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- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 39.95
Cette publication revue et augmentée remplace la deuxième édition (publiée en 1987) de l'ouvrage The Canadian System of Soil Classification. Les changements apportés à la publication reflètent les travaux réalisés par le groupe de travail sur la classification des sols qui a relevé du Comité d'experts sur la prospection pédologique, puis de la Division... more...
- Old LandMark Publishing 2005; US$ 3.00
Les Mille et un Fantômes, recueil de nouvelles écrit en 1849, constitue l?une des quelques incursions de Dumas dans le registre de la littérature fantastique. Histoires de revenants, damnation d?un chasseur condamné à poursuivre un lièvre géant et immortel, aventures extravagantes d?un marin marié à une sirène : c?est un autre versant de l?imagination... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00
Through readings of some of the best-known texts in Algerian literature in French, Woodhull both challenges the separation between French and Francophone literatures and cultures in the academy and explores the ways in which ?femininity? has been represented in the texts of North African and French writers since the mid-1950s. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 60.00
Reading Proust focuses on the specificity of Proustian writing, revealing the patterns of thought and play of words peculiar to Proust's language, and showing how these metamorphose throughout La Recherche du temps perdu. Her work offers a new model for reading fictional prose, one that replaces the critical "why?" with the more practical... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 66.00
In this fascinating analysis, Roger Célestin examines the concept of exoticism from a historical and literary perspective. Through close readings of works by Montaigne, Diderot, Flaubert, Barthes, and Naipaul, Célestin examines the way these writers have challenged representations of cultural identity in their time. more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 16.00
The captivating biography of the French aristocrat who balanced the demands of her society with passionate affairs of the heart and a brilliant life of the mind Although today she is best known for her fifteen-year liaison with Voltaire, Gabrielle Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise Du Châtelet (1706-1749) was more than a great man's mistress.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 11.99
From getting the best value from the boulangerie to ordering a steak without getting sneered at, an A-to-Z guide to fitting in en Français Englishman Charles Timoney was thrown into French life headfirst twenty-five years ago when he and his wife moved to her native France. He had studied French in school, but his memory of vocabulary lists... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 45.00
Offers an evaluation of the work of contemporary French authors through the lens of the fuzzy set theory of mathematics. Far from forsaking avant-gardism or pandering to the reactionary values of commercial publications, this work argues that fuzzy fiction exceeds and subverts traditional boundaries between the avant-garde and mainstream fiction. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00
The aim of this book is to introduce the modern student to readings of French Renaissance literature, drawing on the perspectives of contemporary literary theories. The volume is organized by paired readings of five major sixteenth-century French writers, with interpretations covering, among others, structuralism, semiotics, feminism and psychoanalysis.... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 70.00
This is the first full-length study to cover the complete texts of Hervé Guibert (19551991), offering a thorough documentation of his literary output. The book is guided by Guiberts relation to the novel, a major line of enquiry throughout, as well as his experimentation with voices in particular. One of Boulés main contentions... more...