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- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The 1990s have seen a resurgence of interest in the Marquis de Sade, with several biographies competing to put their version of his life story before the public. But Sadean scholar Richard Seaver takes us directly to the source, translating Sade's prison correspondence. Seaver's translations retain the aristocratic hauteur of Sade's prose, which still... more...
The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and PoliticsDartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Exploring how the depiction of otherness or alterity during the Middle Ages became problematic in the aesthetics of the Romance epics written during the centuries of the Crusades, this book offers a vital contribution to the growing interest in the way foreign women are presented in the texts of the Latin West and will be of consuming interest to students... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2000; US$ 521.00
Bescheiden im Umfang, revolutionär in der Wirkung, kontrovers in der Deutung: Rousseaus Schrift "Vom Gesellschaftsvertrag oder die Prinzipien des Staatsrechts" (1762) gehört bis heute zu den unangefochtenen Klassikern der Politischen Philosophie der Moderne. Der Gesellschaftsvertrag, der Umschlagort von Naturzustand und Staat, ist paradox; er soll... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 107.95
Reading the American Novel 1780-1865 provides valuable insights into the evolution and diversity of fictional genres produced in the United States from the late 18th century until the Civil War, and helps introductory students to interpret and understand the fiction from this popular period. Offers an overview of early fictional genres and... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Short works known for their humor and ribaldry, the fabliaux were comic or satirical tales told by wandering minstrels in medieval France. Although the fabliaux are widely acknowledged as inspiring Giovanni Boccaccio?s masterpiece, the Decameron , this theory has never been substantiated beyond perceived commonalities in length and theme. This new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Airaksinen provides a thorough theoretical reading of Sade, discussing the motivations of the typical Sadeian hero, addressing secondary sources such as Hobbes and Erasmus, and evaluating modern studies of Sade's works. more...