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  • Violent Passionsby Tracy Adams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book re-evaluates the perception of "courtly love" in Old French verse. Adams traces how these verses explore the emotional trials of amour and propose coping methods for the lovelorn. more...

  • The Fourth Generation of French Feminist Writers (1985-2010)by Adrienne Angelo

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95

    This study examines how the fictional works of contemporary French female authors can be read as a unique fantasy world in which the writer consciously manipulates the reader’s (and spectator’s) narrative expectations with explicit articulations of female desire. In addition, this work offers a literary and psychoanalytic reading of lesser-known... more...

  • Charles d'Orléans in England, 1415-1440by Mary-Jo Arn

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 99.00

    Studies of evidence of Charles d'Orleans as scholar, politician and poet during his 25 years of captivity in England more...

  • Excess and Embodiment in Contemporary Women's Writingby Zeynep Zeren Atayurt

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    The 'obese' female body has often been portrayed as the 'other' to the slender body. However, this process of 'othering', or viewing as different, has created a repressive discourse, where 'excess' has increasingly come to be studied as a 'physical abnormality' or a signifier of a 'personality defect' in contemporary Western society. This book engages... more...

  • Le roman de Renartby Aurélie Barre

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00

    Le manuscrit O du Roman de Renart est un manuscrit complet et tardif du début du XIVe siècle, omis de la collection de variantes d'Ernest Martin en 1887. Ce texte composite emprunte ses leçons aux différentes familles de manuscrits telles qu'elles ont été analysées par Hermann Büttner à la fin du XIXe siècle. L'édition proposée analyse... more...

  • The Romance of Tristanby Beroul; Alan Fedrick

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 16.91

    One of the earliest extant versions of the Tristan and Yseut story, Beroul's French manuscript of The Romance of Tristan dates back to the middle of the twelfth century. It recounts the legend of Tristan, nephew of King Mark of Cornwall, and the king's Irish wife Yseut, who fall passionately in love after mistakenly drinking a potion. Their illicit... more...

  • Die Literatur der Roma Frankreichsby Julia Blandfort

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Im Vergleich zum literaturwissenschaftlich und imagologisch bereits sehr gut erforschten Gebiet der ‚Zigeunerbilder‘ in der Literatur wurden bis jetzt kaum Arbeiten zur Selbstdarstellung der Roma in der Literatur veröffentlicht. Auf der Basis der aktuellen Diaspora-Forschung werden soziokulturelle Hintergründe der Roma-Gemeinschaften... more...

  • The Anonymous Marie de Franceby R. Howard Bloch

    University of Chicago Press 2006; US$ 41.00

    This book by one of our most admired and influential medievalists offers a fundamental reconception of the person generally assumed to be the first woman writer in French, the author known as Marie de France. The Anonymous Marie de France is the first work to consider all of the writing ascribed to Marie, including her famous Lais , her 103 animal... more...

  • The Interlace Structure of the Third Part of the Prose Lancelotby Frank Brandsma

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    The intricate structure and the many different narrative threads of the Prose Lancelot are here skilfully analysed, showing them to be a major new development in literary technique. more...

  • An Anthology of Modern French Poetry (1850–1950)by Peter Broome; Graham Chesters

    Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 37.00

    This anthology is the companion volume to The Appreciation of Modern French Poetry, the aim of which was to give detailed preliminary help with the problems of poetic appreciation. The fourteen poets represented here provide a varied and exciting introduction to what is probably the richest century of French poetry, from 1850 to 1950. Hugo, the colossus... more...