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The Roman de Troie by Benoît de Sainte-Maure: A Translation

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(2017)  | 9781843844693 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 488pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Benoît de Sainte-Maure's Roman de Troie, dating to around 1165, is, alongwith the Roman de Thèbes and the Roman d'Eneas, one of the three "romancesof antiquity" (romans d'antiquité). These romances launched the plots,themes and structures of the genre, then blossoming in the hands of...

Charles corm : an intellectual biography of a twentieth-century lebanese young phoenician.

Salameh, Franck.
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(2017)  | 9781498517683 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese "Young Phoenician"delves into the history of the modern Middle East and an inquiry into Lebanese intellectual, cultural, and political life as incarnated in the ideas, and as illustrated by the times, works, and activities of Charles...

Freedom and negativity in beckett and adorno : something or nothing.

Leeder, Natalie.
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(2017)  | 9781786603197 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Since his notorious 1961 lecture, 'Trying to Understand Endgame', Theodor W. Adorno's name has been frequently coupled with that of Samuel Beckett. This book offers a radical reappraisal of the intellectual affinities between these two figures, whose paths crossed all too fleetingly. Specifically the...

Odious caribbean women and the palpable aesthetics of transgression.

Francis, Gladys M.
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(2017)  | 9781498543507 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Odious Caribbean Women and the Palpable Aesthetics of Transgression examines the methods through which the works of French Caribbean women resist hedonistic conceptions of pleasure, "art for art's sake" aestheticism, and commodification through representations of "uglified" spaces, transgressive "deglamorified"...

Romanticism and civilization : love, marriage, and family in rousseau's julie.

Kremer, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781498527477 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Romanticism and Civilization examines romantic alternatives to modern life in Rousseau's foundational novel Julie. It argues that Julie is a response to the ills of modern civilization, and that Rousseau saw that the Enlightenment's combination of science and of democracy degraded human life by making...

Ninette of Sin Street

Danon, Vitalis. , Brozgal, Lia. Stein, Sarah Abrevaya.
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(2017)  | 9781503602137 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Published in Tunis in 1938, Ninette of Sin Street is one of the first works ofTunisian fiction in French. Ninette's author, Vitalis Danon, arrived in Tunisiaunder the aegis of the Franco-Jewish organization the Alliance IsraéliteUniverselle and quickly adopted—and was adopted by—the local community.Ninette...

Ninette of Sin Street

Danon, Vitalis. , Brozgal, Lia. Stein, Sarah Abrevaya.
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(2017)  | 9781503601567 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Published in Tunis in 1938, Ninette of Sin Street is one of the first works ofTunisian fiction in French. Ninette's author, Vitalis Danon, arrived in Tunisiaunder the aegis of the Franco-Jewish organization the Alliance IsraéliteUniverselle and quickly adopted—and was adopted by—the local community.Ninette...

Jazz and palm wine.

Dongala, Emmanuel.
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(2017)  | 9780253026699 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 138pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Jazz, aliens, and witchcraft collide in this collection of short stories byrenowned author Emmanuel Dongala. The influence of Kongo culture is tangiblethroughout, as customary beliefs clash with party conceptions of scientific andrational thought. In the first half of Jazz and Palm Wine, the characters...

Identity Trouble: Fragmentation and Disillusionment in the Works of Guy de Maupassant

Yampolsky, Eva.
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(2017)  | 9781433121470 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 130pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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In this book, Eva Yampolsky explores the questions of identity, illusion andsuicide in the works of Guy de Maupassant. Utilizing a historical context whichstimulated numerous social, technological and scientific transformations anddevelopments during the 19th century, Dr. Yampolsky identifies two definingaims.Firstly,...

Romance of Evast and Blaquerna

Llull, Ramon. Hughes, Robert D.
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(2017)  | 9781855663046 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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The Romance of Evast and Blaquerna is a novel in which Ramon Llull rebelledagainst secular literature of chivalry and the court in general, which was sosuccessful in his time. Written around 1283, it tells the fictional biography ofBlaquerna, a virtuous young man who aspires to be a hermit, not a knight,...

Balzac's Cane: Translated with an Introduction by Marta L. Wilkinson

Girardin, Emile de. , Wilkinson, Marta L.
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(2017)  | 9781433140686 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 138pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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Balzac’s Cane is an English translation of Delphine de Girardin’s 1836novella, La Canne de M. de Balzac, which centers around a protagonist namedTancred Dorimont, a brilliant young man plagued by his devastating good looks.In a social context in which appearance is everything, it seems for severalchapters...

French feminisms 1975 and after : new readings, new texts.

Atack, Margaret. Fell, Alison. Holmes, Diana. Long, Imogen.
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(2017)  | 9783034322096 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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