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  • One Hundred and One Poems by Paul Verlaineby Paul Verlaine; Norman R. Shapiro

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 19.00 US$ 16.15

    French poet Paul Verlaine, a major representative of the Symbolist Movement during the latter half of the nineteenth century, was one of the most gifted and prolific poets of his time. Norman Shapiro's superb translations display Verlaine's ability to transform into timeless verse the essence of everyday life and make evident the reasons for his renown... more...

  • The Nothing Machineby Robert Ziegler

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 70.00

    In an era when reality was aestheticized as collectibles, Octave Mirbeau unleashed his fiction like a destructive machine, setting fire to stale material and discredited ideologies, burning them as fuel and expelling texts as clean emissions. In this first English-language overview of all the novels published under Mirbeau’s name, this study argues... more...

  • Madame Bovary at the Moviesby Mary Donaldson-Evans

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 61.60

    Some eighteen film directors from France to the United States, Germany to India, have applied themselves to the task of adapting Madame Bovary to the screen. Why has Flaubert’s 1857 classic novel been so popular with filmmakers? What challenges have they had to meet? What ideologies do their adaptations serve? Madame Bovary at the Movies seeks... more...

  • L’écriture hospitalièreby Cecile Matthey

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40

    L’Ecriture hospitalière porte sur la pratique intertextuelle des Trois Contes de Flaubert. C’est en particulier La Légende de saint Julien l’Hospitalier qui autorise cette investigation : plus qu’aucune autre œuvre de Flaubert en effet, ce conte obéit à une logique citationnelle. Le conte sacrifie l’originalité... more...

  • La clef des Illuminationsby Paul Claes

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 100.80

    Cette étude propose une interprétation inédite ainsi qu’un commentaire détaillé des Illuminations , texte qui défie depuis plus d’un siècle l’ingéniosité des spécialistes de Rimbaud. À l’encontre du parti pris des exégètes actuels qui préconisent une approche... more...

  • Prophètes, sorciers, rumeursby Helene Celdran Johannessen

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00

    Prophètes, sorciers, rumeurs: La violence dans trois romans de Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly (1808 – 1889) étudie la représentation de la violence dans trois romans de Barbey d’Aurevilly. On a souvent dit de l’univers de Barbey qu’il est saturé de violence. Jusqu’ici, cependant, on n’avait jamais mis... more...

  • Genèses flaubertiennesby Aeric Le Calvez

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 88.20

    Genèses flaubertiennes emprunte la voie déjà tracée par Flaubert topographe (1997) et La Production du descriptif (2002) d’Éric Le Calvez et aborde la genèse de l’œuvre de Flaubert avec des questions qui relèvent de la théorie de la production textuelle. Le premier axe choisi examine des fragments... more...

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Novel Study Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching high-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys. The guide is digital; simply print the activities you need for each lesson. Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader... more...

  • Stéphane Mallarméby Roger Pearson

    Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 16.95

    This concise biography of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) blends an account of the poet’s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice. “A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet,” he declared at the age of twenty-two—but wh more...

  • The Birth of European Romanticismby John Claiborne Isbell

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 35.00

    An important study of the book which invented European Romanticism, Staël's De l'Allemagne. more...