New PDF release: L'argent est le roi !: "Ngoen Khu Phra Chao !" (French

By Vivien Savage,Anaïs Duchêne

ISBN-10: 1539604810

ISBN-13: 9781539604815

Juillet 2010 en Thaïlande, alors qu’une violente crise politique éclate en même temps que l. a. crise monétaire internationale, "Noût" qui a perdu son emploi, quitte les siens et sa province de "Sukhothaï" pour aller travailler dans un bar à fille sur l’île de "Ko Samuï" pour l. a. première fois… Ce faisant, "Working lady" de los angeles troisième génération, elle rejoint le nombre toujours grandissant de femmes en responsabilité de leur famille élargie qui travaillent depuis los angeles fin de l. a. guerre du Viêtnam au rythme des saisons touristiques ou de façon constante dans le secteur de "L’Entertainment du sexe". Amazones émancipées et victorieuses, ou victimes d’un système ? C’est dans cette region de paradoxes que se situent les destins chaotiques de Noût alias "Ginger", de "Nam" gogo danseuse à "Pattaya", et de "Shalee" ex-étoile du "Lakhon Naï" (*) qui dansa pour le roi. Shalee, que Pierre, le héros narrateur, rencontrera alors qu’elle se trouve en perte de vitesse, livrée à elle-même, dans le circuit de "Sukhumvit highway" un an après, jour pour jour, que Ginger ait disparu…

(*) L’art sacré du Lakhon Naï : Opéra dramatique dansé, d’expression traditionnelle, et réservé à l’usage de los angeles cour.

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Au mépris de toutes littératures consensuelles ordinaires, Vivien Savage signe ici en trois photographs de femmes, un constat de chair, de soufre et de sang... une peinture des mœurs contemporaines de los angeles plus vieille monarchie du monde, laquelle nous difficulty dans son édifiante modernité !

ANAÏS DUCHENE, agent littéraire
ed.anaisduchene@gmail.com

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Download e-book for kindle: Tragic Pleasure from Homer to Plato by Rana Saadi Liebert

By Rana Saadi Liebert

ISBN-10: 1107184444

ISBN-13: 9781107184442

This booklet deals a answer of the anomaly posed by means of the excitement of tragedy by way of returning to its earliest articulations in archaic Greek poetry and its next emergence as a philosophical challenge in Plato's Republic. Socrates' declare that tragic poetry satisfies our 'hunger for tears' hearkens again to archaic conceptions of either poetry and mourning that recommend a standard resource of delight within the human urge for food for heightened varieties of emotional misery. by way of unearthing a psychosomatic version of aesthetic engagement implicit in archaic poetry and philosophically elaborated through Plato, this quantity not just sheds new mild at the Republic's infamous indictment of poetry, but additionally identifies rationally and ethically disinterested resources of worth in our pursuit of aesthetic states. In doing so the publication resolves an intractable paradox in aesthetic conception and human psychology: the attraction of painful emotions.

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Download e-book for iPad: La 6e extinction (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by Virginie Oak

By Virginie Oak

consciousness, actualité brûlante !

l. a. 6e extinction est-elle une fiction ou l’anticipation d’une réalité à venir ?

Puisque, hélas – n’en déplaise aux chantres, devrait-on dire aux chancres de l. a. croissance et de l’hyper capitalisme – les chercheurs s’accordent sur l’état calamiteux de los angeles planète. Entre le dérèglement climatique et los angeles dramatique disparition des espèces, un anéantissement plus rapide, c’est dire, que l. a. précédente extinction, los angeles cinquième, soit celle des dinosaures. Et bien oui, los angeles planète brûle. Au sein de l. a. disaster, nous y sommes.

L’astrophysicien Hubert Reeves lui-même et nombre d’autres ne cessent de tirer l. a. sonnette d’alarme... Et chaque année, nous pouvons lire les résultats d’un mercure en hausse fulgurante, prouvant checklist après checklist, combien los angeles planète halète, transpire, étouffe.

Et chaque année, nous entendons l. a. même rengaine : « Mais tout va bien, Madame l’écologiste... Oui tout va bien, Madame l’idéaliste... Tout va très bien, tout va très bien... »

Que faut-il dire ou faire pour que tout cela cesse ?

Faire appel à los angeles sincère singularité du roman ?

Prendre appui sur une œuvre ayant l’engloutissement de los angeles volonté pour toile de fond, l. a. recherche d’une quête identitaire et spirituelle pour fil conducteur ?

Partir d’une imaginative and prescient sincère, d’un univers menaçant, inquiétant, violent, parfois désespérant, néanmoins le nôtre, où les personnages en quête de solidarité, de poésie, d’amour, d’un ailleurs, cherchent à se rencontrer ?

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Menander in Antiquity by Sebastiana Nervegna PDF

By Sebastiana Nervegna

ISBN-10: 1107004225

ISBN-13: 9781107004221

The comedian playwright Menander used to be the most well known writers all through antiquity. This booklet reconstructs his lifestyles and the legacy of his paintings till the tip of antiquity utilizing a huge variety of resources equivalent to graphics, illustrations of his performs, papyri conserving their texts and inscriptions recording their public performances. those are positioned in the context of the 3 social and cultural associations which appropriated his comedy, thereby making sure its survival: public theatres, dinner events and faculties. Dr Nervegna conscientiously reconstructs how every one context approached Menander's drama and the way it contributed to its acceptance over the centuries. the consequent, hugely illustrated, publication could be crucial for all students and scholars not only of Menander's comedy yet, extra widely, of the historical past and iconography of the traditional theatre, old social historical past and reception studies.

