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Germaine de Staël in Germany: Gender and Literary Authority (1800-1850)

by Judith E. Martin Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (May 12, 2011)

This study of the impact of Staël and her novels in Germany from 1800-1850 focuses on debates over gender and authorship, first examining commentary and reviews by prominent literary men and women, and then...


Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Selections)/Also sprach Zarathustra (Auswahl): A Dual-Language Book

by Friedrich Nietzsche Dover Publications (January 03, 2013)

This dual-language edition features one third of Nietzsche's work, keeping the most famous concepts intact and encompassing a variety of moods and modes as well as the author's full linguistic scope.


Pre-Raphaelite Poetry: An Anthology

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (September 05, 2012)

Poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti crowns this outstanding collection: highlights include "The Blessed Damozel," "My Sister's Sleep," and selections from The House of Life. Also includes Christina Rossetti's "Remember,"...


Emile

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau Dover Publications (August 21, 2013)

Rousseau considered this tale of a young boy and his tutor the most important of his writings, and its exploration of the retention of human goodness and avoidance of social corruption remains highly influential....


The Vampire in Lore and Legend

by Montague Summers Dover Publications (February 16, 2012)

Riveting study of vampirism in Europe — from vampires in Greek and Roman lore to their presence in Saxon England, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, and even modern Greece.


The New Atlantis and The City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias

by Francis Bacon & Tomasso Campanella Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

Campanella was a student of logic and physics; Bacon focused on politics and philosophy — but despite their authors' differences, each of these meditations on the ideal society reflects the spirit and substance...


The Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration

by John Locke Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

The first of these two highly influential documents refutes the concept of monarchy's divine right. The second argues for a broad acceptance of alternative religious convictions.


The Child

by Pascale Kramer & Tamsin Black Bellevue Literary Press (December 25, 2012)

An emotionally implosive novel about confronting the death of a loved one and the possibility of hope a child brings.


Transformations of Memory and Forgetting in Sixteenth-Century France: Marguerite de Navarre, Pierre de Ronsard, Michel de Montaigne

by Nicolas Russell University of Delaware Press (April 29, 2011)

This book proposes that in a number of French Renaissance texts, we observe a shift in thinking about memory and forgetting. Focusing on a corpus of texts by Marguerite de Navarre, Pierre de Ronsard and Michel...


Continental Feminism Reader

by Ann J. Cahill & Jennifer Hansen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2004)

Ann J. Cahill and Jennifer Hansen collect the most groundbreaking recent work in Continental feminist theory, introducing and explaining pieces that are often mystifying to those outside the field and outside...


Die Schwarze Spinne: The Black Spider

by Jeremias Gotthelf & Jolyon Timothy Hughes UPA (June 09, 2010)

This book is an interlinear translation of a religious allegory about morals and religious living in the mid-nineteenth century, written in 1842 by Jeremias Gotthelf, a pastor. This translation includes introductions...


Best European Fiction 2012 (Best European Fiction)

by Aleksandar Hemon & Nicole Krauss Dalkey Archive Press (November 08, 2011)

"Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read."-TimeNow in its third year, the Best European Fiction series has become a mainstay in the literary landscape, each year featuring new voices from throughout Europe...


Best European Fiction 2011 (Best European Fiction)

by Aleksandar Hemon & Colum Mccann Dalkey Archive Press (November 22, 2010)

Best European Fiction is an exhilarating read.”—Time


Best European Fiction 2010 (Best European Fiction)

by Aleksandar Hemon & Zadie Smith Dalkey Archive Press (December 15, 2009)

The start of the most ambitious editorial project in Dalkey Archive's history.Historically, English-language readers have been great fans of European literature, and names like Franz Kafka, Gustave Flaubert,...


Jane Austen

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 06, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Jane Austen in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

During her lifetime, Jane Austen lived...


