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- Oxford University Press, UK 2003; US$ 8.99
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 own... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 5.99
Why does he write those ghastly plays that the whole of Paris flocks to see? And why does he paint such lifelike portraits that everyone recognizes themselves?' Moliere, The Impromptu at VersaillesThis volume brings together four of Moliere's greatest verse comedies covering the best years of his prolific writing career. Actor, director, and... more...
- Theatre Communications Group 2009; US$ 14.95
Richard Wilbur's world-renowned verse translations of Molière's brilliant farces. more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00
In this volume, concepts of memory from literary studies are systematically recorded for the first time and presented from an historical, theoretical and methodological aspect. The aim is to locate the discussion in the subject discipline within the transdisciplinary discussion of memory and recollection. more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 27.64
Rimbaud called him 'le premier voyant, roi des poetes, un vrai dieu', and the history of modern poetry, which begins with him, has borne out that opinion. This is a comprehensive new translation of all Baudelaire's poetry, excluding only the juvenilia, occasional verse and work of doubtful attribution. It includes all the poems published in the first... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The 1990s have seen a resurgence of interest in the Marquis de Sade, with several biographies competing to put their version of his life story before the public. But Sadean scholar Richard Seaver takes us directly to the source, translating Sade's prison correspondence. Seaver's translations retain the aristocratic hauteur of Sade's prose, which still... more...
The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and PoliticsDartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 39.99
A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 69.99
Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...