Cric Crac

Cric Crac
Author: Roy Dunning
Publsiher: Multilingual Matters
Total Pages: 128
Release: 1997
Genre: Foreign Language Study
ISBN: 9781853593888

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Discussing story-telling in the French classroom, this text consists of 5 texts each for learners with 2/3, 4/5 and 6/7 years experience, respectively. A picture version accompanies the stories of level one. Levels one and two offer an unpunctuated version of the stories for language sequencing purposes. In addition, there is a range of activities for teaching the language and the process of storytelling for each level.

Beginnings in French Literature

Beginnings in French Literature
Author:
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2002-01-01
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9004334173

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Raoul Dufy l enchanteur

Raoul Dufy  l enchanteur
Author: Pierre Camo
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 152
Release: 1947
Genre:
ISBN:

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Reconstructing Camelot

Reconstructing Camelot
Author: Michael Glencross
Publsiher: Boydell & Brewer
Total Pages: 192
Release: 1995
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780859914635

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Study exploring the treatment of the Arthurian legends by the French Romantic movement.

Gothic Legacies

Gothic Legacies
Author: Laura Cleaver
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2012-03-15
Genre: Art
ISBN: 1443838160

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As this exciting contribution to interdisciplinary studies in the arts shows, the art and architecture of the Middle Ages were reworked, reframed and reinterpreted in diverse ways from as early as the sixteenth century. In addition, the definition of “Gothic” art and architecture was used, questioned, and challenged in a range of literature from the Renaissance onwards. The diverse essays in Gothic Legacies: Four Centuries of Tradition and Innovation in Art and Architecture demonstrate that the Gothic spirit manifested itself in many visual forms, including furniture, set design, cathedrals, book illustration, and urban architecture. Edited by Laura Cleaver and Ayla Lepine, Gothic Legacies showcases new research by scholars who are united by an interest what “Gothic” could mean in particular contexts, and how it was used across different periods, cultures, and media. The book’s twelve essays are divided into thematic sections, which identify recurring themes in discussions of the “Gothic”. The authors explore debates around the understanding and use of spolia and ideas about heritage, the relationships between “Gothic” art and literature, and the invocation of concepts of the “Gothic” in opposition to other categorisations (notably Classicism and Modernism). In doing so they shed light on rich dialogues between the present and the past (real or imagined). Featuring interdisciplinary and international contributions from medieval and modern period scholars with fresh academic perspectives, this volume constitutes a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in how and why the art of the Middle Ages was to play such an important role in forming and revising personal, national, and international identities in subsequent works of art and architecture.

Forged Genealogies

Forged Genealogies
Author: Carol Rigolot
Publsiher: UNC Press Books
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2001
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780807892756

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According to Carol Rigolot, reading the work of Nobel Prize-winning poet Saint-John Perse (1887-1975) is not unlike eavesdropping on a telephone conversation in which only one side is audible. His poems are antiphonal, and even polyphonic, works where int

Poeticized Language

Poeticized Language
Author: Jean-Jacques Thomas
Publsiher: Penn State Press
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2010-11-01
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 9780271042589

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Contemporary French poetry is unique in that it places a great emphasis on language itself. In this book, Jean-Jacques Thomas and Steven Winspur focus on the linguistic aspects of recent poems written in French. From Apollinaire and Eluard to the Oulipians, from the spacialists to Yves Bonnefoy and Andrée Chedid, from Max Jacob and Saint-John Perse to Edouard Glissant and Denis Roche, this book analyzes the innovations crafted by more than fifty writers. With its eleven chapters and extensive bibliography, this is the most comprehensive English-language introduction to French poetry of the twentieth century.

The Memory of Tiresias

The Memory of Tiresias
Author: Mikhail Iampolski
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 285
Release: 1998-10-26
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 9780520914728

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The concept of intertextuality has proven of inestimable value in recent attempts to understand the nature of literature and its relation to other systems of cultural meaning. In The Memory of Tiresias, Mikhail Iamposlki presents the first sustained attempt to develop a theory of cinematic intertextuality. Building on the insights of semiotics and contemporary film theory, Iampolski defines cinema as a chain of transparent, mimetic fragments intermixed with quotations he calls "textual anomalies." These challenge the normalization of meaning and seek to open reading out onto the unlimited field of cultural history, which is understood in texts as a semiotically active extract, already inscribed. Quotations obstruct mimesis and are consequently transformed in the process of semiosis, an operation that Iampolski defines as reading in an aura of enigma. In a series of brilliant analyses of films by D.W. Griffith, Sergei Eisenstein, and Luis Buñuel, he presents different strategies of intertextual reading in their work. His book suggests the continuing centrality of semiotic analysis and is certain to interest film historians and theorists, as well as readers in cultural and literary studies.

