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              Aeneas Takes the Metro: The Presence of Virgil in Twentieth-century French Literature

              Aeneas Takes the Metro: The Presence of Virgil in Twentieth-century French Literature (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cox, Fiona

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              Traces Virgil's journey through twentieth-century France by examining his profile in the works of Gide, Aragon, Valery, Pagnol, Klossowski, Butor, Simon and Pinget, and by looking at how their Virgilian appropriations complement and modify readings of the Aeneid and other works. ...This study reaffirms the multivalency of this great European poet.
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              ISBN 9781900755108
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Holderlin and the Dynamics of Translation

              Holderlin and the Dynamics of Translation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Louth, Charlie

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              Based on a close study of the versions of Pindar and Sophocles, and placing Holderlin's practice in its 18th-century context, this book explores the meaning of translation for Holderlin's work as a whole, devoting particular attention to the poetry.

              ISBN 9781900755115
              Released NZ 1 Sep 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Breeches and Metaphysics: Thackeray's German Discourse

              Breeches and Metaphysics: Thackeray's German Discourse (Paperback)

              By Prawer, S. S.

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              This text traces the successive stages of Thackeray's contact with the German world and analyzes the discourse he developed as a result.

              ISBN 9781900755030
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1997
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series Studies in Comparative Literature
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              Samuel Butler and the Science of the Mind: Evolution, Heredity and Unconscious Memory
                

              Samuel Butler and the Science of the Mind: Evolution, Heredity and Unconscious Memory (Hardback)

              By Turbil, Cristiano

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              Butler's idea of evolution rejected Darwin's theory of natural selection proposing instead a neo-Lamarckian philosophy of evolution called 'unconscious memory'.

              ISBN 9781781885536
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2020
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              Utopian Identities: A Cognitive Approach to Literary Competitions
                

              Utopian Identities: A Cognitive Approach to Literary Competitions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Osti, Clementina

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              In this broad-ranging study, Clementina Osti looks beyond the polemical surface to explore the reasons for the extraordinary flourishing of literary competitions in twentieth-century Europe.

              ISBN 9781781884201
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2020
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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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              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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              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944
                

              Reflections in the Library: Selected Literary Essays 1926-1944 (Hardback)

              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 novels have enjoyed great popularity in English in recent years, this is the first collection of his major essays to appear in English.

              ISBN 9781781884614
              Released NZ 19 Dec 2016
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              Metaphor in European Philosophy after Nietzsche: An Intellectual History
                

              Metaphor in European Philosophy after Nietzsche: An Intellectual History (Hardback)

              By Hines, Andrew

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              In this lucid and provocative study, Andrew Hines provides an intellectual history of the influence of Friedrich Nietzsche's conception of metaphor on European philosophy and how that conception underpins key interpretative challenges in contemporary culture and politics.

              ISBN 9781781884287
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2020
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              Mary Shelley and Europe: Essays in Honour of Jean de Palacio
                

              Mary Shelley and Europe: Essays in Honour of Jean de Palacio (Hardback)

              Edited by Braida, Antonella

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              Mary Shelley in Europe studies the European background of Mary Shelley's works and their reception.

              ISBN 9781781885482
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2020
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