French Literature Products

  • Introduction to Proust (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life, His Circle and His Work

    By Derrick Leon

    This book, first published in 1940, provides an introduction to the life and work of the French novelist, critic, and essayist Marcel Proust, who is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time. This book will be of interest to students of literature.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Writings by Pre-Revolutionary French Women

    From Marie de France to Elizabeth Vige-Le Brun

    Edited by Colette H. Winn, Anne R. Larsen

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Postwar Renoir

    Film and the Memory of Violence

    By Colin Davis

    This book re-assesses director Jean Renoir’s work between his departure from France in 1940 and his death in 1979, and contributes to the debate over how the medium of film registers the impact of trauma. The 1930s ended in catastrophe for both for Renoir and for France: La Règle du jeu was a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Gender Transgressions

    Crossing the Normative Barrier in Old French Literature

    Edited by Karen J. Taylor

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Garland Library of Medieval Literature

  • The Wildness Pleases (Routledge Revivals)

    The Origins of Romanticism

    By Christopher Thacker

    First published in 1983. This book charts the growth of Romanticism from the initial reactions to the authoritarian classicism of Louis XIV, through the ‘codification’ of the Sublime by Burke in the 1750s, to the fascination with mystery, fear and violence which dominated the writing of the late…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • Alain Chartier

    The Quarrel of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy

    Edited by Joan E. McRae

    Belle dame sans merci (Beautiful lady with no mercy) (1424) is not readily available in moden English translation elsewhere, making this an essential addition to any library with a medieval literature or French literature collection.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Texts

  • Madame Bovary (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rosemary Lloyd

    Madame Bovary ranks among the world’s most famous and widely read novels, and has inspired numerous critical theories. First published in 1987, this study draws on both twentieth-century and traditional critical views to provide both students and scholars with a fresh analysis of the novel: its…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Phil Powrie

    This book focuses on literature and cinema in English or French by authors and directors not working in their native language. Artists with hybrid identities have become a defining phenomenon of contemporary reality following the increased mobility between civilisations during the postcolonial…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Eustache Deschamps

    Selected Poems

    Edited by Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi, Ian S. Laurie

    Eustache Deschamps studied under the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was said to have been made a slave-and eventually become recognized as one of the great French medieval poets. He was the first writer to dissociate lyric poetry from its…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Texts

  • Un Sac de Billes

    By Joseph Joffo

    Edited by Paul A. Brooke

    The full French text is accompanied by vocabulary explanations. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Foreign Literature Classics

  • Le Japon litterature francaise, 1927–38 (4-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Brigitte Koyama-Richard

    This is the final collection of the series of facsimile reprints of French Japonism novels published during in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There is a growing interest in the French Japonism movement of the late nineteenth century, and academic research in the subject is developing…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Comics

    Texts, Events, Identities

    Edited by Binita Mehta, Pia Mukherji

    This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone settings. The individual chapters are framed within a larger enquiry that considers definitive aspects of the postcolonial…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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