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- University of California Press 1994; US$ 39.95
Henri Michaux defies common critical definition. Critics have compared his work to such diverse artists as Kafka, Goya, Swift, Klee, and Beckett. Allen Ginsberg called Michaux "genius," and Jorge Luis Borges wrote that Michaux?s work "is without equal in the literature of our time." This anthology contains substantial selections from almost all of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
Georges Bataille's powerful writings have fascinated many readers, enmeshed as they are with the themes of sex and death. His emotive discourse of excess, transgression, sacrifice, and the sacred has had a profound and notable influence on thinkers such as Foucault, Derrida and Kristeva. Bataille: Writing the Sacred examines the continuing power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This timely collection of essays is the first to be written on the work of Maurice Blanchot in English. One of the finest writers of our time, Blanchot is a contemporary of Bataille and Levinas; his writing has influenced the likes of Derrida and Foucault. Eminent commentators featured here include: Simon Critchley, Paul Davies, Cristopher Fynsk,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 38.99
In the same spirit as his most recent book, Living With Nietzsche , and his earlier study In the Spirit of Hegel , Robert Solomon turns to the existential thinkers Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre, in an attempt to get past the academic and political debates and focus on what is truly interesting and valuable about their philosophies. Solomon makes... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00
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$ 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. 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...