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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00
For the first time, this volume presents a German translation of the Old French heroic epic Aliscans, which served as a template for Wolfram von Eschenbach?s novel in verse, Willehalm, one of the most important works of the German Middle Ages and in world literature. The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 69.99
Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 37.95
In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of Philosophy interprets Heidegger's Being and Time, Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals, Aristotle's Metaphysics, and Plato's Lysis as examples of the implicitly autobiographical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
William D Howarth sets Le Mariage de Figaro and Beaumarchais's other dramatic works in the broad historical context of pre-revolutionary France, providing a unique and authoritative study of the dramatist and his plays. He presents detailed analyses of the plays themselves, discussing their critical receptions, their influence on drama of the period... more...
- Hesperus Press 2011; US$ 12.99
As explicit in his prose as he was in his private life, the Marquis de Sade remains one of the most controversial writers of all time. This new biography, by the acclaimed translator and author David Carter, promises to shock as much as it informs. Arrested many times for sexual misdemeanors, the Marquis de Sade was imprisoned in the Bastille, where... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French PlÚiade edition. more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has had a more profound impact on European thought. Rousseau left posterity a model of the reflective life - the solitary, uncompromising individual, the enemy of... 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 112.00
Dans l Essai sur les règnes de Claude et de Néron , dernier texte publié de son vivant, Diderot dresse un portrait élogieux du philosophe Sénèque, dont laction et les préceptes devraient être, selon son apologiste, lobjet dune égale admiration. Exploitant lopinion des uns, contestant... more...