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  • Die Literatur der Roma Frankreichsby Julia Blandfort

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Im Vergleich zum literaturwissenschaftlich und imagologisch bereits sehr gut erforschten Gebiet der ?Zigeunerbilder? in der Literatur wurden bis jetzt kaum Arbeiten zur Selbstdarstellung der Roma in der Literatur veröffentlicht. Auf der Basis der aktuellen Diaspora-Forschung werden soziokulturelle Hintergründe der Roma-Gemeinschaften... more...

  • French Travel Writing in the Ottoman Empireby Michele Longino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Examining the history of the French experience of the Ottoman world and Turkey, this comparative study visits the accounts of early modern travelers for the insights they bring to the field of travel writing. The journals of contemporaries Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Jean Thévenot, Laurent D?Arvieux, Guillaume-Joseph Grelot, Jean Chardin, and Antoine... more...

  • A Poet at the Fountainby William Calin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This collection is the first full-length literary study on Machaut, France's leading poet and musician of the 14th century. Machaut's narrative poems, called dits , have only been lightly studied. Here, author William Calin examines the works for their intrinsic merit and for their historical importance in influencing many writers, most notably... more...

  • The Châteauroux Version of the «Chanson de Roland»by Marjorie Moffat

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 266.00

    Die Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie zählen zu den renommiertesten Fachpublikationen der Romanistik. Sie pflegen ein gesamtromanisches Profil, das neben den Nationalsprachen auch die weniger im Fokus stehenden romanischen Sprachen mit einschließt. In der Reihe erscheinen ausgewählte Monographien und Sammelbände zur... more...

  • Aventures et expériences littérairesby Amaleena Damlé; Gill Rye

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 92.00

    Dans ce nouveau millénaire, le champ littéraire en France continue à nous offrir des écrivains et des écrivaines étincelant(e)s, qui ne craignent pas de provoquer et de prendre des risques littéraires et philosophiques. Plus que jamais, les écrivaines, qui ont longtemps lutté pour être reconnues comme artistes et penseuses égales aux hommes, se trouvent... more...

  • Reading Unrulyby Zahi Zalloua

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 35.00

    Drawing on literary theory and canonical French literature, Reading Unruly examines unruliness as both an aesthetic category and a mode of reading conceived as ethical response. Zahi Zalloua argues that when faced with an unruly work of art, readers confront an ethical double bind, hesitating then between the two conflicting injunctions of either... more...

  • Machaut and the Medieval Apprenticeship Traditionby Douglas Kelly

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A close examination of an important theme in Machaut's works. more...

  • Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andaluzby Michelle Reichert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Debating the Roman de la Roseby Christine McWebb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Around the year 1400, the poet Christine de Pizan initiated a public debate in France over the literary "truth" and merit of the Roman of the Rose, perhaps the most renowned work of the French Middle Ages. She argued against what she considered to be misrepresentations of female virtue and vice in the Rose. Her bold objections aroused the support... more...

  • The Lays of Marie de Franceby David R. Slavitt

    Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 16.95

    The twelve ?lays? of Marie de France, the earliest knownFrench woman poet, are here presented in sprightly Englishverse by translator David R. Slavitt. Traditional Breton folktales were the raw material for Marie de France?s lively butprofound considerations of betrayal and fidelity, love, death,luck, and fate. more...