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  • Pulp Surrealismby Robin Walz

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    In addition to its more well known literary and artistic origins, the French surrealist movement drew inspiration from currents of psychological anxiety and rebellion running through a shadowy side of mass culture, specifically in fantastic popular fiction and sensationalistic journalism. more...

  • Intertextual Weaving in the Work of Linda Lêby Alexandra Kurmann

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    Intertextual Weaving in the Work of Linda Lê: Imaging the Ideal Reader uncovers and explores the sixteen-year intertextual relationship fostered by the Vietnamese-Francophone writer in French exile Linda Lê with a self-chosen literary precursor, the Austrian poet-turned-writer Ingeborg Bachmann. Spanning French and German language literatures of... more...

  • L'infinie dialectiqueby Anne-Lise Marie Sainte

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Côtoyer l?absurde pour atteindre la vérité Qui n?a jamais utilisé d?arguments spécieux pour le seul plaisir de discourir ? Qui n?a jamais défendu un point de vue contradictoire pour le seul plaisir de discuter ? Qui n?est jamais tombé sur une conversation ridicule d?où surgissaient des vérités ridiculement vraies ? Les personnages de L?infinie... more...

  • Molière et le théâtre arabeby Angela Daiana Langone

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    Molière, often considered the ?godfather of Arab theatre?, was first introduced to the Arab world in 1847 by Marun Naqqa? and his adaptation of The Miser . Since then, Molière has never ceased to influence Arab dramaturgy. Discussing a series of plays by authors from Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, this study aims at defining Molière?s role... more...

  • Transfer und Modifikationby Mario Zanucchi

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    This comparative study reconstructs for the first time the reception of French symbolists in German poetry from 1890 to 1923 and illustrates their key role in the modernization of German poetic language. more...

  • The Androgyne in Early Modern Franceby Marian Rothstein

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Based on sources in Genesis and Plato's Symposium , the androygyne during Early Modern France was a means of expressing the full potential of humans made in the image of God. This book documents and comments on the range of references to the androgyne in the writings of poets, philosophers, courtiers, and women in positions of political power. more...

  • Autorschaft und Autorität in den romanischen Literaturen des Mittelaltersby Susanne Friede; Michael Schwarze

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The contributions gathered in this volume discuss how, in which contexts, and under which circumstances ?authorship? is constituted in medieval Romance literatures. Special focus is placed on theimportant question of how authority is established and conveyed in literary texts. more...

  • Baudelaire on Poeby Charles Baudelaire; Lois and Francis E. Hyslop

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.00

    Renowned poet Charles Baudelaire played a significant role in introducing Edgar Allan Poe to French readers by publishing widely read criticisms and translations of Poe's writings. The two writers shared an appreciation for the exotic, a taste for morbid subjects, and a devotion to artistic purity. Baudelaire immersed himself in the study of English... more...

  • Ecocritical Approaches to Literature in Frenchby Douglas L. Boudreau; Marnie M. Sullivan; Laura Call; Nathan Germain; Gilles Mossière; Roland Racevskis; Annie Smart; James Whitlark

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Ecocritical Approaches to Literature in French applies the methods of ecocritical inquiry to French literature. To date, there is very little ecocritical scholarship on French-language literature and, indeed, very little on any non-Anglophone literature. This collection was created with two audiences in mind: it introduces an ecocritical perspective... more...

  • Erlesene Erlebnisseby Teresa Hiergeist

    transcript 2014; US$ 47.58

    Lesen ist alles andere als passives Rezipieren: Wenn eine gruselige Atmosphäre einen nach der Lektüre nicht einschlafen lässt, man über einem spannenden Krimi die Zeit vergisst oder Emma Bovarys Ehebruch herbeiwünscht, obwohl man im Alltag radikaler Verfechter der Treue ist - dann lässt man sich auf den Roman ein und beteiligt sich an ihm. Anhand eines... more...