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Product Description: When publiched, Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame. In this second volume of In Search of Lost Time, the narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of Swann’s Way to memories of his adolescence...read more

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9780670032778 | Viking Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the second volume of 'In Search of Lost Time' captures the intricacies and challenges of male and female adolescence and awakening love, based on the narrator's reminiscences about Paris and the Normandy coast.

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9781519690746 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 19, 2015, cover price $17.99 | also contains In The Shadow Of Young Girls In Flower | About this edition: When publiched, Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame.

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Product Description: Marcel Proust was long the object of a cult in which the main point of reading his great novel In Search of Lost Time was to find, with its narrator, a redemptive epiphany in a pastry and a cup of lime-blossom tea. We now live in less confident times, in ways that place great strain on the assumptions and beliefs that made those earlier readings possible...read more

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9780691155203 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 21, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Marcel Proust was long the object of a cult in which the main point of reading his great novel In Search of Lost Time was to find, with its narrator, a redemptive epiphany in a pastry and a cup of lime-blossom tea.

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Product Description: 'Who is going to marry Eugénie Grandet?'This is the question that fills the minds of the inhabitants of Saumur, the setting for Eugénie Grandet (1833), one of the earliest and most famous novels in Balzac's Comédie humaine. The Grandet household, oppressed by the exacting miserliness of Grandet himself, is jerked violently out of routine by the sudden arrival of Eugénie's cousin Charles, recently orphaned and penniless...read more
By Christopher Prendergast (introduced by)

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9780199555895 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 31, 2009, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: 'Who is going to marry Eugénie Grandet?

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Product Description: Focusing on a moment and a source in nineteenth-century France, Christopher Prendergast takes up a big question that is still with us: What is a classic? The question is, by virtue of its insistent recurrence, itself a classic question...read more

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9780199215850 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 9, 2008, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Focusing on a moment and a source in nineteenth-century France, Christopher Prendergast takes up a big question that is still with us: What is a classic?

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Product Description: In the continuing debates about the cultural dimensions of globalization, the question of ‘literature’ has been something of a poor relation. This volume seeks to redress the balance. Its starting point is Goethe’s idea of Weltliteratur, from which it travels out to various parts of the globe at different historical junctures...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781859845929 | Verso Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In the continuing debates about the cultural dimensions of globalization, the question of ‘literature’ has been something of a poor relation.

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9781859844588 | Verso Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In the continuing debates about the cultural dimensions of globalization, the question of ‘literature’ has been something of a poor relation.

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Product Description: Eugène Sue (1804-57), like his contemporary Alexandre Dumas père, was one of the most successful writers of his time. Les Mystères de Paris, the novel for which he is most remembered, became a publishing sensation. In its serial form, it took the public by storm — readers fought for copies of the next instalment — and in book form its print-run reached an unprecedented 60,000...read more

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9781900755894 | Legenda, February 1, 2004, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Eugène Sue (1804-57), like his contemporary Alexandre Dumas père, was one of the most successful writers of his time.

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Product Description: Moving deftly among literary and visual arts, as well as the modern critical canon, Christopher Prendergast's book explores the meaning and value of representation as both a philosophical challenge (What does it mean to create an image that "stands for" something absent?) and a political issue (Who has the right to represent whom?)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780231120906 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $83.50 | About this edition: Moving deftly among literary and visual arts, as well as the modern critical canon, Christopher Prendergast's book explores the meaning and value of representation as both a philosophical challenge (What does it mean to create an image that "stands for" something absent?

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9780231120913 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Moving deftly among literary and visual arts, as well as the modern critical canon, Christopher Prendergast's book explores the meaning and value of representation as both a philosophical challenge (What does it mean to create an image that "stands for" something absent?

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Product Description: This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph. It uses the example of Gros to examine a more general crisis of history painting at a time (the Napoleonic period) of major political and cultural transition...read more

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9780198174226 | Reprint edition (Clarendon Pr, September 24, 1998), cover price $155.00 | About this edition: This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph.

