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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
The book shows Camus's continued relevance for us today. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
As one of the leading proponents of the nouveau roman , Nathalie Sarraute is often remembered for her novels, including The Golden Fruits , which earned her the Prix international de litterature in 1964. But her carefully crafted and evocative memoir Childhood may in fact be Sarraute’s most accessible and emotionally open work. Written... more...
- Pushkin Press 2013; US$ 10.19
A poetic evocation of the French diplomat?s encounters and experiences, filtered through the one constant in his life?Venice. Diplomat, writer and poet, traveller and socialite, friend of Proust, Giraudoux and Malraux, Paul Morand was out of the most original writers of the twentieth century. He was French literature's globe-trotter, and his delightful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
Without Maurice Blanchot, literary theory as we know it today would have been unthinkable. Jacques Derrida, Paul de Man, Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes, Gilles Deleuze: all are key theorists crucially influenced by Blanchot's work. This accessible guide: * works 'idea by idea' through Blanchot's writings, anchoring them in historical and intellectual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 119.00
Iyer argues for the transformative potential for philosophy and political practice of the thought of Maurice Blanchot. The book traces Blanchot's complex negotiations of the thought of Hegel, Heidegger, Bataille and Levinas, which allowed him to develop his distinctive account of the work of art and his account of the opening to the Other. Iyer also... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 22.95
A critical figure in twentieth-century literature and philosophy, Jean-Paul Sartre changed the course of critical thought, and claimed a new, important role for the intellectual. Christine Daigle sets Sartre?s thought in context, and considers a number of key ideas in detail, charting their impact and continuing influence, including: Sartre?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 147.00
Wilhelm Heinse?s novel Ardinghello und die glückseligen Inseln (?Ardinghell and the Blessed Islands?) (1787) is often rejected as an unsuitable object for literary criticism ? it is seen as formally defective, overladen with theory and hardly comprehensible to the modern reader. Leonhard Herrmann demonstrates that it is these very qualities which make... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 140.00
Linfluence de lhistoire contemporaine dans luvre de Marguerite Yourcenar propose de montrer que, loin dêtre seulement un écrivain classique qui sintéresse à lhistoire du passé, Marguerite Yourcenar ne cesse dévoquer lhistoire contemporaine et en subit nettement linfluence.... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 39.00
The title of the present study refers to the fact that Apollinaire consistently worked at the cutting edge of modern aesthetics. The volume seeks to rehabilitate four experimental genres in particular that have received relatively little attention. The fi more...