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  • Rétif de la Bretonne spectateur nocturne.by Philippe Barr

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 47.00

    À la lumière d’une réflexion sur les motifs politiques à l’origine du sort réservé à l’œuvre de Rétif de la Bretonne par ses contemporains, cet essai propose de replacer l’écriture rétivienne au sein des stratégies de pouvoir qui, de Fontenelle à Marmontel, sont à... more...

  • Logic and Humour in the Fabliauxby Roy J. Pearcy

    Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 99.00

    A theoretically defensible inventory of the fabliaux based on a new structural definition. more...

  • Marquis De Sade’s Veiled Social Criticismby James R Weiss

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 139.95

    This work aims to separate de Sade the individual from his image in order to better understand his philosophy regarding the “libertine” status quo on the Ancien Régime in France. By doing so, his prophetic magnum opus, The One Hundred Days of Sodom, is parted from the accretions of misapprehension which have surrounded it and shown as... more...

  • Das mathematische und naturphilosophische Lernen und Arbeiten der Marquise du Châtelet (1706-1749)by Frauke Böttcher

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Die französische Marquise Émilie du Châtelet war zu ihren Lebzeiten eine weit über die Grenzen Frankreichs bekannte Mathematikerin und Naturphilosophin. Dies ist erstaunlich, da ihr und ihren Geschlechtsgenossinnen in der Epoche der Aufklärung der Zugang zu den höheren Bildungsinstitutionen verwehrt war.  Das vorliegende... more...

  • Reading Fabliauxby Norris J. Lacy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    Detailed readings of 10, and lighter discussions of many others, of the 150 medieval French bawdy poems that scholars generally find it necessary to discuss as a whole, thereby missing important individual characteristics. more...

  • On Art and Artistsby T. G. Rosenthal

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 35.99

    These critical essays on art and artists by T.G. Rosenthal, chosen by the author from his considerable output over more than fifty years of writing and reviewing, focus mainly on what has come to be known as ‘Modern British’ art - art from the 20th century. Rosenthal knew many of his subjects personally and some became friends: Michael Ayrton;... more...

  • The Portable Voltaireby Francois Voltaire; Ben Ray Redman

    Penguin Group US 1977; US$ 18.00

    Includes Part One of Candide ; three stories; selections from The Philosophical Dictionary, The Lisbon Earthquake , and other works; and thirty-five letters. more...

  • The Marquis d?Argensby Julia Gasper

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    In The Marquis d?Argens : A Philosophical Life Julia Gasper analyzes the life and works of an influential Enlightenment writer and philosopher. Through meticulous research, Gasper provides the only comprehensive list of d?Argens? works and separates the realities of his life from the myths that have built up around him. more...

  • Aliscansby Fritz Peter Knapp; Fritz Peter Knapp

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 629.00

    For the first time, this volume presents a German translation of the Old French heroic epic Aliscans, which served as a model for Wolfram von Eschenbach?s novel Willehalm, one of the most important works of the German Middle Ages. The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M (Holtus 1985). The aim is to allow students... more...

  • Die Dynamik der Freundschaftby Tanja Zeeb

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 57.11

    Dieser Band trägt zur Aufklärung des zeitgenössisch-westlichen Freundschaftsverständnisses in seiner Geschichtlichkeit und seinen Traditionszusammenhängen bei, indem er die Konzeptionen der französischen Moralisten Michel de Montaigne, François de La Rochefoucauld und Nicolas Chamfort untersucht. Die Analyse, die sich auf den jeweiligen philosophischen... more...