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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 B÷ttcher

    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...

  • Image and Imaginationby C. S. Lewis

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Image and Imagination presents some of C.S. Lewis's finest literary criticism and religious exposition. This selection gathers together forty book reviews?never before reprinted?as well as four major essays which have been unavailable for many decades, and a fifth essay, ?Image and Imagination,? published for the first time. The essays and reviews... 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...

  • 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 Philosophy of the Marquis de Sadeby Timo Airaksinen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    The Marquis de Sade is famous for his forbidden novels like Justine, Juliette , and the 120 Days of Sodom . Yet, despite Sade's immense influence on philosophy and literature, his work remains relatively unknown. His novels are too long, repetitive, and violent. At last in The Philosophy of the Marquis de Sade , a distinguished philosopher provides... 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...

  • Voltaireby Ian Davidson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 17.32

    We think of Voltaire as the epitome of the Enlightenment; in his own time he was also the most famous and controversial figure in Europe. Davidson tells the whole, rich story of his life (1694-1778) - his early imprisonment in the Bastille; exile in England and his mastery of English; an obsession with money, of which he made a huge amount;... more...