Journal of European Studies

Journal of European Studies is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 2, June

Christianity, Humanism and Myth: Problems of Interpretation in Sartre's Bariona Ou le Fils Du Tonnerre
J. H. GILLESPIE [*] A considerable amount of critical attention has been devoted to Sartre's theatre, particularly Les Mouches, Huis clos, Les Mains sales, Le Diable et le bon Dieu and Les Sequestres d'Altona. However, Sartre's earliest play, Bariona...
Film as Memory: Siegfried Kracauer's Psychological History of German 'National Culture'
MICHAEL MACK [*] Introduction Kracauer's From Caligari to Hitler has been criticized as a biased, reductive and unscholarly account of both German film and German history. Evaluations range from outright condemnation to critical appreciation....
'Soft Framing': A Comparative Aesthetics of Painting and Photography
E. R. DAVEY [*] 1 Over the years, a lot of work has been done on the relation of photography to painting. [1] For the most part, this work has concentrated on influences between the two media: painting on photography; photography on painting....
The Bird and the Word: France's Literary Parrots [1]
COLIN NETTELBECK [*] Thanks to Julian Barnes, Flaubert's interest in parrots is well known. But what Barnes does not tell us is that the parrot has spread its wings over much vaster literary territory. Readers of English literature will have grown...