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  • Französische Literaturwissenschaftby Maximillian Gröne; Frank Reiser

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 16.08

    Dieser Band wurde speziell für die Erfordernisse der frankoromanistischen Bachelor-Studiengänge entworfen. Er bietet nicht nur eine sorgfältige Einführung in das relevante fachliche Grundwissen, sondern zeichnet sich zugleich durch die besondere Berücksichtigung praxis relevanter Aspekte aus. Zahlreiche übungen ermöglichen als integrativer Bestand... more...

  • From Surrealism to Less-Exquisite Cadaversby Michelle Emanuel

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 56.00

    Les nouveaux mystères de Paris (1954-1959), Léo Malet’s fifteen-novel detective series inspired by Eugène Sue’s nineteenth-century feuilleton , almost achieved the goal of setting a mystery in each of the twenty Parisian arrondissements, with Nestor Burma at the center of the action. In Burma, the “détective de choc”... more...

  • Georges Batailleby Rodolphe Gasché; Végső; Roland

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    This book investigates what Bataille, in "The Pineal Eye," calls mythological representation: the mythological anthropology with which this unusual thinker wished to outflank and undo scientific (and philosophical) anthropology. Gasché probes that anthropology by situating Bataille's thought with respect to the quatrumvirate of Schelling, Hegel, Nietzsche,... more...

  • Georges Bataille, à l’extrémité fuyante de la poésieby Sylvain Santi

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 102.20

    A l’heure où l’œuvre de Georges Bataille a acquis une nouvelle dimension avec la publication de ses romans et de ses récits dans la Pléiade, il est temps de reconnaître toute son importance au mot de poésie qui, dans son œuvre, éclaire le mieux le rapport complexe que cet auteur entretint avec la littérature,... more...

  • Goethe, Kleistby Michael Mandelartz

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 46.31

    Die Literatur um 1800 nimmt teil an dem historischen Wandel zur Moderne, der sich in der ?Sattelzeit? vom ausgehenden 18. Jahrhundert bis ins beginnende 19. Jahrhundert vollzieht. Goethe und Kleist legen die Probleme der Zeit als radikale Denker bis zu den Wurzeln bloß. Die Ergebnisse könnten jedoch kaum gegensätzlicher ausfallen. Kleist schließt... more...

  • Henri Michauxby Margaret Rigaud-Drayton

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 144.99

    Henri Michaux is widely recognized as a major twentieth-century French poet and painter. Although his fascination with universal languages has attracted critical attention, it has up until now been treated as a marginal concern. This study argues that Michaux's ideas on universal languages are central to an understanding of his works. - ;Henri... more...

  • Henri Michauxby Nina Parish

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00

    Henri Michaux is both a recognised poet and visual artist, arguably one of the greatest ‘double artists’ of the twentieth century. This book presents the first detailed examination of a particular interdisciplinary aspect of his production, namely, the innovative experimentation with signs contained in four works: Mouvements, Par la voie... more...

  • Jean Cocteauby James S. Williams

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 16.95

    Evaluating Cocteau?s career and his fascinating personal life on equal terms, James Williams offers here a groundbreaking analysis that sets them both within highly revealing historical and artistic contexts. more...

  • Jean Genetby Geir Uvsløkk

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00

    Jean Genet. Une écriture des perversions est la première étude consacrée entièrement au sujet de la perversion dans l??uvre de Jean Genet (1910-1986). Ce sujet ? primordial pour Genet ? est ici analysé selon trois perspectives à la fois distinctes et profondément liées: les perversions morales, les perversions sexuelles et les perversions textuelles. Voleur,... more...

  • Jean Genet: Performance and Politicsby Clare Finburgh; Carl Lavery; Professor Maria Shevtsova

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    This is the first book to explore the broad political significance of Genet's performance practice by focusing on his radical experiments, polemical subjects and formal innovations in theatre, film and dance. Its new approach brings together the diverse aspects of Genet's work through essays by international scholars and interviews. more...