Series re-launch: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries under new editorship: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Series Editors Robin Howells, Emeritus Professor of French at Birkbeck, University of London, and Dr Fiona Cox, Senior Lecturer in French at the … Continue reading

Association des Etudes Françaises et Francophones d’Irlande conference

Hannah Godfrey, Senior Editor, is at the ADEFFI conference in the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin today. If you will be attending too, please stop by the stand and introduce yourself.

‘Tickling the Palate’ reviewed in the Irish Times

‘Tickling the Palate’: Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture, edited by Maírtín Mac Con Iomaire and Eamon Maher, was reviewed by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne in the Irish Times on Saturday 28 June. Click here to read the review.   This volume of essays, which originated in the inaugural Dublin Gastronomy Symposium held in the Dublin … Continue reading

A Legacy of Shame: French Narratives of War and Occupation

This book is the winner of the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies 2011. A Legacy of Shame is the first in-depth study of shame in French narratives of the Second World War and the Nazi Occupation of France. Wartime shame continues to be a recurrent theme in literature and film and is … Continue reading

The Art of Theatre

This collection of essays explores the relationship between art, literature and the stage in France and Belgium in the period 1830-1910. It is the first book to bring together scholarship on this neglected area of study and provides unique insights into current research within this rich interdisciplinary field. The rise in popular theatre, the beginnings … Continue reading

Molière’s Strategies

Of all the playwrights from the age of Louis XIV, only Molière’s work is still regularly performed in France and beyond. This book analyses certain elements of the plays that may explain Molière’s longevity: a plausible chain of events peppered with shocks and surprises; tensions between opposites; intellectual concerns that had not previously been the … Continue reading

La Revue: The Twentieth-Century Periodical in French

The journal, periodical or revue has a long and largely unexplored history. The periodical has been recognized as a site of unexpected juxtapositions and unorthodox exchanges, a source of chance discoveries. It provides a unique insight into the uneven interactions that characterize any contemporary moment and is an invaluable archive in its own right. This … Continue reading

L’Autobiographie entre autres

Où va l’autobiographie ? Alors qu’elle évolue entre les genres, entre les cultures et les langues, ainsi qu’entre les nouveaux moyens de capter et d’archiver la vie, on remarque qu’elle constitue plus que jamais un lieu d’expérimentation et d’innovation pour les auteurs d’expression française. Cet ouvrage se propose dès lors d’examiner plusieurs des formes d’écriture … Continue reading

Béatrice Bonhomme: Le mot, la mort, l’amour

Ce recueil d’études, ce Festschrift, fête l’œuvre de Béatrice Bonhomme et en même temps en fait l’analyse critique. Depuis vingt ans Bonhomme nourrit la poésie française de sa contribution d’écrivain, de professeur de lettres à Nice et d’éditrice de la revue Nu(e) où elle accueille les meilleurs poètes de notre temps. Cet ouvrage reflète entre … Continue reading

Women Matter / Femmes Matière

This volume is based on papers given at the biennial Women in French conference held in Leeds in May 2011. Drawing on a range of interconnecting disciplines and forms of cultural production, it explores the relationship between French and Francophone women and the material world. Bringing together researchers from the United Kingdom, France and other … Continue reading

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The Oxford International Art Fair

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