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  • 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...

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Study Guide CDby

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching high-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys. The guide is digital; simply print the activities you need for each lesson. Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader... 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$ 44.00

    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$ 54.00

    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 Press 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$ 19.99

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

  • Maldoror and Poemsby Comte Lautreamont

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 13.52

    Insolent and defiant, the Chants de Maldoror, by the self-styled Comte de Lautréamont (1846-70), depicts a sinister and sadistic world of unrestrained savagery and brutality. One of the earliest and most astonishing examples of surrealist writing, it follows the experiences of Maldoror, a master of disguises pursued by the police as the incarnation... more...