Download e-book for kindle: Les oiseaux de proie (French Edition) by Yan Kouton

By Yan Kouton

Isabelle et André Beau, couple de gardiens d'un immeuble cossu, dérivent peu à peu. Entraînés par leur mal-être, leurs difficultés personnelles et l'influence d'un marchand sans scrupules, ils vont participer au pillage des biens de valeur d'une femme âgée, fortunée mais isolée, jusqu'à l'irruption de Chloé, aide à abode. Cette dernière va modifier ce fragile équilibre, ces family subtiles et perverses basées sur des rapports de domination, d'humiliation et sur los angeles vulnérabilité des êtres.
Dans ce roman, Yan Kouton traite des thèmes de los angeles prédation, de los angeles guerre économique, de l'ambition, du monde de l'image, et de l'oubli que ces phénomènes génèrent. Il y est query de los angeles position des individus et de leurs conflits intimes, douloureux, de leurs sentiments problems et de leur solitude dans une société caractérisée par l. a. violence et l'indifférence. Seuls les personnages qui ne fuient pas leurs souffrances s'en sortent.

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New PDF release: Homer's People: Epic Poetry and Social Formation (Cambridge

By Johannes Haubold

This e-book examines the position and personality of Homer's humans, laoi, in Homeric story-telling, arguing that Homeric poetry is crucially interested in the folks as a foundation for communal lifestyles. either The Iliad and The Odyssey are learn as sustained meditations at the techniques inquisitive about retaining and destroying the folk. The research attracts on a variety of methods from formulaic research to the examine of early functionality contexts. From a detailed studying of the Homeric epics, Homer's humans become a group with no potent social constructions. while this can be considered from the viewpoint of Homeric performances within the polis, a distinction among Homer's laoi and the founding humans of formality emerges. whereas the previous in general perish, the survival of the latter is secured via the institution of winning institutions.

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Gérard DESHAYES's Eau d'or (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) PDF

By Gérard DESHAYES

À Deauville, Marc rencontre Ella : c’est le coup de foudre. Mais après l. a. seconde nuit qu’ils passent ensemble, celle-ci disparaît mystérieusement alors que Marc ne connaît d’elle que son prénom, ses origines scandinaves et son cabriolet MG blanc. Il half donc à los angeles recherche de celle qu’il appelle « los angeles femme de sa vie ». Trois ans plus tard, los angeles nuit de Noël, il retrouve sa hint sous l. a. forme d’une affiche publicitaire pour un parfum : « Eau d’or ». Mais l. a. path pour los angeles retrouver est longue et semée d’embûches...

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Download e-book for iPad: The Elder Pliny on the Human Animal: Natural History Book 7 by Mary Beagon

By Mary Beagon

As a close research of the human animal, defined by way of its writer because the raison d'etre of nature, ebook Seven of the elder Pliny's Natural History is important to the knowledge of the paintings as a complete. moreover, although, it offers priceless perception into the intense complicated of principles and ideology present in Pliny's period, a lot of that have resonances for different eras and cultures. the current examine incorporates a massive creation reading the heritage to Pliny's existence, notion, and writing, including a latest English translation, and a close observation which emphasizes the significance of booklet Seven as potentially the main interesting cultural checklist surviving from early imperial Rome.

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New PDF release: Euripides III: Heracles, The Trojan Women, Iphigenia among

By Euripides,Mark Griffith,Glenn W. Most,David Grene,Richmond Lattimore

Euripides III comprises the performs “Heracles,” translated through William Arrowsmith; “The Trojan Women,” translated through Richmond Lattimore; “Iphigenia one of the Taurians,” translated through Anne Carson; and “Ion,” translated by means of Ronald Frederick Willetts.

 

Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the last word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. this present day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the prime English-language models in the course of the twenty-first century.

 

In this hugely expected 3rd variation, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. so much have conscientiously up to date the translations to convey them even towards the traditional Greek whereas maintaining the vibrancy for which our English types are recognized. This version additionally contains brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The young ones of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by way of Aeschylus, and the surviving section of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, every one quantity contains an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and locations pointed out within the plays.

 

In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a collection of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, paintings, and life.

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James I. Porter's The Sublime in Antiquity PDF

By James I. Porter

present understandings of the chic are targeted through a unmarried notice ('sublimity') and by way of a unmarried writer ('Longinus'). The chic isn't really a observe: it's a proposal and an adventure, or quite an entire variety of principles, meanings and reviews which are embedded in conceptual and experiential styles. when we teach our attractions on those styles a notably various prospect at the elegant in antiquity involves gentle, one who touches every thing from its variety of expressions to its dates of emergence, evolution, position within the cultures of antiquity as an entire, and later reception. This e-book is the 1st to stipulate another account of the chic in Greek and Roman poetry, philosophy, and the sciences, as well as rhetoric and literary feedback. It bargains new readings of Longinus with no privileging him, yet as a substitute situates him inside of a miles greater context of mirrored image at the elegant in antiquity.

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Download PDF by Valerius Flaccus,Gesine Manuwald: Valerius Flaccus: Argonautica Book III: 3 (Cambridge Greek

By Valerius Flaccus,Gesine Manuwald

Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica is without doubt one of the most important surviving works of Flavian epic, which has lately develop into even more well known as a box of research and educating in Latin literature. this can be the 1st observation in English at once adapted to the wishes of graduate and complicated undergraduate scholars. It presents an creation to the main subject matters of the poem and the constitution and content material of e-book III particularly which could functionality as an summary of the foremost beneficial properties of Flavian epic. The targeted observation on e-book III discusses linguistic matters, intertextual and legendary allusions and thematic strands. The booklet includes significant episodes within the adventures of Jason and the Argonauts that are learn jointly or independently of every other.

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New PDF release: Attrape-moi si tu peux (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition)

By Pascale Charpentier

Ma fille Esther et moi avons dû fuir notre ancienne vie pour une query de vie ou de mort. Nous vivions cachées dans les vignes, loin des touristes. Un matin, deux hommes qui, je dois l’admettre, étaient très beaux, sont venus louer une chambre. Mon sixième sens me dit de ne pas leur faire confiance, et peu de temps après leur arrivée, mes soupçons se sont confirmés. Nous devions donc de nouveau prendre l. a. fuite, chacune de notre côté.

Je ne pensais pas que ces hommes pourraient faire basculer ma vie à ce element, mais pourrais-je venir à bout de mon passé, avec tous ces mystères et ces mensonges qui m’entourent ?

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New PDF release: Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

By Greta Hawes

Polybius boldly declared that 'now that each one locations became available by way of land or sea, it's now not applicable to exploit poets and writers of fantasy as witnesses of the unknown' (4.40.2). And but, actually, the importance of fable didn't decrease because the borders of the recognized international multiplied. Storytelling was once regularly an inextricable a part of how the traditional Greeks understood their setting; mythic maps existed along new, extra concrete, equipment of charting the
contours of the earth. particular panorama positive aspects acted as repositories of fantasy and spurred their retelling; myths, in flip, formed and gave experience to common and equipped environments, and have been the most important to the conceptual resonances of areas either unknown and known.

This quantity brings jointly contributions from best students of Greek fable, literature, background, and archaeology to envision the myriad elaborate ways that old Greek fantasy interacted with the actual and conceptual landscapes of antiquity. the varied variety of methods and issues highlights specifically the plurality and pervasiveness of such interactions. the gathering as a complete sheds new gentle at the imperative value of storytelling in Greek conceptions of space.

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