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  • Seeing Doubleby Françoise Meltzer

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    The poet Charles Baudelaire (1821?1867) has been labeled the very icon of modernity, the scribe of the modern city, and an observer of an emerging capitalist culture. Seeing Double reconsiders this iconic literary figure and his fraught relationship with the nineteenth-century world by examining the way in which he viewed the increasing dominance... more...

  • Molière, the French Revolution, and the Theatrical Afterlifeby Mechele Leon

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    From 1680 until the French Revolution, when legislation abolished restrictions on theatrical enterprise, a single theatre held sole proprietorship of Molière?s works. After 1791, his plays were performed in new theatres all over Paris by new actors, before audiences new to his works. Both his plays and his image took on new dimensions. In Molière,... more...

  • Selected Essaysby Michel de Montaigne; James B. Atkinson; David Sices

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 11.50

    "This new edition of Montaigne's most important essays is a superb achievement, one that successfully brings together in accessible form the work of two major writers of Renaissance France. The translation by James B. Atkinson and David Sices is accurate, clear, readable, and conveys Montaigne's personable style elegantly to modern readers of English.... more...

  • Aliscansby Fritz Peter Knapp; Fritz Peter Knapp

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    For the first time, this volume presents a German translation of the Old French heroic epic Aliscans , which served as a model for Wolfram von Eschenbach?s novel Willehalm . The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M (Holtus 1985). Students of German Studies will thus be able to compare the two... more...

  • Molière on Stageby Robert W. Goldsby

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    ‘Molière on Stage’ takes the reader onstage, backstage and into the audience of Molière’s plays, and analyzes the performance of his works in both his own time and ours. more...

  • Thebenroman - Eneasroman - Trojaromanby Udo Schöning

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 154.00

    Thebenroman - Eneasroman - Trojaroman: Studien Zur Rezeption Der Antike in Der Franz Sischen Literatur Des 12. Jahrhunderts. more...

  • The City of Scholarsby Margarete Zimmermann; Dina De Rentiis

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    The City of Scholars: New Approaches to Christine De Pizan (Topics in Sociolinguistics). more...

  • My ? Omegaby Kurt Aland; Harald Riesenfeld

    De Gruyter 1983; US$ 266.00

    Vollständige Konkordanz zum griechischen Neuen Testament : unter Zugrundelegung aller modernen kritischen Textausgaben und des Textus receptus. Band I, Teil 2 : m-[omega] more...

  • Rétif de la Bretonne spectateur nocturneby Philippe Barr

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 47.00

    À la lumière d?une réflexion sur les motifs politiques à l?origine du sort réservé à l??uvre de Rétif de la Bretonne par ses contemporains, cet essai propose de replacer l?écriture rétivienne au sein des stratégies de pouvoir qui, de Fontenelle à Marmontel, sont à l??uvre dans le champ symbolique et culturel des Lumières. À partir d?une étude détaillée... more...

  • Material Figuresby Margueritte S. Murphy

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 65.00

    Ideological debates about economics and aesthetics raged hotly in nineteenth-century France. French political economy was taking shape as a discipline that would support free-market liberalism, while l?art pour l?art theories circulated, and utopian systems with aesthetic and economic agendas proliferated. Yet, as this book argues, the discourses of... more...