Thomas F. X. Noble's Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: Lives by Einhard, Notker, PDF

By Thomas F. X. Noble

ISBN-10: 0271035730

ISBN-13: 9780271035734

ISBN-10: 0271037156

ISBN-13: 9780271037158

Carolingian ancient texts have lengthy stood on the base of our sleek wisdom concerning the 8th and 9th centuries. The 9th century gave delivery to a brand new revival of secular biography, which has grow to be famous as one of many brightest bands within the spectrum of Carolingian historic writing. This assortment brings jointly, for the 1st time in a single quantity, the 5 royal/imperial biographies written through the Carolingian period.

Thomas F. X. Noble’s new English translations of those 5 vital texts—Einhard’s Life of Emperor Charles, Notker’s Deeds of Charles the Great, Ermoldus Nigellus’s Poem in Honor of Louis, Thegan’s Deeds of Emperor Louis, and the Life of Louis by “the Astronomer”—are each one followed through a quick creation and a observe on “Essential Reading.” delivering info on concerns of fashion, resources utilized by the writer, and the effect, if any, exerted through the textual content, Noble presents a context for every translation with out compromising the author’s meant voice. via “reuniting” those 5 crucial medieval texts in an English translation, this quantity makes those voices available to students and non-experts alike during the Anglophone world.

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Die Aufgabe der Literatur: Wie Schriftsteller lernten, das by Ulrich Horstmann PDF

By Ulrich Horstmann

ISBN-10: 3596183618

ISBN-13: 9783596183616

Von Schriftstellern, die das Schreiben aufgegeben haben

Schriftsteller wollen immer schreiben, denkt guy. Doch es gibt Ausnahmen: Dichter, die das Schreiben aufgegeben haben. Warum? Und wie kommen sie damit zurecht? Hölderlin z.B. verlor den Verstand, Philip Larkin verglich die Leere im Schädel mit der Glatze darauf und ging zur Tagesordnung über.
Ulrich Horstmann hat sich die Strategien der beherzten Entdramatisierung und der gewitzten Katastrophenbewältigung angesehen und schildert pointiert, wie Autoren von Swinburne, Rimbaud, Walser, Beckett, Koeppen bis zu Hildesheimer ausprobierten, ob und wie sich ganz im Stillen leben lässt.

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Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii by Kristina Milnor PDF

By Kristina Milnor

ISBN-10: 0199684618

ISBN-13: 9780199684618

during this quantity, Milnor considers how the fragments of textual graffiti which continue to exist at the partitions of the Roman urban of Pompeii mirror and refract the literary global from which they emerged. Focusing specifically at the writings which both seek advice from or quote canonical authors at once, Milnor uncovers the impression— in diction, kind, or structure—of elite Latin literature because the Pompeian graffiti express major connections with typical authors similar to Ovid,
Propertius, and Virgil.

While earlier scholarship has defined those fragments as well known distortions of recognized texts, Milnor argues that they're vital cultural items of their personal correct, considering that they may be able to provide us perception into how traditional Romans answered to and infrequently rewrote works of canonical literature. also, due to the fact graffiti are right now textual and fabric artefacts, they provide us the chance to work out how such writings gave desiring to, and got that means through, the traditional urban
environment.

Ultimately, the amount appears to be like intimately on the function and nature of 'popular' literature within the early Roman Empire and where of poetry within the Pompeian cityscape.

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Get La Perdrière (Terroir de France) (French Edition) PDF

By Éliane Aubert-Colombani

ISBN-10: 2365750850

ISBN-13: 9782365750851

Aux heures les plus sombres de l'Occupation, Janine, adolescente parisienne maigrichonne, prolonge ses vacances à los angeles ferme de « los angeles Perdrière » aux confins de l. a. Touraine et du Berry. Elle n'y trouve certes pas l. a. paix, mais un étrange bonheur traversé par l'angoisse. Elle fait l'apprentissage de l'amour, de l. a. vie basic des champs, et de los angeles violence. Elle y découvre aussi le visage de los angeles mort. C'est ainsi que l'on devient une femme. Eliane Aubert a su décrire cette métamorphose avec sobriété. Le drame toujours latent, ne parvient pas à briser le calme profond de l. a. terre.

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Read e-book online The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite: Introduction, Text, and PDF

By Andrew Faulkner

ISBN-10: 0199238049

ISBN-13: 9780199238040

ISBN-10: 0199639493

ISBN-13: 9780199639496

The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, which tells of the seduction of the shepherd Anchises through the love-goddess Aphrodite, has lengthy been well-known as a masterpiece of early Western literature. This variation is designed as a reference software to assist students and scholars of their research of the poem. The creation and remark take care of issues of language applicable to the professional or scholar of Greek, but in addition with issues of literary interpretation of curiosity to the
non-specialist reader.

