Release on 2005-09 | by William H. Thompson,William J. Thompson
Critical and Biographical References for the Study of French Literature Since 1885
Author: William H. Thompson,William J. Thompson
Pubpsher: Susquehanna University Press
Category: Literary Collections
The annual French XX Bibliography provides the most complete listing available of books, articles, and book reviews concerned with French literature since 1885. Unique in its scope, thoroughness, and reliability of information, it has become an essential reference source in the study of modern French literature and culture. The bibliography is divided into three major divisions: general studies, author subjects (arranged alphabetically), and cinema. Number 56 in the series contains more than 10,000 entries. William H. Thompson is Associate Professor of French and Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Memphis.
Parcours matériel, culturel et intellectuel d'un discours sur l'éducation
Author: Noëlle-Laetitia Perret
This book deals with the different translations into Old French of Giles of Rome’s De regimine principum (1279) and their readership. It offers a concrete picture of what Giles of Rome’s educational ideas became in the process of their transmission to a lay readership.
Release on 2016-07-24 | by Isabelle Janvrin,Catherine Rawlinson
From William the Conqueror to Charles de Gaulle
Author: Isabelle Janvrin,Catherine Rawlinson
Pubpsher: Bitter Lemon Press
Ever since 1066 there has been a substantial French presence in London. It is now said to be the sixth most populous French city and this book illustrates, explains, and exposes how this came about over more than a 1000 years. Full of individual stories and overlooked details covering a common history, from William the Conqueror to Charles de Gaulle.
Release on 2013-04-15 | by Gill Rye,Amaleena Damlé
Life as Literature
Author: Gill Rye,Amaleena Damlé
Pubpsher: University of Wales Press
Category: Literary Criticism
Women's Writing in Twenty-First Century France is the first book-length publication on women-authored literature of this period, and comprises a collection of challenging critical essays that engage with the themes, trends and issues, and with the writers and their texts, of the first decade of the twenty-first century. PART ONE: Women’s Writing in Twenty-First-Century France: Trends and Issues 1. Women’s writing in twenty-first-century France: introduction, Amaleena Damlé and Gill Rye 2. What ‘passes’?: French women writers and translation into English, Lynn Penrod 3. What women read: contemporary women’s writing and the bestseller, Diana Holmes PART TWO: Society, Culture, Family 4. Vichy, Jews, enfants cachés: French women writers look back, Lucille Cairns 5. Wives and daughters in literary works representing the harkis, Susan Ireland 6. (Not) seeing things: Marie NDiaye, (negative) hallucination and ‘blank’ métissage, Andrew Asibong 7. Rediscovering the absent father, a question of recognition: Despentes, Tardieu, Lori Saint-Martin 8. Babykillers: Véronique Olmi and Laurence Tardieu on motherhood, Natalie Edwards PART THREE: Body, Life, Text 9. The becoming of anorexia and text in Amélie Nothomb’s Robert des noms propres and Delphine de Vigan’s Jours sans faim, Amaleena Damlé 10. The human-animal in Ananda Devi’s texts: towards an ethics of hybridity?, Ashwiny O. Kistnareddy 11. Embodiment, environment and the re-invention of self in Nina Bouraoui’s life-writing, Helen Vassallo 12. Irreverent revelations: women’s confessional practices of the extreme contemporary, Barbara Havercroft 13. Contamination anxiety in Annie Ernaux’s twenty-first-century texts, Simon Kemp PART FOUR: Experiments, Interfaces, Aesthetics 14. Experience and experiment in the work of Marie Darrieussecq, Helena Chadderton 15. Interfaces: verbal/visual experiment in new women’s writing in French, Shirley Jordan 16. ‘Autofiction + x = ?’: Chloé Delaume’s experimental self-representations, Deborah B. Gaensbauer 17. Beyond Antoinette Fouque (Il y a deux sexes) and beyond Virginie Despentes (King Kong théorie)? Anne Garréta’s sphinxes, Owen Heathcote 18. Amélie the aesthete: art and politics in the world of Amélie Nothomb, Anna Kemp 19. Conclusion, Amaleena Damlé and Gill Rye
A most stimulating and original work that sheds much needed light on Napoleon's troubled inner world, Avner Falk's biography examines Napoleon's family background, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death and offers new and novel explanations for his numerous irrational, self-defeating, and self-destructive actions.
Release on 1972 | by University of California (System). Institute of Library Research,University of California, Berkeley. Library,University of California, Berkeley,University of California, Los Angeles. Library
Author: University of California (System). Institute of Library Research,University of California, Berkeley. Library,University of California, Berkeley,University of California, Los Angeles. Library