Download Broken Laughter: Select Fragments of Greek Comedy by S. Douglas Olson PDF

By S. Douglas Olson

a set of over 2 hundred of the main attention-grabbing and significant fragments of Greek comedy, observed by way of a observation; an intensive creation discussing the historical past of comedian style; a chain of appendixes at the person poets, the inscriptional proof, and so forth; and a whole translation of the fragments. person sections illustrate the earliest Greek comedy from Syracuse; the attribute positive factors of Athenian `Old', `Middle', and `New Comedy'; the comedian presentation of politicians, philosophers, and ladies; the comedian reception of different poetry; and lots of features of lifestyle, together with eating and symposia.

Show description

Download Euripides: Trojan Women (Companions to Greek and Roman by Barbara Goff PDF

By Barbara Goff

Set on the finish of the Trojan warfare, "Euripides' Trojan girls" depicts the ladies of Troy as they wait to be taken into slavery. whereas choral songs bear in mind the death-throes of the nice urban, the scenes among the previous queen, Hekabe, and the ladies of her relatives discover the results of the defeat, from the rape of Cassandra, in the course of the successful self-exculpation of Helen, to the pitiful loss of life of the kid Astyanax, who's thrown from the partitions of his ravaged urban. Barbara Goff units the play in its ancient, dramatic and literary contexts, and offers a scene-by-scene research which brings out the velocity and highbrow energy of the play. the most topics are absolutely mentioned, and the booklet additionally introduces readers to the problems that experience divided critics, comparable to the level to which the play responds to the historic occasions of the Peloponnesian battle. the ultimate bankruptcy, which offers with the reception of the play, bargains new insights into a number of sleek works.

Show description

Download Le Lotus et le Dragon (French Edition) by Sébastien LE BELZIC PDF

By Sébastien LE BELZIC

Dans les montagnes shans vit l'un des plus redoutables barons de los angeles drogue d'Asie. Entouré d'une armée de vingt mille hommes, le " Dragon " est le optimum producteur mondial d'héroïne natural : l. a. Blanche de Chine. Mais que cache vraiment cette multinationale du crime ? C'est ce que tente de découvrir le journaliste Mark Corso sur les strains des Triades chinoises. Une quête qui nous emmène à travers l'Asie, de Rangoon à Pyongyang, de Bangkok à Hong Kong, jusqu'au cœur du mystérieux Triangle d'Or.
Dans une Asie en pleine ébullition, Sébastien Le Belzic situe son motion sur l'autre " awl du mal " : Birmanie - Corée du Nord. Entre roman et reportage, mystery et voyage initiatique, " Le Lotus et le Dragon " emmène le lecteur de l'autre côté du miroir.
Il décrit un bold complot politique destiné à rendre l'Asie aux Asiatiques et à faire de los angeles Chine le cœur du Nouveau Monde. l. a. soupe de nouilles contre le Coca-Cola. C'est los angeles model moderne d'une vieille légende chinoise. Une culture confucianiste reprise avec los angeles guerre de l'opium par los angeles secte du Lotus Blanc, dont l'objectif était de bouter les Occidentaux hors d'Asie. Cette secte n'a jamais complètement disparu et certaines Triades en sont aujourd'hui les filles.

Show description

Download Sur les traces de Bandita Dell Mar (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French by Éric Gallorini PDF

By Éric Gallorini

Trois mois. C’est le temps qu’il reste à vivre à Raymond Riva, condamné par une maladie incurable. Un temps que le vieil homme, contacté par los angeles folie, compte mettre à revenue pour réaliser son ultime rêve : rencontrer Bandita Dell Mar, l’héroïne horny et délurée d’une bande dessinée pour adultes qu’il croit réelle. Un fantasme qui, dans un dernier journey avant de mourir, le conduira de los angeles vieille Europe à l’Asie, en passant par l’Amérique.

Engagé par Lucia, l. a. fille de Raymond Riva, Maverick, le détective globe-trotter, se lance à sa poursuite pour le retrouver et le convaincre de rentrer. Une enquête peu commune pour le privé Azuréen qui devra rechercher les indices nécessaires à son research dans des bandes dessinées. De web page en web page, tome après tome, s’engage une direction contre los angeles montre et los angeles mort, où le réel et l’imaginaire se côtoient et où los angeles folie prend le dessus sur los angeles raison.

