Download Ich grase meine Gehirnwiese ab: Paul Valéry und seine by Paul Valéry,Thomas Stölzel,Hartmut Köhler,Jürgen PDF

By Paul Valéry,Thomas Stölzel,Hartmut Köhler,Jürgen Schmidt-Radefeldt,Bernhard Boeschenstein,Reinhard Huschke,Markus Jakob,Max Looser,Christine Mäder-Viragh,Corona Schmiele,Erika Tophoven-Schöningh,Karin Wais

»Vor fünf aufgestanden – um acht scheint es mir, dass ich schon einen ganzen Tag geistig gelebt, somit das Recht erworben habe, bis zum Abend dumm zu sein.«

Paul Valérys berühmte Cahiers, seine »Denkhefte«, wurden speedy täglich und über ein halbes Jahrhundert lang mit Notizen gefüllt und erst 1945 nach seinem Tod veröffentlicht.
Sie sind ein einzigartiges Denklaboratorium des modernen Menschen und ein Paradebeispiel lebensphilosophischer Selbsttherapie.

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Download Authorship and Cultural Identity in Early Greece and China by Dr.Alexander Beecroft PDF

By Dr.Alexander Beecroft

during this booklet, Alexander Beecroft explores how the earliest poetry in Greece (Homeric epic and lyric) and China (the Canon of Songs) developed from being neighborhood, oral, and nameless to being textualised, interpreted, and circulated over more and more wider parts. Beecroft re-examines representations of authorship as present in poetic biographies comparable to Lives of Homer and the Zuozhuan, and within the works of alternative philosophical and old authors like Plato, Aristotle, Herodotus, Confucius, and Sima Qian. a lot of those anecdotes and narratives have lengthy been rejected as spurious or encouraged via naïve biographical feedback. Beecroft argues that those texts successfully negotiated the tensions among neighborhood and pan-cultural audiences. The determine of the writer therefore served as a catalyst to a feeling of shared cultural id in either the Greek and chinese language worlds. It additionally facilitated the emergence of either cultures because the bases for cosmopolitan global orders.

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Download The Thorny Grace of It: And Other Essays for Imperfect by Brian Doyle PDF

By Brian Doyle

Best-selling and award-winning essayist Brian Doyle is aware that the pulse of Catholicism is located no longer in papal decrees and pageantry, yet within the parish halls, potluck dinners, and the believing group. during this lively number of greater than forty essays, Doyle employs his trademark wit, candor, and gusto for all times and religion to reignite readers’ pleasure for Catholicism as he plumbs a number of the stickier and trickier components of the Catholic character.

From getting ready for his first confession with a faux laundry record of sins to his younger observations of President Kennedy’s assassination, Doyle’s passionate writing makes for a heartfelt, actual, and infrequently laugh-out-loud learn. The Thorny Grace of It reaffirms that the Catholic faith—imperfect because it is—is wildly aflame in hearts and lives everywhere.

“It is a boon, a blessing, to have Brian Doyle’s vagabond essays now rubbing elbows in one, convenient, and altogether pleasant volume." 
- Kenneth L. Woodward, writer of The ebook of Miracles

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Download The Song of Eros: Ancient Greek Love Poems by Claudette Sherbert LITTLE,Bradley P. Nystrom PDF

By Claudette Sherbert LITTLE,Bradley P. Nystrom

This number of new translations of 80 poems presents a delightful, thought-provoking reminder of love’s vagaries as captured in the course of the wit, attraction, and perception of the grasp poets of antiquity.

All the sentiments and studies linked to love—rejection, infatuation, ecstasy, desperation, loneliness—are rendered obtainable to modern readers via this energetic, glossy, but devoted English translation of works that date from the 7th century B.C.to the 6th century A.D.Illustrations accompany the poetry of Plato, Sappho, Stratto, Meleagros, and others, taking pictures either the flavour of the age and the subject matter of the texts.

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Download The Shield of Achilles and the Poetics of Ekpharsis: Theory, by Andrew Sprague Becker PDF

By Andrew Sprague Becker

In 'The guard of Achilles and the Poetics of Ekphrasis', Becker explores how Homeric poetry shapes its personal reception: how Homer's response to a visible photograph creates his audience's reaction to a literary description. Becker additionally enters right into a fiercely raging literary debate in regards to the modernist, self-conscious parts of Homeric narrative.

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Download Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of by G. O. Hutchinson PDF

By G. O. Hutchinson

expanding value is being connected to how Greek and Latin books of poems have been prepared, yet such learn has frequently been conducted with little cognizance to the actual fragments of exact old poetry-books. during this vast research Gregory Hutchinson investigates the layout of Greek and Latin books of poems within the gentle of papyri, together with fresh discoveries. a chain of discussions of significant poems and collections from significant classes of Greek and Latin literature is framed through a considerable and illustrated survey of poetry-books and interpreting, and by means of a extra theoretical dialogue of buildings regarding books. the most poets mentioned are Callimachus, Apollonius, Posidippus, Catullus, Horace, and Ovid; a bankruptcy on Latin didactic comprises Lucretius, Virgil, Ovid, and Manilius.

