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- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 80.00
In this first critical study in English to focus exclusively on Annie Ernauxs writing trajectory, Siobhán McIlvanney provides a stimulating and challenging analysis of Ernauxs individual texts. Following a broadly feminist hermeneutic, this study engages in a series of provocative close readings of Ernauxs works in a move to... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 4.95
The School for Husbands (L'École des maris) is a work by Molière (the stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin), a French playwright who is often considered to be one of Western literature's great masters of comedy. In a theatre in the Louvre and in the Palais-Royal, Molière found success among the Parisians with The School... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
Addresses the aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the interplay between Petrarch's texts and their material preparation and reception. This book aims to show how a Petrarchan hermeneutics must be based on an understanding of Petrarchan philology. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 11.95
Under the pretense of defending an obscure treatise by a Catalan theologian, Sebond, Montaigne attacks the philosophers who attempt rational explanations of the universe and argues for a skeptical Christianity based squarely on faith rather than reason. The result is the Apology for Raymond Sebond, a classic of Counter-Reformation thought and a masterpiece... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
?When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep. And when I am walking alone in a beautiful orchard, if my thoughts are sometimes preoccupied elsewhere, the rest of the time I bring them back to the walk, to the orchard, to the sweetness of this solitude, and to me.? ? Montaigne In the year 1570, at the age of thirty-seven, Michel... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 43.00
Proust était fasciné par létrange et par létranger, qui le lui a bien rendu. Sa notoriété de premier auteur « moderne » est née hors des frontières hexagonales. Son uvre a été traduite très tôt. Dailleurs, puisquelle est traduite, nous ne lisons sans more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
As this concluding volume of his moving and revealing memoirs begins, Elie Wiesel is forty years old, a writer of international repute. Determined to speak out more actively for both Holocaust survivors and the disenfranchised everywhere, he sets himself a challenge: "I will become militant. I will teach, share, bear witness. I will reveal and try... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
King Kong Theory is Despentes' candid account of how she became notorious: reviled and admired in equal measure for her rape-revenge novel turned film, Baise-Moi, she is the poster girl for modern female rebellion. Powerful, provocative and personal, King Kong Theory describes the ways her ideas have been shaped by her experiences of rape, prostitution... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 14.66
After the pleasure comes the pain. The Sexual Life of Catherine M, Catherine Millet's analysis of the many forms and flavours of sexual pleasure, was internationally admired, and not just for its literary qualities. The audacity of a sex life well lived and thoroughly examined left readers wondering how she managed to pull it off while sustaining... more...