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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95
This study analyzes certain paintings by Bruegel and texts from the Légende dUlenspiegel to establish the thematic convergence of the two artists works in their perception of sixteenth-century Flanders. De Coster and Bruegel equally celebrate the wonder of nature depicting Flemish scenes of customs and habits. In addition, the two... more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 89.99
The book examines the reception of Baudelaire in China by translators, critics, scholars, and individual writers. It reveals not only the protean qualities of Baudelaire?s work, but developments and trends in Chinese poetry, literary history, and criticism, as well as political and historical context throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
Making use of new and original material based on first-hand sources, this book interrogates the vogue for collecting, discussing, depicting and putting to political and cultural use Roman antiquities in the French Renaissance. It surveys a range of activity from the labours of collectors and patrons to royal entries, considers attacks on the craze... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 139.31
Die AufloÌ?sung der Fideikommisse und anderer gebundener VermoÌ?gen in Bayern nach 1918 more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
Intertextual Masculinity in French Renaissance Literature is an in-depth analysis of normative masculinity in a specific corpus from pre-modern Europe: narrative literature devoted to the subject of adultery and cuckoldry. Reading such historical documents as early modern legal texts, penance manuals, and criminal records in relation to the Cent nouvelles... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
Helen Abbott examines the verse and prose poetry of Baudelaire and Mallarmé, together with their critical writings, to address how their attitudes towards the performance practice of poetry influenced the future of both poetry and music. Abbott considers the meaning of 'voice' in terms of rhetoric, the human body, exchange, and music,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 64.40
Leaving Parnassus: The Lyric Subject in Verlaine and Rimbaud considers how the crisis of the lyric subject in the middle of the nineteenth century in France is a direct response to the aesthetic principles of Parnassian poetry, which dominated the second half of the century much more than critics often think. The poets considered here rebel against... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 62.50
Less Rightly Said is a detailed study of polemical literature in sixteenth-century France that explores the role of offense ("scandal") in a religious and a rhetorical sense and traces the emergence of a new political genre through both canonical polemical works and popular satires and invectives. more...
- Editions Didier Millet 2012; US$ 4.99
In the first book devoted to Rimbaud's lost voyage to Asia, novelist and critic Jamie James reviews everything that is known about the episode; from there, he imaginatively spirals into a reconstruction of what the poet must have seen and informed speculation about what he might have done, vividly recreating life in nineteenth-century Java along... more...
- Wiley 1999; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Les Miserables, you examine two themes from Victor... more...