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Download PDF by Marie-Alix Ravel: Le Présent de Marie-Antoinette (French Edition)

By Marie-Alix Ravel

ISBN-10: 2748368436

ISBN-13: 9782748368437

"Le Présent de Marie-Antoinette" est un roman basé sur l’histoire vraie d’une jeune femme, Kiera Hermine, accablée par le cauchemar répétitif d’une vieille roue sur le pavé, de pieds sur des marches en bois, une affreuse sensation de froid dans le cou et un goût terrible de métal dans l. a. bouche. Le néant. Le silence. l. a. mort. Ces cauchemars s’estompent avec l’âge mais lui reviennent soudainement en mémoire à los angeles naissance de sa fille. Une voyante rencontrée par hasard lui apprend qu’elle serait l. a. réincarnation de Marie-Antoinette. Afin de découvrir los angeles vérité, Kiera consulte un hypnothérapeute: sa vie antérieure se manifeste et l’entraîne dans une aventure où le temps n’existe plus.

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Download PDF by Koen De Temmerman: Crafting Characters: Heroes and Heroines in the Ancient

By Koen De Temmerman

ISBN-10: 0199686149

ISBN-13: 9780199686148

The oldest ecu novels have been written in historic Greek in the course of the first few centuries of the typical period. regardless of the gold rush in the direction of those novels within the final 20 years and the resurgence of curiosity in representations of personality in literary reviews, and Classical reports particularly, no quantity has but been dedicated to exploring personality and characterization within the historical Greek novels.

This research analyses the characterization of the protagonists within the 5 extant, so-called 'ideal' Greek novels (those of Chariton, Xenophon of Ephesus, Achilles Tatius, Longus, and Heliodorus). De Temmerman deals shut readings of innovations of characterization utilized in each one novel and combines modern—mainly, yet no longer completely, structuralist—narratology and historical rhetoric. He argues that 3 conceptual important to historic idea of personality, typification/individuation,
idealistic/realistic characterization, and static/dynamic personality, build personality in those narratives extra ambiguously, extra elusively, and in additional advanced methods than has thus far been learned. during the diverse chapters, it additionally turns into transparent how in detail shows of personality are
intertwined with self-portrayal and function of the self.

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Basile's C'était écrit (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) PDF

By Basile

Mandine et Adrien se sont rencontrés enfants et ne se sont plus quittés depuis.

Adrien est devenu un beau jeune homme qui plaît aux femmes. Il rêve d’être un héros et se voit mourir l’épée à los angeles main.

Mandine, elle, passe ses journées à l. a. Cathédrale où chaque jour elle prie et se consacre aux pauvres en soignant les malades à l’hôpital.

Un bonheur en apparence idyllique, que le malheur et los angeles perfidie vont venir bouleverser.

Après Mandine, Basile revient avec C’était écrit, un magnifique récit qui rappelle au plus grand nombre qu’aussi belle qu’elle soit, toute histoire a une fin.

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Download PDF by René-F. Baudoin: Le désert des diablesses (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition)

By René-F. Baudoin

Lorsque le journaliste Wilfrid Gabriel décide de mettre fin à los angeles légende du Désert des Diablesses, il ne sait pas ce qui l’attend.

Peut-on fabriquer le bonheur et l’éterniser ?

Devient-il alors un cauchemar ?

À travers cette étrange aventure, René-F. BAUDOIN met notre libre arbitre à l’épreuve. Dès les premières pages, le lecteur devient l’otage volontaire d’une fiction qui va l'emmener dans un monde nouveau mais qui pourrait néanmoins exister.

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Read e-book online The Ancient Critic at Work: Terms and Concepts of Literary PDF

By René Nünlist

ISBN-10: 0521850584

ISBN-13: 9780521850582

ISBN-10: 1107403049

ISBN-13: 9781107403048

the massive yet underrated corpus of Greek scholia, the marginal and interlinear notes present in manuscripts, is an important resource for old literary feedback. The proof of the scholia considerably provides to and complements the image that may be won from learning the proper treatises (such as Aristotle's Poetics): scholia additionally include ideas that aren't present in the treatises, and they're indicative of the way the strategies are literally positioned to take advantage of within the revolutionary interpretation of texts. This e-book additionally demonstrates that it is important to check either historical terminology and the situations the place a specific phenomenon is just paraphrased. Nineteen thematic chapters supply a repertoire of a number of the phrases and ideas of old literary feedback. The proper witnesses are greatly quoted in Greek and English translation. A thesaurus of Greek phrases (with translation) and a number of other indices allow the ebook additionally for use for reference.

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