Writing Beyond The End Times Crire Au Del De La Fin Des Temps

Author: Ursula Mathis-Moser
Publisher: University of Alberta
ISBN: 1772124885
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This collection of essays examines how the sense of crisis that occasionally seems to overwhelm us directs and transforms Canadian and Quebec writings in English and French, and conversely, how literature and criticism set out to counterbalance the social, economic, and ideological insecurities we live in. Ce recueil de textes étudie les manières dont le sentiment de crise qui peut parfois sembler nous submerger, oriente et transforme les écrits canadiens et québécois d’expressions anglaise et française, et inversement, comment la littérature et la critique s’efforcent de contrebalancer les insécurités sociales, économiques et idéologiques dans lesquelles nous vivons. Contributors: David Boucher, Marie Carrière, Nicole Côté, Piet Defraeye, Nicoletta Dolce, Danielle Dumontet, Ana María Fraile-Marcos, Marion Kühn, Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink, Carmen Mata Barreiro, Ursula Mathis-Moser, Dunja M. Mohr, Émilie Notard, Daniel Poitras, Véronique Porra, Srilata Ravi, Marion Christina Rohrleitner

Autobiography And Correspondence Of Mary Granville Mrs Delany

Author: Mary Delany
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108038379
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Mary Delany (née Granville, 1700-88) is best known for her cut-paper illustrations of plants - she completed nearly 1,000 of these botanical pictures. Widowed after an unhappy first marriage, she lived in London, attended court, and was a favourite of George III and Queen Charlotte. After being widowed for a second time, and at the age of 74, she began her plant illustrations: failing eyesight caused her to abandon them in 1784. Delany knew many of the leading cultural figures of the eighteenth century, including Handel and Swift. An enthusiastic correspondent, she wrote and received hundreds of letters, which were edited by her great-great-niece, Lady Llanover (1802-96). Published in 1861-2, they tell the life story of this remarkable woman, while also providing a fascinating glimpse into the world of Georgian England. Volume 4 covers a difficult period in her life, 1761-74, during which she was again widowed.

Nomade Maritime

Author: Firouz Moustapha
Publisher: Litres
ISBN: 5041427496
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“Nomade maritime” est consacré à aux problèmes d’harmonie qui existent entre l’être humain et la nature et aux problèmes de relations déterministes sensibles.Dans cette oeuvre littéraire qui a un sujet intense, les événements inattendus se succèdent à grande vitesse comme des images de film.Cette oeuvre peut changer vous et votre vue sur la vie.