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  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 5by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In the two novels - The Captive and The Fugitive - contained in this volume, Proust's narrator is living in his mother's apartment in Paris with his lover, Albertine. However, this is far from an idyllic state of affairs. His obsessive love for her... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time Vol 1by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.52

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In the opening volume of Proust's great novel, the narrator travels backwards in time in order to tell the story of a love affair that had taken place before his own birth. Swann's jealous love for Odette provides a prophetic model of the narrator's... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 2by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION Within a Budding Grove describes the first shoots of an astonishing love affair. When Proust's adolescent narrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of Balbec he meets an intriguing set of new acquaintances who provide him with both friendship... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 3by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In The Guermantes Way Proust's narrator recalls his initiation into the dazzling world of Parisian high society. Looking back over his time in the glamorous salons of the aristocracy, he satirises this shallow world and his own youthful infatuation... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 6by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION Time Regained begins in the bleak and uncertain years of World War I. Years later, after the war's end, Proust's narrator returns to Paris and reflects on time, reality, jealousy, artistic creation, and the raw material of literature - his past life.... more...

  • Grenzen im Raum - Grenzen in der Literaturby Eva Geulen; Stephan Kraft

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 92.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Begriff der Grenze ist in den aktuellen Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften nahezu ubiquitär und zu einer universalen Metapher für alles geworden, was zuerst aufgespalten und anschließend wieder miteinander verschränkt werden kann. Dabei mag es durchaus überraschen, dass sich die literatur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Raumforschung... more...

  • Memory and Understandingby Renate Bartsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00

    This book treats memory and understanding on two levels, on the phenomenological level of experience, on which a theory of dynamic conceptual semantics is built, and on the neuro-connectionist level, which supports the capacities of concept formation, remembering, and understanding. A neuro-connectionist circuit architecture of a constructive memory... more...

  • Politeness and its Discontentsby Peter France

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 43.00

    A 1992 study of the place and nature of the ideal of politeness in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writing in France, Britain and Russia. more...

  • Novels in Three Linesby Felix Feneon; Luc Sante

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 14.00

    A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINAL Novels in Three Lines  collects more than a thousand items that appeared anonymously in the French newspaper Le Matin in 1906?true stories of murder, mayhem, and everyday life presented with a ruthless economy that provokes laughter even as it shocks. This extraordinary trove, undiscovered until the 1940s and here... more...

  • Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment Franceby Nadine Berenguier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    At the same time that secular and religious authorities suppressed women's efforts to read, conduct books written specifically for girls and young unmarried women emerged as a new genre. Nadine Berenguier offers an in-depth analysis of this development in eighteenth-century France, situating conduct books in the context of Enlightenment concerns... more...