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- LSU Press 2008; US$ 19.95
Based on events that began in Saint-Domingue on August 21, 1791, The Saint-Domingue Plantation; or, The Insurrection vividly dramatizes the genesis and outbreak of a slave revolt. When a representative of the French Assemblée nationale, Monsieur de Tendale, arrives at the Valombre family plantation to examine the condition of slaves in Saint-Domingue... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 65.00
Ideological debates about economics and aesthetics raged hotly in nineteenth-century France. French political economy was taking shape as a discipline that would support free-market liberalism, while lart pour lart theories circulated, and utopian systems with aesthetic and economic agendas proliferated. Yet, as this book argues, the discourses... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
Examining literary discourses on female intimacy in seventeenth-century France, this study explores the effect of a homosocial and homopriviledged heritage on the deployment and constructions of female friendship and homoerotic relationships as thematic narratives in works by male and female writers. It reveals a new literary genealogy of female intimate... more...
- Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 52.50
Counterfeit Capital is a comparative and interdisciplinary study exploring the unexpected yet essential relationship between irony and capital in the texts of Baudelaire and Marx and arguing for the renewed relevance of their work to contemporary thinking about the place of aesthetic and cultural experience in social and political life. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95
This study analyzes certain paintings by Bruegel and texts from the Légende dUlenspiegel to establish the thematic convergence of the two artists works in their perception of sixteenth-century Flanders. De Coster and Bruegel equally celebrate the wonder of nature depicting Flemish scenes of customs and habits. In addition, the two... more...
- University of Delaware 2012; US$ 89.99
The book examines the reception of Baudelaire in China by translators, critics, scholars, and individual writers. It reveals not only the protean qualities of Baudelaire?s work, but developments and trends in Chinese poetry, literary history, and criticism, as well as political and historical context throughout the twentieth and into the twenty-first... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 144.95
Making use of new and original material based on first-hand sources, this book interrogates the vogue for collecting, discussing, depicting and putting to political and cultural use Roman antiquities in the French Renaissance. It surveys a range of activity from the labours of collectors and patrons to royal entries, considers attacks on the craze... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 142.36
Die AufloÌ?sung der Fideikommisse und anderer gebundener VermoÌ?gen in Bayern nach 1918 more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Intertextual Masculinity in French Renaissance Literature is an in-depth analysis of normative masculinity in a specific corpus from pre-modern Europe: narrative literature devoted to the subject of adultery and cuckoldry. Reading such historical documents as early modern legal texts, penance manuals, and criminal records in relation to the Cent nouvelles... more...