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- 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 48.60
L??uvre du poète français André du Bouchet (Paris, 1924 ? Truinas, 2001) constitue un apport inédit pour les recherches en linguistique et poétique contemporaine. L?attention au « dehors » qui caractérise une telle poésie ne débouche pas sur une poésie descriptive, objective ou référentielle, mais sur l?idée que le rapport à la réalité est invisible... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Michel Houellebecq, author of five novels including Atomised and Platform , has become possibly the world?s most famous literary pessimist. His work declares that life is painful and disappointing, death is terrifying, and the human condition is a nasty sort of joke. He has been wildly successful ? translated into over 25 different languages... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19
The leading contemporary French philosopher Alain Badiou has been a lifelong devotee of Beckett's work. This ground-breaking study provides a full introduction to and critique of Badiou's philosophy, politics, ethics and aesthetics, and his interpretation of the Irish writer, as a basis for a major new reading of the Beckett corpus. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 82.60
Carnets de doute , qui propose une lecture novatrice de trois romans majeurs de J.M.G. Le Clézio ( Le livre des fuites, Le chercheur dor, La quarantaine ), sadresse aussi bien aux chercheurs et étudiants universitaires quà tout lecteur amateur de Le Clézio. A partir de microlectures qui prennent en compte le détail... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.68
An international bestseller and French publishing sensation Consolation is a dazzling, heartbreaking tale of one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. Charles Balanda is forty-seven; a successful architect, he is constantly on the move. But from the moment he hears about the death of the woman he once loved - Anouk, the tragically... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
Research shows that the ability to "read others" or to make sense of the signs and symbols evident in human communication has an influence on children's self-conceptions and their social interactions in childhood and adolescence. Given that psychological explanations play a key role in teaching and learning, further research is required, particularly... more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
World-renowned writer, teacher, activist, and Chairman of the President's Commission on the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. This profile helps students learn why Wiesel "swore never to be silent whenever, human beings endure suffering and humiliation." more...
- 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...