Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings

By Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre is likely one of the most famed philosophers of the 20 th century. the primary founding father of existentialism, a political philosopher and recognized novelist and dramatist, his paintings has exerted huge, immense effect in philosophy, literature, politics and cultural studies.
Jean-Paul Sartre: easy Writings is the 1st selection of Sartre's key philosophical writings and offers an critical source for all scholars and readers of his paintings. Stephen Priest's transparent and priceless introductions set every one studying in context, making the amount a fantastic spouse to these coming to Sartre's writings for the 1st time.

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Un Idiot à Paris

By René Fallet

Il était une fois, à Jaligny-sur-Besbre, un village du Bourbonnais, un bredin prénommé Goubi. Autrement dit, un fada ou jobastre, bref un idiot.Analphabète, ancien de l'Assistance Publique, Goubi travaille dans une ferme, sert de tête de Turc aux paysans du coin et rêve de «monter» à Paris. Une mauvaise farce l'y propulse un jour.Par los angeles grâce de Fallet, l. a. découverte de Paris par ce héros truculent et lunaire prendra une measurement inattendue. Et pour ce Goubi en sabots un miracle survient, un de ces miracles que seuls les poètes authentiques ont los angeles possibilité d'accomplir.

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French Girl Knits: Innovative Techniques, Romantic Details and Feminine Designs

By Kristeen Griffin-Grimes

Fantastically outfitted and formed in sumptuous yarns, those inventive styles stick to 4 thematic vignettes encouraged by means of French everyday life, movie, and background. every one part good points dramatically sorts of yarns, shades, and sew styles mixed with undying, determine flattering silhouettes which are appropriate for knitters of all ability degrees. utilizing leading edge seamless building tools, the necessity for stitching seams has been approximately eradicated by means of fashioning styles in a single piece from begin to end, simply taking into account changes for a customized healthy. A convenient layout workshop positive aspects in-depth tutorials that train seamless development equipment and supply necessary technical details for either starting and pro knitters. excellent for all physique kinds, the designs are determine flattering with curve pleasant waist shaping, empire waist detailing, and sew info akin to lacing, openwork, lace edgings, and bell sleeves that spotlight the silhouette.

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The Secret Life of the Seine

By Mort Rosenblum

Mort Rosenblum, a celebrated overseas correspondent, invitations us aboard his fifty-four-foot release tied up within the middle of Paris and introduces us to the characters who proportion his lifestyles alongside the river, starting from eccentric motion picture stars and reclusive novelists to barge households simply scraping by means of. He then hauls within the bow line for an unforgettable journey of the river itself from its resource to its mouth. The mystery lifetime of the Seine is a love tale among guy and boat and the river that they live to tell the tale, a discourse at the sensual fantastic thing about France and the artwork of residing good. within the culture of A 12 months in Provence, below the Tuscan Sun, and Paris to the Moon, here's what Garry Trudeau referred to as "a portable banquet [with] a best velocity of 5 knots—fast sufficient for enjoyable, languid adequate for dreaming. make a journey you are going to by no means take: this can be what books are for."

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Races on Display: French Representations of Colonized Peoples, 1886-1940

By Dana S. Hale

While ecu trade in race was once sizeable, the colonial exchange in rules of race was once hugely ecocnomic in addition. taking a look at legitimate propaganda and advertisement representations in France throughout the 3rd Republic, this e-book explores the best way the French elevated the worth in their racial id at domestic on the price in their colonized brothers and sisters. The French didn't create the identity-effacing stereotypes of Africans, Arabs, and Indochinese. as an alternative they sophisticated or remolded those pictures, and as they did so that they redefined and remolded their photos of themselves. targeting world’s gala's, colonial expositions, and mundane brands’ logos, Races on show exhibits not just the superiority of racial stereotypes, but additionally how complicated those representations turn out to be.

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Something to Declare: Essays on France and French Culture

By Julian Barnes

Somebody who loves France (or simply feels strongly approximately it), or has succumbed to the spell of Julian Barnes’s earlier books, can be enraptured through this choice of essays at the nation and its culture.

