In the Public Eye: A History of Reading in Modern France, 1800-1940 (Princeton Legacy Library)

By James Smith Allen

Robert Darnton, Roger Chartier, and others have written a lot at the heritage of examining within the outdated Regime, yet this can be the 1st large learn of analyzing to target the interval after 1800. How and why did humans comprehend texts as they did in sleek France? In answering this query, James Allen strikes simply from one interpretive framework to a different and attracts on quite a lot of sources--novels, diaries, censor experiences, severe reports, inventive photos, money owed of private and non-private readings, and the letters that readers despatched to authors approximately their books. As he analyzes analyzing "in the general public eye," the writer explores the formation of "interpretive groups" through the years while analyzing silently and by myself steadily turned extra universal than studying aloud in a gaggle. In the general public Eye discusses printing, publishing, literacy, education, feedback, and censorship, to check the social, cultural, financial, and political forces that formed French interpretive perform. studying the paintings and act of analyzing through diverse audiences, it discloses the mentalities of literate humans for whom few different historic files exist. The publication may be crucial examining for these attracted to sleek French heritage, post-structuralist literary thought and feedback, reader-response concept and feedback, and social and highbrow heritage in general.

Originally released in 1991.

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Logic and Existence

By Jean Hyppolite

This first English translation illuminates Hegelianism's so much imprecise dialectical synthesis: the relation among the phenomenology and the common sense. This publication is vital for knowing the improvement of French inspiration during this century.

Logic and lifestyles, which initially seemed in 1952, completes the undertaking Hyppolite begun with Genesis and constitution of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. Taking up successively the position of language, mirrored image, and different types in Hegel's Science of good judgment, Hyppolite illuminates Hegelianism's such a lot imprecise dialectical synthesis: the relation among the phenomenology and the common sense.

His interpretation of the relation among the phenomenology and the common sense has the results of marking a rupture in French proposal. not just does Logic and lifestyles effectively finish the humanistic analyzing of Hegel popularized via Koje`ve in France ahead of international warfare II, but in addition it initiates the good anti-Hegelianism of French philosophy within the sixties. Hyppolite's paintings screens the originality of Hegel's notion in a brand new means, and units up the skill wherein to flee from it. If the word "the philosophy of distinction" defines French anti-Hegelianism, then we need to say that there will be no philosophy of distinction with out Logic and Existence. Derrida's inspiration of differance, Deleuze's common sense of experience, and Foucault's reconception of historical past all stem from this publication. this primary English translation of the just about unknown Logic and life is crucial for the certainty of the advance of French concept during this century.

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Fight Club: A Novel

By Chuck Palahniuk

The first rule approximately struggle membership is you do not speak about struggle club.

In his debut novel, Chuck Palahniuk confirmed himself to be his generation's such a lot visionary satirist. Fight Club's estranged narrator leaves his lackluster task while he comes less than the thrall of Tyler Durden, an enigmatic younger guy who holds mystery boxing fits within the basement of bars. There males struggle "as lengthy as they've got to." A gloriously unique paintings that exposes what's on the center of our smooth world.

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The Little French Bakery Cookbook: Sweet & Savory Recipes and Tales from a Pastry Chef and Her Cooking School

By Susan Holding

What in the event that your pastime changed into attending pastry college in Paris—and a stunning occupation change?

For Susan conserving, that’s precisely what happened.

Susan was once a nurse became street warrior educating doctors to exploit software program. yet at the weekends, her pastime used to be baking—usually whereas dreaming approximately studying French pastry. whereas trying to find a brand new England baking path, she mistakenly got information regarding Le Cordon Bleu’s pastry application in Paris. After cautious attention of this system and finishing the appliance approach, she was once authorized, and stale to Paris she went. inside a 12 months she graduated with honors, left her nursing profession, and opened her personal bakery and cooking institution, the Little French Bakery, in Wisconsin.

The Little French Bakery Cookbook takes us via Susan’s tales of good fortune and mishap in the course of her days at pastry tuition in France. those fascinating tales are interwoven among 100 recipes that she has mastered in view that her days in school. Readers will locate recipes either savory and candy, with scrumptious flavors that would take them on their lonesome journey to town of Light.

Enjoy such recipes as:

• Kitchen sink cookies
• Tarte aux Pommes
• Onion soup
• Boeuf Bourguignon
• Oven roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower

While French delicacies can appear intimidating, Susan presents gear lists, and her personal tricks and easy methods to reduction readers in changing into the grasp in their kitchen. locate step by step images to create likely tricky pastries at domestic. no matter if new to baking or cozy within the kitchen, everybody will locate anything new in The Little French Bakery Cookbook. Embark by yourself culinary experience and flavor the delights of Paris!

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By Vincent Peillon

Le bien ou le mal, l. a. justice ou los angeles vengeance, los angeles guerre ou l. a. paix ?

Du Groenland à Tel Aviv, en passant par Copenhague et Paris, nous voici plongés dans une réalité qui est l. a. nôtre, dont on soupçonne l’existence mais qu’on préfère ignorer.

AURORA : c’est le nom du consortium qui fait major basse sur des réserves de pétrole et de gaz dans le Grand Nord. Son fondateur, un ancien nazi visionnaire, est protégé par des faucons américains et certains hauts responsables de l’Otan. Mais quand les intérêts stratégiques, les appétits économiques et les folies idéologiques se mêlent, l’histoire chemine vers son crépuscule. Il sera taché de haine et de sang.

Qui réglerait cela proprement ? Une équipe du Mossad, apparemment en sommeil. Des brokers menés par un homme qui a toutes les audaces et tous les skills – sauf celui de résister parfois à l. a. mélancolie. C’était sans compter sur les traîtres. Ceux qui se croyaient les prédateurs deviennent alors des proies.

