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- Penguin Books Ltd 1992; Not Available
These eight stories by leading 20th century French writers offer fascinating insights into French life and literature and are accompanied by a parallel English text, making them valuable for both French and English language students. Among the diverse and entertaining stories in the collection are the wistful masterpiece ?Green Tobacco? by Clair... more...
- A&C Black 2004; US$ 10.40
This volume will help you decipher menus whether they are in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. It has over 10,000 food and drink terms translated to and from English, covering dishes, ingredients, methods of cooking and useful phrases for ordering and asking for service. 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired?and entertaining?novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust. At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation as a literary classic,... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00
The essays in this volume portray the public life of late medieval France as that country established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the contribution made by contemporary writers, chroniclers and commentators, such as Jean Froissart, William Worcester and Philippe de Commynes, to our... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00
The French administrative language of the European Union is an emerging discourse: it is only fifty years old, and has its origins in the French administrative register of the middle of the twentieth century, but it is also a unique contact situation in which translation has always played a pivotal role. Using the methodology of corpus linguistics,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1977; US$ 2.25
Un exposé chronologique qui analyse les principaux écrits tout en esquissant sommairement le cadre historique où ils ont apparus; une étude thématique qui montrera la cohésion de la topique propre au genre et sa continuité séculaire; des conclusions qui proposeront certaines hypothèses d'ensemble sur... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Entre courbes et contre-courbes, Mucha créa, à la fin du XIXe siècle, une égérie nouvelle qui devait hanter les rues de Paris. Au fil des représentations de Sarah Bernhard, cette muse voluptueuse devint un véritable emblème de l'Art nouveau et offrit à l'affichiste succès et renommée. Néanmoins, le talent de l'artiste ne se limita jamais à la lithographie.... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.00
The book contains papers presented at an international colloquium which has taken place at regular intervals (since 1985) and which is devoted to the contrasting study of the French language in Europe and Canada. In 2007 the focus was on the different varieties of French that can be observed in France and in Canada. Here specialists from Canada, France... more...
- Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 20.95
An engaging and challenging introduction to Jean Genet, this concise biography of the French writer and his work cuts directly to the intersection of thought and life that was essential to Genet's creativity. Arguing that Genet's life was an extraordinary spectacle in which the themes of his most revolutionary works were played out, Stephen Barber... more...