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  • Literature and Material Culture from Balzac to Proustby Janell Watson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    A study of the significance of curiosities and collecting in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French literature. more...

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    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 227.54

    This documentation of the genesis of Goethe's works was compiled in the 1950s by Momme and Katharina Mommsen at the Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften [German Academy of Sciences] in East Berlin. The editorial board of the EGW is currently located at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, where editing of the work continues through the support... more...

  • Shifting Subjectsby Natalie Edwards

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 72.99

    There are many different ways to say 'I.' This book examines the ways in which four contemporary women writers (HZl_ne Cixous, Assia Djebar, Gis_le Halimi and Julia Kristeva) have written their autobiographical 'I' as a plural concept. These women refuse the individual 'I' of traditional autobiography by developing narrative strategies that multiply... more...

  • Interpersonal Encounters in Contemporary Travel Writingby Catharine Mee

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    A critical study on the theme of interpersonal encounter in late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century French and Italian travel writing. more...

  • The Symbolist Movement in Literatureby Arthur Symons; Matthew Creasy

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.99

    First published in 1899, The Symbolist Movement in Literature was a highly influential work of criticism, and served to introduce the French Symbolists to an Anglophone readership. Symons' interest in writers such as Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé puts him at the heart of contemporary debates about Decadence and Symbolism in fin-de-siècle literature;... more...

  • The Land of Lost Contentby Sureshini Sanders

    Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Three children under the age of ten are left in the care of their elderly grandparents in the north of Ceylon. What was an unfortunate necessity transpires to be the making of them. They are last to experience a traditional way of life that was centuries old, before the onslaught of civil war changed everything forever. Their father was one of the... more...

  • The Roland Legend in Nineteenth Century French Literatureby Harry Jr. Redman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The year was 778. Charlemagne, starting homeward after an expedition onto the Iberian Peninsula, left his nephew, Count Roland, in command of a rear guard. As Roland and his troops moved through the Pyrenees, a fierce enemy swooped down and annihilated them. Whether the attackers were Moors, Basques, Gascons, or Aquitainians is still disputed. The... more...

  • Politics, Writing, Mutilationby Allan Stoekl

    University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 36.00

    Politics, Writing, Mutilation was first published in 1985. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Five twentieth-century French writers played, and continue to play, a pivotal role in the development... more...

  • Beiträge zur französischen Moralistikby Margot Kruse; Joachim Küpper; Andreas Kablitz; Bernhard König

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 152.37

    Der vorliegende Band präsentiert Margot Kruses wichtigste Aufsätze zur Moralistik, von den späten sechziger Jahren des 20. Jahrhunderts bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Die Studien, zum größten Teil auf Deutsch, einige auf Französisch, gliedern sich in zwei Sektionen. Die Abhandlungen der ersten Sektion behandeln im Anschluss an eine... more...

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    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 20.65

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