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  • 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 which highlight how the framework can be used to analyse…

    Hardback – 2017-02-11 

  • 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 

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-12-11 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • French Music Since Berlioz

    By Richard Langham Smith, Caroline Potter

    French Music Since Berlioz explores key developments in French classical music during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This volume draws on the expertise of a range of French music scholars who provide their own perspectives on particular aspects of the subject. Déirdre Donnellon's…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • Jean Cras, Polymath of Music and Letters

    By Paul-André Bempéchat

    Jean Cras (1879-1932) was a remarkable man by anyone's measure. Twice a decorated hero of the Great War, this Rear-Admiral of the French navy, scientist, inventor and moral philosopher, was also a highly esteemed composer during his lifetime, enjoying the same stature and celebrity as Fauré,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • The Galerie Espagnole and the Museo Nacional 1835–1853

    Saving Spanish Art, or the Politics of Patrimony

    By Alisa Luxenberg

    An important and critical re-evaluation of the Galerie Espagnole, this book presents new interpretations of the special collection of Spanish (or purportedly Spanish) paintings formed under Louis-Philippe and exhibited in the Louvre from 1838 through 1848. Alisa Luxenberg undertakes a new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 

  • 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 – 2016-12-06 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-11-28
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • 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

  • Volume 5, Tome III: Kierkegaard and the Renaissance and Modern Traditions - Literature, Drama and Music

    Edited by Jon Stewart

    The long period from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century supplied numerous sources for Kierkegaard's thought in any number of different fields. The present, rather heterogeneous volume covers the long period from the birth of Savonarola in 1452 through the beginning of the nineteenth century…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

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