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  • Gehemmter Flugby Thomas M. Höpfner

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 5.13

    Wer schmolz, war ich. Sie aber blieb / gefasst, gewappnet, schön, und schrieb / mir mit dem Finger in den Wein: / "Igitt". Und lud mich zu sich ein. - Dieses Buch ist voll von hintersinnigen, ironischen und skurrilen Gedanken. Thomas M. Höpfner nimmt mit Genuss, Humor und Scharfsicht Themen und Motive aufs Korn, die von vielen Zeitgenossen... more...

  • Jules Verne's Scotlandby Ian Thompson

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 18.95

    This book weaves in all the reasons why the residents of Scotland love to live here; landscape, beautiful scenery, an air of mystery and the great history of the land. Thompson conveys Verne's deep fascination with Scotland and takes the reader on a journey with Verne from his beloved Heart of Midlothian' to exploring in the Highlands. This... more...

  • Vietnam and the Colonial Condition of French Literatureby Leslie Barnes

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vietnam and the Colonial Condition of French Literature explores an aspect of modern French literature that has been consistently overlooked in literary histories: the relationship between the colonies?their cultures, languages, and people?and formal shifts in French literary production. Starting from the premise that neither cultural identity nor... more...

  • Representing Judith in Early Modern French Literatureby Kathleen M. Llewellyn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    The first full length study to focus on Judith in early modern French literature, this book breaks new ground in its focus on adaptations of the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Judith across a range of early modern French literary genres. It provides a deeper understanding of early modern ideas regarding the role of women, the use of exemplary stories... more...

  • Authority in Crisis in French Literature, 1850–1880by Seth Whidden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Considering the crises of literary authority in nineteenth-century French literature against the backdrop of the Second Empire (1852-1870) and the aftermath of the bloody Paris Commune of 1871, Seth Whidden focuses on the phenomena—literary collaboration, parody, destabilized poetic form, the substitution of one poetic or narrative voice with... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mosén Diego de Valeraby Cristina Moya García

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Este libro reúne las últimas investigaciones de los máximos especialistas en este importante autor del siglo XV castellano que cultivó todos los géneros literarios. Contains the latest research by the most important scholars of the Castilian author Mosén Diego de Valera. more...

  • You Must Remember Thisby Michael Bazzett

    Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 16.00

    A woozy logic dominates these poems: a heart can become a buzzing hive of bees, a rooster can trigger a series of bombs, a young man can embrace a city bus as his spirit animal. Yet Bazzett slices through his poems with a dangerous sense of humor. “Your humor is deft and cutting / my fingers off one by one,? as one poem puts it. Once dismembered,... more...

  • Malanga Chasing Vallejo: Selected Poems: César Vallejoby César Vallejo; Gerard Malanga

    Three Rooms Press 2014; US$ 16.95

    In the forceful, staggering poetry of César Vallejo, poet and photographer Gerard Malanga discovered a kindred spirit. Driven by a deep sense of spiritual kinship and with the encouragement of Vallejo's widow, Malanga's translations reveal a profound perspective on Vallejo's work that brings into focus the brutal desperation behind his genius. Malanga... more...