"La mort justifie toujours les âmes sensibles": à propos de Delphine"La mort justifie toujours les âmes sensibles": à propos de Delphine
Faculty of Arts. Linguistics and Literature
Literature and Modernity
Eighteenth century fiction. - Downsview
21(2008):1, p. 133-151
University of Antwerp
The article presents a literary criticism focusing on the theme of death in "Delphine," by Germaine de Staël. The author places this work in the context of nineteenth century secular and religious culture. The article examines how death was experienced both by characters in the book who were dying and their surviving family, friends, and neighbors.