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  • Claude Simonby Celia Britton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This is a major study of the Nobel prize-winning French novelist Claude Simon. Simon is a complex figure: for all that he writes in a distinctively modern fictional tradition (exemplified by Proust, Joyce, Beckett and Robbe-Grillet), his novels contain strong elements of visual representation alongside a very different king of free-floating, anti-realist... more...

  • Sartreby Christina Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Jonathan Swift: Political Writerby Alan Downie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this biography gives an account of Jonathan Swift?s political ideas and provides a critical commentary on his major works. With its emphasis on Swift as a political writer, the title offers a revision of the prevailing view of Swift?s politics and its application in the study of his works. Alan Downie argues that in terms... more...

  • Literatur kompakt: Günter Grassby Frank Brunssen; Gunter E. Grimm

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 12.38

    Frank Brunnsen legt mit diesem Literatur kompakt-Band eine konzentrierte Darstellung zu Grass' literarischem und publizistischem Werk vor. Er ordnet seine Schriften biografisch, literarhistorisch und politisch-sozial ein und arbeitet in Interpretationen wichtiger Werke zentrale Themen von Grass heraus. Dazu gehören die Auseinandersetzung mit der nationalsozialistischen... more...

  • Writing the Early Crusadesby Marcus Bull; Damien Kempf

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    A pioneering approach to contemporary historical writing on the First Crusade, looking at the texts as cultural artefacts rather than simply for the evidence they contain. more...

  • Orient(s) de Marguerite Durasby Florence de Chalonge; Yann Mével; Akiko Ueda

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 104.00

    Ce volume, qui rassemble plus de vingt-cinq contributions, fait pleinement le lien entre l?Occident et l?Extrême-Orient par l?origine géographique et culturelle des chercheurs qui ont travaillé à ce projet. Placé sous le parrainage de la Société internationale Marguerite Duras, il propose des approches aussi bien textuelles que contextuelles sur un... more...

  • Des pouvoirs de l?ekphrasis. L?objet auratique dans l?oeuvre de Claude Simonby Yona Hanhart-Marmor

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 84.00

    Voir dans l?ekphrasis, description d?une ?uvre d?art, l?une des clés essentielles du roman, et par là-même ouvrir une réflexion novatrice sur le texte, l?image et leurs multiples intrications : tel est le défi qui sous-tend cet essai. A travers une analyse fouillée des processus que Claude Simon élabore afin de rendre inopérante l?habituelle distinction... more...

  • Antonin Artaudby Edward Scheer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This resource collects for the first time some of the best criticism on Artaud's life and work from writers such as Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva, Maurice Blanchot, Herbert Blau, Leo Bersani and Susan Sontag. Antonin Artaud was one of the most brilliant artists of the twentieth century. His writing influenced entire generations, from the French... more...

  • Poetik der Fülleby Constanze Fröhlich

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 35.11

    Sämtliche Texte des französischen Dramatikers Valère Novarina, die Leser und Zuschauer beständig mit einem Zuviel an sprachlicher Information konfrontieren, sind dem Prinzip sprachlicher Fülle verpflichtet. Hinter diesem verwirrenden Überfluss verbirgt sich eine leidenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit der Sprache und dem Sprechen, die nicht nur in... more...

  • Les Mains Jointes et Autres Poèmes (1905-1923)by Francois Mauriac; Paul Cooke

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Les Mains jointes (1909) was the collection of poetry that launched the long career of Nobel Prize-winning author François Mauriac (1885-1970). This critical edition provides the first ever overview of the volume’s complex textual history (spanning four decades). Drawing on Mauriac’s unpublished cahiers de jeunesse, Paul Cooke challenges... more...