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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

Peter France - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 656 pages
This book, written by a team of experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive account of the ways in which translation has brought the major literature of the world ...
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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

Peter France - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 656 pages
Translation has been a crucial process in world culture over the past two millennia and more. In the English-speaking cultures many of the most important texts are translations ...
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Rousseau: Confessions

Peter France - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 113 pages
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A Place of Healing for the Soul: Patmos

Peter France - Religion - 2003 - 240 pages
The author of Hermits: The Insights of Solitude describes how a journey to the Greek island of Patmos led to a close encounter with the island's pervasive spirituality, its ...
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Politeness and Its Discontents: Problems in French Classical Culture

Peter France - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 245 pages
A study of the place and nature of the ideal of politeness in seventeenth and eighteenth-century writing in France, Britain and Russia. This ideal covered not just polite ...
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Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Peter France, William St Clair - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 350 pages
Why biography? Lives of writers, thinkers and artists, while unfailingly popular with readers, raise all kinds of theoretical problems. This volume explores the different faces ...
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Politeness and Its Discontents: Problems in French Classical Culture

Peter France - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 260 pages
This is a 1992 study of writing of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, mainly in France, but also in Britain and Russia. Its focus is on the establishing and questioning ...
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Enlightenment and Emancipation

Susan Manning, Peter France - History - 2006 - 233 pages
"The Enlightenment has been represented in radically opposing ways: on the one hand, as the throwing off of the chains of superstition, custom, and usurped authority; on the ...
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