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- Dartmouth College Press 2000; US$ 34.99
Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Rousseau?s responses to the religious and political critics of his works more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 104.99
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
This volume includes a step-by-step textual commentary on Jean-Jacques Rousseau?s first and second critical discourses on civilization. Rousseau?s thesis is that man has become progressively alienated from his own nature and thus perverted by technological and scientific progress. The example of Rousseau shows that critical reflection... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 70.00
Vietnam and the Colonial Condition of French Literature explores an aspect of modern French literature that has been consistently overlooked in literary histories: the relationship between the colonies?their cultures, languages, and people?and formal shifts in French literary production. Starting from the premise that neither cultural identity nor... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
Though most historians remember her as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Châtelet (1706?49) was an accomplished writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings during her lifetime, as well as a translation of Newton?s Principia Mathematica that is still the standard edition of that work in French. Had she... more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 36.99
This interdisciplinary study of word and image in the Old French chanson de geste examines the relationship between illumination and epic narrative constructed by the medieval understanding of the imagination. The study focuses on the epic cycle 'the geste of Saint Gille,' including Aiol and Elie de Saint Gille. more...