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  • Figures of the Textby Michael Vincent

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 158.00

    The works of Jean de La Fontaine have invited an extraordinary variety of readings in the three centuries since their composition. By engaging selected fables and tales with contemporary notions of intertextuality, reader reception theory, and grammatology, Figures of the Text raises questions about what “reading La Fontaine” meant in... more...

  • History in the Text 'Quatrevingt-Treize' and the French Revolutionby Sandy Petrey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

    The title of this study ?History in the text? is an oxymoronic phrase, and by this, the main focus of the book is clear immediately. On the other hand, there still remains the question to what extent text and history are comparable. The author of this volume tries to answer this by discussing the famous novel of Victor Hugo Quatrevingt-Treize against... more...

  • Intimate, Intrusive and Triumphantby Peter V. Jr. Conroy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 98.00

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  • Marcel Proust and the Strategy of Readingby Walter Kasell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

    This study examines Marcel Proust?s works and his readers, starting of with the reading encounter one needs in order not to miss out on things, and ending by exploring the nature of Proust?s vision. An interesting study for everyone who wants to know more about Proust and his ideas. more...

  • Michel Tournier's Metaphysical Fictionsby Susan Petit

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 158.00

    This study of the fictional themes and techniques of Michel Tournier reveals his profound radicalism as a social critic and novelist despite the seeming conventionality of his works. Guided by Tournier's essays and interviews, Petit examines his fiction in light of plot sources, philosophical and anthropological training, and his belief that fiction... more...

  • The Symbolist Home and the Tragic Home: Mallarmé and Oedipusby Richard E. Goodkin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 102.00

    Tragedy as Symbolism It is the symbolic nature of Oedipus' quest which most centrally links the notions of Tragedy and Symbolism in the Oedipus Tyrannus, and that under the aegis of the concepts of home and homing. more...

  • Le savoir partagéby Jacques Fontanille

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 113.00

    Une analyse systématique et détaillée des fines stratégies du secret et du désir de savoir à l??vre entre les protagonistes de A la recherche du temps perdu , conduite à la lumière de la théorie sémiotique, et qui dévoile, à travers le texte de Proust, la présence implicite d?une théorie et d?une esthétique de la connaissance. La perspective adoptée,... more...

  • Shadowby Marcia Brown; Marcia Brown; The French of Blaise Cendrars; Marcia Brown

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011; Not Available

    Shadow lives in the forest... It goes forth at night to prowl around the fires. It even likes to mingle with the dancers... Shadow... It waves with the grasses, curls up at the foot of trees... But in the African experience Shadow is much more. The village storytellers and shamans of an Africa that is passing into memory called forth for... more...

  • Sylvie Germain.by Mariska Koopman-Thurlings

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 35.00

    Sylvie Germain est l’auteur d’une importante œuvre romanesque, mais elle a écrit aussi un grand nombre d’ouvrages que, faute d’un terme plus approprié, l’on désigne par le mot d’ « essai ». Dans quelle mesure ces ouvrages, qui sont souvent des méditations poétiques, se distinguent-ils... more...

  • Proust et la Hollande.by Sjef Houppermans; Manet van Montfrans; Annelies Schulte Nordholt

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 55.00

    Marcel Proust Aujourd'hui est une revue internationalebilingue qui veut tre un forum aussi bien pour les sp cialistes del'oeuvre de Proust que pour tout lecteur d sirant serenseigner sur l' volution des recherches proustiennes. Des num rosg n raux alternent avec des num ros orient ssuivant une th matique sp cifique.Marcel Proust Aujourd'hui... more...