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Following the merger of Lyon’s two ENS (Ecole Nationale Supérieure) into a single institution and the foundation within it of the Institut français de l’Education (French Education Institute), the ENS Editions university press publishes works from all over the world, by both French and foreign researchers, which reflect the issues being studied in research centres throughout the School.


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Aragon, Ponge : esthétiques croisées

Alain Trouvé

Confronting the works of Aragon and Ponge brings up literary, political and anthropological issues. These two figures of twentieth-century literature, related to avant-garde figures, from Dada and surrealism (Aragon) to Tel Quel (Ponge), briefly shared a commitment to Communism during the peri...

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Les théories de l’énoncé dans la grammaire générale

Valérie Raby

This book, which falls within the field of the history and epistemology of the language sciences, examines how the utterance has come to be regarded as a relevant level of analysis for linguistic theories.Utterance here is to be understood as a generic term referring to a linguistic sequence p...

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Le voyage excentrique

Jeux textuels et paratextuels dans l'anti-récit de voyage, 1760-1850

Susan Pickford

The period 1760-1850 saw the rise and fall of a new sub-genre: eccentric travel writing. A number of anti-travel narratives journeyed round a bedroom, a pocket, or in a zigzag, playing with both the narratological structure and publishing format of mainstream travel writing, particularly by me...

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