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              Loss and the Other in the Visionary Work of Anna Maria Ortese

              Loss and the Other in the Visionary Work of Anna Maria Ortese (Hardback)

              By DeGasperin, Vilma

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              This book explores the literary work of Anna Maria Ortese (1914-1998), one of the greatest and most original writers in twentieth-century Italian and European literature and shows the intense relationship between Ortese's texts and masterpieces of European literature.

              ISBN 9780199673810
              Released NZ 27 Mar 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs
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              Borges and Kafka: Sons and Writers
               

              Borges and Kafka: Sons and Writers (Hardback)

              By Roger, Sarah

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              Sarah Roger investigates Jorge Luis Borges's development as an author in light of Franz Kafka's influence, and in consideration of Borges's relationship with his father, a failed author. She explores how reading Kafka helped Borges mediate and make productive use of his own relat...ionship with his father.
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              ISBN 9780198746157
              Released NZ 20 Jan 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs
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              Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust novel of the first generation

              Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust novel of the first generation (Hardback)

              By Gwyer, Kirstin

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              Encrypting the Past puts forward the literary category of the first-generation German-Jewish Holocaust novel, showing that Holocaust literature was being written decades before postwar authors such as Sebald were credited with having found new ways of reflecting the unspeakable.

              ISBN 9780198709930
              Released NZ 25 Sep 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs
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              Fin de millenaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis
               

              Fin de millenaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis (Hardback)

              By Cruickshank, Ruth

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              In this closely analytical study, Cruickshank reads the work of four influential writers of prose fiction - Angot, Echenoz, Houellebecq, and Redonnet - in the context of the turn of the millennium in France, which coincided with a number of tangible crises and apocalyptic discour...ses, and with the growth of the mass media and global market.
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              ISBN 9780199571758
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2009
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

              Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu (Hardback)

              By Goodman, Dr. Jessica

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              Jessica Goodman sheds new light on Carlo Goldoni's experience as a dramatic author in 1760s Paris, and on his critical reactions to that experience. She draws on contemporary Comedie-Italienne archives to offer the most comprehensive existing account of this oft-neglected theatre... and its authorial relations.
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              ISBN 9780198796626
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Series Oxford Modern Languages & Literature Monographs
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              Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950
               

              Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950 (Hardback)

              By Bird, Dunlaith

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              Dunlaith Bird argues that vagabondage - a physical and textual elaboration of gender identity in motion - emerges as a totemic concept in European women's travel writing from 1850. For Olympe Audouard, Isabella Bird, Isabelle Eberhardt, and Freya Stark vagabondage is a means of e...xtending the parameters by which 'women' are defined.
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              ISBN 9780199644162
              Released NZ 5 Jul 2012
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              A Tale Blazed Through Heaven: Imitation and Invention in the Golden Age of Spain

              A Tale Blazed Through Heaven: Imitation and Invention in the Golden Age of Spain (Hardback)

              By Noble-Wood, Oliver J.

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              A Tale Blazed Through Heaven charts the development of representations of the mythological tale of Mars, Venus, and Vulcan from its origins in classical antiquity to its reception in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. It offers a new perspective on the literary and visual ...culture of the period, both in Spain and in Europe as a whole.
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              ISBN 9780198707356
              Released NZ 6 Nov 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Women's Writing and Historiography in the GDR
               

              Women's Writing and Historiography in the GDR (Hardback, New title)

              By Bridge, Helen

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              Examines the relationship between literature and historiography in the GDR. Through a series of comparative readings, this book traces the development of critical approaches to history in literature by East German women, focusing on treatments of the National Socialist past, fict...ional biographies of historical women, and more.
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              ISBN 9780199255924
              Released NZ 17 Oct 2002
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              Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night
               

              Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night (Hardback)

              By Chesters, Timothy

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              This book describes the ideological, intellectual, and literary role of ghost stories in late Renaissance France. It takes in prominent literary figures - Rabelais, Ronsard, Montaigne - as well as lesser known tracts and pamphlets to shed new light on the beliefs, fears, and desi...res of a period on the threshold of modernity.
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              ISBN 9780199599806
              Released NZ 13 Jan 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Literary and Linguistic Theories in Eighteenth-Century France: From Nuances to Impertinence
               

              Literary and Linguistic Theories in Eighteenth-Century France: From Nuances to Impertinence (Hardback, New title)

              By Nye, Edward

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              Linguistic theories in the 18th century are also theories of literature and art, and it is probably better, therefore, to think of them as aesthetic theories. This work considers a wide range of authors from this perspective.

              ISBN 9780198160120
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2000
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