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  1. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reading Fabliaux

    By Norris J. Lacy

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

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Postwar Renoir

    Film and the Memory of Violence

    By Colin Davis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    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...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Popular Theatres of Nineteenth Century France

    By John McCormick

    This is the only book to provide an account of how popular theatre developed from the fairground booths of the eighteenth century to become a vehicle of mass entertainment in the following century. Whereas other studies offer a traditional approach to the theatres of high culture, John McCormick...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge