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- Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 99.00
In response to Bédier's description of the fabliaux as 'funny stories in verse', Roy Pearcy suggests a new structural definition, permitting the creation of a theoretically defensible inventory, which includes and augments the texts admitted b more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 139.95
This work aims to separate de Sade the individual from his image in order to better understand his philosophy regarding the libertine status quo on the Ancien Régime in France. By doing so, his prophetic magnum opus, The One Hundred Days of Sodom, is parted from the accretions of misapprehension which have surrounded it and shown as... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Rousseau's responses to the religious and political critics of his works more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
Die französische Marquise Émilie du Châtelet war zu ihren Lebzeiten eine weit über die Grenzen Frankreichs bekannte Mathematikerin und Naturphilosophin. Dies ist erstaunlich, da ihr und ihren Geschlechtsgenossinnen in der Epoche der Aufklärung der Zugang zu den höheren Bildungsinstitutionen verwehrt war. Das vorliegende... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2000; US$ 39.99
Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
Detailed readings of 10, and lighter discussions of many others, of the 150 medieval French bawdy poems that scholars generally find it necessary to discuss as a whole, thereby missing important individual characteristics. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
Though most historians remember her as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Châtelet (1706–49) was an accomplished writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings during her lifetime, as well as a translation of Newton’s Principia Mathematica that is still the standard edition of that work in... more...
- University Press of America 2009; US$ 34.99
This interdisciplinary study of word and image in the Old French chanson de geste examines the relationship between illumination and epic narrative constructed by the medieval understanding of the imagination. The study focuses on the epic cycle 'the geste of Saint Gille,' including Aiol and Elie de Saint Gille. more...