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  • 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

  • South Asian Christian Diaspora

    Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America

    By Selva J. Raj

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944–1964

    By Natalie Adamson

    Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944-1964 is the first book dedicated to the postwar or 'nouvelle' École de Paris. It challenges the customary relegation of the École de Paris to the footnotes, not by arguing for some hitherto 'hidden' merit for the art and ideas…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Invention of the Model

    Artists and Models in Paris, 1830-1870

    By Susan Waller

    Although mastery of the representation of the human figure was central to art making as early as the fifteenth century in Europe, in the nineteenth-century French imagination the artist's model became identified as a distinct social type and cultural trope. This study of the artist's model in Paris…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26

  • Voluntary Servitude and the Erotics of Friendship

    From Classical Antiquity to Early Modern France

    By Marc D. Schachter

    Focusing primarily on three early modern French authors, this book explores the erotics and politics of "voluntary servitude" in classical antiquity and the early modern period. These authors-Étienne de La Boétie, Michel de Montaigne, and Marie de Gournay-pursue related inquiries into voluntary…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Déodat de Séverac

    Musical Identity in Fin de Siècle France

    By Robert F. Waters

    Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921) is best known for his piano music but his compositions included orchestral and vocal works, including opera, cantata and incidental music. Claude Debussy described Séverac's music as "exquisite and rich with ideas." The early works were influenced by Impressionist…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • Giacometti: Critical Essays

    Edited by Peter Read, Julia Kelly

    Giacometti: Critical Essays brings together new studies by an international team of scholars who together explore the whole span of Alberto Giacometti's work and career from the 1920s to the 1960s. During this complex period in France's intellectual history, Giacometti's work underwent a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Neo-Impressionism and Anarchism in Fin-de-Siècle France

    Painting, Politics and Landscape

    By Robyn Roslak

    In Neo-Impressionism and Anarchism in Fin-de-Siècle France, Robyn Roslak examines for the first time the close relationship between neo-impressionist landscapes and cityscapes and the anarchist sympathies of the movement's artists. She focuses in particular on paintings produced between 1886 and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

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