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  • 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...

  • The Saint-Domingue Plantation; or, The Insurrectionby Charles de Rémusat; Norman R. Shapiro

    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...

  • Material Figuresby Margueritte S. Murphy

    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 l’art pour l’art theories circulated, and utopian systems with aesthetic and economic agendas proliferated. Yet, as this book argues, the discourses... more...

  • Counterfeit Capitalby Jennifer Bajorek

    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 Cambridge Companion to Baudelaireby Rosemary Lloyd

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    A comprehensive and stimulating guide to the extraordinary poet, his work, and his influence on modern literature. more...

  • La convergence des styles en art et littérature dans La Légende d’Ulenspiegeby Fredrick Wayne Adams

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95

    This study analyzes certain paintings by Bruegel and texts from the Légende d’Ulenspiegel 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...

  • Baudelaire in Chinaby Gloria Bien

    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...

  • Roman Antiquities in Renaissance France, 1515–65by Richard Cooper

    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...