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  • Cligèsby Chrétien de Troyes; Ingrid Kasten; Ingrid Kasten

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00

    This is the first modern German translation of Chrétien de Troyes' Cligès. An introduction, commentary and bibliography make the text accessible for German-speaking readers. more...

  • Re-hybridizing Transnational Domesticity and Femininityby Weber-Fè; Stacey ve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2010; US$ 79.99

    Re-hybridizing Transnational Domesticity and Femininity examines the problems of voicing the personal when considering the role and place of women in the home. Analyzing a collection of first-person cinematic and literary narratives by Assia Djebar,Annie Ernaux, Simone de Beauvoir, Raja Amari, Coline Serreau, Leïla Sebbar, and Yamina Benguigui; Weber-Fève... more...

  • Violence in French and Francophone Literature and Filmby James Day

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 51.80

    Stories of violence — such as the account in Genesis of Cain’s jealousy and murder of Abel — have been with us since the time of the earliest recorded texts. Undeniably, the scourge of violence fascinates, confounds, and saddens. What are its uses in literature — its appeal, forms, and consequences? Anchored by Alice Kaplan’s... more...

  • Queer Sexualities in French and Francophone Literature and Filmby James Day

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 64.40

    The steady development of queer theory over the last two decades has provided useful analytical tools and the will to dismiss the watchdog of heteronormativity. Modes of reading have evolved, as this volume of FLS amply attests. Following Bill Edmiston’s introduction to the volume — a concise and informative history of queer theory —... more...

  • Veiled Encountersby Michael Harrigan

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00

    Travel narratives were the principal source of knowledge about the lands of the Near East and the Indian Ocean Basin in 17th-century France. Claiming the authority of first-hand observation, they paradoxically rely for their legitimization on the tropes of an established literary tradition. The status of these texts remained ambiguous, not least because... more...

  • Forgotten Engagementsby Angela Kershaw

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20

    This study is the first to examine the contribution made by women writers to politically committed literature in 1930s France. Its purpose is to bring to light the work of female authors of left-wing fiction whose novels are comparable to those of well-known male practitioners of littérature engagée , such as Paul Nizan and Louis Aragon.... more...

  • Beau Sauvage et autres contes de la Mauricieby Clément Legaré

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1990; US$ 21.00

    Beau Sauvage - Le Jardin des Oliviers - Cendrouillonne - Tit-l'Ourson - Le Prince des dorés - La Belle et la Bête - Les Trois Grues - Le Ruban vert - Le Cheval Bavard - Poilue - L'Eau de la Fontaine de vue - La Tourtonne - Rosalie ou L'Assiette d'or - Tit-Jean et les cachettes - Le Cheval Fallada - Grand Jack - Tit-Page et... more...

  • A History of Women's Writing in Franceby Sonya Stephens

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 39.00

    Chronological survey of women's writing in France from the sixth century to the present. more...

  • Gender and Genre in Medieval French Literatureby Simon Gaunt

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 42.00

    Wide-ranging study of gender and the underlying ideologies of Old French and Occitan literature. more...

  • A Taste for the Foreignby Ellen R. Welch

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 74.99

    A Taste for the Foreign examines foreignness as a crucial aesthetic category for the development of prose fiction from Jacques Amyot's 1547 translation of The Ethiopian Story to Antoine Galland's early eighteenth-century version of The Thousand and One Nights. Concentrating on the most successful examples of some of the most important sub-genres of... more...