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- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 11.99
A biography as sensuously satisfying as a fine French meal. Colette surely would have approved it as much for its aesthetic appeal as for its rare insight and scholarship. Robyn Davidson Colettes France is the remarkable life story of an extraordinary woman, who was known simply as Colette.This lavishly illustrated biography... more...
- Bernard Campiche Editeur 2013; US$ 10.99
Marie-Rose: «Je savais que cette femme qui montait les escaliers de la boutique avec son chapeau cloche allait compter dans ma vie.» Sylviane: «Je lui ai donné ma carte, mon téléphone, alors que je ne le fais jamais.» Marie-Rose: «Sylviane représentait la femme que j’aurais voulu être.» Sylviane: «Marie-Rose m’a donné l’occasion de me racheter de la... more...
- Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00
Lacan, dernier propriétaire de L?Origine du monde de Courbet, aimait le tableau si fort qu?il ne pouvait le regarder. Alors il le cacha derrière un tableau anodin. Les Chinois l?appelaient la « vallée des roses » (attention aux épines !), les Perses « la source du miel » (attention aux abeilles !), les Grecs « le mont de Vénus » (attention à l?escalade... more...
- Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00
Der Psychoanalytiker Jacques Lacan war nicht nur letzter Besitzer von Courbets Der Ursprung der Welt, sondern war sich auch dessen anzüglichem Inhalt bewusst. Und so tat der Liebhaber erotischer Kunst es seinen Vorbesitzern gleich und verhüllte beziehungsweise versteckte das Bild hinter einem ?weniger obszönen? Kunstwerk. Die Genealogie des weiblichen... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, best known for his writings on the Holocaust, is also the accomplished author of novels, essays, tales, and plays as well as portraits of seminal figures in Jewish life and experience. In this volume, leading scholars in the fields of Biblical, Rabbinic, Hasidic, Holocaust, and literary studies offer fascinating... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Julia Kristeva is one of the most creative and prolific writers to address the personal, social, and political trials of our times. Linguist, psychoanalyst, social and cultural theorist, and novelist, Kristeva's broad interdisciplinary appeal has impacted areas across the humanities and social sciences. S. K. Keltner's book provides the first comprehensive... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.95
On Yom Kippur eve in 1965, Elie Wiesel found himself in Russia, ?in a synagogue crowded with people. The air was stifling. The cantor was chanting . . . Suddenly a mad thought crossed my mind: Something is about to happen; any moment now the Rabbi will wake up, shake himself, pound the pulpit and cry out, shout his pain, his rage, his truth. I felt... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
Other Women tells the stories of those women who belonged to a separate part of society: in some ways invisible and socially unacceptable, but in others in positions of influence and power, comfort and even luxury. They range from the common-law marriage of Edith Swan-Neck to King Harold II, who was also legally wedded to Edith of Mercia, to the liaison... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Widely translated and considered to be the most important philosopher of our time, Alain Badiou is also a novelist and the author of four celebrated comedies and two tragedies. The Incident at Antioch is the last of his plays to be published in French and the first to be published in English, introducing a side of Badiou the Anglophone world has never... more...