Los ojos del bosque

By Julien Gracq

La incesante búsqueda interior Una novela ausente de las librerías desde 1984

«Nada en aquella guerra se parecía a las demás; se trataba de un especie de degeneración blanda, un crepúsculo moribundo e indefinidamente prolongado de los angeles paz.»

Con estas palabras el alférez Grange describe, desde un búnker situado en los aledaños de un bosque en el frente de las Ardenas, su interminable y, en cierta medida, gozosa espera de una guerra que no llega. Convertido en una especie de "merodeador de los confines, de vagabundo del Apocalipsis", con los angeles mirada perdida en el camino por el que los angeles caballería alemana no aparece, el joven Grange descubrirá los placeres del paraíso perdido en las cercanías del bosque y de l. a. mujer.

Reseña:

«El señor Gracq tiene una de las más estimulantes y originales imaginaciones de l. a. literatura francesa contemporánea.»

The long island occasions publication Review

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É/change/Ex/change

By Manuel Bragança, Steven Wilson

While the notions of alternate and alter are usually the topic of enquiry within the context of economic, linguistic or anthropological discourses, they're not often analysed for the fundamental function they play within the literary area. through exploring the ways that switch and trade have interaction in French literature from the medieval interval to the current day, this quantity explores their fluidity and instability. Drawing on a couple of convention papers awarded at Queen's college Belfast in may perhaps 2008 at the subject matter of ex/change - a time period that intentionally attracts awareness to the strain among those notions - the essays offered right here shed new gentle on a overlooked yet underlying subject in French literature.

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Les Contemplations

By Victor Hugo

Qu'est-ce que Les Contemplations? C'est l'existence humaine sortant de l'énigme du berceau et aboutissant à l'énigme du cercueil; c'est un esprit qui marche de lueur en lueur en laissant derrière lui l. a. jeunesse, l'amour, l'illusion, le wrestle, le désespoir, et qui s'arrête éperdu au bord de l'infini (Préface).

Le recueil des Contemplations rassemble des textes écrits par Hugo sur plus de vingt ans, et classés selon une chronologie fictive. De l. a. célèbre Réponse à un acte d'accusation, où le poète pose en révolutionnaire de l. a. langue, à Ce que dit los angeles bouche d'ombre, inspiré de l'expérience du spiritisme, en passant par les poèmes sur l. a. mort de Léopoldine, ce sont les mémoires d'une âme qui se dessinent en creux.

Parues en 1856 entre Les Châtiments et los angeles Légende des siècles, Les Contemplations marquent le sommet de l'œuvre poétique de Victor Hugo.

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En el castillo de Argol

By Julien Gracq

Un specific homenaje a los angeles novela gótica.

En el castillo de Argol es un specific homenaje que Julien Gracq rinde a l. a. novela gótica y al Parsifal de Wagner, considerado por el autor como una indagación en l. a. parte demoníaca que tiene todo mito de redención, en los angeles doble naturaleza de todo salvador: «Seréis como dioses, conocedores del bien y del mal». Así, rodeado por tormentas, mares amenazadores y bosques siniestros, Albert, último heredero de una familia noble, llega a su casa solariega de Argol, en los angeles inhóspita Bretaña. Su retiro espiritual se verá pronto roto por l. a. llegada de Herminien, su mejor amigo, y de una extraña muchacha llamada Heide, poseedora de una belleza tal que «antes incluso de que fuera percibida, period sentida como única».

El triángulo amoroso está formado y el escenario dispuesto para un intenso drama.

Reseñas:
«Las grandes novelas y relatos de Gracq, comenzando por En el castillo de Argol, son misteriosas fábulas donde se confunden las iluminaciones oníricas y un estilo olímpico, de l. a. más alta escuela retórica francesa.»
Juan Pedro Quiñonero, ABC

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Lorenzaccio

By Alfred de Musset

Dans los angeles Florence des Médicis, le jeune Lorenzo projette en mystery l’assassinat de son cousin, le tyran Alexandre. Tentative désespérée de changer le cours de l’Histoire en faisant triompher l. a. reason républicaine ? Ou oeuvre d’un individu d’exception, désireux de laisser son nom à l. a. postérité ? Sous le masque de ce personnage « glissant comme une anguille », double de Brutus l’Ancien comme de Hamlet, se laisse entrevoir, de loin en loin, le moi déchiré de l’auteur, enfant du siècle. Entre cynisme et idéalisme, débauche et héroïsme, l. a. determine énigmatique de celui que l’on surnomme Lorenzaccio a inspiré à Musset ce chef-d’oeuvre du drame romantique.

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Out of the Dark ( Du Plus Loin De L'Oubli )

By Patrick Modiano

Patrick Modiano, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, is the writer of greater than thirty books and one in all France’s so much well-liked modern novelists. Out of the Dark is a moody, expertly rendered story of a love affair among drifters.

The narrator, writing in 1995, seems again thirty years to a time whilst, having deserted his experiences and promoting off previous paintings books to get via, he involves comprehend Gérard Van Bever and Jacqueline, a tender, enigmatic couple who appear to reside off roulette winnings. He falls in love with Jacqueline; they run off to England jointly, the place they percentage a number of unhappy, aimless months, until eventually someday she disappears. Fifteen years later, in Paris, they meet back, a reunion that simply remembers the haunting inaccessibility of the earlier: they spend a couple of hours jointly, and day after today, Jacqueline, now married, disappears once more. virtually fifteen years after that, he sees her once more, this time from a distance he chooses to not bridge. A profoundly affecting novel, Out of the Dark is poignant, unusual, tender, depression, and unfortunately hilarious.

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Horace

By Pierre Corneille

This can be a pre-1923 historic replica that used to be curated for caliber. caliber coverage was once carried out on every one of those books in an try and get rid of books with imperfections brought through the digitization technique. even though we have now made top efforts - the books could have occasional blunders that don't bog down the interpreting adventure. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to deliver the ebook again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of revealed works world wide.

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The Libera Me Domine

By Robert Pinget

Translated through Barbara Wright

A tragedy has happened. The Ducreux boy has been strangled, drowned, sexually violated within the woods the place his relations took him on a picnic even though they loathed picnics, by no means went on them. Is outdated Lorpailleur,the university instructor, liable or is she herself a sufferer? From "this community of gossip and absurd remarks" the lifetime of a village emerges.

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Pierre and Jean (Penguin Classics)

An intensely own tale of suspicion, jealousy, and relations love, this novel indicates the impact of such masters as Zola and Flaubert on Maupassant's writings.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater by way of introductions and notes via special students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by way of award-winning translators.

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