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  • 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...

  • The Festive Play of Fernando Arrabalby Luis Oscar Arata

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Along with Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco, Fernando Arrabal is a major exponent of the Theater of the Absurd. In this study Arrabal's plays are seen as a contemporary expression of a festive form of theater that flourished during the Middle Ages and that had its roots in the drama of Aeschylus and Aristophanes. With this view of Arrabal's work,... more...

  • At the Periphery of the Centerby Thomas J.D. Armbrecht

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 39.20

    At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of France’s 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...

  • Spanische Literatur - Literatur Europasby Frank Baasner

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 238.00

    Der vorliegende Band enthält 38 Beiträge renommierter Hispanisten aus Europa und Übersee. Das Themenspektrum umfaßt die ganze Breite der spanischen Literaturgeschichte vom Mittelalter bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Im Mittelpunkt des Untersuchungsinteresses steht die Frage nach den Bezügen der spanischen zu anderen europäischen (oder amerikanischen)... more...

  • Writing against Deatby Susan Bainbrigge

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 70.00

    Much has been written on Simone de Beauvoir, one of France’s leading intellectual figures of the 20th century. The sheer volume of her autobiographical writings testifies to her indefatigable questioning of the nature of existence and her personal and public engagement in the world over the best part of a century. This study aims to re-evaluate... more...

  • Nadie fíe su secretoby Pedro Calderón de la Barca

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77

    En Nadie fíe su secreto Alejandro renuncia a Elvira no para hacerla feliz a ella, sino porque ella está enamorada de su amigo Don Cesar.   Biographische Informationen Pedro Calderón de la Barca (Madrid, 1600-1681) Calderón de la Barca nació el 17 de enero de 1600, en Madrid, como segundo de cinco hermanos, en el seno de una familia de mediana... more...

  • Memory and Understandingby Renate Bartsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00

    This book treats memory and understanding on two levels, on the phenomenological level of experience, on which a theory of dynamic conceptual semantics is built, and on the neuro-connectionist level, which supports the capacities of concept formation, remembering, and understanding. A neuro-connectionist circuit architecture of a constructive memory... more...

  • Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment Franceby Nadine Berenguier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    At the same time that secular and religious authorities suppressed women's efforts to read, conduct books written specifically for girls and young unmarried women emerged as a new genre. Nadine Berenguier offers an in-depth analysis of this development in eighteenth-century France, situating conduct books in the context of Enlightenment concerns... more...

  • L?idéologie politique de Marguerite Yourcenar d?après son ?uvre romanesqueby Mireille Blanchet-Douspis

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 63.00

    Marguerite Yourcenar a répété qu?on ne comprenait bien l?histoire du présent qu?à la lumière du passé. Dans cette affirmation, il y a assurément une vérité difficilement réfutable. Cependant, ne juger que d?après le passé, n?est-ce pas poser a priori que le présent n?en est que la reproduction et que rien ne change jamais dans l?histoire de l?humanité... more...

  • L’influence de l’histoire contemporaine dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Yourcenarby Mireille Blanchet-Douspis

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 140.00

    L’influence de l’histoire contemporaine dans l’œuvre de Marguerite Yourcenar propose de montrer que, loin d’être seulement un écrivain classique qui s’intéresse à l’histoire du passé, Marguerite Yourcenar ne cesse d’évoquer l’histoire contemporaine et en subit nettement l’influence.... more...