The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,603,993 members ⚫ 1,165,375 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • Simone de Beauvoirby Ursula Tidd

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    Following its publication in 1949, The Second Sex quickly became one of the fundamental works of feminist thought. In it, Simone de Beauvoir (1908?86) offered up a statement that has informed nearly all feminist and gender scholarship that has followed, ? more...

  • New Impressions of Africaby Raymond Roussel; Mark Ford

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.56

    Poet, novelist, playwright, and chess enthusiast, Raymond Roussel (1877-1933) was one of the French belle époque's most compelling literary figures. During his lifetime, Roussel's work was vociferously championed by the surrealists, but never achieved the widespread acclaim for which he yearned. New Impressions of Africa is undoubtedly Roussel's... more...

  • Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment Franceby Dr Nadine Berenguier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    During the eighteenth-century, at a time when secular and religious authors in France were questioning women?s efforts to read, a new literary genre emerged: conduct books written specifically for girls and unmarried young women. In this carefully researched and thoughtfully argued book, Professor Nadine Bérenguier shares an in-depth analysis of this... 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...

  • Alfred Jarryby Jill Fell

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 16.95

    Alfred Jarry?s (1873?1907) creation of the monster-tyrant Ubu in his play Ubu Roi was a watershed in theater history and brought him instant notoriety following its Paris premiere in 1896. In this concise, critical biography, Jill Fell explores this and the many achievements that this multi-talented and influential writer and playwright crammed... more...

  • Paris Noirby Jacques Yonnet; Christine Donougher

    Dedalus 2011; US$ 17.49

    The darker side of the Parisian Left Bank in the 1940s , with supernatural elements. 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...

  • The Self-Dismembered Manby Guillaume Apollinaire; Donald Revell

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    First substantial translation of Apollinaire?s later works by an award-winning poet. more...

  • Alcoolsby Guillaume Apollinaire; Donald Revell

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A new translation of this complex and beautiful poetry. more...

  • Proust among the Nationsby Jacqueline Rose

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

     Known for her far-reaching examinations of psychoanalysis, literature, and politics, Jacqueline Rose has in recent years turned her attention to the Israel-Palestine conflict, one of the most enduring and apparently intractable conflicts of our time. In Proust among the Nations , she takes the development of her thought on this crisis a stage... more...