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French Studies



link to catalog page, Philosophical Writings Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: February 2004; Paper: February 2021

The first complete, scholarly edition of Beauvoir's essays in English translation   learn more...

link to catalog page GIDE, Judge Not Author: André Gide
Pub Date: 2010

One of France's greatest modern writers examines his fascination with true crime and justice   learn more...

link to catalog page DICAPRIO, The Origins of the Welfare State

The Origins of the Welfare State

Women, Work, and the French Revolution

Author: Lisa DiCaprio
Pub Date: June 2007

Women workers and the revolutionary origins of the modern welfare state   learn more...

link to catalog page PAULHAN, The Flowers of Tarbes

The Flowers of Tarbes

or, Terror in Literature

Author: Jean Paulhan
Pub Date: January 2006

Paulhan's seminal work in English for the first time   learn more...

link to catalog page LEVINAS, Humanism of the Other Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: 2006

This work, a philosophical reaction to prevailing nihilism in the 1960's is urgent reading today when a new sort of nihilism, parading in the very garments of humanism, threatens to engulf our civilization. ---- A key text in Levinas’ work, introduces the concept of the humanity of each human being as only understood and discovered through understanding the humanity of others first   learn more...

link to catalog page SHAKTINI, On Monique Wittig

On Monique Wittig

Theoretical, Political, and Literary Essays

Author: Edited by Namascar Shaktini
Pub Date: March 2005

New essays by Wittig and international feminist scholars   learn more...

link to catalog page PAULHAN, Of Chaff and Wheat

Of Chaff and Wheat

Writers, War, and Treason

Author: Jean Paulhan
Pub Date: September 2004

A stinging literary protest against political restrictions on writing   learn more...

link to catalog page LEVINAS, Unforeseen History Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: January 2004

Collection of essays providing an entry into Levians’ work.   learn more...

link to catalog page FIRMIN, The Equality of the Human Races

The Equality of the Human Races

Positivist Anthropology

Author: Anténor Firmin
Pub Date: October 2002

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link to catalog page CAILLOIS, Man and the Sacred Author: Roger Caillois
Pub Date: September 2001

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