Le disque dur s'est enrayé (French Edition) by Camille Leleu

By Camille Leleu

Bientôt, Aimée air of secrecy tout oublié. Aimée air of mystery désappris. Elle va vivre à reculons. Aimée est malade mais elle ne laissera pas cette « salope » de maladie l’emprisonner. Pas query de los angeles laisser dévorer tous ses souvenirs.
Aimée va oublier, mais elle a une parade pour contrer celle qui se goinfre de sa mémoire. Avant qu’ils ne disparaissent, que sa vie foute le camp, elle va entamer une direction contre l’oubli en nous sortant, comme d’un chapeau magique, tous ses souvenirs, jusqu’au second où…
Aimée va rire, pleurer, apprendre, désapprendre, se keepsake, se découvrir, se voir avant, après… Aimée va oublier. Aimée va vivre.

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Les Tisserands des Lumières - tome 1 : Jeanne-Catherine by Patricia Gavoille

By Patricia Gavoille

Un jour de novembre 1758, un yes Baptiste arrive chez son ancien ami Jean-Jacques, humble tisserand de l. a. ville. Celui-ci vit un amour mystery avec sa voisine Jeanne-Catherine, veuve depuis peu, qui subit régulièrement les affronts violents des habitants. Pourtant elle sera l. a. seule femme parvenue à obtenir l. a. confiance de Bigeol le maître tisserand qui n’hésitera pas à lui confier un métier. Que vient chercher Baptiste en demandant asile, envoyé précisément là par Voltaire en personne ? Et qui est Micard, le lieutenant de company, dont l’épouse vit cachée aux yeux du monde ? Habile, Patricia Gavoille nous lie cœur battant à ses personnages dès le most desirable tome de cette trilogie sur fond de querelles religieuses en plein siècle des Lumières.

« Ecrivain talentueux, Patricia nous a conquis depuis longtemps, mais elle fait partie de ceux qui cherchent à toujours faire mieux. » A.P.

« Dieu vous garde ! Me permettrez-vous d’entrer ? J’ai vu votre porte entrouverte, alors je l’ai poussée…C’est peut-être un peu sans-gêne, j’en conviens… Jean-Jacques, stupéfait, ne trouve pas de mots pour répondre à l’intrus. Debout dans sa delicacies, près de los angeles desk sur laquelle il vient de déposer son discomfort et un quart de fromage sec, il regarde l’homme qui vient d’entrer chez lui. Planté sur le seuil, l’autre ne bouge pas et semble attendre l’invite. Il est vêtu en bourgeois, behavior brun, gilet noir de bonne coupe, jabot de dentelle. Sur ses épaules une lourde cape de voyage. Par l. a. porte grande ouverte derrière lui l’air froid et l’humidité de novembre s’engouffrent à grandes lampées et viennent miauler dans l. a. delicacies jusque dans les jambes de Jean-Jacques.
— Ne restez pas ainsi, il fait froid. Achevez d’entrer et fermez l. a. porte. »

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On Coming After: Studies in Post-Classical Greek Literature by Richard Hunter

By Richard Hunter

This publication gathers jointly a number of the important essays of Richard Hunter, whose paintings has been primary within the glossy second look of Greek literature after Alexander and its reception at Rome and in different places. on the center of Hunter’s paintings lies the excessive poetry of Ptolemaic Alexandria (Callimachus, Theocritus, and Apollonius of Rhodes) and the narrative literature of later antiquity (‘the old novel’), yet comedy, mime, didactic poetry and historical literary feedback all fall in the scope of those stories. central recurrent topics are the makes use of and activity of the prior, the modes of poetic allusion, the ethical reasons of literature, the highbrow context for old poetry, and the interplay of poetry and feedback. What emerges isn't really a literature shackled to the prior and cowed through an ‘anxiety of influence’, yet an brisk and always experimental engagement with either earlier and present.

