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  • Le Tournant du siècle des Lumières 1760?1820by György M. Vajda

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 330.00

    Ce volume fait partie d'une série de quatre volumes consacrés aux phénomènes littéraires de la période s'étendant des Lumières à l'avènement des mouvements romantiques. Les volumes suivants traiteront de la prose et du théâtre. Sont présentés ici les genres en vers, compte tenu en particulier des changements majeurs qui ont préparé la renaissance et... more...

  • A Writer's Lifeby The Writers' Trust Of Canada

    McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 22.95

    For anyone who loves great literature -- or aspires to write it -- this is an essential collection, full of insight, wisdom, humour, and candour from Canada's most important and beloved literary figures. For the past twenty-five years, the Writers' Trust of Canada's annual lecture series, the Margaret Laurence Memorial Lecture, has invited some of... more...

  • Tolstoy or Dostoevskyby George Steiner

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 10.19

    George Steiner's Tolstoy or Dostoevsky has become a classic among  scholars of Russian literature. An essay in poetic and philosophic  criticism that bears mainly on the Russian masters, Tolstoy or  Dostoevsky deals also with larger themes: the epic tradition extending  from Homer to Tolstoy; the continuity of a "tragic world view" from  Oedipus Rex... more...

  • Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New Worldby Anne J. Cruz; Rosilie Hernandez

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    The essays collected in this volume from leading and recent scholars in Peninsular and colonial studies offer entirely new research on women's acquisition and practice of literacy, on conventual literacy and on the cultural representations of women's literacy. The collection reveals the surprisingly broad range of pedagogical methods and learning... more...

  • Die Asiatische Baniseby Heinrich Anselm von Zigler und Kliphausen; Werner Frick; Dieter Martin; Karin Vorderstemann

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    this historical-critical edition of the Baroque novel The Asian Banise fills a gap in research. Although the Banise was the most popular novel prior to Goethe?s Werther, until now there have only been two reprints (long out-of-print) of non-authorized editions. Long overdue, this book is the historical-critical edition of the original first edition... more...

  • Anxiety and Evil in the Writings of Patricia Highsmithby Fiona Peters

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Drawing extensively on the under-explored Highsmith Archive, Peters suggests that the usual generic distinctions-crime fiction, mystery, suspense-have been largely unhelpful in elucidating Patricia Highsmith's novels. Peters adopts a psychoanalytic approach to show that specific disturbances within her text have resulted in Highsmith's writing... more...

  • Intertextualityby Graham Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 24.95

    Graham Allen's Intertextuality follows all the major moves in the term's history, and clearly explains how intertextuality is employed in a variety of theories from structuralism to deconstruction, marxism to psychoanaysis. more...

  • Villetteby Charlotte Brontë; Margaret Smith; Tim Dolin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    I am only just returned to a sense of the real world about me, for I have been reading Villette, a still more wonderful book than Jane Eyre.' George Eliot Lucy Snowe, in flight from an unhappy past, leaves England and finds work as a teacher in Madame Beck's school in 'Villette'. Strongly drawn to the fiery autocratic schoolmaster Monsieur... more...

  • Conversations with Jonathan Lethemby Jaime Clarke

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 65.00

    Conversations with Jonathan Lethem collects fourteen interviews, conducted over a decade and a half, with the Brooklyn-born author of such novels as Girl in Landscape , Motherless Brooklyn , The Fortress of Solitude , Chroni more...

  • Conversations with Walter Mosleyby Owen E. Brady

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 25.00

    The interviews in this collection cover Walter Mosley's career and reveal an overarching theme: a belief in the transformative power of reading and writing. Since the 1990 publication of his first novel, Devil in a Blue Dress , Mosley (b. 1952) h more...