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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 31.67
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 . The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M (Holtus 1985). Students of German Studies will thus be able to compare the two... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95
William D Howarth sets Le Mariage de Figaro and Beaumarchais's other dramatic works in the broad historical context of pre-revolutionary France, providing a unique and authoritative study of the dramatist and his plays. He presents detailed analyses of the plays themselves, discussing their critical receptions, their influence on drama of the period... 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...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; Not Available
A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 29.31
Die Autorin zeigt, wie sich die französische Marquise Émilie du Châtelet im 18. Jh. durch Anleitung, Lektüre und Korrespondenz das Wissen der Zeit erschloss. Dank ihres ?Willens zu Wissen? wurde sie eine bekannte Mathematikerin und Naturphilosophin. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 112.00
Dans l Essai sur les règnes de Claude et de Néron , dernier texte publié de son vivant, Diderot dresse un portrait élogieux du philosophe Sénèque, dont laction et les préceptes devraient être, selon son apologiste, lobjet dune égale admiration. Exploitant lopinion des uns, contestant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype. more...