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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Postcolonial Comics

    Texts, Events, Identities

    Edited by Binita Mehta, Pia Mukherji

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    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...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. French Travel Writing in the Ottoman Empire

    Marseilles to Constantinople, 1650-1700

    By Michele Longino

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    Examining the history of the French experience of the Ottoman world and Turkey, this comparative study visits the accounts of early modern travelers for the insights they bring to the field of travel writing. The journals of contemporaries Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Jean Thévenot, Laurent D’Arvieux,...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Proust

    His Life, His Circle and His Work

    By Derrick Leon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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....

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition

    By Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Reading Fabliaux

    By Norris J. Lacy

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Colonialism, Race, and the French Romantic Imagination

    By Pratima Prasad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    This book investigates how French Romanticism was shaped by and contributed to colonial discourses of race. It studies the ways in which metropolitan Romantic novels—that is, novels by French authors such as Victor Hugo, George Sand, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, François René de Chateaubriand, Claire...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Testimony from the Nazi Camps

    French Women's Voices

    By Margaret Anne Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This interdisciplinary study intergrates historiographical, literary and cultural methodologies in its focus on a little known corpus of testimonial accounts published by French women deported to Nazi camps. Comprising epistemological and literary analyses of the accounts and an examination of the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Madame Bovary (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rosemary Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Proust as Philosopher

    The Art of Metaphor

    By Miguel de Beistegui

    Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time has long fascinated philosophers for its complex accounts of time, personal identity and narrative, amongst many other themes. Proust as Philosopher: The Art of Metaphor is the first book to try and connect Proust’s implicit ontology of experience with the...

    Published August 2nd 2012 by Routledge