Download E-books The Map and the Territory (Vintage International) PDF

By Michel Houellebecq

The so much celebrated and arguable French novelist of our time promises a riveting masterpiece approximately artwork and funds, love and friendship, and fathers and sons.
 
Jed Martin is an artist. His first photos characteristic Michelin highway maps, and worldwide luck arrives together with his sequence on professions: pics of varied personalities, together with a author named Houellebecq. no longer lengthy later on, Jed is helping a police inspector clear up a heinous crime that leaves lasting marks on all people concerned. yet after burying his father and growing old himself, Jed additionally discovers serenity, a deeply relocating end to a lifetime of enthusiasts, associates, and family members, and full of hopes, losses, and dreams.

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Download E-books Project for a Revolution in New York (French Literature) PDF

Half prophecy and half erotic myth, this vintage story of otherworldly depravity good points long island itself―or a foreigner’s nightmare of recent York―as its precise protagonist. Set within the towers and tunnels of the fundamental American urban, Alain Robbe-Grillet’s novel turns this city area right into a maze the place politics bleeds into perversion, revolution into sadism, activist into legal, vice into art―and again back. Following the good judgment of a film half-glimpsed via a haze of substances and alcohol, undertaking for a Revolution in long island is a Sadean reverie that bears an alarming resemblance to the hot York, and the U.S., that experience really come into being.

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By Anne Garréta, Daniel Levin Becker

Nominated for the 2016 PEN Translation Prize
One of Flavorwire's best 50 self sufficient Books of 2015
One of Entropy Magazine's most sensible Fiction Books of 2015

Sphinx is the extraordinary debut novel, initially released in 1986, by means of the exceptionally proficient and artistic French writer Anne Garréta, one of many few woman participants of Oulipo, the influential and specific French experimental literary crew whose project is to create literature in keeping with mathematical and linguistic restraints, and whose ranks comprise Georges Perec and Italo Calvino, between others.

A attractive and intricate love tale among characters, the narrator, "I," and their lover, A***, written with no utilizing any gender markers to consult the most characters, Sphinx is a amazing linguistic feat and paragon of experimental literature that hasn't ever been finished ahead of or given that within the strictly-gendered French language.

Sphinx is a landmark textual content within the feminist, LGBT, and experimental literary canons showing in English for the 1st time.

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Download E-books The Fabliaux PDF

Bawdier than The Canterbury Tales, The Fabliaux is the 1st significant English translation of the main scandalous and irreverent poetry in Western literature.

Composed among the 12th and fourteenth centuries, those nearly unknown erotic and satiric poems lie on the root of the Western comedian culture. handed down via the anticlerical heart sessions of medieval France, The Fabliaux depicts priapic clergymen, randy better halves, and their cuckolded husbands in stories which are stunning even via today’s criteria. Chaucer and Boccaccio borrowed seriously from those riotous stories, that have been the wit of the typical guy rebelling opposed to the aristocracy and Church in issues of nutrients, cash, and intercourse. Containing sixty nine poems with a parallel outdated French textual content, The Fabliaux involves lifestyles in a manner that hasn't ever been performed in approximately 8 hundred years.

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By Jean Genet

Play by means of Jean Genet, produced and released in 1956 as Le Balcon, and translated by way of Bernard Frechtman. prompted by way of the Theater of Cruelty, The Balcony includes 9 scenes, 8 of that are set contained in the Grand Balcony bordello. The brothel is a repository of phantasm in a modern ecu urban aflame with revolution. After the city's royal palace and rulers are destroyed, the bordello's costumed buyers impersonate the leaders of the town. because the masqueraders hot to their roles, they persuade even the revolutionaries that the appearance created within the bordello is most appropriate to reality.

