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  • The Figaro Trilogyby Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; David Coward

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 8.99

    The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a set of recurring characters who develop over time. They chronicle the slide of the ancien regime into revolution and Figaro was seen as a threat to the establishment. The impertinent, bustling servant was appropriated by Mozart and Rossini for their... more...

  • “Li premerains vers”.by Logan E. Whalen

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 120.00

    This volume celebrates the career of Keith Busby, one of the most prominent researchers of medieval French literature of our time, or as one of the contributors states, “one of the true knights errant among us—a scholar defined by the nobility of his intellect who upholds and defends medieval studies.” The chapters presented here bring together leading... more...

  • Carthage ou la flamme du brasierby Bernadette Cailler

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 67.20

    Carthage ou la flamme du brasier part d’une suite poétique d’Edouard Glissant, intitulée « Carthage », incluse dans Le sel noir (1960). Creuset des plus fructueux, ce texte a rapidement suscité chez Bernadette Cailler le désir d’explorer d’autres incarnations textuelles contemporaines de ce regard porté... more...

  • Marcel Proustby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    An avid critic an translator, Marcel Proust is best remembered as author of the novel "The Remembrance of Things Past. more...

  • Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literatureby Simon Gaunt

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 154.99

    Examines the association of love and death in medieval French and Occitan courtly literature using an approach informed by Lacanian psychoanalysis and Jacques Derrida. Offers new readings of canonical authors and texts, including Bernart de Ventadorn, Jaufre Rudel, Chrétien de Troyes, Thomas's Tristan, the Prose Lancelot, the Tristan en prose, La Mort... more...

  • Fleursby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    « Lorsque vous prenez une fleur dans les mains et que vous la regardez attentivement, elle devient votre univers le temps d'un instant. Je veux offrir cet univers aux autres, à tous ceux qui n'ont pas le temps de regarder une fleur. Je veux que les gens la voient, qu'ils le veuillent ou non », disait Georgia O'Keeffe. Les fleurs sont au centre de la... more...

  • Le 'Galien' de Cheltenhamby David M. Dougherty; Eugene B. Barnes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 158.00

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  • Chanson d'Antioche, chanson de gesteby Robert Francis Cook

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

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  • Lebensweltenby Hans Sanders

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    With its new sub-title Romance Literatures of the World , the book series Mimesis presents an innovative and integral understanding of the Romance world and Romance Studies from the perspective of literary studies and cultural theory. It takes account of the fact that the fascinating development of Romance literatures and cultures both... more...

  • Katalog der Texte. Jüngerer Teil (I - R)by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 307.00

    "Ein unverzichtbares Grundlagenwerk auch für künftige Forschergenerationen. Eine Fundgrube nicht nur für Literaturwissenschaftler, sondern auch für Liedforscher, Theologen, Historiker, Motivforscher, Kulturwissenschaftler, Volkskundler u.v.m. Das Werk liefert zudem ein Paradigma für Repertorien, mit denen insbesondere die überbordende... more...