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    Kari Mereau, Louise Marie (Trinity College Dublin. School of Lang, Lit. & Cultural Studies. Discipline of French, 2021)
    This thesis presents the first comparative study of cynicism in Beigbeder and Despentes' literary production between 1990-2010, highlighting the different meanings of cynicism in their work and addressing their vision of ...
  • Les Manuscrits vaudois de Trinity College Dublin 

    Poetz, Joanna
    This doctoral thesis focuses on the Waldensians, members of a Christian movement which originated in France in the twelfth century, and more specifically on their religious literature in the Occitan language. Many of these ...
  • Deconstructing Hegel's sign-making imagination : Derrida and the textual imagination 

    Raftery-Skehan, Mark (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of French, 2012)
    Following the identification of ways in which deconstruction and imagination suggest the possibility of shedding light upon one another, I seek to overcome certain objections to the notion of a textual or deconstructive ...
  • Mediated desire. Third-party involvements in the love relationships of Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu 

    McIlvenny, Kathy Mary (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of French, 2011)
    Exerpt from introduction: When it comes to desire and love in Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu, the traditional critical emphasis has been on the interiority, verging on solipsism, which seems to characterize these ...
  • Anamorphic texts : Stendhal, Baudelaire, Lacan, Derrida 

    Scott, Maria (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of French, 2000)
    This thesis proposes that a textual equivalent of pictorial anamorphosis exists. Just as a painting or element within a painting may become suddenly visible when it is viewed at an angle, a written text may need to be read ...

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