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  • The Music of Gabriel Fauré

    Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion

    By James W. Sobaskie

    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) was a master of widely acknowledged influence on the subsequent generation of composers that included Maurice Ravel and Les six. He studied under Louis Niedermeyer and Camille Saint-Saëns, and sought a distinctive style in his piano pieces and numerous songs. The…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Essential French Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Mike Thacker, Casimir d'Angelo

    Essential French Grammar is a student-friendly French grammar designed to give learners a firm foundation on which to build a real understanding of both spoken and written French. Clear explanations of grammar are supported by contemporary examples, lively cartoon drawings and a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Essential Language Grammars

  • French for Engineering

    By Lars Erickson

    French for Engineering prepares students to study and intern in France as engineers. Aimed at students at the CEFR B1 or ACTFL Intermediate-High level, the textbook uses a step-by-step progression of language-learning tasks and activities to develop students’ skills at the CEFR C1 or ACTFL…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, LINDA 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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650–1750)

    By Theresa Varney Kennedy

    Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650–1750) argues that women playwrights question traditional views on women through their heroines. Denied the powers of cleverness, the authority of deliberation, and the right to speak, heroines were often excluded from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Joan of Arc in French Art and Culture (1700�1855)

    From Satire to Sanctity

    By Nora M. Heimann

    In her meticulous and wide-ranging study, Nora M. Heimann follows the metamorphosis of Joan of Arc's posthumous representation during the years in which her image ascended from relative obscurity as a minor provincial figure in the middle ages through her treatment as a figure of political satire…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • 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

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