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  • Beiträge zur französischen Moralistikby Margot Kruse; Joachim Küpper; Andreas Kablitz; Bernhard König

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Band präsentiert Margot Kruses wichtigste Aufsätze zur Moralistik, von den späten sechziger Jahren des 20. Jahrhunderts bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Die Studien, zum größten Teil auf Deutsch, einige auf Französisch, gliedern sich in zwei Sektionen. Die Abhandlungen der ersten Sektion behandeln im Anschluss an eine Einführung zentrale... more...

  • Paris Spleen, and La Fanfarloby Charles Baudelaire; Raymond N. MacKenzie

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.00

    Paris Spleen, a diverse collection of fifty prose poems, is provided here in a clear, engaging, and accurate translation that conveys the lyricism and nuance of the original French text. Also included is a translation of Baudelaire's early novella, La Fanfarlo, which, alongside Paris Spleen, sheds light on the development of Baudelaire's work over... more...

  • The Confessionsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book. ******************. more...

  • Poor Relationsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ******************. La Cousine Bette (English: Cousin Bette) is an 1846 novel by Honoré de Balzac. It has been adapted for film or television at least four times, including a 1998 movie starring Jessica Lange. Le Cousin... more...

  • Ursulaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Entering Nemours by the road to Paris, we cross the canal du Loing, the steep banks of which serve the double purpose of ramparts to the fields and of picturesque promenades for the inhabitants of that pretty little town. Since 1830 several houses... more...

  • The Magic Skinby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ******************. Towards the end of the month of October 1829 a young man entered the Palais-Royal just as the gaming-houses opened, agreeably to the law which protects a passion by its very nature easily excisable.... more...

  • Vendettaby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. In the year 1800, toward the close of October, a foreigner, accompanied by a woman and a little girl, was standing for a long time in front of the palace of the Tuileries, near the ruins of a house recently pulled down, at the point where in our... more...

  • Le Flaubert réelby Barbara Vinken; Peter Fröhlicher

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    Le Flaubert réel establishes a new concept of realism in Flaubert research. This re-definition is the result on the one hand of an occupation with disciplines such as medicine and psychiatry. On the other, following Hegel?s definition of Romantic art and Auerbach?s studies on the gospel and realism, modern literature has its primal scene in the incarnation... more...

  • Gide's Bentby Michael Lucey

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 59.99

    This study investigates the place of sexuality in the writings of Andre Gide. Focusing on his work in the 1920s and 1930s, the years in which Gide wrote most openly about his homosexuality, the text shows how Gide's sexuality reflected his political interests. more...

  • Uren met Henk Broekhuisby Karel van het Reve

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 20.65

    In de bundel Uren met Henk Broekhuis bundelde Karel van het Reve een veertigtal scherpzinnige columns over evenzovele onuitroeibare gemeenplaatsen van onze tijd. Stellingen als 'Vergelijkingen dienen ter verduidelijking', 'Zwemmen bij eb is gevaarlijker dan bij vloed' en 'Seks en geweld zijn in boeken, films en op de tv alleen geoorloofd... more...