lamiel becomes in control of her own destiny.

These include forbidding her attendance at dances and the reading of immoral literature. Stendhal was a precursor of the realism of Flaubert.

She encourages a young village man to kiss her, paying sttendhal for her sexual experiences. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

What do you think about Lamiel? Known for his laniel analysis of his characters’ psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism stedhal his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir The Red and the Black, and Stendahl Chartreuse de Parme The Charterhouse of Parma, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Refresh and try again. One of the great French novelists of the nineteenth century, Stendhal pseudonym for Marie-Henri Beyle describes his unhappy youth with sensitivity and intelligence in his autobiographical novel The Life of Henri Brulard. Email alerts New issue alert. Return to Book Page. He creates a character so audacious and passionate that the society she is part of causes her to feel sick with boredom.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lamiel is then sent to work as a personal reader, a lectricefor La Duchesse de Miossens, who has become visually impaired. Ali rated it did not like it Jun 09, Click here to cancel reply. He once described the novelist’s function as that sendhal a person carrying a mirror down a highway so that the mirror would reflect life as it was, for all society.

Stendhal served with Napoleon’s army in the campaign in Russia inwhich helped inspire the famous war scenes in his novel The Red and the Black Sign In or Create an Account.

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Stendhal’s heroes are sensitive, emotional individuals who are in conflict with the society in which they live, yet they have the intelligence and detachment to analyze their society and its faults.

The couple then labels Lamiel as their niece, lying to the poor child as well as the town. One of the ways the reader can see this transformation is by mere appearance, as Lamiel finds it impossible to walk like a Parisian lady. Join our online book lamiell, join the reading, join the fun — and have your voice heard.

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Do you consider her an important female character in French literature? He detested his father, a lawyer from Grenoble, France, whose only passion in life was making money. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You do not currently have access to this article. To ask other readers questions about Lamielplease sign up.

You could not be signed in. Stendhal tells the reader she has too much energy and vivacity to walk properly, as a lady should.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It was written in and but published inlong after his death. Inhe returned to Paris for a life of literature, politics, and love affairs.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Let the challenge begin! However, it will remain one of my favourite pieces of French literature. Calling all Francophiles, lovers of literature, and savvy challenge seekers. You must be logged in to post a comment. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.