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  • Le savoir partagéby Jacques Fontanille

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 113.00

    Une analyse systématique et détaillée des fines stratégies du secret et du désir de savoir à l??vre entre les protagonistes de A la recherche du temps perdu , conduite à la lumière de la théorie sémiotique, et qui dévoile, à travers le texte de Proust, la présence implicite d?une théorie et d?une esthétique de la connaissance. La perspective adoptée,... more...

  • ?Appelle-moi Pierrot?by Jo Ann Marie Recker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 90.00

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  • 'Germinal' and Zola's Philosophical and Religious Thoughtby Philip Walker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 98.00

    Zola's masterpiece of working life, Germinal (1885), exposes the inhuman conditions of miners in northern France in the 1860s. By Zola's death in 1902 it had come to symbolize the call for freedom from oppression so forcefully that the crowd which gathered at his State funeral chanted "Germinal! Germinal!"While it is a dramatic novel... more...

  • André Bretonby John Matthews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

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  • Le Cid: Tragi-comédieby Pierre Corneille; Milorad R. Margitic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 102.00

    Margitic's critical edition of Pierre Corneille's Le Cid (1637) provides scholar and student with a complete, accurate resource for the study of this famous play. The original text is reproduced, with subsequent variants indicated in footnotes. The book begins with an introduction which examines the play's genesis, sources, successive modifications,... more...

  • The Fabliauxby Mary Jane Stearns Schenck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 98.00

    This is an interesting book that provides a sane analysis of the relation between form and meaning in the fabliaux. It will henceforth be standard reading for those dealing with what nevertheless remains one of the most problematic genres of Old French Literature for the modern scholar.Keith Busby, Speculum ? A Journal of Medieval Studies , Jan. 1990 more...

  • Figures of the Textby Michael Vincent

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 75.00

    The works of Jean de La Fontaine have invited an extraordinary variety of readings in the three centuries since their composition. By engaging selected fables and tales with contemporary notions of intertextuality, reader reception theory, and grammatology, Figures of the Text raises questions about what “reading La Fontaine” meant in... more...

  • Sylvie Germain.by Mariska Koopman-Thurlings

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 35.00

    Sylvie Germain est l’auteur d’une importante œuvre romanesque, mais elle a écrit aussi un grand nombre d’ouvrages que, faute d’un terme plus approprié, l’on désigne par le mot d’ « essai ». Dans quelle mesure ces ouvrages, qui sont souvent des méditations poétiques, se distinguent-ils... more...

  • Proust et la Hollande.by Sjef Houppermans; Manet van Montfrans; Annelies Schulte Nordholt

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 55.00

    Marcel Proust Aujourd'hui est une revue internationalebilingue qui veut tre un forum aussi bien pour les sp cialistes del'oeuvre de Proust que pour tout lecteur d sirant serenseigner sur l' volution des recherches proustiennes. Des num rosg n raux alternent avec des num ros orient ssuivant une th matique sp cifique.Marcel Proust Aujourd'hui... more...

  • The Figaro Trilogyby Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; David Coward

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a set of recurring characters who develop over time. They chronicle the slide of the ancien regime into revolution and Figaro was seen as a threat to the establishment. The impertinent, bustling servant was appropriated by Mozart and Rossini for their... more...