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- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
The work of Tunisian Jewish intellectual Albert Memmi, like that of many francophone Maghrebian writers, is often read as thinly veiled autobiography. Questioning the prevailing body of criticism, which continues this interpretation of most fiction produced by francophone North African writers, Lia Nicole Brozgal shows how such interpretations of... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A smart and provocative thriller about spies, double agents, and the opaqueness of the human soul. A young woman is found dead. Her sister sets out to find out what happened - and stumbles into a world of secrets and subterfuge that makes her question who Justine really was. How well can you ever know someone who lies for a living? An Out of... more...
- Gingko Press 2013; US$ 24.95
When Albert Camus died in a car crash in January 1960 he was only 46 years old — already a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and a world figure — author of the enigmatic The Stranger, the fable called The Plague, but also of the combative The Rebel — which attacked the ‘politically correct? among his con-temporaries. Thanks to his early literary... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Marcel Proust (1871–1922) spent fourteen years creating In Search of Lost Time , his seven-volume magnum opus. He died when it was only half in print, unable to see it become one of the most important literary works of the twentieth century. Over eighty years later, the work still garners extraordinary levels of critical attention, and Proust’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
George Bataille (1867-1962) is widely recognized as one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first book in English to examine Bataille's work as a whole. It offers an accessible introduction to a complex and often ambiguous thinker. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 69.08
Hauptbeschreibung Die Briefe zwischen Claire Goll, Yvan Goll und Paula Ludwig sind Zeugnisse leidenschaftlicher Liebe, weisen aber auch in Abgründe des Zweifels, der Eifersucht und der Verzweiflung. Zugleich spiegeln sie Leben und Wirken dreier Dichter, die sich in dieser Dreieckskonstellation wechselseitig beeinflussten. Nicht zuletzt rücken die... 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...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95
Not all men vie with their fathers for the love of their mothers. In some families the mother becomes the central figure for her son - the father is excluded (or excludes himself) and does not come between mother and son. The main thesis of this book - using clinical vignettes and quotes from the work of Marcel Proust to illustrate the author's points... more...