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Rameau's Nephew / D'alembert's Dream

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One of the key figures of the French Enlightenment, Denis Diderot was a passionate critic of conventional morality, society and religion. Among his greates ...

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  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141907835
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: One of the key figures of the French Enlightenment, Denis Diderot was a passionate critic of conventional morality, society and religion. Among his greatest and most well-known works, these two dialogues are dazzling examples of his radical scientific and philosophical beliefs. In Rameau's Nephew, the eccentric and foolish nephew of the great composer Jean-Philippe Rameau meets Diderot by chance, and the two embark on a hilarious consideration of society, music, literature, politics, morality and philosophy. Its companion-piece, D'Alembert's Dream, outlines a material, atheistic view of the universe, expressed through the fevered dreams of Diderot's friend D'Alembert. Unpublished during his lifetime, both of these powerfully controversial works show Diderot to be one of the most advanced thinkers of his age, and serve as fascinating testament to the philosopher's wayward genius.


Rameau's Nephew and First Satire

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'unless you know everything, you really know nothing' Diderot's brilliant and witty dialogue begins with a chance encounter in a Paris café between two ac ...

  • L'auteur : Denis Diderot
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191604771
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Nombre de pages: 176
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: 'unless you know everything, you really know nothing' Diderot's brilliant and witty dialogue begins with a chance encounter in a Paris café between two acquaintances. Their talk ranges broadly across art, music, education, and the contemporary scene, as the nephew of composer Rameau, amoral and bohemian, alternately shocks and amuses the moral, bourgeois figure of his interlocutor. Exuberant and highly entertaining, the dialogue exposes the corruption of society in Diderot's characteristic philosophical exploration. The debates of the French Enlightenment speak to us vividly in this sparkling new translation, which also includes the First Satire , a related work that provides the context for Rameau's Nephew, Diderot's 'second satire'.


The Mother's Recompense

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This early work by Edith Wharton was originally published in 1925 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Mother's Rec ...

  • L'auteur : Edith Wharton
  • Editeur: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1473361125
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 330
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This early work by Edith Wharton was originally published in 1925 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Mother's Recompense' is a novel about a woman who abandoned her husband and child and who returns to her home city of New York after spending years in exile. Edith Wharton was born in New York City in 1862. Wharton's first poems were published in Scribner’s Magazine. In 1891, the same publication printed the first of her many short stories, titled 'Mrs. Manstey’s View'. Over the next four decades, they – along with other well-established American publications such as Atlantic Monthly, Century Magazine, Harper’s and Lippincott’s – regularly published her work.


Pre-histories and Afterlives

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"If the past is indeed a foreign country, then how can we make sense of its richness and difference, without approaching it on our terms alone? 'Pre-histor ...

  • L'auteur : Anna Holland
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351194739
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 150
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "If the past is indeed a foreign country, then how can we make sense of its richness and difference, without approaching it on our terms alone? 'Pre-histories' and 'afterlives', methods that have emerged in recent work by Terence Cave, offer new ways of shaping the stories we tell of the past and the analyses we offer. In this volume, distinguished contributors engage in a dialogue with these two new critical methods, exploring their uses in a range of contexts, disciplines, languages and periods. The contributors are Terence Cave, Marian Hobson, Anna Holland, Neil Kenny, Mary McKinley, Richard Scholar, Kate E. Tunstall, and Wes Williams."


Le Neveu de Rameau

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Diderot dans sa maîtrise de l’art du dialogue nous montre ce que doit être un honnête homme Avec Le Neveu de Rameau, Diderot expérimente une forme li ...