Barnes’s appreciation extends from France’s vanishing peasantry to its hyper-literate pop singers, from the gleeful iconoclasm of nouvelle vague cinema to the orgy of substances and anguish that's the travel de France. exceptionally, Barnes is an remarkable gourmand of French writing and writers. listed here are the prolific and priapic Simenon, Baudelaire, Sand and Sartre, and several other outstanding tours at the prickly genius of Flaubert. vigorous but discriminating in its enthusiasm, doubtless countless in its diversity of reference, and written in prose as trendy as haute couture, Something to Declare is an unadulterated pleasure.

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La Peur (French Edition)

«La Peur»: Irène, une femme de trente ans qui, pour échapper à l'ennui d'une vie conjugale sans shock, a noué une liaison avec un jeune pianiste, se trouve soumise à un chantage qui lui offre comme replacement· l'aveu ou l. a. peur d'être découverte. Une des nouvelles les plus connues de l'auteur, fondée sur l. a. montée de l'angoisse, épurée, efficace, noire comme les meilleurs romans du style. - «Révélation inattendue d'un métier»: L'auteur, arrivant à Paris, au cours d'une flânerie, discover un homme qui retient particulièrement son awareness. Zweig nous dresse le portrait d'un pickpocket et tout son paintings de portraitiste se révèle. - «Leporella» est une femme laide de trente neuf ans, de naissance illégitime, servante ignare, avare, d'un baron et sa femme qui se détestent. - «La Femme et le paysage»: Par un été torride, oppressant sous los angeles canicule, los angeles rencontre avec une inconnue nous plonge dans l. a. magie des mots de l'auteur... - «Le Bouquiniste Mendel»: Vienne, après l. a. Première Guerre mondiale, l'auteur se souvient d'un bouquiniste génial. «La assortment invisible»: Lors de l. a. crise économique et inflationiste des années 20, Zweig retrouve un vieil antiquaire qui revient de chez un collectionneur aveugle. Les mom and dad de ce dernier, confrontés à des difficultés financières, ont vendus les collections à son insu...

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The Cat Who Went to Paris

By Peter Gethers

"Norton is obviously a charmer, and Gethers tells his tale with contagious affection....Will hot the center of any proven cat-lover."
THE WASHINGTON publish booklet WORLD
Before Peter Gethers met Norton, the writer, screenwriter, and writer used to be a proven cat-hater. Then every thing replaced. Peter opened his middle to the Scottish Fold kitten and their adventures to Paris, hearth Island, and within the subways of big apple took at the colour of legend and mutual love. THE CAT WHO WENT TO PARIS proves that usually all it takes is paws and character to alter a lifestyles.

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La septième fonction du langage

By Laurent Binet

« A Bologne, il couche avec Bianca dans un amphithéâtre du XVIIe et il échappe à un attentat à los angeles bombe. Ici, il manque de se faire poignarder dans une bibliothèque de nuit par un philosophe du langage et il assiste à une scène de levrette plus ou moins mythologique sur une photocopieuse. Il a rencontré Giscard à l’Elysée, a croisé Foucault dans un sauna homosexual, a participé à une poursuite en voiture à l’issue de laquelle il a échappé à une tentative d’assassinat, a vu un homme en tuer un autre avec un parapluie empoisonné, a découvert une société secrète où on coupe les doigts des perdants, a traversé l’Atlantique pour récupérer un mystérieux rfile. Il a vécu en quelques mois plus d’événements extraordinaires qu’il aurait pensé en vivre durant toute sa vie. Simon sait reconnaître du romanesque quand il en rencontre. Il repense aux surnuméraires d’Umberto Eco. Il tire sur le joint. »
Le aspect de départ de ce roman est l. a. mort de Roland Barthes, renversé par une camionnette de blanchisserie le 25 février 1980. L'hypothèse est qu'il s'agit d'un assassinat. Dans les milieux intellectuels et politiques de l'époque, tout le monde est suspect...

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Reflections on the Revolution in France

A brand new highly-acclaimed educational variation of Burke's vintage. This re-creation includes the whole textual content and notes, with a whole translation of the Latin and Greek charges in addition to an introdution to the philosophy of Burke. Written in 1790, Edmund Burke’s Reflections at the Revolution in France is a vintage of political philosophy, facing concerns similar to liberty, justice, equality, oppression and uprising and the distinction among beliefs and political truth. MDB Oxford variations are top of the range variants of global Classics of philosophy, curated by way of specialist lecturers.

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