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- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 350.00
Paris, 1943. Mit einem Paukenschlag erscheint ein Buch, das wie kein anderes die Nachkriegsjahre Europas prägen wird. Jean-Paul Sartres "Das Sein und das Nichts". Das Hauptwerk, ja die Bibel des französischen Existenzialismus ist geboren. Sartre eröffnet völlig neue, befreiende Einsichten über die menschliche Freiheit, über Gefühle wie Scham und Begehren,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
The work of Tunisian Jewish intellectual Albert Memmi, like that of many francophone Maghrebian writers, is often read as thinly veiled autobiography. Questioning the prevailing body of criticism, which continues this interpretation of most fiction produced by francophone North African writers, Lia Nicole Brozgal shows how such interpretations of... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
Les Mains jointes (1909) was the collection of poetry that launched the long career of Nobel Prize-winning author François Mauriac (1885-1970). This critical edition provides the first ever overview of the volumes complex textual history (spanning four decades). Drawing on Mauriacs unpublished cahiers de jeunesse, Paul Cooke challenges... more...
- Pushkin Press 2013; US$ 10.19
A searing and timeless evocation of the nature of humanity , The acclaimed aviator and adventurer wrote Letter to a Hostage while waiting in neutral Portugal for a passage to the United States, having just escaped from the terrors of war-torn France. Saint-Exupéry's observations on the aimless existence of his fellow exiles in a Lisbon filled... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
This resource collects for the first time some of the best criticism on Artaud's life and work from writers such as Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva, Maurice Blanchot, Herbert Blau, Leo Bersani and Susan Sontag. Antonin Artaud was one of the most brilliant artists of the twentieth century. His writing influenced entire generations, from the French... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65
In 1896 a young girl called Marie Nordlinger arrived in Paris from Manchester to study painting. Her cousin, Reynaldo Hahn, was becoming known as a composer and performer whose songs were sung in many European drawing-rooms. His close friend Marcel Proust was an aspiring novelist and student of law and philosophy. Their friendship was based on a passion... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Maurice Blanchot (1907?2003), one of the most influential figures of twentieth-century French literature, produced a wide variety of essays and fictions that reflect on the complexities of literary work. His description of writing continually returns to a number of themes, such as solitude, passivity, indifference, anonymity, and absence?forces confronting... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A smart and provocative thriller about spies, double agents, and the opaqueness of the human soul. A young woman is found dead. Her sister sets out to find out what happened - and stumbles into a world of secrets and subterfuge that makes her question who Justine really was. How well can you ever know someone who lies for a living? An Out of... more...