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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2003; US$ 13.99
An acclaimed and most unusual biography of Baudelaire, showing him ensnared by his passions for poetry, prostitutes, and drugs. A crucial link between romanticism and modernism, Charles Baudelaire is a pivotal figure in European literature and thought. His influence on modern poetry is immense. In the English language, where his literary reputation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Madame Bovary ranks among the world?s most famous and widely read novels, and has inspired numerous critical theories. First published in 1987, this study draws on both twentieth-century and traditional critical views to provide both students and scholars with a fresh analysis of the novel: its narrative techniques, social background, and underlying... more...
- Roaring Forties Press 2006; US$ 9.99
Richly illustrated with maps, historical and contemporary photographs, and period artwork, this guidebook takes tourists and armchair travelers on a stimulating journey through the small towns, rolling hills, and windswept coast of Flaubert?s Normandy. The novelist?s homes and the locations that are prominently featured in his controversial works... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 128.41
Die AufloÌ?sung der Fideikommisse und anderer gebundener VermoÌ?gen in Bayern nach 1918 more...