Encyclopedia Of French Film Directors

Author: Philippe Rège
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081086939X
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Cinema has been long associated with France, dating back to 1895, when Louis and Auguste Lumi_re screened their works, the first public viewing of films anywhere. Early silent pioneers Georges MZli_s, Alice Guy BlachZ and others followed in the footsteps of the Lumi_re brothers and the tradition of important filmmaking continued throughout the 20th century and beyond. In Encyclopedia of French Film Directors, Philippe Rège identifies every French director who has made at least one feature film since 1895. From undisputed masters to obscure one-timers, nearly 3,000 directors are cited here, including at least 200 filmmakers not mentioned in similar books published in France. Each director's entry contains a brief biographical summary, including dates and places of birth and death; information on the individual's education and professional training; and other pertinent details, such as real names (when the filmmaker uses a pseudonym). The entries also provide complete filmographies, including credits for feature films, shorts, documentaries, and television work. Some of the most important names in the history of film can be found in this encyclopedia, from masters of the Golden Age_Jean Renoir and RenZ Clair_to French New Wave artists such as Fran_ois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard.

Contemporary French Women S Writing

Author: Shirley Ann Jordan
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039103157
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In the 1990s the French literary arena was enlivened by the emergence of a new generation of women writers. This book selects six of its most distinctive voices and addresses important questions about the very new in French women's writing. What are young women choosing to write about? What do they tell us about changing perceptions of feminine identities? What does it mean to write (and to read) as women at the start of the new millennium? An introductory chapter explores key issues such as the woman writer in the public imagination and continuity and change within French women's writing since the 1970s. It also highlights thematic threads which recur across the work of the authors studied: history and time, wandering and exile, self and other, the body and sexuality and writing and telling. The remaining chapters propose productive approaches to the fictional worlds of Marie Darrieussecq, Virginie Despentes, Marie Ndiaye, Agnes Desarthe, Lorette Nobecourt and Amelie Nothomb through close readings of their most challenging, popular or telling texts. They focus on perennial preoccupations in women's writing which are given new treatment by these writers and discuss important developments such as uses of the pornographic, myth and fairy tale and parody and irony in new women's writing."

Le Pays Des R Ves Nouvelle Dition

Author: M.A.Brook
Publisher: Editions Edilivre
ISBN: 2332870644
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Le pays des rêves Le jour de sa rentrée universitaire, Sophie une étudiante de 18 ans, originaire de Manchester voit sa vie à Paris bouleversée. Une jeune fille jouant de la guitare entre les numéros 12 et 14 d’une rue parisienne, lui ouvre les portes d’une voie qui n’existe sur aucune carte : la rue Improviste... Un livre, des esprits, un univers parallèle, des rêves, des cauchemars, Sophie se révèle être la nouvelle élue. Mais quel mystère entoure ce monde si étrange ? Et qui est réellement Mélinda, la gardienne de ces lieux ? Un événement extraordinaire dans la vie d’une personne ordinaire...

Current Contents

Author: Institute for Scientific Information (Philadelphia)
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Tapes 223

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Numéro spécial Stratégies d'orientation Pierre di Sciullo. Projets signalétiques. LM Communiquer. Ruedi Baur.

Livres De France

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Includes, 1982-1995: Les Livres du mois, also published separately.

Mein Kleines Dummes Herz

Author: Xavier-Laurent Petit
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ISBN: 9783423717502
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Die neunjahrige Sisanda lebt in einem afrikanischen Dorf - und sie hat ein krankes Herz. NUr eine teure Operation konnte ihr helfen, doch ihre Familie hat kein Geld. ABer dann hort ihre Mutter von einem Marathonlauf mit einem hohen Preisgeld ...