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  • 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...

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    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 49.99


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    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 54.99


  • Zolaby Phillip Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 36.70

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spaces of Creationby Allison Connolly

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 38.00

    Spaces of Creation examines the creative and synergistic potential of mothers and daughters in diverse Francophone societies. The study reveals that problematic issues of dynamic, postcolonial societies can and do fuel creative acts on the part of women. more...

  • The Lacanian Subjectby Bruce Fink

    Princeton University Press 2017; Not Available

    This book presents the radically new theory of subjectivity found in the work of Jacques Lacan. Against the tide of post-structuralist thinkers who announce "the death of the subject," Bruce Fink explores what it means to come into being as a subject where impersonal forces once reigned, subjectify the alien roll of the dice at the beginning of our... more...