The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript Volume 1

The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript  Volume 1
Author:
Publsiher: ISD LLC
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2015-04-01
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 1580442366

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British Library MS Harley 2253 is one of the most important literary works to survive from the English medieval era. In rarity, quality, and abundance, its secular love lyrics comprise an unrivaled collection. Intermingled with them are contemporary political songs as well as delicate lyrics designed to inspire religious devotion.

The Arthur of the French

The Arthur of the French
Author:
Publsiher: University of Wales Press
Total Pages: 668
Release: 2020-10-15
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 1786837447

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This major reference work is the fourth volume in the series "Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages". Its intention is to update the French and Occitan chapters in R.S. Loomis’ "Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages: A Collaborative History" (Oxford, 1959) and to provide a volume which will serve the needs of students and scholars of Arthurian literature. The principal focus is the production, dissemination and evolution of Arthurian material in French and Occitan from the twelfth to the fifteenth century. Beginning with a substantial overview of Arthurian manuscripts, the volume covers writing in both verse (Wace, the Tristan legend, Chretien de Troyes and the Grail Continuations, Marie de France and the anonymous lays, the lesser known romances) and prose (the Vulgate Cycle, the prose Tristan, the Post-Vulgate Roman du Graal, etc.).

Bodies of Information

Bodies of Information
Author: Chris Mounsey
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-11-04
Genre: History
ISBN: 1000734706

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Bodies of Information initiates the Routledge Advances in the History of Bioethics series by encompassing interdisciplinary Bioethical discussions on a wide range of descriptions of bodies in relation to their contexts from varying perspectives: including literary analysis, sociology, criminology, anthropology, osteology and cultural studies, to read a variety of types of artefacts, from the Romano-British period to Hip Hop. Van Rensselaer Potter coined the phrase Global Bioethics to define human relationships with their contexts. This and subsequent volumes return to Potter’s founding vision from historical perspectives, and asks, how did we get here from then?

Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores

Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores
Author:
Publsiher:
Total Pages:
Release: 1864
Genre: Great Britain
ISBN:

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Recueil Des Croniques Et Anchiennes Istories de la Grant Bretaigne

Recueil Des Croniques Et Anchiennes Istories de la Grant Bretaigne
Author: Jehan de Wavrin
Publsiher:
Total Pages:
Release: 1864
Genre: Great Britain
ISBN:

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From Albina to A D 688

From Albina to A D  688
Author: Jehan de Wavrin (seigneur du Forestel)
Publsiher:
Total Pages:
Release: 1864
Genre: Great Britain
ISBN:

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Recueil Des Croniques Et Anchiennes Istories de la Grant Bretaigne

Recueil Des Croniques Et Anchiennes Istories de la Grant Bretaigne
Author: Jehan de Wavrin (seigneur du Forestel)
Publsiher:
Total Pages:
Release: 1864
Genre: Great Britain
ISBN:

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Ir sult sprechen willekomen

Ir sult sprechen willekomen
Author: Christa Tuczay
Publsiher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
Total Pages: 863
Release: 1998
Genre: Civilization, Medieval
ISBN:

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Helmut Birkhan feiert seinen 60. Geburtstag, ein willekomen Anlaß, ihm diese Festschrift zu widmen. Seinen breitgefächerten Interessen Rechnung zu tragen, war die Grundidee, denn noch bevor die Begriffe «Interdisziplinarität» und «Mediävistik» in aller Munde waren, bestimmten sie die Haltung Helmut Birkhans. Daher der Untertitel «Grenzenlose Mediävistik», der sich angesichts des Birkhanschen Forschungseifers geradezu anbietet, wiewohl er manchen als Anmaßung erschien. Das große Ansehen, das Helmut Birkhan genießt, und die verschiedenen Disziplinen, in denen er tätig ist, lösten einen großen Zustrom von Beiträgen aus. Die einzelnen Artikel wurden in thematischen Gruppen zusammengefaßt.

A Dictionary of Medieval Heroes

A Dictionary of Medieval Heroes
Author: Willem Pieter Gerritsen
Publsiher: Boydell & Brewer
Total Pages: 336
Release: 1998
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780851157801

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