Peter France

Peter France is Professor Emeritus of French at the University of Edinburgh and the editor of The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. The poem in the May 8, 2014 issue is included in Poems of Osip Mandelstam, translated and with a foreword by Peter France, to be published by New Directions in June 2014. 
(May 2014)

Burying the Dead

The Architecture of Death: The Transformation of the Cemetery in Eighteenth-Century Paris

by Richard A. Etlin

January 16, 1986 issue

In the Hell of Art

The Life of Aleksandr Blok Vol. I: The Distant Thunder

by Avril Pyman

The Life of Aleksandr Blok Vol. II: The Release of Harmony

by Avril Pyman

May 28, 1981 issue

Malraux and Death

Malraux and Death


by André Malraux, translated by Terence Kilmartin

December 8, 1977 issue

Gazing at Death

The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception

by Michel Foucault, translated by A.M. Sheridan Smith

January 22, 1976 issue

The Dominant Doctor

Galenism: Rise and Decline of a Medical Philosophy

by Owsei Temkin

June 26, 1975 issue

Rousseau & Modern Tyranny

Rousseau & Modern Tyranny

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: A New Interpretative Analysis of His Life and Works, Vol. I: The Quest, 1712-1758

by Lester G. Crocker

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: A New Interpretative Analysis of His Life and Works, Vol. II: The Prophetic Voice, 1758-1778

by Lester G. Crocker

November 29, 1973 issue

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