Natalie Z. Davis Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Allen, Bruce. “Famous French Marital Scandal of Desertion and Mistaken Identity.” The Christian Science Monitor (16 November 1983): 35.

Compares Davis's version of the Martin Guerre story with Janet Lewis's The Wife of Martin Guerre.

Bossy, John. “As It Happened.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 4488 (7-13 April 1989): 359.

Presents a mixed review of Fiction in the Archives, praising the representation of life in the sixteenth century, but faulting the “coy and sometimes vulgar” language of the book.

Brien, Alan. Review of The Return of Martin Guerre, by...

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