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- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
In 2007 the French newspaper Le Monde published a manifesto titled ?Toward a ?World Literature? in French,? signed by forty-four writers, many from France?s former colonies. Proclaiming that the francophone label encompassed people who had little in common besides the fact that they all spoke French, the manifesto?s proponents, the so-called francophone... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
The work of Tunisian Jewish intellectual Albert Memmi, like that of many francophone Maghrebian writers, is often read as thinly veiled autobiography. Questioning the prevailing body of criticism, which continues this interpretation of most fiction produced by francophone North African writers, Lia Nicole Brozgal shows how such interpretations of... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb examines literary texts by writers from the Maghreb and positions them in direct relation to increasingly querulous debates on the shifting identity of the modern Mediterranean. A transnational rather than binary interpretive framework transcends a colonial and postcolonial bind in which... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
When it was first published in 1781, The Confessions scandalised Europe with its emotional honesty and frank treatment of the author's sexual and intellectual development. Since then, it has had a more profound impact on European thought. Rousseau left posterity a model of the reflective life - the solitary, uncompromising individual, the enemy of... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 69.99
This is the first book-length study to consider the development and significance of Central American post-conflict poetry; and to study poets such as Luis Chaves, Marta Leonor González, Susana Reyes, and Juan Sobalvarro together with well-known short fiction writers, Claudia Hernández, Jacinta Escudos and Salvador Canjura. Through a deep engagement... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95
1611: Authority, Gender, and the Word in Early Modern England explores issues of authority, gender, and language within and across the variety of literary works produced in one of most landmark years in literary and cultural history. Represents an exploration of a year in the textual life of early modern England Juxtaposes the variety and range... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 8.74
Alexandre Najjar was eight when Lebanon erupted into a bloody and brutal conflict; he was twenty-three when the guns at last fell silent. After seven years of voluntary exile spent trying to escape the nightmare of civil war, he is now back amongst his family and friends, and the past is quickly catching up with him. As he reacquaints himself with... more...
- Sort Of Books 2013; US$ 8.74
Tove Jansson?s ?rst book for adults was a memoir, capturing afresh the enchantments and fears of her Helsinki childhood. Presented with images from her family archive, Sculptor?s Daughter gives us a glimpse of the mysteries of winter ice, the bonhomie of balalaika parties, and the vastness of Christmas viewed from beneath the tree. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French ... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
An engagement with the complex semantics of the terms ?risk-taking? and ?risk? promises to provide significant insights about important and perhaps fundamental elements of literary writing in the modern and contemporary eras. The papers from this comparative literature symposium sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG) examine the history... more...