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- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 120.00
This volume celebrates the career of Keith Busby, one of the most prominent researchers of medieval French literature of our time, or as one of the contributors states, one of the true knights errant among usa scholar defined by the nobility of his intellect who upholds and defends medieval studies. The chapters presented here bring... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 124.99
Some of medieval culture's most arresting images and stories inextricably associate love and death. Thus the troubadour Jaufre Rudel dies in the arms of the countess of Tripoli, having loved her from afar without ever having seen her. Or in Marie de France's Chevrefoil, Tristan and Iseult's fatal love is hauntingly symbolized by the fatally... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.95
The School for Husbands (L'École des maris) is a work by Molière (the stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), a French playwright who is often considered to be one of Western literature's great masters of comedy. In a theatre in the Louvre and in the Palais-Royal, Molière found success among the Parisians with The School... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00
This is the first book-length comparison of the narrative techniques of Marcel Proust and Samuel Beckett. This study is an important contribution to critical literature, and offers fresh perspectives on the crucial importance of the Recherche and Beckett's trilogy: Molloy, Malone dies, and The Unnamable in the context of the twentieth-century novel. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00
This book on Nathalie Sarraute (1900-1999), one of France's most distinguished twentieth century novelists, is the first major study in English to appear since her death. Ann Jefferson offers a new perspective on Sarraute's entire oeuvre - her fiction, her outstanding autobiography Enfance and her influential critical writings. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 85.00
Around the year 1400, the poet Christine de Pizan initiated a public debate in France over the literary "truth" and merit of the Roman of the Rose, perhaps the most renowned work of the French Middle Ages. She argued against what she considered to be misrepresentations of female virtue and vice in the Rose. Her bold objections aroused the... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 22.45
Met deze uitspraak van de Hongaarse schrijver György Konrad opende 'Nauwgezet en Wanhopig' van Wim Kayzer - een legendarische tv-serie vooral bekend bij literatuurliefhebbers. In de vele manieren waarop we zin en betekenis zoeken blijkt het narratieve een belangrijke rol te spelen. Soetaert presenteert een (b)logboek waarin hij de vraag 'wat... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 67.20
Carthage ou la flamme du brasier part dune suite poétique dEdouard Glissant, intitulée « Carthage », incluse dans Le sel noir (1960). Creuset des plus fructueux, ce texte a rapidement suscité chez Bernadette Cailler le désir dexplorer dautres incarnations textuelles contemporaines de ce regard porté... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 124.99
Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner provides the first book-length examination of all four verse continuations that follow Chr--eacute--;tien's unfinished Grail story, a powerful site of rewriting from the late twelfth through the fifteenth centuries. By focusing on the dialogue between Chr--eacute--;tien and the verse continuators, this study demonstrates... more...