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Read e-book online La Ilíada (Biblioteca Universal) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Homero

ISBN-10: 1975620267

ISBN-13: 9781975620264

Homero, poeta ciego y pobre, evoca, selecciona y da forma poética en l. a. Ilíada a una serie de trastornos, guerreros especialmente, que parece tuvieron lugar en l. a. zona del mar Egeo entre 1400 y 900 antes de nuestra period. Todo ello tejido con una trama sentimental, en un mundo de héroes y siervos rendidos, en el que lo divino se despide de lo humano y donde los angeles historia de los angeles humanidad se escinde en dos.

La Ilíada, como supremo ejemplo de epopeya clásica, encierra un <>, y con personas <>, más o menos históricas, puso ante los ojos del hombre griego lo que en el alma llevaba entreverado de conceptos, de imágenes, de anhelos.

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Download PDF by Vivienne J. Gray: Xenophon (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies)

By Vivienne J. Gray

ISBN-10: 0199216177

ISBN-13: 9780199216178

ISBN-10: 0199216185

ISBN-13: 9780199216185

Xenophon's many and sundry works characterize an important resource of knowledge concerning the old Greek global: for instance, approximately tradition, politics, social lifestyles and heritage within the fourth century BC, Socrates, horses and looking with canines, the Athenian economic system, and Sparta. notwithstanding, there was controversy approximately how his works could be learn. this option of important sleek severe essays will introduce readers to the big variety of his writing, the debates it has encouraged, and the interpretative methodologies which were used. A in particular written creation via Vivienne J. grey deals a survey of Xenophon's works, an account of his existence with appreciate to them, a short dialogue of contemporary readings, connection with glossy scholarship because the unique e-book of the articles, and a severe precis in their content material. a number of articles were translated for the 1st time from French and German, and all quotations were translated into English.

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Get The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays PDF

By Andrew Faulkner

ISBN-10: 0199589038

ISBN-13: 9780199589036

this is often the 1st choice of scholarly essays at the Homeric Hymns, a corpus of 33 hexameter compositions that have been most likely recited at gala's of the gods whom they honoured and have been usually attributed in antiquity to Homer. After a normal creation to trendy scholarship at the Homeric Hymns, the essays of the 1st a part of the ebook learn intimately facets of the longer narrative poems within the assortment, whereas these of the second one half supply severe consciousness to the shorter poems and to the gathering as a complete. The members to the amount current quite a lot of stimulating perspectives at the research of the Homeric Hymns, which, with the invention of recent fragments, have attracted a lot curiosity in contemporary years.

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Download e-book for iPad: Perle du trottoir (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by Alcade de Sainté

By Alcade de Sainté

De l’Indochine à Marseille, en passant par Grenoble, il hint le chemin du destin d’une métisse franco indochinoise vers los angeles déchéance de los angeles prostitution mafieuse marseillaise. Parviendra-t-elle à s’en extraire ? Par le suicide ? l. a. fuite ? L’amour ? Le meurtre ?

Cette fiction obtainable à tous les publics vous séduira tant par son originalité que par son accessory proche du réel.

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New PDF release: Greek to GCSE: Part 1: Revised edition for OCR GCSE

By John Taylor

ISBN-10: 1474255167

ISBN-13: 9781474255165

First written in line with a JACT survey of over a hundred colleges, and now counseled by way of OCR, this textbook has develop into a regular source for college kids within the united kingdom and for readers the world over who're trying to find a transparent and thorough creation to the language of the traditional Greeks. Revised all through and more advantageous by means of colored art and textual content positive factors, this variation will aid the hot OCR specification for Classical Greek (first instructing 2016).

Part 1 covers the fundamentals and is self-contained, with its personal reference part. It covers the most declensions, quite a number lively tenses and a vocabulary of 250 Greek phrases to be discovered. student self assurance is equipped up by means of consistent consolidation of the fabric coated. After the preliminaries, every one bankruptcy concentrates on tales with one resource or topic: Aesop, Homer's Odyssey and Alexander the good, offering an exceptional advent to Greek tradition along the language learn. Written via a long-time institution instructor and examiner, this two-part path is predicated on event of what students locate tricky, focusing on the necessities and at the figuring out of rules in either accidence and syntax: minor irregularities are postponed and subordinated in order that the necessity for rote studying is decreased. It goals to be straightforward, but additionally to provide students a company origin for extra study.

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Read e-book online Plato: Phaedrus (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) PDF

By Plato,Harvey Yunis

ISBN-10: 0521612594

ISBN-13: 9780521612593

ISBN-10: 0521847761

ISBN-13: 9780521847766

Ostensibly a dialogue approximately love, the controversy within the Phaedrus additionally encompasses the paintings of rhetoric and the way it's going to be practised. This new version includes an introductory essay outlining the argument of the discussion as an entire and Plato's arguments approximately rhetoric and eros particularly. The creation additionally considers Plato's variety and provides an account of the reception of the discussion from its composition to the 20 th century. a brand new Greek textual content of the discussion is observed via a choose textual gear. The higher a part of the ebook comprises a statement, which elucidates the textual content and makes transparent how Plato achieves his philosophical and literary ambitions. basically meant for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars of historic Greek literature and philosophy, it's going to additionally profit students who wish an updated account of ways to appreciate the textual content, argument, variety and historical past of the work.

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