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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 419.00
For the first time, this volume presents a German translation of the Old French heroic epic Aliscans, which served as a template for Wolfram von Eschenbach?s novel in verse, Willehalm, one of the most important works of the German Middle Ages and in world literature. The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 25.00
During her lifetime, the gifted writer Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565-1645) was celebrated as one of the "seventy most famous women of all time" in Jean de la Forge's Circle of Learned Women (1663). The adopted daughter of Montaigne, as well as his editor, Gournay was a major literary force and a pioneering feminist voice during a tumultuous period... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 69.99
Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 37.95
In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of Philosophy interprets Heidegger's Being and Time, Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals, Aristotle's Metaphysics, and Plato's Lysis as examples of the implicitly autobiographical... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
William D Howarth sets Le Mariage de Figaro and Beaumarchais's other dramatic works in the broad historical context of pre-revolutionary France, providing a unique and authoritative study of the dramatist and his plays. He presents detailed analyses of the plays themselves, discussing their critical receptions, their influence on drama of the period... more...
- Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75
A comprehensive guide to Berg's WOZZECK, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. 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...