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9783110355840, titled "Traumatisme Et Mémoire Culturelle: France - Afrique - Caraïbes" | Mouton De Gruyter, August 20, 2017, cover price $210.00

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Product Description: A fascinating look into the life and work of controversial French novelist Irène Némirovsky Irène Némirovsky succeeded in creating a brilliant career as a novelist in the 1930s, only to have her life cut short: a “foreign Jew” in France, she was deported in 1942 and died in Auschwitz...read more

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9780300171969, titled "The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-century France" | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A fascinating look into the life and work of controversial French novelist Irène Némirovsky Irène Némirovsky succeeded in creating a brilliant career as a novelist in the 1930s, only to have her life cut short: a “foreign Jew” in France, she was deported in 1942 and died in Auschwitz.

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Product Description: With Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante, William Franke reexamines the role that literature plays in theological revelation. In the modern world, secularism typically means the exclusion of God from the world...read more

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9780814293973 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, November 30, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: With Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante, William Franke reexamines the role that literature plays in theological revelation.
9780814212929 | Ohio State Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: With Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante, William Franke reexamines the role that literature plays in theological revelation.

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9780814251973 | Reprint edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, November 18, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: With Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante, William Franke reexamines the role that literature plays in theological revelation.

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Product Description: The cynical but kind-hearted detective is the soul of the classic hard-boiled story, that chronicle of world-weary urban pessimism. In Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction and the Decline of Moral Authority, Susanna Lee argues that this fiction functions as a measure for individual responsibility in the modern world and that it demonstrates the enduring status of individual conscience across a variety of cultural crises...read more

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9780814213186 | Ohio State Univ Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: The cynical but kind-hearted detective is the soul of the classic hard-boiled story, that chronicle of world-weary urban pessimism.

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Product Description: Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and religious affiliations...read more

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9780226397054 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 5, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and religious affiliations.

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9780674724761 | Belknap Pr, November 7, 2013, cover price $22.95

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9780674970861 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, November 21, 2016), cover price $17.95

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Product Description: The contemporary philosopher Jacques Rancière has become over the last two decades one of the most influential voices in philosophy, political theory, and literary, art historical, and film criticism. His work reexamines the divisions that have defined our understanding of modernity, such as art and politics, representation and abstraction, and literature and philosophy...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781501311383, titled "Understanding Rancière, Understanding Modernism" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The contemporary philosopher Jacques Rancière has become over the last two decades one of the most influential voices in philosophy, political theory, and literary, art historical, and film criticism.

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Product Description: Baudelaire's Media Aesthetics situates Charles Baudelaire in the midst of 19th-century media culture. It offers a thorough study of the role of newspapers, photography, and precinematic devices in Baudelaire's writings, while also discussing the cultural history of these media generally...read more

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9781628924404, titled "Baudelaire's Media Aesthetics: The Gaze of the Flâneur and 19th-Century Media" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 23, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Baudelaire's Media Aesthetics situates Charles Baudelaire in the midst of 19th-century media culture.

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9781501326448, titled "Baudelaire's Media Aesthetics: The Gaze of the Flâneur and 19th-century Media" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Baudelaire's Media Aesthetics situates Charles Baudelaire in the midst of 19th-century media culture.

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Product Description: The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist.

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9781474400176 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist.

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9780300170573 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: The Stranger is a rite of passage for readers around the world. Since its publication in France in 1942, Camus’s novel has been translated into sixty languages and sold more than six million copies. It’s the rare novel that’s as at likely to be found in a teen’s backpack as in a graduate philosophy seminar...read more

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9780226241678 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 22, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Stranger is a rite of passage for readers around the world.

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Product Description: My God! Pardon me if I have dared to make sacred things serve a profane love; but it is you who have put passion into our hearts; they are not crimes-I feel this in the purity of my intentions. -Agatha, writing to ZoéIn pre-revolutionary Paris, a young woman falls for a handsome young priest...read more
By Sheila Delany (trans)

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9781772121230 | Univ of Alberta Pr, September 5, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: My God!

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Product Description: Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)―a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative community”―Nancy responds in turn with The Disavowed Community...read more
By Philip Armstrong (trans)

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9780823273843 | Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)―a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative community”―Nancy responds in turn with The Disavowed Community.

