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              Pascal Quignard: Towards the Vanishing Point
                

              Pascal Quignard: Towards the Vanishing Point (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Vuong, Lea

              • $45.99

              In this first critical study in English, L a Vuong offers a comprehensive survey of Quignard's still growing oeuvre by examining his specific attempts to produce disappearance through -- and for -- writing.

              ISBN 9781781883334
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Reprojecting the City: Urban Space and Dissident Sexualities in Recent Latin American Cinema
                

              Reprojecting the City: Urban Space and Dissident Sexualities in Recent Latin American Cinema (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hoff, Benedict

              • $45.99

              Reprojecting the City takes a radical new look at the cinematic city through a queer perspective from the global south. Hoff shows how recent Latin American films rework our understandings of urban space and disrupt 'Western' imaginations of city life and sexuality in the majorit ...

              ISBN 9781781883303
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
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              Saints and Monsters in Medieval French and Occitan Literature: Sublime and Abject Bodies
                

              Saints and Monsters in Medieval French and Occitan Literature: Sublime and Abject Bodies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Grange, Huw

              • $45.99

              From rubbery martyrs to wraith-like ascetics, and from pestilential dragons to troublesome giants, the bodies that fascinated the Middle Ages increasingly inform theoretical debates concerning corporeality. Saints and Monsters draws on notions of the 'sublime' and the 'abject' to ...

              ISBN 9781781884904
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Structures of Subjugation in Dutch Literature
                

              Structures of Subjugation in Dutch Literature (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gera, Judit

              • $45.99

              This book examines both classic and less-known works of Dutch literature from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.

              ISBN 9781781883068
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
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              Balzac's Love Letters: Correspondence and the Literary Imagination
                

              Balzac's Love Letters: Correspondence and the Literary Imagination (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Szypula, Ewa

              • $45.99

              In this highly original study, Ewa Szypula reappraises the intriguing correspondence between the French novelist and his literary lover, the Polish countess Evelina Hanska.

              ISBN 9781781883457
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Rhetoric of Exile: Duress and the Imagining of Force
                

              Rhetoric of Exile: Duress and the Imagining of Force (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zoric, Vladimir

              • $45.99

              Zoric explores the rhetorical construction of force in indirect exile and in literary responses to it. Between banishment, a compulsory exile, and expatriation, a voluntary one, many legal systems have allowed for a third model. In such an exile the degree of compulsion is never ...

              ISBN 9781781883488
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Writers' Block: The Paris Antifascist Congress of 1935
                

              Writers' Block: The Paris Antifascist Congress of 1935 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Boas, Jacob

              • $45.99

              In 1935, 230 writers from 38 countries converged on Paris to consider ways of countering the fascist threat to culture. Writers' Block looks beneath the surface to expose the complex wiring that motivated participants. Clashing ideologies and personalities drive the narrative for ...

              ISBN 9781781884508
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
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              Comedy and Trauma in Germany and Austria After 1945: The Inner Side of Mourning
                

              Comedy and Trauma in Germany and Austria After 1945: The Inner Side of Mourning (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bird, Stephanie

              • $45.99

              This long overdue study explores the significance of the comical in German and Austrian postwar cultural representations of suffering. It analyses how the comical challenges the expectations and ethics of representing suffering and trauma.

              ISBN 9781781883129
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Germanic Literatures
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              E.T.A. Hoffmann's Orient: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination
                

              E.T.A. Hoffmann's Orient: Romantic Aesthetics and the German Imagination (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neilly, Joanna

              • $45.99

              Joanna Neilly's study considers for the first time the breadth and nuance of Hoffmann's particular brand of orientalism, examining the significance of his oriental characters and themes for a new understanding of nineteenth-century cultural production.

              ISBN 9781781883099
              Published 28 September 2018 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Germanic Literatures
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              Death Sentences: Literature and State Killing
                

              Death Sentences: Literature and State Killing (Hardback)

              Edited by Christ, Birte; Morisi, Eve

              • $325.99

              As Albert Camus once remarked: 'Of capital punishment, people write only [.

              ISBN 9781781885574
              Published 8 April 2019 by Legenda
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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