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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

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              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
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Germanic Literatures
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              Broken Glass, Broken World: Glass in French Culture in the Aftermath of 1870
                

              Broken Glass, Broken World: Glass in French Culture in the Aftermath of 1870 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Scott, Hannah

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              Crystal palaces and railway stations, greenhouses and arcades, church windows and shop frontages, wine glasses and lamp shades: glass became increasingly pervasive in nineteenth-century France. Yet as bombshells and fires wreaked havoc in 1870-71, this modern dreamland was harrow...ed by the sight and sound of shattering glass.
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              ISBN 9781781883181
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Pascal Quignard: Towards the Vanishing Point
                

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

              By Vuong, Lea

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              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
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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              Three Cities of Yiddish: St Petersburg, Warsaw and Moscow
                

              Three Cities of Yiddish: St Petersburg, Warsaw and Moscow (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Estraikh, Gennady; Krutikov, Mikhail

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              This volume examines the variety of Yiddish publishing, educational, literary, academic, and theatrical activities in the former imperial metropolises from the late nineteenth through to the late twentieth century, and explores the representations of those cities in Yiddish liter...ature.
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              ISBN 9781781883365
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Studies in Yiddish
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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

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              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
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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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

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              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 ...explicitly defined, but all involved understand that it is real.
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              ISBN 9781781883488
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              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

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              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...ward.
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              ISBN 9781781884508
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944
                

              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Szerb, Antal; Edited by Varga, Zsuzsanna; Translated by Sherwood, Peter

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              In this important new volume we see the great Hungarian writer Antal Szerb at the height of his powers. Though his major novels have enjoyed great popularity in English in recent years, this is the first collection of his important essays to appear in English.

              ISBN 9781781884621
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Fulvio Tomizza: Writing the Trauma of Exile
                

              Fulvio Tomizza: Writing the Trauma of Exile (Hardback)

              By Deganutti, Marianna

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              Writing about the diaspora from Istria, a borderland located at the intersection of the Italian and the Croato-Slovene civilizations, Fulvio Tomizza (1935-1999), an outstanding and yet still relatively unknown author of the Italian Novecento, questioned exile in depth.

              ISBN 9781781885932
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Italian Perspectives
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              Accent, Rhythm and Meaning in French Verse
                

              Accent, Rhythm and Meaning in French Verse (Hardback)

              By Pensom, Roger

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              This book frames and tests a theory of the nature and role of accent and rhythm in French verse, and of their relationship with meaning.

              ISBN 9781781886977
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2018
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              Series Research Monographs in French Studies
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