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  • Between Baudelaire and Mallarméby Helen Abbott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Helen Abbott examines the verse and prose poetry of Baudelaire and Mallarmé, together with their critical writings, to address how their attitudes towards the performance practice of poetry influenced the future of both poetry and music. Abbott considers the meaning of 'voice' in terms of rhetoric, the human body, exchange, and music,... more...

  • Von der philosophisch-moralischen Erzählung zur modernen Novelleby Kathrin Ackermann

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 78.26

    Die ersten Novellen, die Prosper Mérimée 1829 in der "Revue de Paris" veröffentlichte, galten in der Kritik schon früh als Geburt einer neuen Gattung, die einen klaren Buch mit den älteren "contes" und "nouvelles" vollzog. Die Literaturgeschichtsschreibung hat aus der umfangreichen Produktion auf dem Gebiet der kürzeren... more...

  • Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Timeby Patrick Alexander

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95

    An accessible, irreverent guide to one of the most admired?and entertaining?novels of the past century. There is no other guide like this; a user-friendly and enticing entry into the marvelously enjoyable world of Proust. At seven volumes, three thousand pages, and more than four hundred characters, as well as a towering reputation as a literary classic,... more...

  • The Phraseology of Administrative Frenchby Wendy J. Anderson

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    The French administrative language of the European Union is an emerging discourse: it is only fifty years old, and has its origins in the French administrative register of the middle of the twentieth century, but it is also a unique contact situation in which translation has always played a pivotal role. Using the methodology of corpus linguistics,... more...

  • Les champions des femmesby Marc Angenot

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1977; US$ 2.25

    Un exposé chronologique qui analyse les principaux écrits tout en esquissant sommairement le cadre historique où ils ont apparus; une étude thématique qui montrera la cohésion de la topique propre au genre et sa continuité séculaire; des conclusions qui proposeront certaines hypothèses d'ensemble sur... more...

  • Muchaby Patrick Bade

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Entre courbes et contre-courbes, Mucha créa, à la fin du XIXe siècle, une égérie nouvelle qui devait hanter les rues de Paris. Au fil des représentations de Sarah Bernhard, cette muse voluptueuse devint un véritable emblème de l'Art nouveau et offrit à l'affichiste succès et renommée. Néanmoins, le talent de l'artiste ne se limita jamais à la lithographie.... more...

  • Français du Canada - Français de France VIIIby Beatrice Bagola; Hans - Josef Niederehe

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.00

    The book contains papers presented at an international colloquium which has taken place at regular intervals (since 1985) and which is devoted to the contrasting study of the French language in Europe and Canada. In 2007 the focus was on the different varieties of French that can be observed in France and in Canada. Here specialists from Canada, France... more...

  • Jean Genetby Stephen Barber; Edmund White

    Reaktion Books 2005; US$ 16.95

    An engaging and challenging introduction to Jean Genet, this concise biography of the French writer and his work cuts directly to the intersection of thought and life that was essential to Genet's creativity. Arguing that Genet's life was an extraordinary spectacle in which the themes of his most revolutionary works were played out, Stephen Barber... more...

  • Writing the Holocaust Todayby Aurelie Barjonet; Liran Razinsky

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 65.00

    Originally written in French, The Kindly Ones (2006) is the first major work of the Jewish-American author Jonathan Littell. Its extraordinary critical and commercial success, spawning a series of heated debates, has made this publication one of th more...

  • French for Marketingby R. E. Batchelor; Malliga Chebli-Saadi

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 38.00

    Written entirely in French, this book provides a structured two-year course in French and marketing. more...