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- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 126.00
The studies offer a comprehensive literary interpretation of the novels Voyage au bout de la nuit by Louis-Ferdinand Céline and Die Schlafwandler by Hermann Broch. Against the background of related subject matter ? the crisis in Europe after the First World War ? and with special reference to the authors? prophetic approach, the novels... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 119.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book analyses Irene Némirovsky?s literary production in its relationship to the literary and cultural context of the inter-war period in France. It examines topics of central importance to our understanding of the literary field in France in the period, such as: the close relationship between politics and literature; the historical, political,... more...
- 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 100.80
This is the first major investigation of Camuss prose fiction to explore the developing presentation of women, from the authors earliest writings to his last, unfinished novel. Avoiding the traditional relegation of this subject to an emotional or private sphere, it traces Camuss intellectual development in order to demonstrate the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 102.20
A lheure où luvre 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 uvre, éclaire le mieux le rapport complexe que cet auteur entretint avec la littérature,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 135.80
En 1908, écrire « un essai sur Ste-Beuve et Flaubert » fait partie des projets de Proust. Certes, il y aura larticle de la NRF , en 1920, « À propos du style de Flaubert », mais l'essai annoncé ne verra jamais le jour. Proust aurait-il oublié son auteur de prédilection, celui qu'il... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 39.20
At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of Frances most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts. Both Yourcenar and Green turned to drama to explore... more...