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Myth, Ritual, and the Warrior in Roman and Indo-European by Roger D. Woodard

By Roger D. Woodard

This publication examines the determine of the returning warrior as depicted within the myths of numerous historical and medieval Indo-European cultures. In those cultures, the returning warrior was once usually portrayed as a determine rendered dysfunctionally damaging or isolationist by means of the horrors of wrestle. This mythic portrayal of the lower back warrior is in step with smooth reports of comparable habit between squaddies getting back from struggle. Roger Woodard's learn identifies a standard beginning of those myths within the ancestral proto-Indo-European tradition, within which rites have been enacted to allow warriors to reintegrate themselves as useful individuals of society. He additionally compares the Italic, Indo-Iranian and Celtic mythic traditions surrounding the warrior, paying specific awareness to Roman fable and formality, significantly to the etiologies and rites of the July fairs of the Poplifugia and Nonae Caprotinae and to the October rites of the Sororium Tigillum.

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T. S. Eliot and Christian Tradition by Benjamin G. Lockerd,Anderson D. Araujo,Hazel Atkins,William

By Benjamin G. Lockerd,Anderson D. Araujo,Hazel Atkins,William Blissett,William C. Charron,Thomas Dilworth,David Huisman,Charles Huttar,Dominic Manganiello,William Marx,Christopher McVey,John D., Jr. Morgenstern,Lee Oser,Paul Robichaud,James Seaton,Shunichi

T. S. Eliot was once raised within the Unitarian religion of his relations in St. Louis yet drifted clear of their ideals whereas learning philosophy, mysticism, and anthropology at Harvard. in the course of a 12 months in Paris, he grew to become concerned with a bunch of Catholic writers and as a consequence went via a gentle conversion to Catholic Christianity.
Many experiences of Eliot's writings have pointed out his non secular ideals, yet so much have didn't provide the subject due weight, and lots of have misunderstood or misrepresented his religion. extra lately, students have started exploring this size of Eliot's concept extra rigorously and completely. during this publication readers will locate Eliot's Anglo-Catholicism correctly outlined and thoughtfully thought of. Essays remove darkness from the all-important impression of the French Catholic writers he got here to grasp in Paris. favourite between them have been those that wrote for or have been differently linked to the
Nouvelle Revue Française, together with André Gide, Paul Claudel, and Charles-Louis Philippe. additionally lively in Paris at the moment used to be the infamous Charles Maurras, whose impact on Eliot has been exaggerated via those that needed to discredit Eliot's traditionalist perspectives. A extra measured evaluation of Maurras's impression has been wanted and is located in numerous essays the following. a better French Catholic author, Jacques Maritain, has been principally neglected via Eliot students, yet his effect is now given due attention. The keynote of Eliot's cultural and political writings is his trust that faith and tradition are integrally comparable. numerous individuals learn his rules in this topic, putting them within the context of Maritain's principles, in addition to these of the Catholic historian Christopher Dawson.
Contributors take account of Eliot's highbrow dating with such figures as John Henry Newman, Charles Williams, and the professional on church structure, W. R. Lethaby. Eliot's engagement with different contemporaries who held various Christian beliefs—including George Santayana, Paul Elmer extra, C. S. Lewis, and David Jones—is additionally explored.
This assortment provides the topic of Eliot's non secular ideals in wealthy aspect, from a couple of assorted views, giving readers the chance to work out the subject in its complexity and fullness.

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Allegories of Farming from Greece and Rome: Philosophical by Kronenberg

By Kronenberg

during this e-book Professor Kronenberg exhibits that Xenophon's Oeconomicus, Varro's De Re Rustica and Virgil's Georgics aren't easily works on farming yet belong to a practice of philosophical satire which makes use of allegory and irony to question the that means of morality. those works metaphorically attach farming and its comparable arts to political existence; yet rather than featuring farming in its conventional guise as a favorable image, they use it to version the deficiencies of the energetic lifestyles, which in flip is juxtaposed to a popular contemplative lifestyle. even if those 3 texts usually are not frequently handled jointly, this publication convincingly connects them with an unique and provocative interpretation in their allegorical use of farming. It additionally fills an incredible hole in our figuring out of the literary impacts at the Georgics by means of exhibiting that it truly is formed not only through its poetic predecessors yet by means of philosophical dialogue.

