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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00
Petrarch?s Rimes arefrequently edited and commented upon. 16th-century commentators do not only provide explanations of words, verses, or sections, but alsopresent their ownobservations as well as related texts, e.g.,Petrarch?s Canzoniere . Graphology and editorial guidelines are combined with exegetic and interpretative processes, so... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Divine Comedy: Inferno takes you deep inside Dante's vision of Hell, the first... more...
- Pauline Books and Media 2013; US$ 9.95
In this awe-inspiring tale, the life of Jesus is imaginatively retold by an improbable witness: a donkey! Sensitively expressed and colorfully illustrated, A Donkey?s Tale encourages children ages 6?8 to also be witnesses to the faith. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 149.99
The Historical Dictionary of French Literature covers the history of the principal authors and movements in the history of imaginative French literature since the 9th century. It also contains analyses of a selection of key texts and lists works inspired by major historical or political events such as the two World Wars with an emphasis on the... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
Orlando Furioso ("The Frenzy of Orlando", more literally "Mad Orlando"; in Italian furioso is seldom capitalized) is an Italian romantic epic by Ludovico Ariosto which has exerted a wide influence on later culture. The earliest version appeared in 1516, although the poem was not published in its complete form until 1532. Orlando... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 252.00
Italian comedians attracted audiences to performances at every level, from the magnificent Italian, German and French court festival appearances of Orlando di Lasso or Isabella Andreini, to the humble street trestle lazzi of anonymous quacks. The characters they inspired continue to exercise a profound cultural influence, and an understanding of the... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1978; US$ 5.25
Dans lensemble de la production contemporaine, trois ouvres font ici lobjet détudes systématiques : celles de Samuel Beckett, de Romain Weingarten et de Jean Genet. Une interview inédite dEugène Ionesco complète louvrage. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 75.00
Establishing the notion of reasonable foolishness and foolish reason as a generic principle of the old French farce, Boucquey's study examines the interdependencies among four key mimetic phenomena: the demented universe of the Feast of Fools festival, the genre of the farce, Bruegel's representation of the world, and the euphoric comedies of triumphant... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 75.00
Reassessing the theoretical usefulness of the “high/low culture” perspective often found in writings on Romantic theater, this book shows how this dichotomy has obscured the centrality of melodrama as a dominant mode of Romantic expression in post-revolutionary France. The book focuses on Victor Ducange's production (1813-33) in order to... more...