Une aventure où il sera confronté à l’homosexualité féminine et devra faire équipe avec Pony et Lucia, deux femmes de caractère qui mettront à mal ses certitudes sur le sexe dit « faible »...

Éric GALLORINI vit à Antibes, sur l. a. Côte d’Azur. Globe-trotter dans l’âme, il aime parcourir le monde pour assouvir sa soif de découvertes. Un road-trip aux États-Unis, une balade en Asie du Sud-Est, un voyage spirituel en Inde, une escale en Europe... Autant de voyages qui deviennent une resource d’inspiration pour le voyageur qui, au fil de ses périples, se découvre une nouvelle ardour : l’écriture. Le baroudeur se mue en auteur, et ses nombreuses expériences autour du monde en récits.

Sur les strains de Bandita Dell Mar est son quatrième roman. Après Sur los angeles piste des éléphants, Des larmes sur l. a. route et Dragons, triades et Karaoké, précédemment parus aux Éditions Baudelaire, il confie une nouvelle enquête à Maverick, l’ex-flic désabusé devenu privé.

Show description

Download Selected Letters of A. M. A. Blanchet: Bishop of Walla Walla by Roberta Stringham Brown,Patricia O�Connell Killen PDF

By Roberta Stringham Brown,Patricia O�Connell Killen

In 1846, French Canadian-born A. M. A. Blanchet was once named the 1st Catholic bishop of Walla Walla within the sector quickly to develop into Washington Territory. He arrived at fortress Walla Walla in overdue September 1847, a part of the biggest circulate over the Oregon path up to now. through the thirty-two years of Blanchet's tenure within the Northwest, the area underwent profound social and political swap because the Hudson's Bay corporation moved headquarters and lots of operations north following the Oregon Treaty, U.S. executive and associations have been tested, and local American population handled displacement and discrimination. Blanchet chronicled either his personal pastoral and administrative existence and his observations at the international round him in a voluminous correspondence-almost 9 hundred letters-to non secular superiors and associates in Montreal, Paris, and Rome; investment enterprises; different missionaries; and U.S. officers. this option of Blanchet's letters presents a desirable view of Washington Territory as visible in the course of the eyes of an clever, religious, lively, perceptive, and sometimes irascible cleric and administrator.

Almost all of Blanchet's correspondence was once in French. Roberta Stringham Brown and Patricia O'Connell Killen have selected forty-five of these letters to translate and annotate, making a background of early Washington that offers new insights into relationships, occasions, and personalities. many of the letters offer first-hand glimpses of known occasions, similar to the Whitman tragedy, the California gold rush, Indian wars and land displacement, transportation advances, and the family fabric tradition of a frontier borderland. Others voice the hardships of traditionally underrepresented teams, together with local americans, Metis, and French Canadians, and the studies of standard humans in growing to be inhabitants facilities equivalent to Seattle, Walla Walla, and Vancouver, Wash-ington. nonetheless others describe the fight to convey social, clinical, and academic associations to the zone, a fight during which ladies spiritual staff performed a key function. The letters-and the editors' attention-grabbing annotations-provide an attractive and insightful examine a tremendous interval within the historical past of the Pacific Northwest and southwest Canada.

Show description

Download Les hauts du puits (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) (French Edition) by G.M. Saulnier PDF

By G.M. Saulnier

Monsieur De Cormerie, industriel Tourangeau à l. a. retraite, s’installe avec Julia, sa jeune épouse, dans une magnifique propriété du petit hameau Les hauts du puits.

Un matin, il est retrouvé mort, tué par un coup de fusil.

Les alibis et les mobiles des coupables potentiels vont rendre l. a. tâche ardue à Gérard Vincent, l’adjudant-chef de gendarmerie, chargé de l’enquête.

