I The Blue Angel

Author: Lázaro Droznes
Publisher: Babelcube Inc.
ISBN: 1507139276
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Life and Songs of Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich was one of Hollywood's topmost stars and one of the greatest myths in cinema. She was born in Germany but later on, after being discovered by Josef von Sternberg, she migrated to the US to eventually become a citizen. She was the seduction icon, the fatal woman with the eternal femininity. Her intense militancy against Nazism and her participation, as a soldier in the Second World War revealed an extraordinary aspect of her life and personality. In this play, Marlene tells anecdotes, and speaks about intimate experiences of her legendary life interweaved with the famous songs that illustrated it. What is the mystery that Marlene hides and then reveals?

Rewriting Les Myst Res De Paris

Author: Amy Wigelsworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134862911
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Key works of popular fiction are often rewritten to capitalize on their success. But what are the implications of this rewriting process? Such is the question addressed by this detailed study of several rewritings of Eugène Sue’s Mystères de Paris (1842-43), produced in the latter half of the nineteenth century, in response to the phenomenal success of Sue’s archetypal urban mystery. Pursuing a compelling analogy between city and text, and exploring the resonance of the palimpsest trope to both, Amy Wigelsworth argues that the mystères urbains are exemplary rewritings, which shed new light on contemporary reading and writing practices, and emerge as early avatars of a genre still widely consumed and enjoyed in the 21st century.

English And American Verses

Author: Jean-Pierre Lefeuvre
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1471637018
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This bilingual edition of ""English and American poetry"" is in fact a real small anthology, where you can find many among the most famous english-language poets. It is indeed the first time that gathered here 27 authors and 44 Poems translated and versified in French. Poets compelling as the English Shakespeare, Byron, Keats, Irish as Yeats, Welsh as Davies, Scots as Stevenson, but also Americans as Edgar Poe or Emily Dickinson, share a surprising poetic on five centuries ballad. Cette dition bilingue de ""Po sies anglaises et am ricaines"" constitue en fait une v ritable petite anthologie, o se retrouvent la plupart des plus c l bres po tes de langue anglaise. C'est en effet la premi re fois que sont ici rassembl?'s 27 auteurs et 44 po mes traduits et versifi?'s en fran ais.

Proust And Emotion

Author: Inge Crosman Wimmers
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802087270
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In Proust and Emotion, Inge Crosman Wimmers proposes a new approach to A la recherche du temps perdu that centres on the role of affect. Through close reading of the hero-narrator's personal history, the author shows how emotional paradigms (especially separation anxiety), involuntary memory, and other compelling impressions give focus and structure to Proust's novel. Drawing on reader-oriented and emotion theories, she shows how affect commands the attention of the 'motivated reader' and is crucial to the process of self-understanding for both the narrator and the reader. This is the first extensive study in English to take fully into consideration the drafts (esquisses) published in the new Pléiade edition of the novel, the Mauriac edition of Albertine disparue, and material from the unpublished Proust manuscripts - all of which shed further light on the importance of affect in A la recherche. Proust and Emotion will appeal to readers interested in an approach to Proust that combines insights from philosophy, psychology, and literary aesthetics and in a poetics of reading that pays particular attention to emotion.