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  • Chanson

    The French Singer-Songwriter from Aristide Bruant to the Present Day

    By Peter Hawkins

    ’En France, tout finit par des chansons’ is the well-known phrase which sums up the importance of chanson for the French. A song tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages and troubadours of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, chanson is part of the texture of everyday life in France - a part of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Entre-Textes

    Dialogues littéraires et culturels

    Edited by Oana Panaïté, Vera A. Klekovkina

    Entre-Textes introduces advanced students of French to the richness of the Francophone world through literature from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. The course anthology is divided into fourteen modules, each of which pairs a classical text with a modern one. Students are guided to read…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Proust at the Movies

    By Martine Beugnet, Marion Schmid

    Film established itself as an artistic form of expression at the same time that Proust started work on his masterpiece, A la recherche du temps perdu. If Proust apparently took little interest in what he described as a poor avatar of reductive, mimetic representation, the resonances between his own…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Studies in European Cultural Transition

  • Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Anglophone students abroad: Identity, social relationships and language learning 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 – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • War, Religion and Service

    Huguenot Soldiering, 1685–1713

    By David Onnekink

    Edited by Matthew Glozier

    During the Glorious Revolution of 1688 Huguenot soldiers were at the forefront of William of Orange's army. Their role was an important one and they are, with justification, best remembered for this act among British historians and the public alike. Yet Huguenot soldiering existed long before this…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century

    By David M. Robinson

    Arguing for renewed attention to covert same-sex-oriented writing (and to authorial intention more generally), this study explores the representation of female and male homosexuality in late sixteenth- through mid-eighteenth-century British and French literature. The author also uncovers and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • A Systemic Functional Grammar of French

    A Simple Introduction

    By David Banks

    A Systemic Functional Grammar of French provides an accessible introduction to systemic functional linguistics through French. This concise introduction to the systemic functional grammar (SFG) framework provides illustrations throughout that highlight how the framework can be used to analyse…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • 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 – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • For Durkheim

    Essays in Historical and Cultural Sociology

    By Edward A. Tiryakian

    For Durkheim is a timely and original contribution to the debate about Durkheim at a time when his concerns on ethics, morality and civil religion have much relevance for our own troubled and divided society. It includes two new essays from Edward A. Tiryakian’s collection on the Danish Muhammad…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • Queer (Re)Readings in the French Renaissance

    Homosexuality, Gender, Culture

    Focusing on multiple aspects of Renaissance culture, and in particular its preoccupation with the reading and rewriting of classical sources, this book examines representations of homosexuality in sixteenth-century France. Analysing a wide range of texts and topics, it presents an assessment of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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