Download E-books Histoire de Claude Simon: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition) PDF

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Couronné par le prix Médicis, Histoire constitue un tournant dans l’œuvre de Claude Simon (1913-2005) : appartenant au cycle « familial » ouvert par L’Herbe, le roman annonce par sa development La Bataille de Pharsale et par sa thématique familiale et mémorielle les œuvres de los angeles maturité (L’Acacia, notamment).

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Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de los angeles littérature ou de los angeles pensée. Cette présentation est couplée avec un article de synthèse sur l’auteur de l’œuvre.

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Reconnue mondialement pour los angeles qualité et los angeles fiabilité incomparable de ses guides, Encyclopaedia Universalis met l. a. connaissance à l. a. portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 two hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, photographs, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est los angeles plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.

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Download E-books The Glass Menagerie PDF

By Tennessee Williams

No play within the sleek theatre has so captured the mind's eye and middle of the yank public as Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie.

Menagerie was once Williams's first renowned good fortune and introduced the bright, if slightly arguable, profession of our pre-eminent lyric playwright. on account that its optimum in Chicago in 1944, with the mythical Laurette Taylor within the position of Amanda, the play has been the bravura piece for nice actresses from Jessica Tandy to Joanne Woodward, and is studied and played in study rooms and theatres world wide. The Glass Menagerie (in the studying textual content the writer hottest) is now to be had purely in its New instructions Paperbook variation. a brand new creation by way of fashionable Williams student Robert Bray, editor of The Tennessee Williams Annual Review, reappraises the play greater than part a century after it received the hot York Drama Critics Circle Award: "More than fifty years after telling his tale of a kinfolk whose lives shape a triangle of quiet desperation, Williams's mellifluous voice nonetheless resonates deeply and universally." This version of The Glass Menagerie additionally comprises Williams's essay at the effect of surprising popularity on a suffering author, "The disaster of Success," in addition to a quick part of Williams's personal "Production Notes." the canopy beneficial properties the vintage line drawing by way of Alvin Lustig, initially performed for the 1949 New instructions version.

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Download E-books Orpheus Descending and Suddenly Last Summer (New Directions Books) PDF

By Tennessee Williams

Two of Tennessee Williams's such a lot respected dramas in one paperback variation for the 1st time.

Orpheus Descending is a love tale, a plea for religious and inventive freedom, in addition to a portrait of racism and intolerance. while charismatic drifter Valentine Xavier arrives in a Mississippi Delta city together with his guitar and snakeskin jacket, he turns into a set off for hatred and a magnet for 3 outcast souls: storekeeper woman Torrance, “lewd vagrant” Carol Cutrere, and non secular visionary Vee Talbot.

Suddenly final Summer, defined by way of its writer as a “short morality play,” has turn into one among his so much infamous works due in no small half to the movie model starring Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, and Montgomery Clift that surprised audiences in 1959. A menacing story of insanity, jealousy, and denial,the horrors in Suddenly final Summer construct to a heart-stopping conclusion.

With perceptive new introductions by means of playwright Martin Sherman ― he reframes Orpheus Descending in a political context and explores the psychology and sensationalism surrounding Suddenly final Summer ― this quantity additionally bargains Williams’s comparable essay, “The previous, the current, and the Perhaps,” and a chronology of the playwright’s existence and works.

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Download E-books If Only You Knew (Hotlanta, Book 2) PDF

By Denene Millner, Mitzi Miller

Fashion designer outfits. beautiful boys. family members secrets and techniques. significant drama. The Duke twins and their tremendous Atlanta lives are back...proving why they don't name it Hotlanta for nothing!
Twins Sydney and Lauren Duke are the privileged princesses of the Atlanta social scene. yet an unsolved homicide secret retains drawing them again to the incorrect facet of city. There, wild baby Lauren has to possibility every little thing to guard the boy who's stolen her center. And prim-and-proper Sydney discovers information about their family's prior that no one-least of the entire girls' fiercely guarded mother-wants to stand. while the twins observe what they're up opposed to, can they care for the darkish, risky fact

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Download E-books The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Penguin Classics) PDF

Plautus's vast humor, proven in a few of the earliest surviving Latin performs, displays Roman manners and modern lifestyles. This briliant assortment includes: The Pot of Gold (Aulularia), The Prisoners (Captivi), The Brothers Menaechmus (Menaechmi), The Swaggering Soldier (Miles Gloriosus), and Pseudolus.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable via introductions and notes via exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The King's Guard (Girl of Fire and Thorns Book 3) PDF

By Rae Carson

Hector of Ventierra is the youngest commander of the Royal safeguard in his kingdom's heritage. yet ahead of he was once lord commander, he was once a lowly squire. during this brief delusion novella, set on this planet of The woman of fireplace and Thorns, Rae Carson introduces readers to Hector prior to he turned the guy Queen Elisa fell in love with. The King's Guard additionally contains a teaser bankruptcy for The sour Kingdom, the belief to the fireplace and Thorns trilogy.

At fifteen years outdated, Hector is the youngest squire within the such a lot elite army strength within the kingdom. And his first day is disastrous. every body assumes the single cause he used to be recruited is his shut own organization with King Alejandro, now not simply because he is relatively earned it.

But Alejandro wishes Hector for a mystery project, one who offers him the opportunity to turn out to everyone—including himself—that he's worthwhile to be a Royal shield. Hector needs to holiday into the traditional citadel of Wind to retrieve anything so very important that the kingdom's destiny will depend on it. What Hector unearths within the citadel will stretch his bond of friendship together with his king just about breaking. and it'll organize him to turn into the fearsome warrior and lord commander Elisa won't ever permit go.

A riveting prequel to Rae Carson's epic and acclaimed fireplace and Thorns series.

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Download E-books The Winter's Tale (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 14) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books The Tragedy of Coriolanus (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 26) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Download E-books The Noh Drama: Ten Plays from the Japanese (Unesco collection of representative works) PDF

This vintage of eastern experiences provides wide information regarding the heritage, tradition and perform of Noh drama—one of Japan's such a lot valuable dramatic artwork forms.

Noh as an autonomous and unique paintings form—ultimately destined to supersede the sooner Dengaku, Sarugaku and different music dances—incorporates the main major parts of the previous and particularly of the Kusemai (tune dance).With it a brand new literary shape might be stated to were created.

The invention of Noh is attributed to Kwannami Kiyotsugu (1333-1384), a extraordinary actor and author of Sarugaku and to his son Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443), who constructed and sophisticated the paintings below the patronage of Yoshimitsu, the 3rd Ashikaga shogun. as well as his dramatic actions, Zeami composed a couple of works, crucial of often called the Kwadensho (the publication of the Flower), or extra effectively, Fushi-kwadensho which he defined the character and aesthetic rules governing Noh performs, and gave specific directions in regards to the demeanour of composition, performing, path, and construction of those dramas.

Combining the weather of dance, miming, tune, and chants, Noh performs will be defined as lyrico-dramatic tone-poems, within which the textual content has a functionality slightly just like that of the libretto in a Wagner or Debussy opera.

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