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Rythmes Pittoresques


The poems in this book, first published in 1890, present not only a poet searching for a voice, but also a female poet searching for a voice while breaking down rules of both versification and gender-determined source of expression. They went straight to the heart of the male-dominated poetry of the time and effectively threatened its existence.





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9780859897112 | Published: 2005
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Satyres Nouvelles


Poet, novelist, sometime member of Mademoiselle de Montpensier’s circle and correspondent of the Mercure Galant, Cantenac was notorious in his own time but has only recently become a subject of serious study. This book contains seventeen poetic “satyres” together with various other poems.




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9780859896917 | Published: 2001
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Short French Fiction


This volume provides new insights into some of the best examples of this form of writing in the twentieth century and also includes a chapter which explores ways in which the genre is evolving as the century draws to a close.





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9780859895705 | Published: 1998
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9780859895699 | Published: 1998
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Sick Heroes


Sick Heroes examines the cultural practices that created those remarkably offensive, though strangely appealing, romantic heroes that appeared in European and especially in French literature in the latter half of the eighteenth century.




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9780859895507 | Published: 1997
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9780859895491 | Published: 1997
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Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs


A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. This performance edition presents for the first time nine examples of English dramatic jigs from the late sixteenth century through to the Restoration.

 

 




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9780859898782 | Published: 2014
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9780859899840 | Published: 2015
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9780859899628 | Published: 2015
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La  Soeur

La Soeur

Edited by B. Kite


La Soeur (1645) is one of the liveliest and most successful comedies by Jean Rotrou. The introduction to this new edition assesses the originality of Rotrou’s adaptation. The notes are devoted above all to linguistic questions and to the many exotic allusions found in the text.




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9780859893985 | Published: 2006
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Soledades


This edition of Antonio Machado’s work offers a complete revision of the interpretations advanced by critics on the first version of Soledades (1903). Based on Machado’s original edition it will be the only reliable text on the market of this work, the very embodiment of Spanish modernism.





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9780859897648 | Published: 2006
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9780859899444 | Published: 2015
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A Stage for Dionysos

In this collective work scholars from different disciplines discuss the staging of ancient drama in Greece and abroad, as well as the architecture, restoration and use of ancient theatres, in which ancient Greek drama now finds its true "space". 80 color and 83 b/w illus.




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9789606878206 | Published: 2009
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Stendhal's Italy


The essential thrust of this book is an examination of the origins and development of the satirical element of Stendal's writing in Italy, which culminates with the creation of what many critics consider to be his finest achievement, the novel La Chartreuse de Parme.





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9780859894463 | Published: 1995
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Studies in Eighteenth Century French Literature


Contains 29 essays on subjects relating to the French Enlightenment, written in 1975 to mark the retirement of Professor Robert Nicklaus, Head of Department of French and Italian at the University of Exeter.





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9780859890502 | Published: 1975
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