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  • Candideby Voltaire; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 7.50

    David Wootton?s scalpel-sharp translation of Candide features a brilliant Introduction, a map of Candide?s travels, and a selection of those writings of Voltaire, Leibniz, Pope and Rousseau crucial for fully appreciating this eighteenth-century satiric masterpiece that even today retains its celebrated bite. "Wootton?s edition is clearly the best... more...

  • The Song of Rolandby John DuVal; David Staines

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 10.95

    Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power of this greatest of Old French epic poems. John DuVal approaches the unadorned syntax of The Song of Roland in straightforward modern English, attuned to the nuance and detail of the narrative and the poetry of the original text. more...

  • ?Li premerains vers?.by Logan E. Whalen

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 120.00

    This volume celebrates the career of Keith Busby, one of the most prominent researchers of medieval French literature of our time, or as one of the contributors states, ?one of the true knights errant among us?a scholar defined by the nobility of his intellect who upholds and defends medieval studies.? The chapters presented here bring together leading... more...

  • Von Löwen, Lumpen und anständigen Leuten: Lustige Hamburger Geschichten. Mit Plattdeutschby Wilhelm Poeck

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.79

    Originelle Geschichten aus Hamburg, erzählt in Plattdütsch, Hochdeutsch oder im Hamburger Dialekt ? listig, lustig und zum Schmunzeln. Wilhelm Poeck erzählt die Abenteuer von schlitzohrigen und schlagfertigen Leuten zwischen Fischmarkt, Dom und Michel. Beim Schiffsknecht Fedje Knaak, Klein Miete oder Herrn Schimmelpfennig stehen Verwechslungen und... more...

  • Carthage ou la flamme du brasierby Bernadette Cailler

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 67.20

    Carthage ou la flamme du brasier part d’une suite poétique d’Edouard Glissant, intitulée « Carthage », incluse dans Le sel noir (1960). Creuset des plus fructueux, ce texte a rapidement suscité chez Bernadette Cailler le désir d’explorer d’autres incarnations textuelles contemporaines de ce regard porté... more...

  • Marcel Proustby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    An avid critic an translator, Marcel Proust is best remembered as author of the novel "The Remembrance of Things Past. more...

  • Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literatureby Simon Gaunt

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 154.99

    Examines the association of love and death in medieval French and Occitan courtly literature using an approach informed by Lacanian psychoanalysis and Jacques Derrida. Offers new readings of canonical authors and texts, including Bernart de Ventadorn, Jaufre Rudel, Chrétien de Troyes, Thomas's Tristan, the Prose Lancelot, the Tristan en prose, La Mort... more...

  • Fleursby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    « Lorsque vous prenez une fleur dans les mains et que vous la regardez attentivement, elle devient votre univers le temps d'un instant. Je veux offrir cet univers aux autres, à tous ceux qui n'ont pas le temps de regarder une fleur. Je veux que les gens la voient, qu'ils le veuillent ou non », disait Georgia O'Keeffe. Les fleurs sont au centre de la... more...

  • Le 'Galien' de Cheltenhamby David M. Dougherty; Eugene B. Barnes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 158.00

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  • Chanson d'Antioche, chanson de gesteby Robert Francis Cook

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

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