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- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 64.69
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...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 25.99
This original reading of Albert Camus' novels, short stories, and political essays concentrates on Camus' conflicted relationship with his Algerian background and finds important critical insights into issues of justice, the effects of colonial oppression, and the deadly cycle of terrorism and counterterrorism that characterized the Algerian War... more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 20.95
Alfred Jarry’s (1873–1907) creation of the monster-tyrant Ubu in his play Ubu Roi was a watershed in theater history and brought him instant notoriety following its Paris premiere in 1896. In this concise, critical biography, Jill Fell explores this and the many achievements that this multi-talented and influential writer and playwright... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 48.95
Georges Bataille's powerful writings have fascinated many readers, enmeshed as they are with the themes of sex and death. His emotive discourse of excess, transgression, sacrifice, and the sacred has had a profound and notable influence on thinkers such as Foucault, Derrida and Kristeva. Bataille: Writing the Sacred examines the continuing power... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2008; US$ 120.00
Written in clear, accessible language, this guide challenges and encourages students to grapple with the difficult ideas and questions posed by Beckett's texts.Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is one of the most important twentieth century writers, seen as both a modernist and postmodernist, his work has influenced generations of playwrights, novelists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This book analyses Irene Némirovsky?s literary production in its relationship to the literary and cultural context of the inter-war period in France. It examines topics of central importance to our understanding of the literary field in France in the period, such as: the close relationship between politics and literature; the historical, political,... more...