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  1. Rue Ordener, Rue Labat

    Rue Ordener, Rue Labat

    Written by Sarah Kofman, Translated by and Introduced by Ann Smock

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    UNP - Nebraska

    Rue Ordener, Rue Labat is a moving memoir by the distinguished French philosopher Sarah Kofman. It opens with the horrifying moment in July 1942 when the author’s father, the rabbi of a small synagogue, was dragged by police... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1996
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  2. Pictures into Words
    The explosive proliferation of pictures in advertising and pop culture, mass media, and cyberspace following World War II, along with the profusion of critical thinking that tries to make sense of it, has had wide-ranging implications... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2012
    Hardback / £43.00
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  3. The Other Book
    Jordan Stump had often contemplated the relationship between a translation and “the book itself,” ruminating on the intriguing inherent sameness and difference between the two. In The Other Book, Stump examines the “other”... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2011
    Hardback / £28.99
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  4. Quotology

    Quotology

    By Willis Goth Regier

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    UNP - Bison Original

    Erasmus advised readers to learn quotations by heart and copy them everywhere: write them in the front and back of books; inscribe them on rings and cups; paint them on doors and walls, “even on the glass of a window.” Emerson... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2010
    Paperback / £16.99
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  5. Why Fiction?

    Why Fiction?

    Written by Jean-Marie Schaeffer, Translated by Dorrit Cohn

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    UNP - Nebraska

    In Why Fiction?—one of the most important works of narrative theory to come out of France in recent years—Jean-Marie Schaeffer understands fiction not as a literary genre but, in contrast to all other literary theorists, as... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2010
    Hardback / £47.00
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  6. Jail Sentences
    A long list of canonical writers in Western literature have experienced incarceration and have subsequently written celebrated works about the imprisoned and the condemned. The French tradition is no exception: writers who produced... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2008
    Hardback / £34.00
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  7. In Praise of Flattery
    Where would we be without flattery? Hobbes deemed it an honorable duty and Meredith called it the “finest of the arts.” Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy; Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it; and Napoleon... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2007
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  8. Listening In
    What can music teach a novelist, autobiographer, or playwright about the art of telling stories? The musical play of forms and sounds seems initially to have little to do with the representational function of the traditional narrative... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2007
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  9. Fuzzy Fiction

    Fuzzy Fiction

    By Jean-Louis Hippolyte

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    UNP - Nebraska

    Fuzzy Fiction examines the phenomenon of “fuzziness,” both figurative and structural, in the contemporary French novel. Fuzziness, as originally conceived by Bertrand Russell a century ago, eventually led to the fuzzy set... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2007
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  10. Essays in Aesthetics

    Essays in Aesthetics

    Written by Gerard Genette, Translated by Dorrit Cohn

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    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Over the course of the past forty years, Gérard Genette’s work has profoundly influenced scholars of narratology, poetics, aesthetics, and literary and cultural criticism, and he continues to be one of France’s most influential... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2005
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    Paperback / £21.99
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  11. Dump This Book While You Still Can!

    Dump This Book While You Still Can!

    Written by Marcel Benabou, Translated by Steven Rendall, Introduced by Warren Motte

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    UNP - Nebraska

    In one of the most thought-provoking and wry books by one of the most intriguing contemporary writers in French literature, readers become party to the dilemma of "challenging" literature in a singularly involving and amusing... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2001
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  12. Speaking of Crime
    Speaking of Crime explores how inmates speak of their lives and in particular how they speak of crime. What is the power of speech for prisoners? What do their uses of pronouns and choices of verbs reveal about them, their experiences... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2000
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  13. Rhetorical Narratology
    Narratology attempts to determine the rules or codes of composition of a narrative and to formulate the “grammar” of narrative, that is, the structures and formulas that recur across stories with very different content. Since... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1999
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  14. Loiterature

    Loiterature

    By Ross Chambers

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    UNP - Nebraska

    The fabric of the western literary tradition is not always predictable. In one wayward strand, waywardness itself is at work, delay becomes almost predictable, triviality is auspicious, and failure is cheerfully admired. This... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1999
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  15. Small Worlds
    Small Worlds examines the minimalist trend in French writing, from the early 1980s to the present. Warren Motte first considers the practice of minimalism in other media, such as the plastic arts and music, and then proposes a... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1999
    Hardback / £48.00
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  16. Naming and Unnaming
    Naming and Unnaming is a dazzling study that centers on the work of Raymond Queneau, one of the most influential French novelists of the twentieth century. Jordan Stump takes as his subject the many implications—epistemological,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1998
    Hardback / £43.00
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