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  • 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...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 4by Marcel Proust; C. K. Scott Moncrieff; D J Enright; Terence Kilmartin

    Random House 2010; US$ 15.50

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In Sodom and Gomorrah Proust's narrator not only depicts the class tensions of a changing France at the beginning of the twentieth century but also exposes the decadence of aristocratic Parisian society and muses upon the subjects of homosexuality and sexual jealousy.... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 5by Marcel Proust; C. K. Scott Moncrieff; D J Enright; Terence Kilmartin

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In the two novels - The Captive and The Fugitive - contained in this volume, Proust's narrator is living in his mother's apartment in Paris with his lover, Albertine. However, this is far from an idyllic state of affairs. His obsessive love for her means that... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 6by Marcel Proust; C. K. Scott Moncrieff; D J Enright; Terence Kilmartin

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION Time Regained begins in the bleak and uncertain years of World War I. Years later, after the war's end, Proust's narrator returns to Paris and reflects on time, reality, jealousy, artistic creation, and the raw material of literature - his past life. This edition... more...

  • Grenzen im Raum ? Grenzen in der Literaturby Eva Geulen; Stephan Kraft

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 84.87

    Der Begriff der Grenze ist in den aktuellen Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften nahezu ubiquitär und zu einer universalen Metapher für alles geworden, was zuerst aufgespalten und anschließend wieder miteinander verschränkt werden kann. Dabei mag es durchaus überraschen, dass sich die literatur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Raumforschung des Konzepts... more...

  • The Mystery Guestby Grégoire Bouillier; Lorin Stein

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99

    When the phone rang on a gloomy fall afternoon in 1990, Grégoire Bouillier had no way of knowing that it was the woman who'd left him, without warning, ten years before. And he couldn't have guessed why she was calling?not to apologize for, or explain, the way she'd vanished from his life, but to invite him to a party. A birthday party. For a woman... more...

  • Consolationby Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    An international bestseller and French publishing sensation Consolation is a dazzling, heartbreaking tale of one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. Charles Balanda is forty-seven; a successful architect, he is constantly on the move. But from the moment he hears about the death of the woman he once loved - Anouk, the tragically... more...

  • Memory and Understandingby Renate Bartsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00

    This book treats memory and understanding on two levels, on the phenomenological level of experience, on which a theory of dynamic conceptual semantics is built, and on the neuro-connectionist level, which supports the capacities of concept formation, remembering, and understanding. A neuro-connectionist circuit architecture of a constructive memory... more...

  • Sans masqueby Truda Rosenberg; Christine Klein-Lataud

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 11.99

    L?histoire de la lutte d?une jeune femme pour retrouver son identité. more...

  • Polyeucteby Pierre Corneille; Thomas Constable

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    This seventeenth-century drama in five acts was inspired by the tale of Saint Polyeuctus (rendered as 'Polyeucte' in French), a Roman convert to the faith who was martyred in 259 A.D. However, although an imaginatively retold version of the story of St. Polyeuctus comprises some of the plot of the play, Polyeucte also relates metaphorically... more...