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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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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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Le  Comte D'Essex


This is a volume in the series Textes littéraires/Exeter French Texts. If Elizabeth I of England thought to rid herself forever of Robert Devereaux, Earl of Essex, by sending him to the scaffold she was very much mistaken, since his name, intertwined with hers, has traversed four centuries.





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9780859896665 | Published: 2000
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Dynamis


Rohou interprets Dynamis as an orthodox tragi-comedy that reflects both the political concerns of the late 1640s and the developments in dramaturgy which had taken place over the previous decade or so. Rohou is most helpful in pointing out, in footnotes and a brief glossary, differences between Du Ryer's language and modern usage.





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9780859893763 | Published: 1992
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Elizabeth I, the Subversion of Flattery, and John Lyly's Court Plays and Entertainments
Looks at both the light and the dark side of the Elizabeth character in each of Lyly's court plays, while at the same time considering how that allegory works in terms of the various issues Lyly debates within the plays.


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9781580443333 | Published: 2018
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From the Romans to the Normans on the English Renaissance Stage
Examines the late 16th- and early 17th-century engagement with a crucial part of Britain's past, the period between the withdrawal of the Roman legions and the Norman Conquest. Considers how ideas about early modern English and British national, religious, and political identities were rooted in pre-Conquest cultural constructions.


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9781580442794 | Published: 2017
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Mustapha Et Zéangir


An historical tragedy by an eighteenth century playwright.





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9780859893770 | Published: 1992
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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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Satyres Nouvelles


Poet, novelist, sometime member of Mademoiselle de Montpensier’s circle and correspondent of the Mercure Galant, Cantenac was notorious in his own time but has only recently become a subject of serious study. This book contains seventeen poetic “satyres” together with various other poems.




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9780859896917 | Published: 2001
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Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, and the Nature of Fame
Characterological study offering new perspectives on Antony and Cleopatra, the most ambiguous of Shakespeare's plays. Wide-ranging in its concerns, this monograph promises to make an essential difference in the way scholars view characterizations, fame, Shakespeare's reputation, and the eminence of the celebrated figures of the play.


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9781580443197 | Published: 2018
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