  • L'auteur : Denis Diderot
  • Editeur: UPblisher
  • ISBN: 2759901009
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 99
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Diderot dans sa maîtrise de l’art du dialogue nous montre ce que doit être un honnête homme Avec Le Neveu de Rameau, Diderot expérimente une forme littéraire originale, celui du (faux) dialogue entre deux personnages qui lui permet d’aborder habilement les sujets délicats de la morale et de la vertu sans imposer frontalement son opinion. Le procédé n’est pas sans rappeler la pratique socratique du dialogue. Partis de positions diamétralement opposées, les personnages, le philosophe (Moi) et Jean-François Rameau (Lui, neveu du compositeur), s’affrontent sur les valeurs morales de la société. Vertu, art, musique, éducation... tout est motif de débat. Pourtant, leurs points de vue se rapprochent au fur et à mesure de la discussion, et le philosophe impose peu à peu sa vision de l’honnête homme. Diderot a mis plus de 10 ans à terminer Le Neveu de Rameau, publié bien après sa mort. UPblisher a retenu pour cet ebook l’édition de 1891. Satire des parasites, des flagorneurs et des cyniques, ce roman philosophique résonne comme la protestation d’un anarchiste contre les préjugés et les abus d’une société corrompue. Un texte très actuel ! EXTRAIT Qu’il fasse beau, qu’il fasse laid, c’est mon habitude d’aller sur les cinq heures du soir me promener au Palais-Royal. C’est moi qu’on voit, toujours seul, rêvant sur le banc d’Argenson. Je m’entretiens avec moi-même de politique, d’amour, de goût ou de philosophie. J’abandonne mon esprit à tout son libertinage. Je le laisse maître de suivre la première idée sage ou folle qui se présente, comme on voit dans l’allée de Foy nos jeunes dissolus marcher sur les pas d’une courtisane à l’air éventé, au visage riant, à l’œil vif, au nez retroussé, quitter celle-ci pour une autre, les attaquant toutes et ne s’attachant à aucune. Mes pensées, ce sont mes catins. Si le temps est trop froid, ou trop pluvieux, je me réfugie au café de la Régence ; là je m’amuse à voir jouer aux échecs. Paris est l’endroit du monde, et le café de la Régence est l’endroit de Paris où l’on joue le mieux à ce jeu.


Denis Diderot 'Rameau's Nephew' - 'Le Neveu de Rameau'

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In a famous Parisian chess café, a down-and-out, HIM, accosts a former acquaintance, ME, who has made good, more or less. They talk about chess, about gen ...

  • L'auteur : Marian Hobson
  • Editeur: Open Book Publishers
  • ISBN: 1909254932
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 262
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In a famous Parisian chess café, a down-and-out, HIM, accosts a former acquaintance, ME, who has made good, more or less. They talk about chess, about genius, about good and evil, about music, they gossip about the society in which they move, one of extreme inequality, of corruption, of envy, and about the circle of hangers-on in which the down-and-out abides. The down-and-out from time to time is possessed with movements almost like spasms, in which he imitates, he gestures, he rants. And towards half past five, when the warning bell of the Opera sounds, they part, going their separate ways. Probably completed in 1772-73, Denis Diderot’s Rameau’s Nephew fascinated Goethe, Hegel, Engels and Freud in turn, achieving a literary-philosophical status that no other work by Diderot shares. This interactive, multi-media and bilingual edition offers a brand new translation of Diderot’s famous dialogue, and it also gives the reader much more. Portraits and biographies of the numerous individuals mentioned in the text, from minor actresses to senior government officials, enable the reader to see the people Diderot describes, and provide a window onto the complex social and political context that forms the backdrop to the dialogue. Links to musical pieces specially selected by Pascal Duc and performed by students of the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris, illuminate the wider musical context of the work, enlarging it far beyond its now widely understood relation to opéra comique. This new edition includes: * Introduction * Original text * English translation * Embedded audio-files * Explanatory notes * Interactive material


Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

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A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world. Denis Diderot is often associated w ...

  • L'auteur : Andrew S. Curran
  • Editeur: Other Press, LLC
  • ISBN: 1590516729
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world. Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopédie into existence. But his most daring writing took place in the shadows. Thrown into prison for his atheism in 1749, Diderot decided to reserve his best books for posterity--for us, in fact. In the astonishing cache of unpublished writings left behind after his death, Diderot challenged virtually all of his century's accepted truths, from the sanctity of monarchy, to the racial justification of the slave trade, to the norms of human sexuality. One of Diderot's most attentive readers during his lifetime was Catherine the Great, who not only supported him financially, but invited him to St. Petersburg to talk about the possibility of democratizing the Russian empire. In this thematically organized biography, Andrew S. Curran vividly describes Diderot's tormented relationship with Rousseau, his curious correspondence with Voltaire, his passionate affairs, and his often iconoclastic stands on art, theater, morality, politics, and religion. But what this book brings out most brilliantly is how the writer's personal turmoil was an essential part of his genius and his ability to flout taboos, dogma, and convention.


Le Neveu de Rameau et autres textes

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Edition enrichie (préface, notes, dossier de l'oeuvre, chronologie et bibliographie) Nul n'a porté plus loin que Diderot la maîtrise éclatante du dialo ...

