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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00
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$ 119.99
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. - ;Henri... 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 39.20
At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of Frances most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts. Both Yourcenar and Green turned to drama to explore... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 49.00
A la recherche du temps perdu repose sur une théorie de limaginaire qui se rapproche de celle des phénoménologues: Husserl, Fink, Sartre. Mais tandis que ceux-ci partent à la recherche de lessence des choses ( eidos ) et restent dupes dune vision essentialiste, Proust développe une théorie anti-essentialiste.... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 56.00
Les nouveaux mystères de Paris (1954-1959), Léo Malets fifteen-novel detective series inspired by Eugène Sues nineteenth-century feuilleton , almost achieved the goal of setting a mystery in each of the twenty Parisian arrondissements, with Nestor Burma at the center of the action. In Burma, the détective de choc... more...