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The Café Of Mirrors


This is the first translation into English of this Italian novel and the Introduction by Luisa Quartermaine includes background on the book.





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9780859894692 | Published: 1997
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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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Candide


Pastiche, imitation but also a continuation of Voltaire’s most celebrated tale, Candide, seconde partie, picks up many of the original’s themes. Leibniz, Descartes and Newton are gently mocked; Pascal is accused of trying to make us hate humankind.





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9780859897235 | Published: 2003
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Contes Américains


These three tales, unpublished for over a century (and in one case for nearly two centuries), are a fictional exploration of Otherness and the intercultural set in the New World, either among native Americans (Abenakis, Iroquois) or runaway slaves in Jamaica befriended by Quakers.





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9780859895446 | Published: 1997
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Countering The Culture


This is a study of the nine prose fiction works of Christiane Rochefort written between 1958 and 1988. Despite establishment recognition and a popular mass-market following, Christiane Rochefort has hitherto received little critical attention. Her fiction forms an approachable learning tool for all students of post-war French politics and culture.





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9780859895866 | Published: 1998
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9780859895859 | Published: 1998
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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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La  Quête Du Blé


Rémy Cazals provides a critical edition of this little-known text accompanied by a biography of its author, who became inflamed by the passions of the Revolution, and who was guillotined in 1794.




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9780859895354 | Published: 1997
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Reading the Cinematograph


The birth of cinema coincided with the heyday of the short story. This book studies the relationship between popular magazine short stories and the very early British films.





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9780859898546 | Published: 2011
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9780859898539 | Published: 2011
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9780859899420 | Published: 2015
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School House in the Wind


Long out of print and now published together for the first time, these three volumes of autobiography of the Cornish author and schoolteacher Anne Treneer cover the period from her birth at Gorran in 1891 to her retirement from teaching in 1948.





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9780859895125 | Published: 1998
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9780859899437 | Published: 2015
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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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