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  • Souffles-Anfasby Olivia C. Harrison; Teresa Villa-Ignacio

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 21.95

    This book makes available, for the first time in English, essays and poetry published in the seminal postcolonial Moroccan journal of culture and politics, Souffles-Anfas . more...

  • Classicism and Romanticism in Italian Literatureby Fabio A Camilletti

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    In 1816 a violent literary quarrel engulfed Bourbon Restoration Italy. On one side the Romantics wanted an opening up of Italian culture towards Europe, and on the other the Classicists favoured an inward-looking Italy. Giacomo Leopardi wrote a Discourse of an Italian on Romantic Poetry aiming to contribute to the debate from a new perspective. more...

  • Algerian Imprintsby Brigitte Weltman-Aron

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    Born and raised in French Algeria, Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous represent in their literary works signs of conflict and enmity, drawing on discordant histories so as to reappraise the political on the very basis of dissensus. In a rare comparison of these authors’ writings, this book shows how Cixous and Djebar consistently reclaim for ethical... more...

  • The Other Rise of the Novel in Eighteenth-Century French Fictionby Olivier Delers

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 40.50

    The Other Rise of the Novel relies on new research concerning the relevance of bourgeois values and ideals in the early modern period in France to question the extent to which characters in works of fiction portray the rise of individualistic and self-interested behavior. more...

  • Stellaby Emeric Bergeaud; Christen Mucher; Lesley S. Curtis

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    Stella , first published in 1859, is an imaginative retelling of Haiti’s fight for independence from slavery and French colonialism.  Set during the years of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804),  Stella  tells the story of two brothers, Romulus and Remus, who help transform their homeland from the French colony of Saint-Domingue to the independent... more...

  • Briefe Juli 1791 bis Juni 1795by Philip Mattson; Wilhelm von Humboldt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 183.99

    Dieser zweite Band der umfassenden Sammlung der Briefe des Philosophen, Bildungsreformers, Linguisten und Freundes der Weimarer Klassik umfasst rund 150 Briefe, die die vier ersten Ehejahre des soeben aus dem Staatsdienst Ausgeschiedenen dokumentieren, die er zunächst in ländlicher Zurückgezogenheit seinen Studien lebend, im letzten Jahr in täglichem... more...

  • Montaigneby Stefan Zweig; Will Stone

    Pushkin Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Zweig's highly personal last work, written during the Second World War-a biography of his hero, Michel de Montaigne, and a passionate argument for humanity in times of barbarity 'He who thinks freely for himself, honours all freedom on earth.' Stefan Zweig was already an émigré - driven from a Europe torn apart by brutality and totalitarianism... more...

  • Landmarks in Modern Latin American Fiction (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    In the 1960s, there occurred amongst Latin American writers a sudden explosion of literary activity known as the ‘Boom’. It marked an increase in the production and availability of innovative and experimental novels. But the ‘Boom’ of the 1960s should not be taken as the only flowering of Latin American fiction, for such novels dubbed ‘new novels’... more...

  • Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Gardeby Silvina Gesser

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Garde explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity that polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry—in what is conventionally... more...

  • Around the World in Eighty Daysby Jules Verne

    Waverley Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    The book tells the story of Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman, who makes a fantastic trip as a bet. His adventures, with his French manservant Passepartout, by railway, steamship and elephant, see him travel around the world pursued relentlessly by a detective who mistakes him for a notorious criminal. more...