The First Hebrew Shakespeare Translations

by Lily Kahn UCL Press (July 18, 2017)

 This first bilingual edition and analysis of the earliest Shakespeare plays translated into Hebrew – Isaac Edward Salkinson’s Ithiel the Cushite of Venice (Othello) and Ram and Jael (Romeo and Juliet)...


Medieval Literature: A Basic Anthology

by Dover Publications, Inc. Dover Publications (May 22, 2017)

These excerpts from works of philosophy and religion, history and drama, fiction, poetry, and other genres introduce the many facets of medieval literature. The anthology opens with chapters from The Confessions...


Wizards and Witches, Princes and Princesses | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are used by elders to teach the young generation about good and bad. Using stories of wizards and witches, princes and princesses, folktales will never fail to capture the attention. Such stories are...


Magic Kingdoms, Mystic Forest | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

If you are familiar with European folktales, you will notice that almost all the settings are in magical forests and/or in faraway kingdoms. The geography and society during the early European times could play...


Magic Beans and Wicked Spells | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Discover the fairy tales of Old Europe! This is a collection of the best stories that have been handed down from one generation to the next and even translated to different languages. Folktales showcase the...


Once upon a Time | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Don't you like stories that start with "Once upon a time"? They make great bedtime stories because of the princesses and magic. But these are also stories that reflect the environment of the author. Look closely...


War, Power, Empire | Children's European History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Looking back into European history, you would find amazing facts about wars, empires and the early leaders’ hunger for power. It’s amazing how you can look back and take a peek but not really live in those...


Cinderella and Beyond | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Make your beautiful kids explore the folktales in the European setting with this Cinderella and Beyond book. And no, this is not your usual fairy tale book. With a formal and informative take on things, this...


Witches, Wolves, and Magical Creatures | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Though magical creatures, their stories are reflective of the belief systems of the people that created them. This educational book will discuss the European folktales involving witches, wolves and other magical...


Fairies, Princes, Dwarves, and More | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

To kids, folktales are stories of magic and faraway places. But you let your kids read those stories because of the values that can be deduced from them. More importantly, such folktales represent the ethnolinguistic...


Nobles, Knights, Maidens and Manors: The Medieval Feudal System

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The Medieval Feudal System was introduced to England after an invasion. It was a simple system wherein all land was owned by the King. It’s interesting to note that with this system, social status began and...


The Witch and the Princess | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Europe has produced many beautiful folktales that have survived time and war. You can pretty much say that these stories express Europe’s history and in one way or another, they have influenced the cultures...


Not Just a Fairy Tale | Children's European History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Who said that bedtime stories should only be fairy tales? You can send your child off to sleep with interesting facts and information about European history. This way, his/her dreams will be of truths rather...


The Old World | Children's European History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

It’s very understandable if your child does not find European history interesting at first. Maybe that’s the first reaction to history kids make anyway. After all, history is about going back to the past...


Into the Woods | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

No, this is not a sequel of any movie. Rather, it is a collection of European folktales, most which are set in the woods. Folktales are mini stories that are written in old language. They work like mirrors into...


The View from the Castle | Children's European History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Sure, a majority of Europe’s most historic events centered on castles. From then until now, Europe has been run by monarchs. It is because of this that castles are found until today. When you visit a castle,...


Magic and Enchantment | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

There’s always magic and enchantment when discussing folktales. Maybe that’s what makes them unforgettable. But there is a more important element to the study of folktales and that is the understanding of...


Giants and Fairies and Witches, Oh My! | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Folktales are the heart of any society. They are stories that reflect the culture, tradition and environment from a long time ago. Allowing your child to study folktales will help him/her see what life was before...


Tales of Magic and Mischief | Children's European Folktales

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that folktales are more than just stories? They are powerful traditions that can influence perceptions, behavior and attitude. They are stories of magic and powerful emotions that change the lives...


The Middle Ages and Beyond | Children's European History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The Middle Ages were a very interesting time because of so many changes that came after the collapses of the Roman Empire. There were different leaders who tries to implement changes in societal and economic...