“The Balcony is among the so much attractive subversive paintings of literature to be created because the writings of the well-known Marquis. an incredible dramatic achievement.” – Robert Brustein, the recent Republic

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Download E-books Le Médecin volant – Le Mariage forcé (édition enrichie) PDF

By Molière

Voici deux pièces fondatrices, de jeunesse pour l'une, d'entrée dans l. a. maturité pour l'autre, qui ont en commun l. a. recherche d'un rythme, virtuosité du jeu du valet déguisé en médecin dans l. a. première, cadence qui appelle l. a. chorégraphie dans l'autre : Le Médecin volant (1659) et Le Mariage forcé (1664), comédie-ballet créée pour le roi dont Molière était devenu le maître des Divertissements. Les personnages hérités de l. a. culture farcesque et réinventés, los angeles qualité dramatique déjà marquée sont une resource et une leçon pour le théâtre futur. Le génie de Molière s'y révèle déjà : manière de retravailler les assets qu'il doit à sa tradition, malléabilité des thèmes et des figures qui s'approfondiront et se nuanceront dans leurs réincarnations ultérieures, montrant une unité d'inspiration, de imaginative and prescient, de formule dramatique qui donne à l'œuvre toute sa cohérence.

Édition enrichie d'une préface de Bernard Beugnot et d'un file pédagogique.

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Download E-books Les maîtres de chant PDF

By Marie Ferranti

« Il y a des choses que je ne dis à Personne Alors
Elles ne font de mal à personne Mais
Le malheur c’est
Que moi
Le malheur le malheur c’est
Que moi ces choses je les sais »

LOUIS ARAGON
Le fou d’Elsa

« L’art poétique des polyphonies corses, connu de moi dès l’enfance, m’a portée à aimer le baroque, Ovide, le chant grégorien, les sonnets de Shakespeare, l’expression du désir anéanti, du désastre, de los angeles langue perdue, Giotto, Piero della Francesca, los angeles couleur terre de Sienne, les gisants napolitains, l’Iliade d’Homère, les messes des morts, le Miserere d’Allegri, les lamenti, los angeles profonde solitude, Les Regrets de Du Bellay, l’amitié de haute valeur, l. a. révolte, le vertige du ressassement et, par-dessus tout, l’instinct artistique. »
Né d’une pérégrination dans divers lieux de concert events de l’île et d’une réflexion sur l. a. musique et sur l’art, ce récit nous invite à une flânerie chaleureuse dans l’imaginaire corse, qui touchera les amateurs de musique, au-delà des aficionados de l. a. polyphonie insulaire.

Romancière et essayiste, Marie Ferranti vit à Saint-Florent en Haute-Corse. Elle a déjà publié dix ouvrages aux Éditions Gallimard, dont los angeles princesse de Mantoue (Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française 2002), Une haine de Corse et Marguerite et les grenouilles.

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Download E-books L'autodidacte : récit PDF

By Maurice Achard

C’est l’histoire d’une vocation. L’histoire d’un déclic qui va pousser un gamin de neuf ans à devenir journaliste, un beau dimanche après-midi du milieu des années cinquante, en province. Pas très bon à l’école, il va faire ses periods dans un magasin de journaux.

Passant de los angeles presse sportive à los angeles presse rock avant de s’intéresser aux quotidiens plus politiques et aux pages culturelles, il découvre tout en grandissant là, sous le regard inquiet d’une mère stricte et les encouragements d’une marraine complice.

Captivé par l. a. lecture de grandes plumes qui deviennent ses vrais professeurs – Pierre Chany, Philippe Tesson ou Michel Cournot –, cet autodidacte en herbe raconte, par los angeles même get together, le temps magnifique des Miroir-Sprint, Disco revue et autres Combat

C’est l’histoire d’une ardour, d’une motivation, moteurs éternels.

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Download E-books In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower: In Search of Lost Time, Vol. 2 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) PDF

By Marcel Proust

In the Shadow of younger ladies in Flower is Proust’s surprising dissection of male and girl formative years, charged with the narrator’s stories of Paris and the Normandy seashore. on the center of the tale lie his relationships together with his grandmother and with the Swann relatives. As a meditation on varied types of love, In the Shadow of younger women in Flower has no equivalent. right here, Proust introduces a few of his maximum comedian innovations, from the magnificently uninteresting M. de Norpois to the mesmerizing Robert de Saint-Loup. it's memorable besides for the 1st visual appeal of the 2 figures who for higher or worse are to dominate the narrator’s life—the Baron de Charlus and the mysterious Albertine.

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