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Empsaël Et Zoraïde


This new edition of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s play Empsaël et Zoraïde, presented in a modernised spelling, makes available a text which illustrates his abolitionist stance through its central irony: the masters are black and their slaves white, joining forces in the antislavery debate which reached its height with the French Revolution.





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9780859894647 | Published: 1995
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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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Histoire de Calejava


An eighteenth-century work considered historically significant as it depicts ‘for the first time, a religious system which is unequivocally deistic.’

This is a volume in the Exeter French Texts series. The text, introduction and essential notes are all in French.





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9780859893473 | Published: 1990
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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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Jean Calas

Critical edition, edited by Malcolm Cook, of 5-act tragedy by Marie-Joseph Chénier (1764-1811), first performed in 1791.




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9780859892681 | Published: 1987
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Le Jodelet ou le Maistre Valet

Critical edition of the comedy dating from 1664.




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9780859892179 | Published: 1986
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L'Eugene


Eugène, is a comedy satirizing the clergy, one of three plays by Étienne Jodelle, a French 16th-century dramatist and poet.  Text, introduction and notes are all in French.





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9780859892131 | Published: 1987
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Les Perles ou Les Larmes de La Saincte Magdeleine

Critical edition, edited by Robert T. Corum, of the early seventeenth-century religions poem by César de Nostredame (1553-1629).




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9780859892070 | Published: 1986
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Letters from the Carlist War (1874-1876)

Sir Vincent Kennett-Barrington was involved in providing humanitarian assistance to both sides in the Franco-Prussian War, after the armistice in eastern France, during the Carlist War in Spain, and other conflicts. A collection of letters home and to the National Aid Society from the front in Spain in the 1870s.




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9780859892643 | Published: 1987
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