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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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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These three tales, unpublished for over a century (and in one case for nearly two centuries), are a fictional exploration of Otherness and the intercultural set in the New World, either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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Histoire De Louis Anniaba


Based on fact, Historie de Louis Anniaba was first published in 1740 but has never before been reprinted. The story allows a degree of narrative and geographical fantasy, but the legal context of the period, in this volume brought into play for the first time, throws into relief the author’s free-thinking stance.




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9780859896702 | Published: 2000
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La  Hollande Malade


The book is a critical edition of La Hollande Malade, a comedy in one act by Raymond Poisson. La Hollande Malade, written in 1673, is a satirical and allegorical comedy.





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9780859894654 | Published: 1995
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Phalante


This play by a young Toulouse lawyer-poet, was published posthumously in 1611 and has since been largely neglected. It is reprinted here for the first time, accompanied by an introductory study, explanatory notes and a glossary.




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9780859894883 | Published: 1996
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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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Stendhal's Italy


The essential thrust of this book is an examination of the origins and development of the satirical element of Stendal's writing in Italy, which culminates with the creation of what many critics consider to be his finest achievement, the novel La Chartreuse de Parme.





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9780859894463 | Published: 1995
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Le  Voile Et Le Mirage


Known principally for Bruges-la-Morte, Georges Rodenbach is also the author of other works worthy of present-day study. This volume contains the texts of two of his plays: Le Voile enacts a whole network of themes with a connection to Bruges, while Le Mirage adapts Bruges-la-Morte for the stage.




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9780859896412 | Published: 1999
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