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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 209.95
The influence of Prousts writings on Spanish authors has been enormous. Several key Spanish authors have written critical essays on Proust. This book draws together Spanish analysis of Prousts conception of time, memory, setting, and character development, among other things. Spanish authors actually borrowed many ideas from this now canonical... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 25.95
Not all men vie with their fathers for the love of their mothers. In some families the mother becomes the central figure for her son - the father is excluded (or excludes himself) and does not come between mother and son. The main thesis of this book - using clinical vignettes and quotes from the work of Marcel Proust to illustrate the author's points... more...
The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and PoliticsDartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99
The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; Not Available
A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition. more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.93
Modern-day research on Flaubert has placed particular emphasis on the bibliothèques de savoir (?libraries of knowledge?) integrated into his literary work. Their status and function, however, have not yet been fully understood. In this volume, members of the Franco-German research group ?Fractal? present their analyses of Flaubert?s... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.95
Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason ?The definitive translation for our time.? ?Edward Hirsch From Dante?s Inferno to Sartre?s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud?s A Season in Hell ?written when the poet was nineteen?provides an astonishing... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.95
On Yom Kippur eve in 1965, Elie Wiesel found himself in Russia, ?in a synagogue crowded with people. The air was stifling. The cantor was chanting . . . Suddenly a mad thought crossed my mind: Something is about to happen; any moment now the Rabbi will wake up, shake himself, pound the pulpit and cry out, shout his pain, his rage, his truth. I felt... more...
- Limmat Verlag 2013; US$ 19.99
Friedrich Glauser hat nicht nur autobiografische Erinnerungen an seine Kindheit in Wien aufgeschrieben, einzelne Episoden hat er gleich mehrmals in Erzählungen aufgenommen. Seine Geschichten zeichnen ein sehr lebensnahes Bild einer Wiener Kindheit um 1900. Da ist ein gestrenger Vater, der seinen Sohn «abhärten» will fürs Leben. Da ist eine verständnisvolle... more...