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Proust, Class, and Nation

ISBN : 9780199609864

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¥15,158
Author: 
Edward J. Hughes
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
149 x 222 mm
Pub date
Sep 2011
Writing in 1927, Julien Benda described France as being afflicted by the twin scourges of narrow, class-based politics and rabid nationalism. He nevertheless identified Marcel Proust (who had died in ... Read more

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Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

ISBN : 9780198808763

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¥10,043
Author: 
George Hoffmann
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Nov 2017
Reforming French Culture is a ground-breaking work on the literary genre of Reformation satire-colloquial, obscene, scatological-designed to mock the excesses as well as the essence of the Roman Catho ... Read more

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Representing Avarice in Late Renaissance France

ISBN : 9780198716518

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¥12,969
Author: 
Jonathan Patterson
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 222 mm
Pub date
Feb 2015
Why did people talk so much about avarice in late Renaissance France, nearly a century before Moliere's famous comedy, L'Avare? As wars and economic crises ravaged France on the threshold of modernity ... Read more

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Reveries of the Solitary Walker

ISBN : 9780199563272

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¥1,639
Author: 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Russell Goulbourne
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
135 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jul 2011
Series
Oxford World's Classics
These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself' Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the product of his final years of ex ... Read more

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Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

ISBN : 9780199683833

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¥13,332
Author: 
Angelica Goodden
Pages
248 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 221 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
For all the fame he won as a writer during a brief but astonishingly fertile period in the 1750s and early 1760s, Rousseau thought the making of books essentially foreign to his nature; what mattered ... Read more

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Samuel Beckett's 'Philosophy Notes'

ISBN : 9780198734864

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¥17,347
Author: 
Steven Matthews; Matthew Feldman
Pages
576 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2020
The Irish writer and Nobel Prize winner, Samuel Beckett, assembled for himself a history of western philosophy during the 1930s, just at the point at which his first novel, Murphy, was coming together ... Read more

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Selected Fables

ISBN : 9780199650729

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¥2,739
Author: 
Jean de La Fontaine; Christopher Betts
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
142 x 222 mm
Pub date
Mar 2014
La Fontaine's verse fables turned the traditional folktales derived from Aesop and a range of Oriental sources into some of the greatest, and best-loved, poetic work in French. His versions of stories ... Read more

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Selected Poems

ISBN : 9780199554010

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¥1,826
Author: 
Paul Verlaine; Martin Sorrell
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 196 mm
Pub date
Feb 2009
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Verlaine, possessed by the madnesses of love, brimming over with desires and prayers, the rebel railing against the complacent platitudes of society, of love, of language'. Jean Rousselot Verlaine ... Read more

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Selected Poems: With Parallel French Text

ISBN : 9780199687596

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¥1,826
Author: 
Guillaume Apollinaire; Martin Sorrell
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
142 x 196 mm
Pub date
Nov 2015
Series
Oxford World's Classics
In the end you're tired of this antiquated world' Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) is the most significant French poet of early modernism, and the most colourful. His exuberant, adventurous poet ... Read more

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Sentimental Education

ISBN : 9780199686636

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¥2,002
Author: 
Gustave Flaubert; Helen Constantine
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
140 x 196 mm
Pub date
Mar 2016
Series
Oxford World's Classics
'For certain men the stronger their desire, the less likely they are to act.' With his first glimpse of Madame Arnoux, Frederic Moreau is convinced he has found his romantic destiny, but when he purs ... Read more

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