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Interdisciplinary Barthes

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Author: 
Diana Knight
Pub date
Feb 2020
Series
Proceedings of the British Academy
Roland Barthes (1915-1980) is still considered one of the most significant figures of postwar French thought and remains central to anglophone cultural theory. He is read by academic researchers and s ... Read more

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Inventing the Spectator: Subjectivity and the Theatrical Experience in Early Modern France

ISBN : 9780198701613

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¥13,332
Author: 
Joseph Harris
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
154 x 223 mm
Pub date
May 2014
During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, France became famous - notorious even - across Europe for its ambitious attempts to codify and theorise a system of universally valid dramatic 'rules'. ... Read more

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Jacques the Fatalist

ISBN : 9780199537952

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¥1,826
Author: 
Denis Diderot; David Coward
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 195 mm
Pub date
Nov 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Your Jacques is a tasteless mishmash of things that happen, some of them true, others made up, written without style and served up like a dog's breakfast.' Jacques the Fatalist is Diderot's answer to ... Read more

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth

ISBN : 9780199538072

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¥1,463
Author: 
Jules Verne; William Butcher
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Jun 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Journey to the Centre of the Earth has been consistently praised for its style and its vision of the world. It explores the prehistory of the globe, but can also be read as a psychological quest, for ... Read more

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Justine, or the Misfortunes of Virtue

ISBN : 9780199572847

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¥1,639
Author: 
Marquis de Sade; John Phillips
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Nov 2012
Series
Oxford World's Classics
I have become whore through goodwill and libertine through virtue.' Orphaned and penniless at the age of twelve, the beautiful and devout Justine embarks upon her remarkable odyssey. Her steadfas ... Read more

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L'Assommoir

ISBN : 9780199538683

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¥1,639
Author: 
Emile Zola; Margaret Mauldon; Robert Lethbridge
Pages
528 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jan 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
The seventh novel in the Rougon-Macquart cycle, L'Assommoir (1877) is the story of a woman's struggle for happiness in working-class Paris. It was a contemporary bestseller, outraged conservative crit ... Read more

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La Bete Humaine

ISBN : 9780199538669

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¥1,639
Author: 
Emile Zola; Roger Pearson
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jan 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Did possessing and killing amount to the same thing deep within the dark recesses of the human beast? La Bete humaine (1890), is one of Zola's most violent and explicit works. On one level a tale of m ... Read more

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La Dame Aux Camelias

ISBN : 9780199540341

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¥1,639
Author: 
Alexandre Dumas (fils); David Coward
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
La Dame aux Camelias still has the power to cast the spell that has fascinated generations of readers. Dumas's marvellously beautiful, intelligent, and vibrant heroine lives on in revivals of the stag ... Read more

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La Reine Margot

ISBN : 9780199538447

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¥1,826
Author: 
Alexandre Dumas; David Coward
Pages
560 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 194 mm
Pub date
Aug 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Dear sister!' said Charles IX, 'there is blood on your sleeve!' 'And what consequence is that, Sire,' said Marguerite, 'if I have a smile upon my lips?' Saint Bartholomew's Day 1572. Paris is awash wi ... Read more

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

ISBN : 9780199536481

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¥1,463
Author: 
Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos de Laclos; Douglas Parmee
Pages
448 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 200 mm
Pub date
Apr 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. The subject of major film and st ... Read more

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