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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
Literary works by Romani authors offer rare and intimate insights into the lifeworld of Europe?s largest minority. Until now, literary scholarship has largely ignored such internal perspectives on Romani life. This book attempts to close the research gap and provides a comprehensive analysis of the works of Romani authors in France, seen... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 266.00
Until now, there has been no critical text of the Châteauroux Roland , only transcripts. The present edition offers a lightly emended text with detailed footnotes evaluating variant readings and their implications. This preserves the intrinsic features of C and reveals its authority, but the evidence invalidates Segre?s thesis of the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 16.95
The twelve ?lays? of Marie de France, the earliest known French woman poet, are here presented in sprightly English verse by poet and translator David R. Slavitt. Traditional Breton folktales were the raw material for Marie de France?s series of lively but profound considerations of love, life, death, fidelity and betrayal, and luck and fate. They... more...