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The Getty Hexameters: Poetry, Magic, and Mystery in Ancient by Christopher A. Faraone,Dirk Obbink

By Christopher A. Faraone,Dirk Obbink

The Getty Hexameters seems to be intimately at a sequence of forty-four magical verses inscribed on a lately stumbled on lead pill from Sicily within the 5th century BC, that is now within the Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Divided into sections, the amount contains a common creation to the hot inscriptions, including a severe textual content and English translation, images, and drawings. the second one part encompasses a choice of 11 interpretative essays which deal with quite a few points of the textual content, together with non secular and civic context, date and poetic language, transmission, and connections to old magic and formality practice.

The quantity is the 1st entire severe variation of the Greek textual content to seem in print and includes vital scholarship for the sphere of classics from an acclaimed checklist of contributors.

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De la Charente au Sông-Hông (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French by Pauline Mabé

By Pauline Mabé

« Je perdrai le perdant, et le gagnant me perdra. »

Cette basic word suffit à faire basculer le quotidien d’une femme, Adrienne Leferend. Bercée par les larmes de son passé, elle choisit de prendre sa vie en major, embarquant ainsi pour l’Indochine.

De Daphné l’eurasienne à Adrienne l. a. pionnière, ce roman est une fresque de 7 destins de femmes qui n’auront de cesse de se battre pour leur terre, leur identité ; fières d’avoir été bercées par le Sông-Hông et los angeles Charente.

Meurtries par les guerres et les déceptions, une lueur d’espoir perdure en elles à travers l. a. transmission d’un médaillon.

Pauline MABÉ, 22 août 1995, passionnée d’écriture et d’histoire signe son most desirable roman avec l’envie de faire voyager ses lecteurs.

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L'homme honnête (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by Robert Moreton

By Robert Moreton

los angeles société va-t-elle « droit dans le mur » ? L’homme se ressaisira-t-il à temps ? Dieu seul le sait...

À travers cette fiction, l’auteur désire faire ouvrir les yeux à ceux qui pensent que tout va pour le mieux dans ce monde, qu’il n’y a aucune inquiétude à avoir en ce qui concerne notre avenir ainsi que celui de nos enfants et que l’on peut continuer à vivre éternellement sans que l. a. Terre n’en souffre.

L’Homme a toujours évolué depuis qu’il s’est sédentarisé ; malheureusement, cette évolution ne profite réellement qu’aux plus forts. Il traîne depuis los angeles nuit des temps quelques boulets qui l’empêchent de créer une société juste, fraternelle, sturdy et il n’est pas près d’en changer. Mais le plus grave aujourd’hui est qu’il ne los angeles maîtrise plus.

Jusqu’où cette dérive ira-t-elle ? Jusqu’à l’effondrement, l. a. fin de l’humanité ?

L’histoire de l’homme honnête débutera lorsque s’achèvera l. a. nôtre, en l’an 2032. Peu en feront partie... Un homme et quatre femmes vivront reclus dans une vallée pour surmonter le grand fracas. De cette union plutôt atypique naîtra un nouvel ordre régénérateur. À moins qu’une réaction salutaire de notre half ne parvienne à contrecarrer l’Armageddon...

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The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical by Matthew P. Maher

By Matthew P. Maher

This illustrated research includes a finished and particular account of the historic improvement of Greek army structure and shielding making plans, in particular in Arkadia within the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

Employing info collected from the broadcast literature, and picked up in the course of the box reconnaissance of each web site, the fortification circuit of every Arkadian polis is explored. during this approach, the booklet presents a correct chronology for the partitions in query; an knowing of the connection among the fortifications and the neighborhood topography; an in depth stock of all of the fortified poleis of Arkadia; a nearby synthesis in accordance with this stock; and the probable
historical purposes in the back of the styles saw throughout the local synthesis.

Maher argues that there's no facts for fortified poleis in Arkadia throughout the Archaic interval. even if, whilst the poleis have been finally fortified within the Classical interval, the truth that such a lot seemed within the early fourth century BC, strategically dispensed in constrained geographic parts, means that the bigger protecting issues of the Arkadian League have been an element. even though the shielding responses to ideas in siege battle and offensive artillery of the Arkadian
fortifications persist with an analogous basic advancements observable within the circuits stumbled on during the Greek global, there does exist a couple of attention-grabbing and remarkable, locally particular, styles. Such discoveries validate the technique hired and obviously reveal the worth of an solely nearby concentration for
shedding mild on a few architectural, topographical, and historical issues.

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