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9780823273850 | Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Over thirty years after Maurice Blanchot writes The Unavowable Community (1983)―a book that offered a critical response to an early essay by Jean-Luc Nancy on “the inoperative community”―Nancy responds in turn with The Disavowed Community.

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Product Description: An astute literary and cultural history of World War I in France that offers a fresh perspective on the popular culture of the Great War The First World War soldier has often been depicted as a helpless victim sacrificed by a ruthless society in the trenches of the Western Front...read more

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9780300217513 | Yale Univ Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An astute literary and cultural history of World War I in France that offers a fresh perspective on the popular culture of the Great War The First World War soldier has often been depicted as a helpless victim sacrificed by a ruthless society in the trenches of the Western Front.

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Product Description: Michel Foucault continues to be regarded as one of the most essential thinkers of the twentieth century. A brilliantly evocative writer and conceptual creator, his influence is clearly discernible today across nearly every discipline-philosophy and history, certainly, as well as literary and critical theory, religious and social studies, and the arts...read more
By S. E. Gontarski (editor)

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9781628927702 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Michel Foucault continues to be regarded as one of the most essential thinkers of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: In the novels of Emile Zola, the pain and horror of working class life was pushed into the drawing rooms of polite society. Zola set out to shock and to question the assumptions of fiction and of comfortable, settled lives. The impact of his writing was far wider than France, and his attacks on the pillars of society gave him an international reputation...read more

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9781138677470 | Routledge, July 27, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In the novels of Emile Zola, the pain and horror of working class life was pushed into the drawing rooms of polite society.

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9781138654525 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $125.00

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9780415041348 | Routledge, October 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | also contains Tomma Abts: Mainly Drawings

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Product Description: First published in 1990, this book was the first comprehensive study of Balzac’s relationship to music, blending past scholarship with new perspectives to formulate an inclusive account. It begins by examining the contacts and experiences that shaped the musical side of Balzac’s life...read more

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9781138670402 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1990, this book was the first comprehensive study of Balzac’s relationship to music, blending past scholarship with new perspectives to formulate an inclusive account.
9780824000035 | Taylor & Francis, July 1, 1990, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: First published in 1990. Balzac, Zola and Faulkner all drew upon the principles of evolutionary theory to represent man’s place in nature and his struggle for survival in their major series La Comèdie humaine, Rougon-Macquart and the Yoknapatawpha fiction...read more

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9781138650909 | Routledge, July 20, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First published in 1990.
9780824059736 | Taylor & Francis, October 1, 1990, cover price $53.00

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Product Description: Poet, writer and filmmaker Paul Auster is one of the great contributors to American postmodern literature. Influenced by authors like Poe and the hardboiled detective stories of the 1950s, Auster's novels represented a new genre of "anti-detective fiction," in which the case itself loses direction and is overshadowed by existential questions...read more

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9781476663616 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 2, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Poet, writer and filmmaker Paul Auster is one of the great contributors to American postmodern literature.

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Product Description: A new edition of a major philosophical work This remarkable text, first published in 1964, was a landmark of its era and remains, in the words of Michael Löwy, a work of “remarkable richness.” Drawing on Georg Lukács’ History and Class Consciousness, Lucien Goldmann applies the concept of “world visions” to flesh out the similarities between Pascal’s Pensées and Kant’s critical philosophy, contrasting them with the rationalism of Descartes and the empiricism of Hume...read more
By Michael Lowy (foreword by)

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9781781689769, titled "The Hidden God: A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine" | Verso Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: A new edition of a major philosophical work This remarkable text, first published in 1964, was a landmark of its era and remains, in the words of Michael Löwy, a work of “remarkable richness.

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9781784784041, titled "The Hidden God: A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine" | Verso Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A new edition of a major philosophical work This remarkable text, first published in 1964, was a landmark of its era and remains, in the words of Michael Löwy, a work of “remarkable richness.

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Product Description: Much of Francophone literature is a response to an elaborate discourse that served to bolster colonial French notions of national grandeur and to justify expansion of French territories overseas. A form of colonial exoticism saw the colonized subject as a physical, cultural, aesthetic and even sexual singularity...read more
By Moussa Sow (editor)

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9780786494668 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 6, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Much of Francophone literature is a response to an elaborate discourse that served to bolster colonial French notions of national grandeur and to justify expansion of French territories overseas.

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