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  • Mother Follyby Françoise Davoine; Judith Miller

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    If your mentally ill patient dies, are you to blame? For Dr. Françoise Davoine, a Parisian psychoanalyst, this question becomes disturbingly real as one of her patients commits suicide on the eve of All Saints' Day. She herself has a crisis, as she reflects on her thirty-year career and questions whether she should ever return to the hospital. But... more...

  • Ahmed the Philosopherby Alain Badiou; Joseph Litvak

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    English-speaking readers might be surprised to learn that Alain Badiou writes fiction and plays along with his philosophical works and that they are just as important to understanding his larger intellectual project. In Ahmed the Philosopher, Badiou?s most entertaining and accessible play, translated into English here for the first time, readers are... more...

  • L'Italienneby Sylviane Roche; Marie-Rose de Donno

    Bernard Campiche Editeur 2013; US$ 10.99

    Marie-Rose: « Je savais que cette femme qui montait les escaliers de la boutique avec son chapeau cloche allait compter dans ma vie. » Sylviane: « Je lui ai donné ma carte, mon téléphone, alors que je ne le fais jamais .» Marie-Rose: « Sylviane représentait la femme que j'aurais voulu être .» Sylviane: « Marie-Rose m'a donné l'occasion de me racheter... more...

  • Une femme puissanteby Cornelia Ruhe; Danie Bengsch

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 81.00

    Marie NDiaye s?impose comme l?une des voix les plus intéressantes de la littérature française contemporaine. L?obtention du prix Goncourt en novembre 2009 pour Trois femmes puissantes vient confirmer ce constat. La recherche littéraire n?a pas tardé à interroger les univers insolites de ses romans, de ses pièces de théâtre et de ses nouvelles qui semblent... more...

  • L'Origine du mondeby Jp. A. Calosse; Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00

    Lacan, dernier propriétaire de L?Origine du monde de Courbet, aimait le tableau si fort qu?il ne pouvait le regarder. Alors il le cacha derrière un tableau anodin. Les Chinois l?appelaient la « vallée des roses » (attention aux épines !), les Perses « la source du miel » (attention aux abeilles !), les Grecs « le mont de Vénus » (attention à l?escalade... more...

  • Der Ursprung der Weltby Jp. A. Calosse; Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 5.00

    Der Psychoanalytiker Jacques Lacan war nicht nur letzter Besitzer von Courbets Der Ursprung der Welt, sondern war sich auch dessen anzüglichem Inhalt bewusst. Und so tat der Liebhaber erotischer Kunst es seinen Vorbesitzern gleich und verhüllte beziehungsweise versteckte das Bild hinter einem ?weniger obszönen? Kunstwerk. Die Genealogie des weiblichen... more...

  • Helene Cixousby Susan Sellers

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This is an introductory study of the work of Helene Cixous, novelist, dramatist and critic, whose work has had an extensive impact on the new French feminist theoretical movement. more...

  • Kristevaby Stacey Keltner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Julia Kristeva is one of the most creative and prolific writers to address the personal, social, and political trials of our times. Linguist, psychoanalyst, social and cultural theorist, and novelist, Kristeva's broad interdisciplinary appeal has impacted areas across the humanities and social sciences. S. K. Keltner's book provides the first comprehensive... more...

  • ZALMEN OR THE MADNESS OF GODby Elie Wiesel

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.95

    On Yom Kippur eve in 1965, Elie Wiesel found himself in Russia, ?in a synagogue crowded with people.  The air was stifling.  The cantor was chanting . . . Suddenly a mad thought crossed my mind: Something is about to happen; any moment now the Rabbi will wake up, shake himself, pound the pulpit and cry out, shout his pain, his rage, his truth.  I felt... more...

  • Elie Wieselby Steven T. Katz; Alan Rosen

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, best known for his writings on the Holocaust, is also the accomplished author of novels, essays, tales, and plays as well as portraits of seminal figures in Jewish life and experience. In this volume, leading scholars in the fields of Biblical, Rabbinic, Hasidic, Holocaust, and literary studies offer fascinating... more...