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- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 39.20
At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of Frances most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts. Both Yourcenar and Green turned to drama to explore... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 224.00
Der vorliegende Band enthält 38 Beiträge renommierter Hispanisten aus Europa und Übersee. Das Themenspektrum umfaßt die ganze Breite der spanischen Literaturgeschichte vom Mittelalter bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Im Mittelpunkt des Untersuchungsinteresses steht die Frage nach den Bezügen der spanischen zu anderen europäischen (oder amerikanischen)... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 70.00
Much has been written on Simone de Beauvoir, one of Frances leading intellectual figures of the 20th century. The sheer volume of her autobiographical writings testifies to her indefatigable questioning of the nature of existence and her personal and public engagement in the world over the best part of a century. This study aims to re-evaluate... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00
This book treats memory and understanding on two levels, on the phenomenological level of experience, on which a theory of dynamic conceptual semantics is built, and on the neuro-connectionist level, which supports the capacities of concept formation, remembering, and understanding. A neuro-connectionist circuit architecture of a constructive memory... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
At the same time that secular and religious authorities suppressed women's efforts to read, conduct books written specifically for girls and young unmarried women emerged as a new genre. Nadine Berenguier offers an in-depth analysis of this development in eighteenth-century France, situating conduct books in the context of Enlightenment concerns... 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00
Comprehensive reading and study guides provide concise critical excerpts that offer a scholarly overview of each work, "The Story Behind the Story" that details the conditions under which the work was written, a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, and more. more...