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  • The Angel and the Pervertsby Lucie Delarue-Mardrus; Anna Livia

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    Set in the lesbian and gay circles of Paris in the 1920s, The Angel and the Perverts tells the story of a hermaphrodite born to upper class parents in Normandy and ignorant of his/her physical difference. As an adult, s/he lives a double life as Marion/Mario, passing undetected as a lesbian in the literary salons of the times, and as a gay man in... more...

  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéryby Joseph Hanimann

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2013; US$ 17.02

    Ganz anders als Walt Disney zähmte er die Schwermut, anstatt sie zu vertreiben, thematisierte Angst und Freundschaft, Liebe und Tod. Bis heute begeistert Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ein millionenfaches Publikum mit Werken wie "Südkurier", "Wind, Sand und Sterne", "Flug nach Arras" und "Der kleine Prinz". Doch wer... more...

  • Around the World in 80 Daysby Jules Verne

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    Timeless Classics--designed for the sturggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a students attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience, bringing each book to 88 pages. more...

  • Autobiographical, Scientific, Religious, Moral, and Literary Writingsby Jean Rousseau; Christopher Kelly

    Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...

  • The Autobiography of Philosophyby Michael Davis

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 40.99

    In making the condition for its own possibility its deepest concern, philosophy is necessarily about itself_it is autobiographical. The first part of The Autobiography of Philosophy interprets Heidegger's Being and Time, Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals, Aristotle's Metaphysics, and Plato's Lysis as examples of the implicitly autobiographical... more...

  • Balzac's Comedy of Wordsby Martin Kanes

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.00

    Although Balzac's work has been much studied, practically nothing has been written on his use of linguistic concepts. Applying a new approach, this perceptive book demonstrates that the theme and theory of language were central to Balzac's fiction. In considering how the novelist was influenced by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century speculation on... more...

  • Baudelaire In Chainsby Frank Hilton

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 13.11

    It is commonly known that Baudelaire used opium. Many writers have described him as being addicted to the drug, but few biographers have fully understood the effect of opiate addiction on personality, and, in the case of Baudelaire, the extent to which it damaged his life and work. In this fascinating and original contribution to Baudelaire studies... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    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... more...

  • Berg's Wozzeck (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Berg's WOZZECK, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Bizet's THE PEARL FISHERS (Les Pécheurs de Perles), featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...