Download E-books Aerea in the Forests of Manhattan PDF

By Emmanuel Hocquard

At 40, Adam, an highbrow and author "who comes from the opposite aspect of the ocean," and who's steeped within the trust that he's the final of his line, unearths himself--dreams himself--in the United States. The promised land's reward to him is Aerea, younger, radiant, an enchantress, primarily unimaginable: their experience is short-lived. phrases, she tells Adam, are the difficulty that stands within the manner. And scarcely has Aerea seemed in his existence than she has walked out of it.

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Download E-books Les Rêveries du promeneur solitaire PDF

Les Rêvries du promeneur solitaire de Jean-Jacques Rousseau, promenades un à cinq : "L'habitude de rentrer en moi-même me healthy perdre le sentiment et presque le keepsake de mes maux, j'appris ainsi par ma propre expérience que l. a. resource du vrai bonheur est en nous, et qu'il ne dépend pas des hommes de rendre vraiment misérable celui qui sait vouoir être heureux."

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Download E-books L'amour médecin, Le sicilien ou l'amour peintre PDF

By Marie-Anne de Béru

"Il n'y some extent de pires sourds que ceux qui ne veulent element entendre !" Sganarelle, dans L'Amour médecin, nie l'évidence : si sa fille Lucinde est malade, c'est parce qu'elle désire se marier et qu'il s'y oppose obstinément. Aucun médecin au monde ne pourrait guérir l. a. jeune femme. Sauf un. Heureusement que Lisette, l'habile servante, a plus d'un travel dans son sac pour aider sa maîtresse ! Dans Le Sicilien ou l'Amour peintre, Adraste peut lui aussi compter sur son valet. Il aime l. a. belle Isidore et doit redoubler d'efforts pour l. a. soustraire à celui qui veut l'épouser. Jaloux trompé, valet fripon et médecin pédant : ces deux comédies-ballets mettent en scène les plus grands rôles du théâtre de Molière.

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Download E-books Time Regained: In Search of Lost Time, Vol. VI (Modern Library Classics) (v. 6) PDF

By Marcel Proust, D.J. Enright, Terence Kilmartin

Time Regained, the ultimate quantity of In seek of misplaced Time, starts off within the bleak and unsure years of global battle I. Years later, after the war’s finish, Proust’s narrator returns to Paris and displays on time, truth, jealousy, inventive production, and the uncooked fabric of literature—his earlier lifestyles. this contemporary Library variation additionally comprises the necessary Guide to Proust, compiled by way of Terence Kilmartin and revised by way of Joanna Kilmartin.

For this authoritative English-language variation, D. J. Enright has revised the past due Terence Kilmartin’s acclaimed remodeling of C. ok. Scott Moncrieff’s translation take into consideration the recent definitive French variants of Á los angeles recherché du temps perdu (the ultimate quantity of those new variants was once released through the Bibliothèque de los angeles Pléiade in 1989).

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Download E-books Jealousy and In the Labyrinth (Two Novels) PDF

Here, in a single quantity, are outstanding novels by way of the executive spokesman of the so-called “new novel” which has triggered such dialogue and aroused such controversy. “Jealousy,” acknowledged the recent York instances ebook overview “is a technical masterpiece, impeccably contrived.” “It is an exciting challenge,” stated the San Francisco Chronicle. the days Literary complement of London known as Robbe-Grillet an “incomparable artist” and the father or mother termed Jealousy “an outstanding book.” In his local France, best critic Maurice Nadeau wrote in France-Observateur that “In the Labyrinth is healthier than a very good novel: it's a nice paintings of literature,” and fellow novelist and critic Claude Roy judged an analogous paintings Robbe-Grillet’s “best book,” whereas right here in the United States the “Parade of Books” column known as within the Labyrinth “a hugely emotional adventure for the reader” and went directly to are expecting: “Robbe-Grillet will take his position in global literature as a successor of Balzac and Proust.”

This quantity, which deals incisive essays on Robbe-Grillet via Professor Bruce Morrissette of the college of Chicago and by way of French critics Roland Barthes and Anne Minor, additionally incorporates a beneficial bibliography of writings via and concerning the author.

