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  • 2013–2015by Georg Büchner Gesellschaft; Burghard Dedner; Matthias Gröbel; Eva-Maria Vering

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 91.00

    Das Georg Büchner Jahrbuch , das in unregelmäßigen Abständen erscheint, „soll der Georg-Büchner-Forschung als ein Forum der Bestandsaufnahme und der Innovation, der Reflexion und der Debatte, der Quellendokumentation wie der raschen Mitteilung, der Auseinandersetzung wie der Verständigung dienen und dabei die ganze inhaltliche und methodische... more...

  • The Proustian Fabricby Christie McDonald

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 55.00

    The association of ideas became the foundation of Freudian psychoanalysis, informed the nascent semiology of Saussure, and characterized the literary works of Sterne, Joyce, Woolf, and especially Marcel Proust. The author of Remembrance of Things Past, acutely aware of how philosophical, historical, and narrative writing intersected, gave years... more...

  • The Gargantuan Polityby Michael Randall

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    The Gargantuan Polity examines political, legal, theological, and literary texts in the late Middle Ages, to show how individuals were defined by contracts of mutual obligation, which allowed rulers to hold power due to approval of their subjects. more...

  • Distant Voices Still Heardby John O'Brien; Malcolm Quainton

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 72.99

    This book seeks to satisfy a pedagogical need. It is designed for the new graduate student in England and elsewhere, although it may profitably be used by the enterprising final year undergraduate. Its aim is to introduce the modern student to readings of French Renaissance literature, drawing on the perspectives of contemporary literary theories. more...

  • The Literatures of the French Pacificby Raylene Ramsay

    Liverpool University Press 2014; US$ 89.99

    A path-breaking analysis of hybridity in the literatures of the Francophone Pacific. more...

  • Decolonising the Intellectualby Jane Hiddleston

    Liverpool University Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book explores the impossible dilemma facing Francophone intellectuals writing in the lead-up to decolonisation: How could they redefine their culture, and the 'humanity' they felt had been denied by the colonial project, in terms that did not replicate the French thinking by which they were formed? more...

  • Francophone Afropean Literaturesby Nicki Hitchcott; Dominic Thomas

    Liverpool University Press 2014; US$ 79.99

    This volume explores the concept and possibility of a black European community by analysing the ways in which contemporary Francophone African writers articulate and interrogate their complex relationships with European society, culture and history. more...

  • Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studiesby Raphael Dalleo

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 120.00

    The collected essays demonstrate the ways postcolonial studies has adapted Bourdieu's sociology of literature to examine the institutions that structure the creation, dissemination, and reception of world literature; the foundational values of postcolonialism as a field and its sometimes ambivalent relationship to the popular; and the ways concepts... more...

  • Eighteenth-Century Escape Talesby Michael J. Mulryan; Denis D. Grélé; Rori Bloom; Léa Lebourg-Leportier; Claire Trevien

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 80.50

    This volume is a study of the interdisciplinary nature of prison escape tales and their impact on European cultural identity in the e i ghteenth-century. Contemporary readers identified with the heroism such works promoted, because escape heroes most often define themselves via their confrontation with the arbitrary power of the sovereign, prefiguring... more...

  • Backwoodsmen as Ecocritical Motif in French Canadian Literatureby Anne Rehill

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 71.00

    This book encompasses a historically based literary analysis through an ecocritical perspective, in a thematic examination of how backwoodsmen from the seventeenth-century through the nineteenth-century are portrayed in four works of French Canadian literature. Literary depictions of these men of European origin reveal the dominant culture’s changing... more...