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  • Young Countryby Kerry Hines

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    Young Country is a book of poetry by twenty-first-century writer Kerry Hines alongside images by nineteenth-century photographer William Williams. The wry, plainspoken but haunting poems sit alongside evocative photographs of settlement: landscapes, streetscapes, skyscapes; the escapades of a trio of flatmates; portraits of family and friends; burnt... more...

  • Isabelle Eberhardt and North Africaby Lynda Chouiten

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Born in Switzerland, writer Isabelle Eberhardt spent most of her adult life in North Africa, where she gained the reputation of being an anti-colonial figure on account of her friendship with the natives. This book shows that she was less interested in defending the colonized than in fulfilling her personal quests for heroism and literary success.... more...

  • Ousmane Sembene and the Politics of Cultureby Lifongo J. Vetinde; Amadou T. Fofana; Matthew H. Brown; Cherif Correa; Lyell Davies; Rachel Diang'a; David Murphy; Mouhamedoul A. Niang; Augustine Uka Nwanyanwu; Dayna Oscherwitz; Moussa Sow

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Undoubtedly one of Africa?s most influential first generation of writers and filmmakers, Ousmane Sembene's creative works of fiction as well as his films have been the subject of a considerable number of scholarly articles. This book examines this figure within the context of his career-long preoccupation with the production of culture. ... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arteby Judith Chaffee; Oliver Crick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    From Commedia dell?Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de Vega, Goldoni, Meyerhold, and even the glove puppet,... more...

  • Wendezeitenby Alfred Gall

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 70.80

    Hauptbeschreibung <p>Der Band versammelt Beitr&auml;ge aus verschiedenen Disziplinen, die der Frage nachgehen, wie in Drama und Film Wendezeiten modelliert werden. Die Gestaltung epochaler Z&auml;suren bringt eigenst&auml;ndige Deutungsanspr&uuml;che zur Geltung, die nicht auf vorgeordnete politische, gesellschaftliche oder... more...

  • Letters on Englandby Voltaire

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95

    Letters on England gathers together Voltaire's essays about his time in England between 1726 and 1728. Comparable to Alexis De Tocqueville's Democracy in America , Voltaire looks at English culture as an outsider, giving its culture, society and governing institutions a favorable comparison to their French counterparts. more...

  • Imaginaires métissés en littérature pour la jeunesseby Noëlle Sorin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 18.00

    Le collectif proposé par Noëlle Sorin aborde la problématique du métissage en deux volets, l'un consacré au métissage culturel sous divers aspects, l'autre à l'expression d'une pensée métisse dans l'ouvre de plusieurs auteurs. Les enseignants trouveront en ces pages des suggestions d'ouvres... more...

  • Jacques Poulinby Pierre Hébert

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1997; US$ 9.99

    Les romans de Jacques Poulin sondent un très petit nombre de questions essentiels : quelle influence exerce sur nous notre enfance ? comment vivre avec l?agressivité qui existe en nous-mêmes et chez les autres ? comment équilibre intérieurement la partie féminine et masculine de notre être ? Enfin, cette interrogation récursive qui recueille toutes... more...

  • Germaine Guèvremontby Yvan G. Lepage

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1998; US$ 9.99

    « Évoquer Germaine Guèvremont (1893-1968), c?est faire surgir le personnage mythique du Survenant, lié dans l?imaginaire québécois, aux temps heureux d?un passé révolu. » Ainsi s?ouvre le présent ouvrage, dont l?objectif est d?éclairer l?oeuvre entière de Germaine Guèvremont, aussi bien ses écrits journalistiques, encore très mal connus (environ cent... more...

  • Mobility of Lightby Nicole Brossard; Louise H. Forsyth

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 85.00

    “On strands of light I am hanging poetry like garlands.” These first words of poetry from Nicole Brossard anticipate the vast body of work she has published in the last four decades. The poems in Mobility of Light were chosen by Louise H. Forsyth to elicit a sense of these whirling garlands and convey the intense energy—physical,... more...