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Introduction - "Letters to a friend"; "The Red and the Black" - topicality and realism, plausibility and representation; "The Charterhouse of Parma" - mirror or myth?, psychoanalysis and story-telling; perspectives. Part 1 Nineteenth-century views: 1831 - Balzac's response to "The Red and the Black"; 1832 - from Stendhal's own draft review of "The Red and the Black"; 1840 - from Balzac's review of "The Charterhouse of Parma"; 1854 - Sainte-Beuve on "The Red and the Black"; 1864 - Hippolyte Taine on characterization and style; 1880 - Emile Zola on Stendhal the psychologist; 1882 - Paul Bourget on Standhal and "The Red and the Black"; 1892 - Emile Faguet on "The Red and the Black" and "The Charterhouse of Parma". Part 2 Modern readings: "realism" - Erich Auerbach on "The Red and the Black", Georges Blin on realism and point of view; thematic criticism - Jean-Pierre Richard on Stendhal's "imaginary universe"; existentialism and Marxism - Victor Brombert on freedom in "The Charterhouse of Parma", Pierre Barberis on politics in "The Charterhouse of Parma"; structuralism and language - Shoshana Felman on "madness" and "intoxication", Michel Crouzet on language and silence; psychoanalysis and narratology - Roland Barthes on "The Charterhouse of Parma", Peter Brooks on "The Red and the Black"; feminism and gender criticism - Carol Mossman on "The Red and the Black"; readers and representation - Ann Jefferson on reading "The Red and the Black", Christopher Prendergast on the ethics of verisimilitude.

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