Show description

Download Asclepius: The Perfect Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus by Clement Salaman PDF

By Clement Salaman

The Asclepius is certainly one of philosophical books ascribed to the mythical sage of old Egypt, Hermes Trismegistus, who used to be believed in classical and renaissance occasions to have lived almost immediately after Moses. The Greek unique, misplaced on the grounds that classical occasions, is believed thus far from the second or third century advert. although, a Latin model survived, of which this quantity is a translation. Like its significant other, the Corpus Hermeticum (or The method of Hermes), the Asclepius describes the main profound philosophical questions within the type of a talk approximately secrets and techniques: the character of the only, the function of the gods, and the stature of the person. not just does this paintings supply religious counsel, however it can be a precious perception into the minds and feelings of the Egyptians in historic and classical instances. a few of the perspectives expressed additionally replicate Gnostic ideals which handed into early Christianity.

Show description

Download Fighting Words and Feuding Words: Anger and the Homeric by Thomas R. Walsh PDF

By Thomas R. Walsh

Anger is imperative to the Homeric epic, yet few scholarly interventions have probed HomerOs language past the research of the IliadOs first be aware: menis. but Homer makes use of over a dozen phrases for anger. combating phrases and Feuding phrases engages the robust instruments of Homeric poetic research and the anthropological examine of emotion in an research of 2 anger phrases highlighted within the Iliad by means of the Achaean prophet Calchas. Walsh argues that kotos and kholos find focal issues for the research of aggression in Homeric poetry, the 1st proposing HomerOs phrases for feud and the second one delivering the local phrases that designates the martial violence highlighted via the Homeric culture. After targeting those phrases as utilized in the Iliad and the Odyssey, Walsh concludes through addressing a few post-Homeric and comparative implications of Homeric anger.

Show description

Download Le Visage lisse (JE.LITTE.GALE) (French Edition) by Anne-Marie Quintard PDF

By Anne-Marie Quintard

Miette a neuf ans quand son père meurt d’alcoolisme et de désespoir, après los angeles disparition tragique de l’un de ses jumeaux. Dès lors, sa mère réserve son affection au survivant, Réos, délaissant sa fille – sauf lorsqu’il s’agit de los angeles battre ou de lui reprocher d’exister : là, Lilith sait se rappeler à son keepsake. Quant à Réos, il ne songe qu’à los angeles violer.
Sauvée par les companies sociaux, Miette semble trouver à l’adolescence le répit qu’on lui a toujours refusé. En épousant Boaz, elle croit être définitivement sortie du cauchemar. Mais n’est-elle pas plutôt tombée entre les griffes d’un nouveau manipulateur ? Il lui faudra toute l. a. strength de son caractère pour devenir enfin los angeles femme debout que son parcours chaotique lui refusait d’être depuis los angeles disparition du seul homme qu’elle ait jamais vraiment objectiveé : son père.
Le Visage lisse entraîne le lecteur dans un huis clos familial bouleversant, où Miette n’est pas l. a. seule à être malmenée par le destin.

Show description

Download Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus (Oxford by Michael A. Flower PDF

By Michael A. Flower

Xenophon's Anabasis, or The excursion of Cyrus, is without doubt one of the most enjoyable old narratives--as good because the most crucial autobiographical work--to have survived from historic Greece. It tells the tale of Cyrus, a tender and charismatic Persian prince, who in 401 BC enlisted greater than 10000 Greek mercenaries in an try to grab the big Persian empire for himself. Cyrus was once killed in a good conflict, lots of the Greek commanders hence fell sufferer to treachery, and an Athenian aristocrat via the identify of Xenophon came upon himself within the unforeseen place of taking cost and best the Greeks from the area of Babylon in sleek Iraq again to the Greek towns in Turkey. This ebook either areas the Anabasis in its old and literary context and, by means of making use of numerous serious tools, opens up for the reader alternative ways of analyzing its significant subject matters. Interrelated chapters examine Xenophon's self-representation as a version chief, his attainable didactic and apologetic reasons for writing, the commonly used expectancies of his modern viewers, the real accuracy of the Anabasis, and the ways that the gods are depicted as intervening in human affairs. This e-book unveils the literary artistry and narrative techniques that experience long past into shaping one of many maximum survival tales of all time.

Show description