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  • Ces forces obscures de l’âmeby Christine Margerrison

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 100.80

    This is the first major investigation of Camus’s prose fiction to explore the developing presentation of women, from the author’s earliest writings to his last, unfinished novel. Avoiding the traditional relegation of this subject to an emotional or private sphere, it traces Camus’s intellectual development in order to demonstrate the... more...

  • Georges Bataille, à l’extrémité fuyante de la poésieby Sylvain Santi

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 102.20

    A l’heure où l’œuvre 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 œuvre, éclaire le mieux le rapport complexe que cet auteur entretint avec la littérature,... more...

  • Poetic Illuminationby Rosemary Lancaster

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 73.00

    In 1980 an exhibition of the Illuminated Manuscripts of René Char held in Paris took the artistic and literary worlds by surprise. It featured illustrations by twenty-eight artists of an array of Char’s hand-written poems. Char’s artistic associations, sp more...

  • The Last Genetby Hadrien Laroche; David Homel

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    A critical reading of Jean Genet?s last eighteen years, through his politics, writings, and personal experience. more...

  • New Impressions of Africaby Mark Ford; Raymond Roussel

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • The Poet as Believerby Aidan Nichols

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    This is the first comprehensive study of the theological significance of Paul Claudel, a poet frequently cited by literary-minded theologians in Europe and theologically-minded poets (such as von Balthasar, de Lubac and Eliot). His writing combines cosmology and history, Bible and metaphysics, liturgy and the drama of human personality. Aidan Nichols'... more...

  • Jean Genetby Geir Uvslakk

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 47.00

    Jean Genet. Une écriture des perversions est la première étude consacrée entièrement au sujet de la perversion dans l’œuvre 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... 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$ 110.00

    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...