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  • Diderot, Sénèque et Jean-Jacquesby Eric Gatefin

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 112.00

    Dans l’ Essai sur les règnes de Claude et de Néron , dernier texte publié de son vivant, Diderot dresse un portrait élogieux du philosophe Sénèque, dont l’action et les préceptes devraient être, selon son apologiste, l’objet d’une égale admiration. Exploitant l’opinion des uns, contestant... more...

  • Donnizetti's Le Fille du Régiment (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Donizetti's LE FILLE DU RÉGIMENT (The Daughter of the Regiment), 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...

  • Eine neue Vorstellungswelt herzustellen...by Anette Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2011; US$ 12.29

    Jean Pauls Ästhetik zeigt viele Verbindungen zu der englischen Philosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts, besonders zur Assoziationspsychologie, und nimmt die Ästhetik eines phantastischen Realismus teilweise vorweg. Aus dem assoziativen Schreiben entsteht ein Widerspruch zwischen Empirie und Phantasie, der eine produktive Spannung zwischen Bezeichnendem und... more...

  • El antecristoby Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio (Madrid, 1562-Madrid, 1635). España. Nació en una familia modesta, estudió con los jesuitas y no terminó la universidad en Alcalá de Henares, parece que por asuntos amorosos. Tras su ruptura con Elena Osorio (Filis en sus poemas), su gran amor de juventud, Lope escribió libelos contra la familia de ésta. Por ello fue procesado... more...

  • Elie Wiesel and the Art of Storytellingby Rosemary Horowitz

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00

    Elie Wiesel is a master storyteller with the ability to use storytelling as a form of activism. From his landmark memoir Night to his novels and numerous retellings of Hasidic legends, Wiesel's literature emphasizes storytelling, and he frequently refers to himself as a storyteller rather than an author or historian. In this work, essays examine... more...

  • En lisant Proust et Goetheby Ilse Walther-Dulk

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2001; US$ 9.85

    »C?est un charme de plus quand les écrivains qui firent plus ou moins grande figure dans l?histoire des lettres, ont été en plus de séduisantes, amusantes ou poétiques silhouettes. Ceux-là, nous aimons les voir, et eux du reste ils aiment à se montrer dans leurs livres, Châteaubriant les cheveux au vent, Lamartine suivi de lévriers, où patinant comme... more...

  • The End of Oulipo?by Lauren Elkin; Scott Esposito

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    As The Oulipo enters its sixth decade, its members, fans and critics are wondering: where can it go from here? more...

  • The Essential Victor Hugoby Victor Hugo; E. H. Blackmore; A. M. Blackmore

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 8.99

    To the English, I am "shocking"...What's more, French, which is disgusting; republican, which is abominable; exiled, which is repulsive; defeated, which is infamous. To top it all off, a poet...'Victor Hugo dominated literary life in France for over half a century, pouring forth novels, poems, plays, and other writings with unflagging... 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...

  • The Festive Play of Fernando Arrabalby Luis Oscar Arata

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Along with Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco, Fernando Arrabal is a major exponent of the Theater of the Absurd. In this study Arrabal's plays are seen as a contemporary expression of a festive form of theater that flourished during the Middle Ages and that had its roots in the drama of Aeschylus and Aristophanes. With this view of Arrabal's work,... more...