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- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2001; US$ 9.85
»C?est un charme de plus quand les écrivains qui firent plus ou moins grande figure dans l?histoire des lettres, ont été en plus de séduisantes, amusantes ou poétiques silhouettes. Ceux-là, nous aimons les voir, et eux du reste ils aiment à se montrer dans leurs livres, Châteaubriant les cheveux au vent, Lamartine suivi de lévriers, où patinant comme... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95
Set in the lesbian and gay circles of Paris in the 1920s, The Angel and the Perverts tells the story of a hermaphrodite born to upper class parents in Normandy and ignorant of his/her physical difference. As an adult, s/he lives a double life as Marion/Mario, passing undetected as a lesbian in the literary salons of the times, and as a gay man in... more...
- Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2000; US$ 9.45
?Es ist von grösstem Reiz, wenn Schriftsteller, die eine mehr oder weniger grosse Rolle in der Literaturgeschichte gespielt haben, ausserdem verführerische, amüsante oder poetische Silhouetten gewesen sind. Wir sehen sie gern so, und sie zeigen sich übrigens auch gern so in ihren Büchern, Chateaubriand mit windzerzausten Haaren, Lamartine, von seinen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
This book, first published in 1940, provides an introduction to the life and work of the French novelist, critic, and essayist Marcel Proust, who is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time. This book will be of interest to students of literature. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In this comprehensive and engaging study Georges Bataille?s central ideas ? the sacred, community and eroticism ? are explored in detail. Bataille?s project to understand social bonds and energies at their most fundamental level and to re-energise society by challenging individualism is argued to be of continuing relevance to sociological thought.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 391.00
The c. 150 letters document the first 4 years of Humboldt?s marriage, which he began in rural seclusion, before spending his final year in Jena in daily contact with Schiller. Major themes include constitutional theory, Greek studies, and aesthetics, which are discussed in letter to Gentz, F. A. Wolf, C. G. von Brinkman, and C. G. Körner,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
Blanchot provides a compelling insight into one of the key figures in the development of postmodern thought. Although Blanchot's work is characterised by a fragmentary and complex style, Leslie Hill introduces clearly and accessibly the key themes in his work. He shows how Blanchot questions the very existence of philosophy and literature and how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
An important literary and philosophical figure, Georges Bataille has had a significant influence on other French writers, such as Foucault, Derrida and Baudrillard. The Thirst for Annihilation is the first book in English to respond to Bataille's writings. In no way, though, is Nick Land's book an attempt to appropriate Bataille's writings to a secular... more...
- 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...