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Product Description: This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph. It uses the example of Gros to examine a more general crisis of history painting at a time (the Napoleonic period) of major political and cultural transition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198174028 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 10, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This is the first full-length study of Antoine-Jean Gros from an art-historical point of view, but it is more than a monograph.

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Product Description: Book by Caws, Mary Ann

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9781886746527 | Talman Co, October 1, 1995, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Book by Caws, Mary Ann

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Product Description: Book by Cohen, Margaret (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780816625208 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $54.95

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9780816625215 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Book by Cohen, Margaret

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Product Description: Book by Prendergast, Christopher

Hardcover:

9780816622801, titled "Cultural Materialism: On Raymond Williams" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $78.00

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9780816622818 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Book by Prendergast, Christopher

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Product Description: Paris has long been the archetypal literary city. This identification reached its peak in the nineteenth century when Paris could reasonably fulfill Walter Benjamin's claimn for it: that it was the 'capital of the nineteenth century'...read more

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9780631157885 | Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1992, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Paris in the 19th century meant Paris as the 19th century; "capital of the 19th century" in Walter Benjamin's phrase.

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9780631196945 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, January 1, 1995), cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Paris has long been the archetypal literary city.

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Product Description: Volume II

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9780065013832 | Longman Pub Group, April 1, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Volume II

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Product Description: This groundbreaking, world literature anthology offers students a truly global perspective on the whole world of literature: old and new, eastern and western (including works from often underrepresented areas like Asia, Africa, and Latin America), by women and by men, and traditional and not yet canonized works...read more
By Mary Ann Caws (editor) and Christopher Prendergast (editor)

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9780065007503 | Harpercollins College Div, February 1, 1994, cover price $83.00 | also contains Earth 2150: Prima's Official Strategy Guide | About this edition: This groundbreaking, world literature anthology offers students a truly global perspective on the whole world of literature: old and new, eastern and western (including works from often underrepresented areas like Asia, Africa, and Latin America), by women and by men, and traditional and not yet canonized works.
9789990813241 | Harpercollins College Div, February 1, 1994, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: book (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780065013825 | Longman Pub Group, January 1, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: book

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Product Description: Presenting a new approach to the study of nineteenth-century French poetry, each essay in this collection focuses on the detailed organization of a single poem. Eleven essays, written from a wide range of critical and theoretical viewpoints, cover poets from Lamartine to Mallarmé and Laforgue...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521345415 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1990, cover price $59.95 | also contains Being Me | About this edition: Presenting a new approach to the study of nineteenth-century French poetry, each essay in this collection focuses on the detailed organization of a single poem.

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9780521347747 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1990, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Presenting a new approach to the study of nineteenth-century French poetry, each essay in this collection focuses on the detailed organization of a single poem.

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Product Description: This book is a challenging investigation of the idea of literary mimesis in the light of contemporary literary theory. Drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives developed in and around the work of Barthes, Kristeva, Genette and Derrida, Dr Prendergast explores approaches to the concept of mimesis and relates these to a number of narrative texts produced in the period which literary history familiarly designates as the age of realism: Balzac's Illusions Perdues and Splendeurs et Misères des Courtisanes, Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noir, Nerval's Sylvie and Flaubert's L'Education Sentimentale...read more

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9780521369770 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This book is a challenging investigation of the idea of literary mimesis in the light of contemporary literary theory.

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Product Description: This book is a challenging investigation of the idea of literary mimesis in the light of contemporary literary theory. Drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives developed in and around the work of Barthes, Kristeva, Genette and Derrida, Dr Prendergast explores approaches to the concept of mimesis and relates these to a number of narrative texts produced in the period which literary history familiarly designates as the age of realism: Balzac's Illusions Perdues and Splendeurs et Misères des Courtisanes, Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noir, Nerval's Sylvie and Flaubert's L'Education Sentimentale...read more

Hardcover:

9780521237895 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1986, cover price $72.99 | About this edition: This book is a challenging investigation of the idea of literary mimesis in the light of contemporary literary theory.

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