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              France, Algeria and the Moving Image: Screening Histories of Violence 1963-2010
                

              France, Algeria and the Moving Image: Screening Histories of Violence 1963-2010 (Hardback)

              By Flood, Maria

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              In the contemporary political sphere, the need to address the complex interactions between colonization, past and present violence, and audio-visual representation has never appeared more urgent.

              ISBN 9781781886922
              Released NZ 26 Feb 2018
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              The Modern Culture of Reginald Farrer: Landscape, Literature and Buddhism
                

              The Modern Culture of Reginald Farrer: Landscape, Literature and Buddhism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Charlesworth, Michael

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              The British plant-collector Reginald Farrer (1880-1920) became a Buddhist in Ceylon, and his published works contain lively and uninhibited critiques of British society and civilisation partly informed by this alternative perspective. He is very much an unknown and unsung hero of... twentieth-century culture.
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              ISBN 9781781884140
              Released NZ 4 Nov 2019
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              A Modernist in Exile: The International Reception of H. G. Adler (1910-1988)
                

              A Modernist in Exile: The International Reception of H. G. Adler (1910-1988) (Hardback)

              Edited by Wolff, Lynn L.

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              H. G. Adler (Prague, 1910-London, 1988), a survivor of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, is unique for his scholarly and creative approach to the Second World War. This edited volume elucidates Adler's complex reception history and is the first comprehensive interdisciplinary publica...tion that responds to his new international acclaim.
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              ISBN 9781781888711
              Released NZ 8 Apr 2019
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Reading Dante and Proust by Analogy
                

              Reading Dante and Proust by Analogy (Hardback)

              By Hartley, Julia Caterina

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              What can Dante tell us about Proust, and what can Proust tell us about Dante? In this book, Hartley follows a process of analogy, reading Dante's Divine Comedy and Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu in light of one another in order to offer new insights into both works.

              ISBN 9781781888438
              Released NZ 23 Sep 2019
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              The Marvellous and the Miraculous in Maria de Zayas
                

              The Marvellous and the Miraculous in Maria de Zayas (Hardback)

              By Berg, Sander

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              Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor (Madrid, 1590-1647?) was one of the few secular women writers of her age and enjoyed great popularity. Her novellas abound with miracles, disembodied voices, premonitory dreams, deals with the Devil, sorcery and witchcraft.

              ISBN 9781781888278
              Released NZ 23 Sep 2019
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              Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
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              Invention: The Language of English Renaissance Poetics
                

              Invention: The Language of English Renaissance Poetics (Hardback)

              By Sumillera, Rocio G.

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              For early modern authors, the meaning of invention lay between the classical world's omnipresent notion of imitation and what would later become Romantic ideals of genius and originality.

              ISBN 9781781883204
              Released NZ 23 Sep 2019
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              Perspectives on Culture and Politics in the French Antilles
                

              Perspectives on Culture and Politics in the French Antilles (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Britton, Celia

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              In these essays, three of which have not previously been published, Celia Britton discusses a variety of texts from the point of view of their engagement with the cultural and political issues that have been prominent in Martinique and Guadeloupe from the mid-twentieth century to... the present day.
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              ISBN 9781781885628
              Released NZ 16 Dec 2019
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              Series Selected Essays
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              Franz Grillparzer's Dramatic Heroines: Theatre and Women's Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Austria
                

              Franz Grillparzer's Dramatic Heroines: Theatre and Women's Emancipation in Nineteenth-Century Austria (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCarthy-Rechowicz, Matthew

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              Franz Grillparzer's (1791-1872) heroines - Sappho, Medea and Libussa among them - have engaged and intrigued audiences and readers since the nineteenth century. In his study of Grillparzer's works, Matthew McCarthy-Rechowicz examines these figures in the context of both Grillparz...er's wide-ranging intellectual interests.
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              ISBN 9781781886724
              Released NZ 16 Dec 2019
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              Series Germanic Literatures
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              Women, Men and Books: Issues of Gender in Yiddish Discourse
                

              Women, Men and Books: Issues of Gender in Yiddish Discourse (Hardback)

              Edited by Estraikh, Gennady; Krutikov, Mikhail

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              Yiddish literature is commonly perceived as a gendered cultural space, as neatly summarised by the line 'Story books for women, holy books for men' in the opening scene of the popular movie Yentl. This volume seeks to give a more multi-faceted picture of the topic.

              ISBN 9781781885772
              Released NZ 30 Dec 2019
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              Series Studies in Yiddish
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              Forms of Thinking in Leopardi's Zibaldone: Religion, Science and Everyday Life in an Age of Disenchantment
                

              Forms of Thinking in Leopardi's Zibaldone: Religion, Science and Everyday Life in an Age of Disenchantment (Hardback)

              By Cori, Paola

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              For fifteen years between 1817 and 1832 Giacomo Leopardi's notebook the Zibaldone grew like an expanding universe, recording the emergence and development of his thought until, on 4 December 1832, on page 4526, it fell silent.

              ISBN 9781781888636
              Released NZ 23 Sep 2019
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              Series Italian Perspectives
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