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  • Tristan Corbière and the Poetics of Ironyby Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 109.99

    This is a study of the 19th-century French poet, Tristan Corbi--egrave--;re. Using close textual readings from Les Amours jaunes, the only collection published in Corbi--egrave--;re's lifetime, it examines his self-contradictory style. Corbi--egrave--;re's use of irony is shown to be a means of exploring the doubts of modern man and the spiritual... more...

  • Dispositioby Paul J. Smith

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Drawing on the classical concept of rhetorical dispositio, this study gives interpretations of a number of literary texts of the French Renaissance (Rabelais, Du Bellay, Montaigne and others). more...

  • Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovaryby Laurence M. Porter; Eugene F. Gray

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 98.00

    This comprehensive reference begins with an introductory chapter that overviews Flaubert's life and career. A detailed summary of the novel's plot is followed by a close examination of the novel's genesis, its publication history, and the merits of various editions and translations. Later chapters discuss the social and cultural contexts... more...

  • Rimbaudby Jean Nicholas Arthur Rimbaud; Wallace Fowlie; Seth Whidden

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The enfant terrible of French letters, Jean-Nicholas-Arthur Rimbaud (1854-91) was a defiant and precocious youth who wrote some of the most remarkable prose and poetry of the nineteenth century, all before leaving the world of verse by the age of twenty-one. More than a century after his death, the young rebel-poet continues to appeal to modern... more...

  • One Hundred and One Poems by Paul Verlaineby Paul Verlaine; Norman R. Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00

    French poet Paul Verlaine, a major representative of the Symbolist Movement during the latter half of the nineteenth century, was one of the most gifted and prolific poets of his time. Norman Shapiro's superb translations display Verlaine's ability to transform into timeless verse the essence of everyday life and make evident the reasons for his renown... more...

  • Madame Bovary at the Moviesby Mary Donaldson-Evans

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 61.60

    Some eighteen film directors from France to the United States, Germany to India, have applied themselves to the task of adapting Madame Bovary to the screen. Why has Flaubert’s 1857 classic novel been so popular with filmmakers? What challenges have they had to meet? What ideologies do their adaptations serve? Madame Bovary at the Movies seeks... more...

  • L’écriture hospitalièreby Cecile Matthey

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40

    L’Ecriture hospitalière porte sur la pratique intertextuelle des Trois Contes de Flaubert. C’est en particulier La Légende de saint Julien l’Hospitalier qui autorise cette investigation : plus qu’aucune autre œuvre de Flaubert en effet, ce conte obéit à une logique citationnelle. Le conte sacrifie l’originalité... more...

  • The Nothing Machineby Robert Ziegler

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 70.00

    In an era when reality was aestheticized as collectibles, Octave Mirbeau unleashed his fiction like a destructive machine, setting fire to stale material and discredited ideologies, burning them as fuel and expelling texts as clean emissions. In this first English-language overview of all the novels published under Mirbeau’s name, this study argues... more...

  • Prophètes, sorciers, rumeursby Helene Celdran Johannessen

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00

    Prophètes, sorciers, rumeurs: La violence dans trois romans de Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly (1808 – 1889) étudie la représentation de la violence dans trois romans de Barbey d’Aurevilly. On a souvent dit de l’univers de Barbey qu’il est saturé de violence. Jusqu’ici, cependant, on n’avait jamais mis... more...

  • Genèses flaubertiennesby Aeric Le Calvez

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 88.20

    Genèses flaubertiennes emprunte la voie déjà tracée par Flaubert topographe (1997) et La Production du descriptif (2002) d’Éric Le Calvez et aborde la genèse de l’œuvre de Flaubert avec des questions qui relèvent de la théorie de la production textuelle. Le premier axe choisi examine des fragments... more...