Eugène Fromentin Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Wright, Barbara. Eugène Fromentin—A Bibliography. London: Grant and Cutler, 1973, 63 p.

Provides extensive bibliographical information on the author.


Fleming, John A. “Representational A, B, C's: Cipher and Structure in Dominique.Romantic Review 77, no. 2 (March 1986): 116-24.

Analyzes the conventional and creative structure used by Fromentin in Dominique.

Grant, Richard B., and Nelly H. Severin. “Weaving Imagery in Fromentin's Dominique.Nineteenth-Century French Studies 1, no. 3 (May 1973): 155-61.

Considers the literary images used by Fromentin in Dominique as essential to any discussion of the work.

Hubert, Renée Riese. “Fromentin's Dominique: The Confession of a Man Who Judges Himself.” PMLA 82, no. 7 (1967): 634-39.

Discusses the self-examination of the main character in Dominique.

Magowan, Robin. “Fromentin and Jewitt: Pastoral Narrative in the Nineteenth Century.” Comparative Literature 16, no. 3 (summer 1964): 331-37.

Attempts to identify how a pastoral text in the nineteenth century such as Dominique differs from pastoral texts written before Fromentin and Jewitt.

Martin, Graham Dunstan. “The Ambiguity of Fromentin's Dominique.The Modern Language Review 77, no. 1 (January 1982): 38-50.

Analyzes the common criticism that Dominique is an attack on romanticism.

Toyama, Jean Yamasaki. “Dominique or How to Transcend Mediocrity.” The Language Quarterly 20, no. 3-4 (spring-summer 1982): 32-3, 38.

Discusses the main character in Dominique.

Toyama, Jean Yamasaki. “Dominique or The Will to Fail.” Selecta: Journal of the Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages 5 (1984): 42-7.

Considers the question of whether the main character in Dominique conforms to the label of romantic or anti-romantic.

Additional coverage of Fromentin's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 123; Guide to French Literature 1789 to the Present; Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 10.