Treatise on Style

Titre : Treatise on Style
Auteur : Aragon
Éditeur : U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-13 : 0803210248
Libération : 1991

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Surprising juxtapositions like goats spread across pianos and fearful optical illusions like eyeballs being sliced characterized the surrealistic movement in the arts in 1928 when Louis Aragon published Traité du Style in Paris. Aragon had become ever more contemptuous of vogues and pretensions. In the name of surrealism, he produced the first significant critique of it. Instead of merely upsetting old relationships and skewering sensibilities, Traité du Style was meant to shock with a capital S, and it did. Only now has it been completely translated into English. Although time has attenuated the scandalous nature of Aragon's language, his criticism has lost none of its edge in this translation by Alyson Waters. From the beginning, which describes a postcard showing a little boy on a potty as representative of French humor and the French spirit, to the end, an attack in scatalogical language on the French military establishment, Aragon zeros in on one target after another. Nothing escapes his notice or venom—whether it is the masturbatory output of contemporary writers, the prostitution of culture, or the perversions of government. Still, Treatise on Style is more than a brilliant diatribe directed against what Aragon perceived as the moral, political, and intellectual failures of his time. He proposes surrealism, in art as in life, as a means to achieve a valid ethical and aesthetic "style." Surrealism, as Aragon defines it here, loses some of its mythical and mystical trappings; it becomes inspiration with rolled-up shirt-sleeves. He exercises this faculty in his own writing, which aims to shake readers out of their complacency by alternating the intensely lyrical with the borderline obscene and juxtaposing the language of the educated elite with that of the street. Whether denouncing religious fantacism or dispensing praise, Aragon remains true to his idea of the surrealist project: to reclassify certain values through the act of writing itself. Treatise on Style entertains as a portrait of a movement and of a personality who kept moving.

On Conducting

Titre : On Conducting
Auteur : Edward Dannreuther Richard Wagner
Éditeur : BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN-13 : 0554593807
Libération : 2008-08

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Demetrius on Style

Titre : Demetrius on Style
Auteur : W. Rhys Roberts
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780521720120
Libération : 2011-02-03

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This edition of the ancient treatise De Eloutione provides a facing page translation of the original Greek text, supplemented with an extensive introduction and notes.

Ecclesiastes Anglicanus a treatise on the art of preaching in a series of letters

Titre : Ecclesiastes Anglicanus a treatise on the art of preaching in a series of letters
Auteur : William Gresley
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : OXFORD:600002416
Libération : 1835

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William Gresley A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Ecclesiastes Anglicanus a treatise on the art of preaching in a series of letters Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Ecclesiastes Anglicanus Being a Treatise on the Art of Preaching as Adapted to a Churc of England Congregation by W Gresley

Titre : Ecclesiastes Anglicanus Being a Treatise on the Art of Preaching as Adapted to a Churc of England Congregation by W Gresley
Auteur : William Gresley
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : IBNF:CF000639439
Libération : 1843

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William Gresley A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Ecclesiastes Anglicanus Being a Treatise on the Art of Preaching as Adapted to a Churc of England Congregation by W Gresley Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Aristotle s Treatise on Rhetoric A New and Literal Translation with Notes By a Graduate in Honours

Titre : Aristotle s Treatise on Rhetoric A New and Literal Translation with Notes By a Graduate in Honours
Auteur : Aristotle
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : BL:A0020242880
Libération : 1847

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Aristotle A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Aristotle s Treatise on Rhetoric A New and Literal Translation with Notes By a Graduate in Honours Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Ecclesiastes Anglicanus being a treatise on the art of preaching as adapted to a Church of England congregation contained in a series of letters to a young Clergyman

Titre : Ecclesiastes Anglicanus being a treatise on the art of preaching as adapted to a Church of England congregation contained in a series of letters to a young Clergyman
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : BL:A0018791534
Libération : 1844

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Ecclesiastes Anglicanus being a treatise on the art of preaching as adapted to a Church of England congregation contained in a series of letters to a young Clergyman Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

On conducting Ueber das dirigiren

Titre : On conducting Ueber das dirigiren
Auteur : Richard Wagner
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015009463210
Libération : 1919

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Richard Wagner A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de On conducting Ueber das dirigiren Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Treatise on Law

Titre : The Treatise on Law
Auteur : Thomas Aquinas
Éditeur : University of Notre Dame Pess
ISBN-13 : 9780268045586
Libération : 1994-05-12

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In this translation of Saint Thomas Aquinas’s The Treatise on Law, R. J. Henle, S.J., a well-known authority on philosophy and jurisprudence, fluently and accurately presents the Latin and English translation of this important work. Henle provides the necessary background for an informed reading of the Treatise, as well as the only in-depth commentary available in English on this text. /// The first section of the book contains an introduction to St. Thomas’s life, work, writings, and jurisprudence. Henle discusses the structure of St. Thomas’s magnum opus, Summa Theologiae, from which The Treatise on Law is excerpted. A brief section is included on Scholastic philosophy and also on St. Thomas’s approach to the study of law. Henle then examines Thomas’s definition of a law and the general doctrinal background for the Treatise. Finally Henle explores St. Thomas’s sources, including his use of auctoritates, or authoritative quotations drawn primarily from the Bible, Aristotle, St. Augustine, and St. Isidore of Seville. /// The second part of the book contains the Latin text of the Treatise presented unit by unit, each followed by the English translation and, when appropriate, by a comment. The Treatise on Law will be of interest to law students, lawyers, judges, and legal scholars. It will also appeal to those interested in St. Thomas’s legal philosophy, such as political scientists, theoretical sociologists, and cultural historians. For philosophers, especially beginners in medieval philosophy, it serves as a good introduction to the thought of St. Thomas.

A treatise on the strength flexure and stiffness of cast iron beams and columns

Titre : A treatise on the strength flexure and stiffness of cast iron beams and columns
Auteur : William Turnbull
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015011947275
Libération : 1832

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William Turnbull A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de A treatise on the strength flexure and stiffness of cast iron beams and columns Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.