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  • 8. November 1775 ? Ende 1779by Georg Kurscheidt; Elke Richter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 363.00

    This volume includes 561 of Goethe?s letters from his early Weimar years. Correspondence that was just starting (including that with Duke Carl August and Charlotte von Stein) are introduced in detail. The commentary also includes many documents published for the first time, such as Duke Carl August?s letters to J. F. von Fritsch from the... more...

  • Against Autobiographyby Lia Nicole Brozgal

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00

    The work of Tunisian Jewish intellectual Albert Memmi, like that of many francophone Maghrebian writers, is often read as thinly veiled autobiography. Questioning the prevailing body of criticism, which continues this interpretation of most fiction produced by francophone North African writers, Lia Nicole Brozgal shows how such interpretations of... more...

  • Albert Camus: A Biographyby Herbert R. Lottman

    Gingko Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    When Albert Camus died in a car crash in January 1960 he was only 46 years old already a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and a world figure author of the enigmatic The Stranger, the fable called The Plague, but also of the combative The Rebel which attacked the politically correct? among his con-temporaries. Thanks to his early literary... more...

  • Albert Camus the Algerianby David Carroll

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 29.99

    This original reading of Albert Camus' novels, short stories, and political essays concentrates on Camus' conflicted relationship with his Algerian background and finds important critical insights into issues of justice, the effects of colonial oppression, and the deadly cycle of terrorism and counterterrorism that characterized the Algerian War... more...

  • Alcoolsby Guillaume Apollinaire; Donald Revell

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A new translation of this complex and beautiful poetry. more...

  • Alfred Jarryby Jill Fell

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 16.95

    Alfred Jarry?s (1873?1907) creation of the monster-tyrant Ubu in his play Ubu Roi was a watershed in theater history and brought him instant notoriety following its Paris premiere in 1896. In this concise, critical biography, Jill Fell explores this and the many achievements that this multi-talented and influential writer and playwright crammed... more...

  • Alfred Jarryby Karl Pollin

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 78.40

    D?Alfred Jarry, on ne retient souvent de nos jours que le scandaleux Ubu Roi. Cela revient cependant à passer sous silence la singulière expérimentation, placée sous le signe de l?enfance, dans laquelle l?existence de l?écrivain s?est peu à peu abimée. Au creux de sa voix lézardée se devine un désir éperdu de mettre en mots les forces de déflagration... more...

  • André Bretonby John Matthews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

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  • The Angel and the Pervertsby Lucie Delarue-Mardrus; Anna Livia

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00

    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...

  • Antigoneby Eamon Flack

    Currency Press 2000; US$ 39.99

    Polyneices and Eteocles, two brothers leading opposite sides in Thebes’ civil war, have both been killed in battle. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has declared that Eteocles will be honoured and Polyneices disgraced. The rebel brother’s body will not be sanctified by holy rites, and will lay unburied to become the food of carrion animals.... more...