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Download E-books Le Médecin volant – Le Mariage forcé (édition enrichie) PDF

By Molière

Voici deux pièces fondatrices, de jeunesse pour l'une, d'entrée dans l. a. maturité pour l'autre, qui ont en commun l. a. recherche d'un rythme, virtuosité du jeu du valet déguisé en médecin dans l. a. première, cadence qui appelle los angeles chorégraphie dans l'autre : Le Médecin volant (1659) et Le Mariage forcé (1664), comédie-ballet créée pour le roi dont Molière était devenu le maître des Divertissements. Les personnages hérités de los angeles culture farcesque et réinventés, los angeles qualité dramatique déjà marquée sont une resource et une leçon pour le théâtre futur. Le génie de Molière s'y révèle déjà : manière de retravailler les resources qu'il doit à sa tradition, malléabilité des thèmes et des figures qui s'approfondiront et se nuanceront dans leurs réincarnations ultérieures, montrant une unité d'inspiration, de imaginative and prescient, de formule dramatique qui donne à l'œuvre toute sa cohérence.

Édition enrichie d'une préface de Bernard Beugnot et d'un file pédagogique.

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Download E-books Apollinaire on the Edge: Modern Art, Popular Culture, and the Avant-Garde. (Faux Titre) PDF

By Willard Bohn

The name of the current research refers back to the undeniable fact that Apollinaire constantly labored on the innovative of recent aesthetics. the amount seeks to rehabilitate 4 experimental genres particularly that experience got really little realization. the 1st bankruptcy examines a captivating artist's booklet entitled The Bestiary, which beneficial properties illustrations by means of Raoul Dufy. the second one is anxious with a gaggle of poems that remember usual, way of life. the subsequent bankruptcy considers Apollinaire's little-known debt to kid's rhymes. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses an avant-garde drama that was once destined to play a key position within the evolution of recent French theater. This ebook might be of curiosity to an individual attracted to avant-garde aesthetics. it is going to charm not just to students of twentieth-century poetry but additionally to devotees of contemporary paintings and glossy theater.

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Download E-books Acide Sulfurique PDF

By Amélie Nothomb

« Vint le second où los angeles souffrance des autres ne leur suffit plus : il leur en fallut le spectacle. »

C'est vrai qu'on ne lit que du mal de ce livre... Pourquoi ? Qu'a-t-il donc de si méprisable ? On sait qu'Amélie Nothomb écrit vite, voire très vite (mais toujours très bien). Cela se ressent souvent dans ses romans, et c'est un type auquel on s'attache facilement. l. a. richesse habituelle du vocabulaire employé laisse ici sa position à l. a. crudité du thème, des personnages et de leurs propos. Nothomb dénonce, mais n'étant pas elle même spectatrice on lui ôte ce droit ? C'est fool, mais c'est amusant, c'est précisément ce qu'on interdit à son personnage... Tous ses appels au public entraînent invariablement les réactions opposées à celles attendues. Nothomb nous supplie avec ce roman de prendre sense of right and wrong de notre folie, de notre cruauté, et on ne lui accorderait ce droit que si elle même consentait à regarder ces horreurs télévisées... Resistons avec elle, éteignez votre télé. On peut rêver.

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Download E-books The Charterhouse of Parma (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Stendhal

Headstrong and naïve, the younger Italian aristocrat Fabrizio del Dongo is set to defy the wrath of his right-wing father and visit battle to struggle for Napoleon. He stumbles at the conflict of Waterloo, ill-prepared, but full of enthusiasm for warfare and glory. ultimately heeding suggestion, Fabrizio sneaks again to Milan, simply to turn into embroiled in a sequence of amorous exploits, fuelled by way of his impetuous nature and the political chicanery of his aunt Gina and her wily lover. Judged by way of Balzac to be an important French novel of its time, The Charterhouse of Parma is a compelling novel of extravagance and bold, mixing the intrigues of the Italian court docket with the romance and pleasure of youth.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved by way of introductions and notes through uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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