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  • Martial's Epigrams, 2by Martial

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 74.99

    This edition provides an English translation of and detailed commentary on the second book of epigrams published by the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis. This new commentary carefully illuminates the allusions to people, places, things, and cultural practices of late first-century Rome that pervade Martial's poetry. more...

  • The Wakefield Mystery Playsby Martial Rose

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been available only to scholars.  ... more...

  • La Rivière du pardonby Martial Debriffe

    Calmann-Lévy 2014; Not Available

    Les jumeaux Constantin et Hippolyte Schuster travaillent à l?usine De Dietrich, en Alsace, tout en poursuivant l?exploitation de la ferme familiale et d?un élevage de chevaux qu?ils ont hérités au décès de leurs parents. Mais la guerre de 1914 se profile et Constantin, qui ne veut pas combattre contre la France, choisit de déserter. Grâce à l?intervention... more...

  • Laylaby Martial Caroff

    Archipel 2012; Not Available

    « L?inconnu s?approche au pas de course. Il passe devant Layla en soufflant et jurant. Son visage est caché par un chapeau ridicule et une longue écharpe. Il se tient le bras. Une décharge de haine fait frémir Layla. Elle vient de voir passer la Mort. » Paris, un matin d?hiver. Layla accompagne son père marchand d?art à une exposition de lithographies.... more...

  • Karlby Martial Caroff

    Archipel 2012; Not Available

    Vaison-sur-Marne, dans le 9-4. Un matin d'automne, Karl, lascar flirtant avec la délinquance, traverse le marché en compagnie de ses deux potes Mo et Tony. Et se retrouvent bientôt au commissariat. Karl y rencontre Ronan, fils de flic d'origine bretonne, mal dans la capitale, bien dans ses rêves. Puis sa route croise celle de Layla, fille d'une sculptrice... more...

  • Ombres de Molièreby Martial Poirson

    Armand Colin 2012; Not Available

    « Faire ou ne pas faire comme Molière » : telle est la question que se pose une génération de dramaturges qualifiée de « postmoliéresque ». Indice de la conscience précoce d?une ligne de fracture historique au sein du répertoire dramatique aussi bien que de l?histoire des spectacles, cette interrogation ne cesse, depuis, de hanter hommes de lettres... more...

  • Globalization and the Seduction of Africa's Ruling Classby K. Martial Frindéthié

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    Assessing development thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book argues that Africa is undeveloped not in spite of globalization, but precisely because of globalization's saintly mission of unbridled liberalization and Euro-American teleology, which has reduced the African elites to a body of abandonment-neurotics, co-conspirators... more...

  • Francophone African Cinemaby K. Martial Frindéthié

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Setting the stage for a critical encounter between Francophone African cinema and Continental European critical theory, this book offers a transnational and interdisciplinary analysis of 16 Francophone African films, including Bassek Ba Kobhio's The Great White Man of Lambarene, Cheick Oumar Sissoko's Guimba the Tyrant, and Amadou Seck's... more...

  • The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean Literaturesby K. Martial Frindéthié

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    This work explores the limits and prospects of Afro-Caribbean Francophone writers in reshaping or producing action-oriented literature. It shows how Francophone literatures have followed a hegemonic discourse that leaves little room for thinking outside of traditional cultural and ideological conventions. Part One explores the origins of Afro-Caribbean... more...

  • Epigramsby Martial; James Michie; Shadi Bartsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not ?the... more...