Holy Bible, English and French Edition (KJV/Louis Segond)

Holy Bible, English and French Edition (KJV/Louis Segond)

This book combines the Holy Bible English Edition (King James Version) and French Edition (Louis Segond 1910 Version) into one. The Holy Bible - King James Version (KJV) is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England that began in 1604 and was completed in 1611. It is also known as the Authorized Version (AV) or King James Bible (KJB). The King James Version has been called "the most influential version of the most influential book in the world, in what is now its most influential language". This translation and its subsequent distribution was instrumental in opening the door to the spread of the truth. It is an excellent resource for bible study and spiritual fellowship. Optimized for Mobile: this book is optimized for reading on Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android Phones and other digital devices. It contains enhanced typesetting features and a comprehensive and smart Book Navigation system. A propos de la Bible, Louis Segond 1910: La première publication de sa traduction de l'Ancien Testament est datée de 1874 et celle du Nouveau Testament de 1880. Les deux seront publiées en un seul volume pour la première fois à Oxford en 1880. Cette traduction est usuellement appelée la Bible Segond. Elle deviendra pour un siècle la référence au sein du protestantisme français. Au xxi siècle, elle est l'une des versions les plus populaires auprès des protestants et des chrétiens évangéliques francophones. Optimisé pour mobile: ce livre est optimisé pour la lecture sur Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iPhone, iPad, téléphones Android et autres appareils numériques. Il contient des fonctionnalités améliorées de composition et un système de navigation livre complet et intelligent.

Outrage and Insight

Modern French Writers and the 'Fait Divers'

Outrage and Insight

- The Papin sisters -- two maids who shocked France by savagely butchering their mistress and her daughter. - Violette Nozières -- arrested for poisoning her mother and father. The serial murderer Eugen Weidmann -- the last man to be publicly guillotined in France.These sordid tales, widely disseminated by the French press in articles known as the faits divers, have inflamed the imaginations of French writers and intellectuals from Zola and de Beauvoir to Barthes, Foucault and Lacan. They are the basis for some of the most enduring characters in French fiction -- Julian Sorel, Emma Bovary and Thérèse Desqueyroux -- and continue to enthrall readers on a daily basis.This fascinating book is the only systematic study of the creative relationship between French writers and intellectuals and the fait divers. In addition to finding inspiration in these items, many French novelists and intellectuals have been moved to comment on the psychological, social and judicial issues to which they habitually give rise. The study of this phenomenon underscores the powerful hold the sensational has exerted on the nation's psyche and shows how the more lurid aspects of popular culture have fired the imaginations not only of the masses but of the intelligentsia as well.

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

Sixth Edition

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

For almost thirty years, David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely “the finest reference book ever written about movies” (Graham Fuller, Interview), not merely the “desert island book” of art critic David Sylvester, not merely “a great, crazy masterpiece” (Geoff Dyer, The Guardian), but also “fiendishly seductive” (Greil Marcus, Rolling Stone). This new edition updates the older entries and adds 30 new ones: Darren Aronofsky, Emmanuelle Beart, Jerry Bruckheimer, Larry Clark, Jennifer Connelly, Chris Cooper, Sofia Coppola, Alfonso Cuaron, Richard Curtis, Sir Richard Eyre, Sir Michael Gambon, Christopher Guest, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Spike Jonze, Wong Kar-Wai, Laura Linney, Tobey Maguire, Michael Moore, Samantha Morton, Mike Myers, Christopher Nolan, Dennis Price, Adam Sandler, Kevin Smith, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlize Theron, Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski, Lew Wasserman, Naomi Watts, and Ray Winstone. In all, the book includes more than 1300 entries, some of them just a pungent paragraph, some of them several thousand words long. In addition to the new “musts,” Thomson has added key figures from film history–lively anatomies of Graham Greene, Eddie Cantor, Pauline Kael, Abbott and Costello, Noël Coward, Hoagy Carmichael, Dorothy Gish, Rin Tin Tin, and more. Here is a great, rare book, one that encompasses the chaos of art, entertainment, money, vulgarity, and nonsense that we call the movies. Personal, opinionated, funny, daring, provocative, and passionate, it is the one book that every filmmaker and film buff must own. Time Out named it one of the ten best books of the 1990s. Gavin Lambert recognized it as “a work of imagination in its own right.” Now better than ever–a masterwork by the man playwright David Hare called “the most stimulating and thoughtful film critic now writing.”

The American Cyclopædia

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The American Cyclopædia


The American Cyclopaedia

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The American Cyclopaedia