Trafika Europe

by Andrew Singer Penn State University Press (March 01, 2016)

In volume 1 of Trafika Europe, Andrew Singer gathers choice offerings from the first year of the quarterly journal of the same name. These fourteen selections—from seven women and seven men, seven poets and...


Clarissa on the Continent

by Thomas O. Beebee Penn State University Press (October 01, 1990)

"Clarissa" on the Continent defines and explores two strategies of literary translation—creative vs. preservative and strong vs. weak—as they transform one of the most influential English novels. Thomas...


The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

by Jean Racine & Geoffrey Alan Argent Penn State University Press (April 11, 2012)

As Voltaire famously opined, Athaliah, Racine’s last play, is “perhaps the greatest masterwork of the human spirit.” Its formidable antagonists, Athaliah, queen of Judah, and Jehoiada, high priest of the...


The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

by Jean Racine & Geoffrey Alan Argent Penn State University Press (October 25, 2011)

This is the third volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays—only the third time such a project has been undertaken. For this new translation, Geoffrey Alan Argent...


The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

by Jean Racine & Geoffrey Alan Argent Penn State University Press (July 29, 2014)

This is the fifth volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays. Geoffrey Alan Argent’s translations faithfully convey all the urgency and keen psychological insight...


Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan

by Jean d'Arras, Donald Maddox & Sara Sturm-Maddox Penn State University Press (August 11, 2012)

Jean d’Arras’s splendid prose romance of Melusine, written for Jean de Berry, the brother of King Charles V of France, is one of the most significant and complex literary works of the later Middle Ages....


The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

by Jean Racine & Geoffrey Alan Argent Penn State University Press (January 21, 2011)

This is the second volume of a projected translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays—only the third time such a project has been undertaken in the three hundred years since Racine’s death....


The Complete Plays of Jean Racine

by Jean Racine & Geoffrey Alan Argent Penn State University Press (November 24, 2010)

This is the first volume of a planned translation into English of all twelve of Jean Racine’s plays—a project undertaken only three times in the three hundred years since Racine’s death. For this new translation,...


Condorcet

by Guillaume Ansart Penn State University Press (May 09, 2012)

Condorcet (1743–1794) was the last of the great eighteenth-century French philosophes and one of the most fervent américanistes of his time. A friend of Franklin, Jefferson, and Paine and a member of the...


Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion

by James M. Decker, Kenneth Womack, Ruth Robbins & Joseph Lennon et al. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 01, 2016)

Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion is an anthology featuring leading critical voices, including such figures as Nancy Henry, Julian Wolfreys, Ira Nadel, Joseph Wiesenfarth, and William...


Sons of the Wind

by Jacquie Ricard-Carrodano & XAVIER PIVANO Éditions Ligne Continue (January 12, 2012)

When Arnaud got an odd letter from a stranger who claimed he was his father, he couldn’t imagine it would lead him so far away. Far away from home, of course, but from himself too, from his inherent human...


World Atlas For Kids - Kids From Around The World

by Speedy Publishing Speedy Kids (January 05, 2015)

Children naturally like to hear about other children. They can identify with another child wherever the other kid happens to live. This allows them to imagine themselves in another country when they read about...


Around The Globe - Must See Places in Europe: Europe Travel Guide for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

Visit key places in Europe, and learn about their cultures and traditions too in less then 30 minutes! This book is heavy on knowledge but light on the budget. You can even use this book to teach geography to...


Let's Explore Austria's (Most Famous Attractions in Austria's): Austrian Travel Guide

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

Let's go sight-seeing in Austria, where nature and civilization meet. Through this educational book, your child will learn so many things that only a visitor would know. This is an exciting book that covers...


If This Is a Man by Primo Levi (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 07, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of If This Is a Man with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of If This Is a Man by Primo Levi, which details the...