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  • Violent Passionsby Tracy Adams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book re-evaluates the perception of "courtly love" in Old French verse. Adams traces how these verses explore the emotional trials of amour and propose coping methods for the lovelorn. more...

  • La vida y la muerte de la monja de Portugalby Antonio Mira de Amescua

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.54

    En su "Historia de los heterodoxos españoles", Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo cuenta la vida de la monja de Portugal: Por los años de 1586 gozaba fama grande de santidad en Lisboa sor María de la Visitación, priora del convento de la Anunziada (1981). Tenía largos éxtasis, decía haber recibido especiales favores de la divinidad y mostraba, en... more...

  • No hay burlas con las mujeresby Antonio Mira de Amescua

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.54

    Antonio Mira de Amescua (Guadix, Granada, c. 1574-1644). España. De familia noble, estudió teología en Guadix y Granada, mezclando su sacerdocio con su dedicación a la literatura. Estuvo en Nápoles al servicio del conde de Lemos y luego vivió en Madrid, donde participó en justas poéticas y fiestas cortesanas.   Biographische Informationen Antonio... more...

  • The Fourth Generation of French Feminist Writers (1985-2010)by Adrienne Angelo

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95

    This study examines how the fictional works of contemporary French female authors can be read as a unique fantasy world in which the writer consciously manipulates the reader’s (and spectator’s) narrative expectations with explicit articulations of female desire. In addition, this work offers a literary and psychoanalytic reading of lesser-known... more...

  • Charles d'Orléans in England, 1415-1440by Mary-Jo Arn

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 99.00

    Studies of evidence of Charles d'Orleans as scholar, politician and poet during his 25 years of captivity in England more...

  • El Faetonteby Pedro Calderón de la Barca

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.54

    Épafo, el hijo de Júpiter, pone en duda el origen de Faetón, que dice ser hijo de Clímene y Apolo. Enfurecido, Faetón exige a su madre la verdad, y ésta le remite al mismo Apolo para que sea Él quien le confirme que es en verdad hijo suyo. Su padre lo recibe con afecto, le confirma su origen, y le promete concederle cualquier deseo.   Biographische... more...

  • Le roman de Renartby Aurélie Barre

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 266.00

    This book provides a critical edition of the 'O' manuscript (beginning of the 14th century) of the Roman de Renart. It is supplemented by a varia lectio which takes into account the different readings of the most important 'branches' or short texts of the Roman de Renart. The edition includes an introduction of the work from the perspective of literary... more...

  • Räume der rêverieby Inga Baumann

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 89.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von einer kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit dem in der deutschsprachigen Romanistik vorherrschenden Bild der modernen Lyrik unternimmt die Studie den Versuch, die Geschichte der französischen Lyrik von der Romantik bis zum Surrealismus neu zu begreifen. Als zentrales Analyse-Paradigma dient dabei die Untersuchung der Rolle... more...

  • The Romance of Tristanby Beroul; Alan Fedrick

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 19.18

    One of the earliest extant versions of the Tristan and Yseut story, Beroul's French manuscript of The Romance of Tristan dates back to the middle of the twelfth century. It recounts the legend of Tristan, nephew of King Mark of Cornwall, and the king's Irish wife Yseut, who fall passionately in love after mistakenly drinking a potion. Their illicit... more...

  • The Anonymous Marie de Franceby R. Howard Bloch

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    This book by one of our most admired and influential medievalists offers a fundamental reconception of the person generally assumed to be the first woman writer in French, the author known as Marie de France. The Anonymous Marie de France is the first work to consider all of the writing ascribed to Marie, including her famous Lais , her 103 animal... more...