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  • Meyerbeer's L'Africaine (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Meyerbeer's L'AFRICAINE, 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Path to Peaceby Gabriel Marcel; KR Hanley

    Marquette University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    This volume offers five plays by Gabriel Marcel, a multi-talented playwright, dramatic and literary critic, and writer. The selection of plays provides examples of Marcel's concrete, direct dramatic approach to questions of interpersonal relations, love, family, commitment, and creative fidelity. Editor Hanley, a Marcel researcher and translator,... more...

  • The Strangerby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00

    Comprehensive reading and study guides provide concise critical excerpts that offer a scholarly overview of each work, "The Story Behind the Story" that details the conditions under which the work was written, a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, and more. more...

  • Night - Elie Wieselby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Night, a memoir by concentration camp survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel, is a key work of Holocaust literature. It bears witness to the horrors endured by a teenage boy whose freedom and family are taken from him. This invaluable reference guide to one of the most remarkable memoirs ever written offers a range of contemporary essays... more...

  • Pascal Quignard ou le fonds du mondeby Jean-Louis J. Pautrot

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 56.00

    Pascal Quignard ou le fonds du monde examine la poétique et l’esthétique de l'oeuvre quignardienne tout en esquissant ses parentés avec la pensée contemporaine, proposant une analyse qui dialogue avec les travaux critiques déjà parus.Pascal Quignard s’impose comme l’un des grands écrivains contemporains.... more...

  • Marcel Proust constructivisteby Sjef Houppermans

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 68.60

    A la Recherche du temps perdu de Marcel Proust est en premier lieu une construction complexe. La composition y est au service du désir, car elle seule permet de faire apparaître la vérité de l’inconscient qui ne saurait s’exprimer par des efforts de mémoire ou par des esquisses psychologiques, mais bien par des figures... more...

  • Richard Milletby Jean-Yves Laurichesse

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 77.00

    L’œuvre de Richard Millet, né en 1953, s’impose aujourd’hui comme l’une des plus importantes de ces vingt dernières années. L’objet de ce livre, le premier qui lui soit exclusivement consacré, est d’en éclairer la profondeur singulière, en montrant comment elle dépasse à la... more...