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French Studies



link to catalog page QUENEAU, Letters, Numbers, Forms

Letters, Numbers, Forms

Essays, 1928-70

Author: Raymond Queneau
Pub Date: October 2007

The first English translation of essays from one of the twentieth century's most intriguing avant-garde writers   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Nightinghouls of Paris Author: Robert McAlmon
Pub Date: February 2007

A wild, firsthand account of expatriate life in France during the close of the twenties.   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, The Third Sex Author: Willy
Pub Date: September 2007

A gold mine of information about a hidden queer culture   learn more...

link to catalog page ALTER, Chris Marker Author: Nora M. Alter
Pub Date: July 2006

Investigating the maverick filmmaker's personal and politcal relationships with film   learn more...

link to catalog page, Diary of a Philosophy Student Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: November 2006

Revelatory insights into the early life and thought of the preeminent French feminist philosopher   learn more...

link to catalog page MENON, Evil by Design

Evil by Design

The Creation and Marketing of the Femme Fatale

Author: Elizabeth K. Menon
Pub Date: May 2006

French print media and the image of the "depraved" woman in the Belle Epoque   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, Proust's Deadline Author: Christine M. Cano
Pub Date: 2006

Understanding writing as a race against time--and a defiance of it   learn more...

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