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  • Signing the Body in Early Modern France

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Identity, social relationships and language learning during residence abroad presents the findings of a major study of British students of French and Spanish undertaking residence abroad. The new dataset presented here provides both quantitative and qualitative information on language learning,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c.1682–1715

    Edited by Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands

    The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted 54 years from 1661 to 1715. But the second half of this personal rule has, until recently, received significantly less scholarly attention than the 1660s and 1670s. This has obscured some of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • French Creoles

    A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar

    By Anand Syea

    French Creoles: A Comprehensive and Comparative Grammar is the first complete reference to present the morphology, grammar and syntax of a representative selection of French Creoles in one volume. The book is organised to promote a thorough understanding of the grammar of French Creoles and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Franco-Israeli Relations, 1958-1967

    By Gadi Heimann

    Since the Sinai campaign, France had been Israel's ally, providing advanced weapons and granting political support and economic aid. When Charles de Gaulle returned to lead France in 1958 during the Algerian War, Israeli leadership faced a challenge to maintain the friendship in light of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Henri Dutilleux

    His Life and Works

    By Caroline Potter

    Henri Dutilleux (born 1916) is one of France’s leading composers, though until recently his music received more attention in the United States than in Europe. A fiercely independent composer who pursues his own musical path regardless of fashion, he has never courted the public eye, yet in this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Popular Music in France from Chanson to Techno

    Culture, Identity and Society

    By Steve Cannon

    Edited by Hugh Dauncey

    In France during the 1960s and 1970s, popular music became a key component of socio-cultural modernisation as the music/record industry became increasingly important in both economic and cultural terms in response to demographic changes and the rise of the modern media. As France began questioning…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • French Paintings of Childhood and Adolescence, 1848–1886

    By Anna Green

    The premise of Anna Green's timely and original book, is that nineteenth-century representations of childhood and adolescence-in paintings, but also in other forms of visual culture and in diverse written discourses of the period-are critical for understanding modernity. Whilst such well-worn…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Love, Desire and Transcendence in French Literature

    Deciphering Eros

    By Paul Gifford

    European literature and theory of the twentieth century have been intensely preoccupied with questions of 'Desire', whereas 'love' has increasingly represented a fractured and strange, if not actually suspect, proposal: this is a prime symptom of an age of deep cultural mutation and uncertainty.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism

    Rousseau, Goethe, Thoreau

    By Bernhard Kuhn

    Set against the backdrop of a rapidly fissuring disciplinary landscape where poetry and science are increasingly viewed as irreconcilable and unrelated, Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a previously ignored, fundamental connection between autobiography and the natural sciences. Examining the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Music Writing Literature, from Sand via Debussy to Derrida

    By Peter Dayan

    Why does poetry appeal to music? Can music be said to communicate, as language does? What, between music and poetry, is it possible to translate? These fundamental questions have remained obstinately difficult, despite the recent burgeoning of word and music studies. Peter Dayan contends that the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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