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Debate Of Folly And Love: A New English Translation With The Original French Text

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Louise Labé, a French Renaissance poet, was one of the most exciting and influential writers of her time. Many scholars have translated her poems into English, but few have addressed her prose. Yet Debate of Folly and Love generated enormous enthusiasm among its…
The Feminization Of Surrealism: The Road To Surreal Silence In Selected Works Of Marguerite Duras

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Marguerite Duras’s writing is analogous to the surrealist endeavor, though her work is rarely compared to surrealist principles. This study proposes a detailed analysis of Duras’s relationship to the male-dominated literary domain of Surrealism,…
Suicide In French Thought From Montesquieu To Cioran

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Suicide stems in large part from the human condition and, as such, is not a problem that can be solved. Former draconian and punitive laws against it have in the main been eliminated, but it remains a stigma and a heartache. In the twentieth century, suicide has…
La folie Lancelot
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|October 23, 2015

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The book series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift f r romanische Philologie , founded by Gustav Gr ber in 1905, is among the most renowned publications in Romance Studies. It covers the entire field of Romance linguistics, including the national languages as well as the…
The Renaissance Of Impasse: From The Age Of Carlyle, Emerson, And Melville To The Quiet Revolution…

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In his 1963 debut essay for the militant Quebec journal, Parti pris , André Brochu invoked the figure of the sixteenth-century skeptic Michel de Montaigne in the name of what Ralph Waldo Emerson, responding to the same over a century earlier, had called, «an…
Solitude And The Quest For Happiness In Vladimir Nabokov's American Works And Tahar Ben Jelloun's…

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Not only do the two writers discussed in this book both display exceptional artistic ability to express their thoughts in a foreign language (neither English in Vladimir Nabokov’s case, nor French in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s, is the author’s…
Idéologie, Écriture Et Fiasco Chez Antoine Destutt De Tracy
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|June 12, 2003

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Les Éléments d’idéologie d’Antoine Destutt de Tracy font ici l’objet d’une relecture critique fondée sur une analyse détaillée des stratégies paratextuelles qui ont ponctué la généalogie des différentes étapes de l’élaboration…
Les Mille Et Une Nuits: A Travers L'infini Des Espaces Et Des Temps. Le Conteur Galland, Le Conte…

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Comment les contes des Mille et Une Nuits ont-ils survécu aux transmissions à travers le temps et l’espace? Sachant que l’intervention du conteur écrivain donne aux contes transcrits une dimension autre que celles des contes oraux, relisons Antoine…
Science Or Literature?: The Divergent Cultures Of Discovery And Creation

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Donald R. Maxwell discusses the differences and similarities in the cultures and disciplines of literature and science, the origin of this dichotomy, the distinction in the use of language, and the differences in the practice of the two cultures. As distinct from…
Paul Valéry: A Philosopher For Philosophers, The Sage

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who is absorbed by science and medicine. This is William Kluback’s seventh volume in a series of studies on Paul Valéry. This book shows how Valéry went beyond philosophy to wisdom. His achievement was so rare that we remain fascinated by his writings. We…
La Comtesse De Ségur: A Marquise De Sade?

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Was La Comtesse de Ségur a sadist, as many critics have suggested? True, there are as many whips in her novels as in a torture chamber. The pages are filled with illustrations befitting of sado-masochistic fantasies: cruel parents and guardians flagellating…
The Abacus And The Rainbow: Bergson, Proust, And The Digital-analogic Opposition

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Donald R. Maxwell analyzes the concepts of time, memory, self, and thought in Proust's ¿ la recherche du temps perdu and in the philosophy of Henri Bergson. Dr. Maxwell introduces the digital-analogic opposition (abacus and rainbow) that permeates Bergson's…
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