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Title: The evolution of the poetry of Alfred de Musset
Author: Gamble, Donald R.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3487 3983
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 1977
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Musset's poetry generally falls into four main divisions: the "contes en vers," the "chansons" and shorter poems, the Nuits cycle, and the verse whose principal subject is poetry itself, the "poèmes à thèse." It is primarily these groups, and the first three especially, which are examined in this attempt to describe and explain the evolution of his verse. Although a consideration of the place of Musset's biography within his verse becomes unavoidable after a certain point, emphasis is placed throughout on the changing character of the themes and style.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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