Download E-books Haptic Experience in the Writings of Georges Bataille, Maurice Blanchot and Michel Serres (Modern French Identities) PDF

By Crispin T. Lee

Our sensory relationships with the social and organic global have altered significantly due to fresh advancements in net and different cellular conversation applied sciences. We now examine a reveal, we contact both the monitor or a keyboard in line with what we see and, by some means, a component of our sensory presence is transmitted in other places. it's always claimed that this alteration within the method we understand the area and every different is with no precedent, and is just the results of twenty-first-century existence and applied sciences.

This e-book argues differently. the writer analyses the evolving portrayals of ‘haptic’ sensations - that's, sensations which are straight away tactile and visible - within the theories and prose of the writer-philosophers Georges Bataille (1897-1962), Maurice Blanchot (1907-2003) and Michel Serres (1930-).

In exploring haptic conception within the works of Bataille, Blanchot and Serres, the writer examines haptic theories postulated by means of Aloïs Riegl, Laura U. Marks, Mark Paterson and Jean-Luc Nancy.

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Download E-books Mort à crédit de Louis-Ferdinand Céline (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis): (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis) (French Edition) PDF

Paru en mai 1936, Mort à crédit est le deuxième roman de Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961). Quatre ans plus tôt, ce médecin de banlieue, tard venu à l'écriture, avait créé l'événement littéraire avec Voyage au bout de los angeles nuit.

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Download E-books Écrits satiriques : Anthologie PDF

By Voltaire

De tous les philosophes des Lumières, Voltaire fut celui qui eut les griffes les plus acérées, l. a. dent l. a. plus dure, le kind le plus cinglant. Ses écrits satiriques, étonnamment, n'avaient jamais été proposés dans un même quantity, sinon sous los angeles forme de Mélanges et de Facéties qui ne rendent pas complètement compte de son artwork. Pour ce faire, rien de mieux que de mêler les genres, de privilégier l. a. diversité des formes et des morceaux choisis, de mettre en évidence ses rages tenaces. Dans l'oeuvre labyrinthique de cet éminent représentant de l'esprit français, dûment panthéonisé, chez qui les révulsions furieusement gaies le disputent à l. a. verve argumentative, cette anthologie voudrait tirer un fil d'Ariane et offrir un raccourci. Par où l'on verra que l'ironie est une strength quand elle sert à dénoncer les injustices et les impostures.

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Download E-books The Devil in the Flesh PDF

By Raymond Radiguet

"A masterpiece of promise."  —Jean Cocteau
 
Raymond Radiguet wrote his most renowned novel among the a long time of 16 and 18, following his personal love affair with a married lady. Francois, the adolescent narrator, meets Marthe in Paris first and foremost of global battle I. They fall in love with one another whereas her husband is away on the entrance. Their ardour ends up in a sad climax four years later while Marthe passes off their love baby as her husband’s valid baby, even supposing we all know the reality. the subjects of freedom, relatives, and fervour opposed to a heritage of conflict and honor created a scandal on the time of publication.

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Download E-books Aimez-vous Brahms... PDF

By Francoise Sagan, Peter Wiles

Aimez-vous Brahms is a unique by way of Françoise Sagan, first released in 1959.

It used to be released within the united states in 1960, and was once made right into a movie less than the identify Goodbye Again in 1961 starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Perkins. It was once additionally tailored (probably unofficially) as a Hindi movie referred to as Jahan Tum Le Chalo in 1999.

The plot issues a middle-aged girl who leaves her long-standing lover for a courting with a more youthful guy.

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Download E-books George Dandin: ou Le mari confondu (French Edition) PDF

Extrait : " GEORGE DANDIN : Ah! qu'une femme Demoiselle est une étrange affaire, et que mon mariage est une leçon bien parlante à tous les paysans qui veulent s'élever au-dessus de leur situation, et s'allier, comme j'ai fait, à los angeles maison d'un gentilhomme!..."

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Download E-books Le Temps retrouve: la recherche du temps perdu #7 (French Edition) PDF

Le Temps retrouvé est le septième et dernier tome d’À l. a. recherche du temps perdu de Marcel Proust publié en 1927 à titre posthume. L'oeuvre s'ouvre sur le séjour du Narrateur chez Gilberte de Saint-Loup à Tansonville. Une lecture d'un passage inédit du magazine des Goncourt entraîne le Narrateur dans des réflexions sur l'art et los angeles littérature, d'où il conclut que en se demandant si tous les gens que nous regrettons de ne pas avoir connus parce que Balzac les peignait dans ses livres [...] ne m'eussent pas paru d'insignifiantes personnes, soit par une infirmité de ma nature, soit qu'elles ne dussent leur status qu'à une magie illusoire de l. a. littérature.

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Download E-books Les Miserables (Signet Classics) PDF

By Victor Hugo, Norman MacAfee

Introducing some of the most well-known characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks one of the maximum novels of all time. In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a conflict among sturdy and evil, and includes them to the barricades throughout the rebellion of 1832 with a wide ranging realism that's unsurpassed in smooth prose. inside his dramatic tale are issues that trap the mind and the feelings: crime and punishment, the relentless persecution of Valjean by means of Inspector Javert, the desperation of the prostitute Fantine, the amorality of the rogue Thénardier, and the common wish to get away the prisons of our personal minds. Les Misérables gave Victor Hugo a canvas upon which he portrayed his feedback of the French political and judicial structures, however the portrait that resulted is bigger than existence, epic in scope—an extravagant spectacle that dazzles the senses whilst it touches the heart.
 
This Signet Classics variation is the single thoroughly unabridged paperback variation on hand today.
 
Translated by means of Lee Fahnestock and Norman Macafee, in line with the vintage nineteenth-century Charles E. Wilbour translation
 
With an advent by way of Lee Fahnestock
and a brand new Afterword
 

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