  • L'auteur : Denis Diderot
  • Editeur: Le Livre de Poche
  • ISBN: 2253093211
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 315
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Edition enrichie (préface, notes, dossier de l'oeuvre, chronologie et bibliographie) Nul n'a porté plus loin que Diderot la maîtrise éclatante du dialogue, et c'est la virtuosité de cette parole qu'on retrouve à chacune des pages ici rassemblées : Le Neveu de Rameau, Satire seconde, s'en prend à tous les puissants du moment, financiers aussi bien qu'adversaires de l'Encyclopédie ; la Satire première multiplie anecdotes et libres réflexions à la manière des satiriques antiques. Quant à l'Entretien d'un père avec ses enfants et à l'Entretien d'un philosophe avec la maréchale de ***, ils roulent sur un thème assez bien défini : le premier évoque le danger de se mettre au-dessus des lois, et le second fait entendre, en contrepoint de la conversation avec la dévote maréchale de Broglie, quelque chose des entretiens de Diderot avec la tsarine Catherine II. En dépit de leur diversité, tous ces textes se répondent. Mais ils sont en même temps tournés vers le lecteur, un lecteur trop séduit par le philosophe pour ne pas comprendre l'indulgence du père à l'égard de son fils rebelle : «Je ne serais pas trop fâché qu'il y eût dans la ville un ou deux citoyens comme toi ; mais je n'y habiterais pas s'ils pensaient tous de même.» Edition établie par Pierre Chartier.


Profil - Diderot (Denis) : Le Neveu de Rameau

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Des clés pour lire l'oeuvre Le résumé et des repères pour la lecture L'étude des problématiques essentielles Narration et dialogue Le personnage de N ...

  • L'auteur : Jean-Daniel Mallet,Georges Decote,Denis Diderot
  • Editeur: Hatier
  • ISBN: 2218948168
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 128
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Des clés pour lire l'oeuvre Le résumé et des repères pour la lecture L'étude des problématiques essentielles Narration et dialogue Le personnage de Neveu, une recréation littéraire Une forme satirique Argumenter, se justifier, polémiquer... Des lectures analytiques


Learning from Lying

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Writers who mystify operate through paradox: their lies point toward truth, and their obfuscations reveal trickery. This conundrum is the foundation for Le ...

  • L'auteur : Julia Luisa Abramson
  • Editeur: University of Delaware Press
  • ISBN: 9780874139006
  • Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Nombre de pages: 195
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Writers who mystify operate through paradox: their lies point toward truth, and their obfuscations reveal trickery. This conundrum is the foundation for Learning from Lying, which defines mystification as a literary form that seeks to enlighten by means of deception. Learning from Lying narrates a new literary history as seen through the lens of mystification. Beginning with an examination of mystification's elaboration during the century of Enlightenment, the book accounts for mystification's distinctiveness relative to other deceptive forms, particularly forgery, and provides a timely intervention in current debates about the study of fakes. Readings of works by Denis Diderot, Prosper Merimee, and Wolfgang Hildesheimer follow out the cosmopolitan roots of the genre in the Republic of Letters and show how it theorizes literature through practical experiment. For when textual imitation is revealed, it unveils the necessary collusion between reader and writer that allows literature to exist as such.


Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

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A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world. Denis Diderot is often associated w ...

  • L'auteur : Andrew S. Curran
  • Editeur: Other Press, LLC
  • ISBN: 1590516729
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world. Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopédie into existence. But his most daring writing took place in the shadows. Thrown into prison for his atheism in 1749, Diderot decided to reserve his best books for posterity--for us, in fact. In the astonishing cache of unpublished writings left behind after his death, Diderot challenged virtually all of his century's accepted truths, from the sanctity of monarchy, to the racial justification of the slave trade, to the norms of human sexuality. One of Diderot's most attentive readers during his lifetime was Catherine the Great, who not only supported him financially, but invited him to St. Petersburg to talk about the possibility of democratizing the Russian empire. In this thematically organized biography, Andrew S. Curran vividly describes Diderot's tormented relationship with Rousseau, his curious correspondence with Voltaire, his passionate affairs, and his often iconoclastic stands on art, theater, morality, politics, and religion. But what this book brings out most brilliantly is how the writer's personal turmoil was an essential part of his genius and his ability to flout taboos, dogma, and convention.


Arthur Schopenhauer: The World as Will and Presentation

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This second volume of Schopenhauer's World as Will and Presentation is framed by a pedagogical structure designed to make this important work of philosophy ...

  • L'auteur : Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1315508567
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 784
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This second volume of Schopenhauer's World as Will and Presentation is framed by a pedagogical structure designed to make this important work of philosophy more accessible and meaningful for undergraduates. With in-depth, user-friendly introductions, copious notes to clarify difficult or important passages, and a rich index, each volume makes the masterworks of philosophy accessible to students and emphasizes their relevance to contemporary issues and debates.


