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  • Zafiraby Juan Francisco Manzano

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76

    Esta obra dramática relata un conflicto dinástico ambientado en Mauritania.   Biographische Informationen Juan Francisco Manzano (1797-...). Cuba. En algún día del mes de agosto de 1797 nació, esclavo, el primer hombre de piel negra que leyó en público en Cuba sus propios poemas. Se trataba del soneto "Mis treinta años", leído en la... 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...

  • A History of French Literatureby David Coward

    Wiley 2008; US$ 136.95

    This magnificent volume provides a complete history of the literature of France from its origins to the present day, taking us beyond traditional definitions of ‘literature' into the world of the best-seller and, beyond words, to graphic fiction and cinema Presents a definitive history of the literature of France from its origins to... more...

  • The Imaginary Invalidby Moliere; Charles Heron Wall

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    The Imaginary Invalid is a three-part comedy about a miser who imagines illnesses for himself, and whose doctor milks his hypochondria for everything he can get. Their mutual greed and dishonesty lead to their downfall. It was the last play Moliere ever wrote, and he collapsed whilst playing the hypochondriac, shortly before he died. The play originally... more...

  • Le Cidby Pierre Corneille; Roscoe Mongan

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Pierre Corneille's tragicomedy Le Cid is based on the legend of the same name. It tells the story of Rodrigue and Chimene, whose fathers' feud violently interrupts their love. Though they never disavow their love for one another, revenge is deemed more important to each. Corneille's play sparked much dispute about dramatic method. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Love Aesthetics of Maurice Scèveby Jerry C. Nash

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 44.00

    This book reassesses the love poetry of Maurice Scève from a phenomenological viewpoint. 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...

  • Ricochetby Seymour Mayne; Sabine Huynh

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 9.99

    Fourteen lines, fourteen words ? one poem. Quatorze lignes, quatorze mots ? un poème. more...