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  • 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...

  • Zolaby Phillip Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.70

    In the novels of Emile Zola, the pain and horror of working class life was pushed into the drawing rooms of polite society. Zola set out to shock and to question the assumptions of fiction and of comfortable, settled lives. The impact of his writing was far wider than France, and his attacks on the pillars of society gave him an international reputation.... more...

  • Publishing Africa in Frenchby Ruth Bush

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 139.99

    An exploration of African literary production in France and its socio-economic implications. more...

  • Hervé Guibertby Jean-Pierre Boulé

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 49.99


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    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 54.99


  • Mind, Body, Motion, Matterby Mary Helen McMurran; Alison Conway

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    Mind, Body, Motion, Matter investigates the relationship between the eighteenth century’s two predominant approaches to the natural world in the works of leading British and French writers such as Daniel Defoe, William Hogarth, Laurence Sterne, the third Earl of Shaftesbury and Denis Diderot. more...

  • Involuntary Confessions of the Flesh in Early Modern Franceby Nora Martin Peterson

    University of Delaware Press 2016; US$ 71.00

    Involuntary Confessions of the Flesh in Early Modern France is an interdisciplinary study of moments in which the early modern body loses control of its surface. Rather than read these moments as forerunners to the Freudian slip, it suggests that these moments are vital players in shaping various early modern discourses. This book pairs literary... more...

  • The Mechanical Songby Felicia Miller-Frank

    Stanford University Press 1995; US$ 52.50

    Examining the privileged relation of women to the singing voice in nineteenth-century literary works, the author argues for an emerging identification between women and artifice in the period. Beginning with texts by Rousseau and Proust that show a link between nostalgia for the maternal voice and the writer's self, the book then turns to the psychoanalytic... more...

  • Metabilder in der Literaturby Raffaele Louis

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Reading Apollinaire's Alcoolsby Willard Bohn

    University of Delaware Press 2016; US$ 80.50

    Apollinaire is generally considered to be one of the very best modern poets writing in any language. Published in 1913, Alcools is his most important book of poetry and continues to be highly influential. This book provides a detailed analysis for seventeen of the most important poems in Alcools and includes a state-of-the-art survey of current... more...