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  • Die Literatur der Roma Frankreichsby Julia Blandfort

    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...

  • 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...

  • Von Löwen, Lumpen und anständigen Leuten: Lustige Hamburger Geschichten. Mit Plattdeutschby Wilhelm Poeck

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.79

    Originelle Geschichten aus Hamburg, erzählt in Plattdütsch, Hochdeutsch oder im Hamburger Dialekt ? listig, lustig und zum Schmunzeln. Wilhelm Poeck erzählt die Abenteuer von schlitzohrigen und schlagfertigen Leuten zwischen Fischmarkt, Dom und Michel. Beim Schiffsknecht Fedje Knaak, Klein Miete oder Herrn Schimmelpfennig stehen Verwechslungen und... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    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...

  • Das Liebesbestiariumby Richard de Fournival; Ralph Dutli; Ralph Dutli

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13

    Nach dem großen Erfolg des Bandes »Fatrasien. Absurde Poesie des Mittelalters« setzt Ralph Dutli seine poetische Erkundung eines unbekannten, fremden und dennoch erstaunlich modern wirkenden Mittelalters fort. In 750 Jahren wurde dieses Juwel der mittelalterlichen Literatur noch nie ins Deutsche übersetzt. »Das Liebesbestiarium« bedeutete seinerzeit... more...

  • Marie de France: A Critical Companionby Sharon Kinoshita; Peggy McCracken

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 29.15

    Marie de France is the author of some of the most influential and important works to survive from the middle ages; arguably best-known for her 'Lais', she also translated Aesop's Fables (the 'Ysopë'), and wrote the 'Espurgatoire seint Patriz' (St Patrick's Purgatory), based on a Latin text. The aim of this Companion is both to provide information... 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...

  • Subversive Literaturby Martin Mulsow; Dirk Sangmeister

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49

    Im Zeitalter der Französischen Revolution erschienen in Deutschland zahlreiche Bücher, die so freisinnig und andersartig waren, dass ihre Verfasser vorsichtshalber anonym bleiben und die Verleger sich hinter phantasievoll fingierten Maskierungen verstecken mussten, um Zensoren, Häscher und Obrigkeiten zu täuschen. Auffällig viele dieser subversiven,... more...