Diagnosing Genius

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"Diagnosing Genius analyses the psychology of creativity. Beethoven's infirmities led to physical pain, isolation, and torturous relationships, but Mai sho ...

  • L'auteur : Francois Martin Mai
  • Editeur: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
  • ISBN: 0773576061
  • Genre: Medical
  • Nombre de pages: 289
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "Diagnosing Genius analyses the psychology of creativity. Beethoven's infirmities led to physical pain, isolation, and torturous relationships, but Mai shows that they also enhanced, perhaps even fed, his music." --Résumé de l'éditeur.


The Transformations of Godot

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Didi, Gogo, Pozzo, Lucky -- the bizarre names stand out strangely against the bare-bones landscape of Waiting for Godot. In an intriguing new study of one ...

  • L'auteur : Frederick Busi
  • Editeur: University Press of Kentucky
  • ISBN: 0813183995
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Didi, Gogo, Pozzo, Lucky -- the bizarre names stand out strangely against the bare-bones landscape of Waiting for Godot. In an intriguing new study of one of the most haunting plays of this century, Frederick Busi shows that these names serve important dramatic functions, reinforcing the changing roles assumed by the mysterious characters in their tortuous search for -- and avoidance of -- self. Busi also explores Beckett's convoluted literary relationship with James Joyce, especially as revealed in the plays-within-the-play and verbal jigh jinks of Finnegan's Wake, where, as in Godot, the same characters keep dreamily encountering themselves in different disguises, under shifting names. Beckett's strong affinities with Cervantes and the common debt of these two authors to the traditions of commedia dell'arte lead Busi to important insights into the shifting master-slave relationship so prominent in Godot, as in Don Quixote. The religious implications of Godot -- the subject of so much critical debate -- are placed in a new perspective by Busi's provocative observation that certain early Christian heretical works and certain books of the Apocrypha contain not only the idea of the Devil/God, Judas/Jesus identifications implied in Godot but also a number of names that Beckett seems to have had in mind when he wrote his play. Rich in linguistic, historical, and psychological learning, Busi's examination of the names in Godot leads the reader to a fuller awareness of Beckett's extraordinarily complex imagination. As Wylie Sypher writes in the foreword, the book is "an invitation to expand our reading of Beckett in many directions."


Words With Power

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Words with Power is the crowning achievement of the latter half of Northrop Frye's career. Portions of the work can be found in Frye's notebooks as far bac ...

  • L'auteur : Northrop Frye
  • Editeur: University of Toronto Press
  • ISBN: 1442691751
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 448
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Words with Power is the crowning achievement of the latter half of Northrop Frye's career. Portions of the work can be found in Frye's notebooks as far back as the mid-1960s when he had just finished Anatomy of Criticism, and he completed the book shortly before his death in 1991. Beyond summing up his ideas about the relation of the Bible to Western culture, Words with Power boldly confronts a host of questions ranging from the relationship between literature and ideology to the real meaning of words like 'spirit' and 'faith.' The first half of the 'double mirror' structure looks at the language in which the Bible is written, arguing that it is identical to that of myth and metaphor. Frye suggests, therefore, that given this characteristic, the Bible should be read imaginatively rather than historically or doctrinally. However, he is also careful to point out the ways in which the Bible is more than a conventional work of fiction. The second half is an astonishing tour de force in which Frye demonstrates how both the Bible and literature revolve around four primary concerns of human life. This edition goes beyond the original in its documentation of Frye's dazzlingly encyclopedic range of reference. Profound and searching, Words with Power is perhaps the most daring book of Frye's career and one of the most exciting.


The Analysis of Virtue in Alasdair Macintyre and His View of “The Enlightenment Project”

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MacIntyre is greatly discontented with the nature of contemporary morality, which according to him has a form, i.e. what appears like morality, but lacks e ...

