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  • The Poetics of Literary Transfer in Early Modern France and Englandby Hassan Melehy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Examining both familiar and underappreciated early modern texts, Hassan Melehy foregrounds the relationships that four writers-Joachim Du Bellay, Edmund Spenser, Michel de Montaigne, and William Shakespeare -conceived with both their classical and modern predecessors. Melehy sheds new light on pertinent issues in early modern studies, including translation,... more...

  • Stéphane Mallarméby Roger Pearson

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 16.95

    This concise biography of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842?98) blends an account of the poet?s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice. ?A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet,? he declared at the age of twenty-two?but wh more...

  • The Birth of European Romanticismby John Claiborne Isbell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 43.00

    An important study of the book which invented European Romanticism, Staël's De l'Allemagne. more...

  • Benjamin Constant and the Birth of French Liberalismby K. Steven Vincent

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 34.00

    Traditional scholarship on French liberalism has frequently proceeded by defining the core issues and telling a story of their emergence and development. This book takes a different approach: rather than beginning with an a priori definition of liberalism, it focuses on the political thought of Benjamin Constant and Germaine de Staël, the first... more...

  • The Shock of the Ancientby Larry F. Norman

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    The cultural battle known as the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns served as a sly cover for more deeply opposed views about the value of literature and the arts. One of the most public controversies of early modern Europe, the Quarrel has most often been depicted as pitting antiquarian conservatives against the insurgent critics of established... more...

  • Figurations of Franceby Marcus Keller

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 84.99

    The century of political, religious and cultural turmoil that shook France after the sudden death of Francis I in 1547 was also a period of intense literary nation-building. This study shows how canonical authors contributed to the creation of the French as an imaginary community and argues that early modern literary texts also provide venues for an... more...

  • Paris Spleenby Charles Baudelaire; Keith Waldrop

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    A modernist classic translated for the twenty-first century more...

  • Seeing Doubleby Françoise Meltzer

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    The poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867) has been labeled the very icon of modernity, the scribe of the modern city, and an observer of an emerging capitalist culture. Seeing Double reconsiders this iconic literary figure and his fraught relationship with the nineteenth-century world by examining the way in which he viewed the increasing... more...

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Study Guideby Victor Marie Hugo

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95

    Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. more...

  • Around the World in Eighty Days Study Guideby Jules Verne

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95

    Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. more...