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  • Andreï Makine.by Murielle Lucie Clement

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 30.00

    L’œuvre d’Andreï Makine, depuis Au temps du fleuve Amour , Le Testament français et Le Crime d’Olga Arbélina jusqu’à Requiem pour l’Est , La Musique d’une vie et La Vie d’un homme inconnu , ne cesse de déployer une sensibilité historique et une fine connaissance des comportements... more...

  • The Smile of Truthby Annette H. Tomarken

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00

    To teach the truth smilingly was, during the Renaissance, a frequently expressed goal among prose writers and poets such as Erasmus, Berni, Ronsard, Rabelais, and du Bellay, who adopted an ironic posture within their mock encomia in order to refer the reader beyond the realm of the literary structure. In this book Annette Tomarken reconstructs the... more...

  • Paul Valery's "Album des Vers Anciens"by Suzanne Nash

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    Questioning the view that the work is not representative of the poet's mature accomplishment, Suzanne Nash argues that the revisionary process involved in its creation led Valery to reflect on problems fundamental to poetic production and thus provided inspiration for all his later poetry. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...

  • Divine and Poetic Freedom in the Renaissanceby Ullrich Langer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The closely related problems of creativity and freedom have long been seen as emblematic of the Renaissance. Ullrich Langer, however, argues that French and Italian Renaissance literature can be profitably reconceived in terms of the way these problems are treated in late medieval scholasticism in general and nominalist theology in particular. Looking... more...

  • Into the Breachby Thomas Trezise

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Arguing that Beckett's understanding of subjectivity cannot be reduced to that of phenomenology or existential humanism, Thomas Trezise offers a major reinterpretation of Beckett in light of Freud and such post-modernists as Bataille, Blanchot, and Derrida. Through extended comparisons of Beckett's trilogy of novels with the writings of these thinkers,... more...

  • Student Companion to Elie Wieselby Sanford Sternlicht

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 46.95

    Since it was written nearly 50 years ago, Night (1958) has changed world perception of the Holocaust experience. Wiesel's oeuvre, including Holocaust narratives such as Dawn (1961), novels, essays, tales, and plays, has also altered the critical and aesthetic landscape through which we view literature, placing themes of religious identity, hope,... more...

  • The Day Roomby Don DeLillo

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 7.98

    From one of America?s foremost living writers comes a brilliant and disturbing comedy that mixes laughter and terror as it uncovers the boundaries of sanity in all of us. more...

  • Intégration de la dimension genre à la lutte contre la pauvreté et objectifs du millénaire pour le développementby Naila Kabeer

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 45.00

    Dans cet ouvrage, Naila Kabeer présente un éventail diversifié d'arguments, de constatations et de leçons tirées des publications sur le développement qui aident à expliquer pourquoi l'égalité entre les sexes mérite une attention particulière de la part des responsables des politiques, des praticiens, des chercheurs et d'autres interlocuteurs voués... more...

  • Les politiques sociales transnationalesby Daniel Morales-Gómez

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 25.00

    L'ouvrage intitulé Les politiques sociales transnationales porte précisément sur l'influence accrue de programmes de nature internationale, ou « transnationale », sur les politiques nationales en matière de développement humain et social dans le monde entier. Dans ce contexte, il se penche sur les questions éthiques,économiques et politiques ainsi... more...

  • Elsevier's Dictionary of Art History Termsby J.P. Michaux

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 144.00

    This dictionary contains terms including the following fields and subfields of arts and antiques: painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture, architecture, dressmaking, armament, heraldry, ceramics, styles and art criticism, music, furniture, religious monuments and objects and textiles. more...