  • L'auteur : Benjamin Okon MSP
  • Editeur: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1514484390
  • Genre: Religion
  • Nombre de pages: 432
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: MacIntyre is greatly discontented with the nature of contemporary morality, which according to him has a form, i.e. what appears like morality, but lacks essential content. He argues that the most common feature of contemporary ethical discourse is that much of it is used to express individual preferences, which leads to disagreements among philosophers, and eventually results in debates that are interminable in character. MacIntyre attributes the cause of this situation to the activities of the enlightenment philosophers of the 17th and 18th centuries who, in an attempt to find rational justification for morality repudiated those essential elements that define the essence of morality and give it its contents. Such elements include historical narrative, tradition, teleology, and divine law. In MacIntyres opinion, morality so constructed was destined for failure, since it was not founded on the true nature of the human person. The obvious consequences of this failure were the birth of diverse post-enlightenment ethical theories and a substantial change in the conception of virtue. In order to remedy this deplorable condition of contemporary ethics MacIntyre, along with other virtue ethicists, advocates a certain renaissance of ethical principles that are founded on the true nature of the human person, characterized by historical narrative, tradition, and teleology, all grounded on divine legislation. Morality thus reconstructed finds its fullest expression in the theory of human character traits, i.e. virtues. This is what has motivated MacIntyres construction of virtue theory, which has brought him into confrontation with the enlightenment philosophers. Our study and analysis of MacIntyres theory of virtue reveals that his account of virtue is inadequate. This inadequacy is what has motivated our own project of reconstructing MacIntyres theory of virtue in view of offering an account of virtue that is adequate. In this way our own project complements that of MacIntyre.


The Birth Of The Modern

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A classic study of fifteen crucial years in the formation of the modern world The Birth of the Modern has established itself as a new kind of historical wo ...

  • L'auteur : Paul Johnson
  • Editeur: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • ISBN: 1780227140
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 1120
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A classic study of fifteen crucial years in the formation of the modern world The Birth of the Modern has established itself as a new kind of historical work - an examination of the way the matrix of the modern world was formed. Paul Johnson, one of today's most popular historians, takes fifteen critical years and subjects them to a fascinatingly detailed analysis: their geopolitics and politics, their cultural and intellectual life, their technology and science. He investigates every area of life, in every corner of the world. And he makes of this huge variety of elements a coherent narrative, told through the lives and actual words of the age's people - outstanding and ordinary - so that the reader feels he was there.


Music as an Art

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Music as an Art begins by examining music through a philosophical lens, engaging in discussions about tonality, music and the moral life, music and cogniti ...

  • L'auteur : Roger Scruton
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472955706
  • Genre: Music
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Music as an Art begins by examining music through a philosophical lens, engaging in discussions about tonality, music and the moral life, music and cognitive science and German idealism, as well as recalling the author's struggle to encourage his students to distinguish the qualities of good music. Scruton then explains – via erudite chapters on Schubert, Britten, Rameau, opera and film – how we can develop greater judgement in music, recognising both good taste and bad, establishing musical values, as well as musical pleasures. As Scruton argues in this book, in earlier times, our musical culture had secure foundations in the church, the concert hall and the home; in the ceremonies and celebrations of ordinary life, religion and manners. Yet we no longer live in that world. Fewer people now play instruments and music is, for many, a form of largely solitary enjoyment. As he shows in Music as an Art, we live at a critical time for classical music, and this book is an important contribution to the debate, of which we stand in need, concerning the place of music in Western civilization.


The Nun

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In 1758 Diderot's friend the Marquis de Croismare became interested in the cause célèbre of a nun who was appealing to be allowed to leave a Paris conven ...

  • L'auteur : Denis Diderot
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141937378
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In 1758 Diderot's friend the Marquis de Croismare became interested in the cause célèbre of a nun who was appealing to be allowed to leave a Paris convent. Less than a year later, in an affectionate attempt to trick his friend, Diderot created this masterpiece - a fictitious set of desperate and pleading letters to the Marquis from a teenage girl forced into the nunnery because she is illegitimate. In these letters, the impressionable and innocent Suzanne Simonin describes the cruelty and abuse she has suffered in an institution poisoned by vicious gossip, intrigues, persecutions and deviance. Considered too subversive during Diderot's lifetime, The Nun first appeared in print in 1796 following the Revolution. Part gripping novel, part licentious portrayal of sexual fervour and part damning attack on oppressive religious institutions, it remains one of the most utterly original works of the many eighteenth-century.


Stendhal

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Both critic and writer, Stendhal has now become established as one of realism's founding fathers. Dr Pearson's book maps out, for the first time, the criti ...

  • L'auteur : Roger Pearson
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317894928
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Both critic and writer, Stendhal has now become established as one of realism's founding fathers. Dr Pearson's book maps out, for the first time, the critical reception of Stendhal's two most widely read novels, The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma since their publication in 1830 and 1839 respectively. In part one he provides generous samples of the most important nineteenth-century responses to the novels, almost all of them translated into English for the first time. Part two presents a full range of the most authoritative and influential readings since 1945, which illustrate a wide variety of critical approaches.


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