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Download Un défi sans fin (French Edition) by Peter Wise PDF

By Peter Wise

Après avoir à nouveau raté son bac, le jeune Claude Bernard quitte sa pension pour rejoindre le abode familial, los angeles mort dans l’âme... Et pourtant, c’est à ce second que l’incroyable destinée d’un des plus grands chercheurs du XIXe siècle se met en marche. Considéré comme le fondateur de los angeles médecine expérimentale, on swimsuit l. a. vertigineuse ascension de ce jeune cancre dans lequel sommeille un génie de los angeles technology. Personnage atypique, Claude Bernard tentera tout d’abord une carrière d’écrivain et dramaturge, avant de se tourner vers des études en pharmacie et en médecine. "On doit toujours douter", avait écrit Descartes, et Claude Bernard applique ce principe à los angeles lettre, s’attirant plus de reproches que d’éloges de los angeles half de ses pairs. C’est un personnage attachant et émouvant à travers lequel on découvre los angeles belle époque et les grandes évolutions de l. a. médecine et de los angeles recherche scientifique. À l. a. fois scientifique et artiste, Claude Bernard ne séparait pas l. a. technology de los angeles philosophie, los angeles médecine des arts, et c’est peut-être cela qui healthy de lui un des plus grands chercheurs que l. a. France ait jamais portée. C’est avec beaucoup de expertise et d’adresse que Peter clever nous livre cette passionnante biographie savamment romancée.

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Download Rencontres complices, liées au hasard (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) by Tea BONNAVENTURE PDF

By Tea BONNAVENTURE

Ils ne devaient pas se rencontrer, mais les circonstances de l. a. vie en ont décidé autrement.

Elsa et Olga se sentent concernées par le style des autres : elles possèdent cet élan du cœur vers autrui qui se traduit par le soutien et l’accompagnement de jeunes enfants en toughé scolaire. Par ailleurs, chacune doit surmonter un lourd mystery familial. Afin de se construire des vies saines et équilibrées, elles vont dépasser leurs propres souffrances : pour Elsa, los angeles mésentente avec sa mère et pour Olga, sa fibromyalgie.

Loïc, sur un coup de tête, décide de changer de career. À los angeles suite de cette décision, il rencontre Olga dans sa boutique de journaux.

Mike, un américain en voyage à Paris, atterrit aux urgences de l’hôpital où Elsa, qui est de garde, va le recevoir et le soigner.

On ne choisit pas toujours son destin. Certaines rencontres que l’on juge anodines se révèlent déterminantes. l. a. réussite en amour est-elle conditionnée par des similitudes entre les personnalités, ou par des événements vécus avant une rencontre ? L’amitié peut-elle prévenir de tous les aléas de l. a. vie ?

Ils ne devaient pas se rencontrer... Et pourtant !

Tea Bonnaventure vit en Belgique, où elle exerce son métier de médecin spécialiste. Suite à un coincidence allergique grave en 2007, elle décide de consacrer une partie de son temps libre à l’écriture, pour partager ses idées d’altruisme et d’empathie.

Rencontres complices, liées au hasard est son deuxième roman publié aux Éditions Baudelaire.

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Download A Commentary on Lysias, Speeches 1-11 by S. C. Todd PDF

By S. C. Todd

Lysias was once the major Athenian speech-writer of the iteration (403-380 BC) following the Peloponnesian struggle, and his speeches shape a number one resource for all elements of the background of Athenian society in this interval. The speeches are extensively learn this present day, now not least as a result of their simplicity of linguistic kind. This simplicity is usually misleading, even though, and one of many goals of this statement is to aid the reader verify the rhetorical ideas of every of the
speeches and the customarily hugely tendentious manipulation of argument. This quantity comprises the textual content itself (reproduced from Carey's OCT and gear criticus), with a dealing with translation. each one speech gets an intensive creation, overlaying common questions of interpretation. within the lemmatic section
of the statement, person words are tested intimately, supplying a detailed examining of the Greek textual content. to maximise accessibility, the Greek lemmata are observed by means of translation, and person Greek phrases are as a rule transliterated. this can be the 1st a part of a projected multi-volume remark at the speeches and fragments, so that it will be the 1st complete statement on Lysias in glossy times.

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Download La Ilíada (Biblioteca Universal) (Spanish Edition) by Homero PDF

By Homero

Homero, poeta ciego y pobre, evoca, selecciona y da forma poética en l. a. Ilíada a una serie de trastornos, guerreros especialmente, que parece tuvieron lugar en l. a. zona del mar Egeo entre 1400 y 900 antes de nuestra period. Todo ello tejido con una trama sentimental, en un mundo de héroes y siervos rendidos, en el que lo divino se despide de lo humano y donde los angeles historia de l. a. humanidad se escinde en dos. La Ilíada, como supremo ejemplo de epopeya clásica, encierra un < >, y con personas < >, más o menos históricas, puso ante los ojos del hombre griego lo que en el alma llevaba entreverado de conceptos, de imágenes, de anhelos.

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