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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and attitudes. more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57
This book weaves in all the reasons why the residents of Scotland love to live here; landscape, beautiful scenery, an air of mystery and the great history of the land. Thompson conveys Verne's deep fascination with Scotland and takes the reader on a journey with Verne from his beloved Heart of Midlothian' to exploring in the Highlands. This book also... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
Gregoire Le Roy was at school in Ghent with Maeterlinck and Van Leberghe, and grew up in the same atmosphere of intellectual ferment. His first collection of published verse just pre-dates Maeterlinck's Serres chaudes. His fin-de-siecle poetry was highly considered at the time of its first appearance, and was widely published in reviews. He treats... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 13.11
It is commonly known that Baudelaire used opium. Many writers have described him as being addicted to the drug, but few biographers have fully understood the effect of opiate addiction on personality, and, in the case of Baudelaire, the extent to which it damaged his life and work. In this fascinating and original contribution to Baudelaire studies... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 42.99
This is a critical edition of Victor Hugo?s play Marion de Lorme . It contains an in-depth introduction with a study of the play?s history. The text of the play indicates all modifications made by the author during its composition. This edition also features detailed note, index, and bibliography sections. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
The first full length study to focus on Judith in early modern French literature, this book breaks new ground in its focus on adaptations of the Bibles Old Testament Book of Judith across a range of early modern French literary genres. It provides a deeper understanding of early modern ideas regarding the role of women, the use of exemplary stories... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Born in Switzerland, writer Isabelle Eberhardt spent most of her adult life in North Africa, where she gained the reputation of being an anti-colonial figure on account of her friendship with the natives. This book shows that she was less interested in defending the colonized than in fulfilling her personal quests for heroism and literary success.... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ******************. La Cousine Bette (English: Cousin Bette) is an 1846 novel by Honoré de Balzac. It has been adapted for film or television at least four times, including a 1998 movie starring Jessica Lange. Le Cousin... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Entering Nemours by the road to Paris, we cross the canal du Loing, the steep banks of which serve the double purpose of ramparts to the fields and of picturesque promenades for the inhabitants of that pretty little town. Since 1830 several houses... more...