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Between Totem And Taboo


Between Totem and Taboo picks its way through a minefield of prejudice, myth and stereotypes.  It is the first book to explore the literary representation by authors black and white, male and female, of interracial relations between France and her former territories in West Africa through the special nexus of the white woman and the black man.





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9780859896498 | Published: 2001
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Camus


This is the first full-length study in English of Camus's life-long fascination with the works of the Russian writer Feodor Dostoevsky. The purpose of the book is to demonstrate the ways in which Dostoevsky's thought and fiction served to stimulate and crystallize Camus's own thinking.





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9780859895323 | Published: 1997
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9780859895316 | Published: 1997
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A Further Range


The late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Spanish literature discussed in this volume falls into two main categories: the work of the Galician novelist, short-story writer and critic, Emilia Pardo Bazán, and the wider context of prose fiction and criticism during the period 1870 to 1935.





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9780859895750 | Published: 1999
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Histoire D'Eleonore De Parme


In 1810, Stendhal read the sentimental novella "Histoire d'Eleonore de Parme", whose anonymous author was certainly a woman. This text poses the question: can it be asserted that Stendhal took inspiration from this novella when he wrote "La Chartreuse de Parme", and not from real life?





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9780859895361 | Published: 1997
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Meetings With Mallarmé


In Meetings with Mallarmé, top scholars from the UK and USA have been specially commissioned to explore the significance of Mallarmé's influence on some of the major players in French psychoanalysis, music, poetry, philosophy and literary theory.





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9780859895620 | Published: 1998
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9780859895613 | Published: 1998
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Michel Strogoff


This is the first critical edition of a Verne play; the book also contains many of his unpublished letters. His theatrical work (40 plays and synopses) was, until now, almost unknown, even though Michel Strogoff was among the greatest successes of the late-19th century theatre.





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9780859894630 | Published: 1995
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The Name Of The Poet


An examination of the use of names and the art of naming in the works of Stéphane Mallarmé. Maintaining an independent critical, and self-critical, approach, the author elaborates a 'theory of the name' from within the Mallarmean text, rather than through the application of an external theory.




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9780859894319 | Published: 1995
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Petit Glossaire Pour Servir A L'Intelligence Des Auteurs Decadents Et Symbolistes


This glossary is the only work of its kind produced by Decadent and Symbolist writers themselves, and is full of ‘definitions’ as mystifying as the words they claim to define. It offers a scholarly and a humorous examination of linguistic innovation.





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9780859895941 | Published: 1998
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Poetics Of The Pretext


Poetics of the Pretext is an original study of the French poet Lautréamont (1846-1870). It analyses closely the texts, pretexts and intertexts of this innovative poet, bringing Les Chants de Maldoror and Poésies to the foreground of contemporary critical debates around poetics, genre, intertextuality and influence.




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9780859894982 | Published: 1998
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El Ritmo


El ritmo is a collection of letters from Salvador Rueda to the Catalonian critic Jose Yxart, first published in Madrid in 1894. El ritmo sets out, in a sometimes ironical tone, a panorama of the state of poetry in Spanish at the end of the nineteenth century.





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9780859894012 | Published: 1994
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