Une intrigue géopolitique glaçante, menée tambour battant.

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Temps de crises, temps d'espoirs, XIVème-XVème siècle (Nouvelle histoire de la France médiévale, Volume 5)

By Alain Demurger

Nouvelle histoire de l. a. France médiévale:

1. Stéphane Lebecq, Les Origines franques (Ve-IXe siècle)
2. Laurent Theis, L'Héritage des Charles (de l. a. mort de Charlemagne aux environs de l'an mil)
3. Dominique Barthélemy, L'Ordre seigneurial (XIe-XIIe siècle)
4. Monique Bourin, Temps d'équilibre, temps de rupture (XIIIe siècle)
5. Alain Demurger, Temps de crise, temps d'espoir (XIVe-XVe siècle)

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Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count

By Jill Jonnes

The tale of the world-famous monument and the extreme world's reasonable that brought it.

In this primary common historical past of the Eiffel Tower in English, Jill Jonnes-acclaimed writer of Conquering Gotham-offers an eye fixed- establishing glance not just on the development of 1 of the fashionable world's such a lot iconic constructions, but additionally the epochal occasion that surrounded its arrival as a ask yourself of the area. during this marvelously interesting portrait of Belle Époque France, worry and loathing over Eiffel's brash layout percentage the highlight with the celebs that made the 1889 Exposition Universelle an occasion to remember-including Buffalo invoice and his sharpshooter Annie Oakley, Thomas Edison, and artists Whistler, Gauguin, and van Gogh. Eiffel's Tower is a richly textured portrait of an period on the sunrise of modernity, reveling within the unlimited promise of the longer term.

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Canard Jeux Vidéo [FR] (June 2014)

Canard PC is an self reliant journal based in France in 2003 dedicated to computer gaming and released bi-monthly.

Canard notebook independence from the sport businesses is famous within the French video gaming circles. Canard computing device has a sister journal, Canard computing device Hardware.

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The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

By Richard F. Kuisel

There are over 1,000 McDonald's on French soil. Disney subject matter parks have opened close to Paris within the final twenty years. And American-inspired vocabulary similar to "le weekend" has been absorbed into the French language. yet as former French president Jacques Chirac placed it: "The U.S. reveals France unbearably pretentious. And we discover the U.S. unbearably hegemonic." Are the French involved or threatened by way of the US? They Americanize but are infamous for expressions of anti-Americanism. From McDonald's and Coca-Cola to unfastened markets and international coverage, this ebook appears heavily on the conflicts and contradictions of France's courting to American politics and tradition. Richard Kuisel exhibits how the French have used the US as either yardstick and foil to degree their very own unique nationwide identification. They ask: how do we be smooth just like the americans with no turning into like them?

France has charted its personal direction: it has welcomed America's items yet rejected American rules; assailed America's "jungle capitalism" whereas liberalizing its personal economic climate; attacked "Reaganomics'" whereas protecting French social defense; and guarded French cinema, tv, nutrients, and language even whereas American popular culture. Kuisel examines France's function as an self sustaining best friend of the United States--in the reunification of Germany and in army involvement within the Persian Gulf and Bosnia--but he additionally considers the country's mess ups in influencing the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations. even if investigating France's profitable info know-how quarter or its spurning of yankee services through the AIDS epidemic, Kuisel asks if this insistence on a French manner represents a turning out to be distance among Europe and the USA or a response to American globalization.

Exploring cultural tendencies, values, public opinion, and political fact, The French Way delves into the advanced courting among glossy nations.

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Paris in the Fifties

By Stanley Karnow

In July 1947, clean out of school and lengthy sooner than he may win the Pulitzer Prize and turn into referred to as one in every of America's best historians, Stanley Karnow boarded a freighter certain for France, making plans to stick for the summer time. He stayed for ten years, first as a scholar and later as a correspondent for Time journal. by the point he left, Karnow knew Paris so in detail that his French colleagues dubbed him "le plus parisien des Américains" --the such a lot Parisian American. Now, Karnow returns to the France of his adolescence, perceptively and wittily illuminating a time and position like none other.

Karnow got here to France at a time whilst the French have been striving to come back to the existence they'd loved sooner than the devastation of worldwide struggle II. but even in the course of nutrition shortages, political upheavals, and the fight to return to phrases with a global within which France was once now not the effective strength it were, Paris remained a urban of fashion, ardour, and romance. Paris within the Fifties transports us to Latin zone cafés and basement jazz golf equipment, to unheated residences and excellent ballrooms. We meet such fashionable political figures as Charles de Gaulle and Pierre Mendès-France, in addition to Communist hacks and the demagogic tax insurgent Pierre Poujade. We get to understand illustrious intellectuals, between them Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, and André Malraux, and stopover at the glittering salons the place aristocrats with beautiful manners mingled with stylish novelists, poets, critics, artists, composers, playwrights, and actors. We meet Christian Dior, who taught Karnow the secrets and techniques of high fashion, and Prince Curnonsky, France's top connoisseur, who taught the younger reporter to understand the complexities of haute delicacies. Karnow takes us to marathon homicide trials in musty courtrooms, accompanies a bunch of tipsy wine connoisseurs on a journey of the Beaujolais vineyards, and recollects the well-known car race at Le Mans while a catastrophic twist of fate killed greater than 80 spectators. again in Paris, Karnow frolicked with vacationing celebrities like Ernest Hemingway, Orson Welles, and Audrey Hepburn, and in Paris within the Fifties we meet them too.

A veteran reporter and historian, Karnow has written a shiny and pleasant chronicle of a charmed decade within the maximum urban on this planet.

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