Artistic Capital

Titre : Artistic Capital
Auteur : David Galenson
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781134004034
Libération : 2006-05-02

Télécharger Lire en ligne

At what stage of their careers do great artists produce their most important work? In a series of studies that bring new insights and new dimensions to the study of artistic creativity, Galenson’s new book examines the careers of more than one hundred modern painters, poets and novelists to reveal a powerful relationship between age and artistic creativity. Analyzing the careers of major literary and artistic figures, such as Cézanne, van Gogh, Dickens, Hemingway and Plath, Galenson highlights the different methods by which artists have made innovations. Pointing to a new and richer history of the modern arts, this book is of interest, not only to humanists and social scientists, but to anyone interested in the nature of human creativity in general.

Histoire du Br sil contemporain

Titre : Histoire du Br sil contemporain
Auteur : Armelle Enders
Éditeur : Editions Complexe
ISBN-13 : 2870276370
Libération : 1997-01-01

Télécharger Lire en ligne

L'histoire récente du seul pays lusophone d'Amérique latine depuis le processus original d'indépendance, qui a abouti à une monarchie, à la construction de l'Etat national, et le passage d'une économie agro-exportatrice à une économie industrielle. Une place importante est réservée à l'étude du populisme comme mode de gouvernement.

Matisse s Poets

Titre : Matisse s Poets
Auteur : Kathryn Brown
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN-13 : 9781501326851
Libération : 2017-09-21

Télécharger Lire en ligne

Throughout his career, Henri Matisse used imagery as a means of engaging critically with poetry and prose by a diverse range of authors. Kathryn Brown offers a groundbreaking account of Matisse's position in the literary cross-currents of 20th-century France and explores ways in which reading influenced the artist's work in a range of media. This study argues that the livre d'artiste became the privileged means by which Matisse enfolded literature into his own idiom and demonstrated the centrality of his aesthetic to modernist debates about authorship and creativity. By tracing the compositional and interpretive choices that Matisse made as a painter, print maker, and reader in the field of book production, this study offers a new theoretical account of visual art's capacity to function as a form of literary criticism and extends debates about the gendering of 20th-century bibliophilia. Brown also demonstrates the importance of Matisse's self-placement in relation to the French literary canon in the charged political climate of the Second World War and its aftermath. Through a combination of archival resources, art history, and literary criticism, this study offers a new interpretation of Matisse's artist's books and will be of interest to art historians, literary scholars, and researchers in book history and modernism.

Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries

Titre : Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries
Auteur : Dept. of Special Collections of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 1402016867
Libération : 2003-12-31

Télécharger Lire en ligne

The Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries aims at recording articles of scholarly value which relate to the history of the printed book, to the history of arts, crafts, techniques and equipment, and of the economic social and cultural environment, involved in its production, distribution, conservation and description.

Modernity and Bourgeois Life

Titre : Modernity and Bourgeois Life
Auteur : Jerrold Seigel
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781107379473
Libération : 2012-04-12

Télécharger Lire en ligne

To be modern may mean many different things, but for nineteenth-century Europeans 'modernity' suggested a new form of life in which bourgeois activities, people, attitudes and values all played key roles. Jerrold Seigel's panoramic new history offers a magisterial and highly original account of the ties between modernity and bourgeois life, arguing that they can be best understood not in terms of the rise and fall of social classes, but as features of a common participation in expanding and thickening 'networks of means' that linked together distant energies and resources across economic, political and cultural life. Exploring the different configurations of these networks in England, France and Germany, he shows how their patterns gave rise to distinctive forms of modernity in each country and shaped the rhythm and nature of change across spheres as diverse as politics, money and finance, gender relations, morality, and literary, artistic and musical life.

The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel

Titre : The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel
Auteur : Lisa Rodensky
Éditeur : OUP Oxford
ISBN-13 : 9780191652523
Libération : 2013-07-11

Télécharger Lire en ligne

Much has been written about the Victorian novel, and for good reason. The cultural power it exerted (and, to some extent, still exerts) is beyond question. The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel contributes substantially to this thriving scholarly field by offering new approaches to familiar topics (the novel and science, the Victorian Bildungroman) as well as essays on topics often overlooked (the novel and classics, the novel and the OED, the novel, and allusion). Manifesting the increasing interdisciplinarity of Victorian studies, its essays situate the novel within a complex network of relations (among, for instance, readers, editors, reviewers, and the novelists themselves; or among different cultural pressures - the religious, the commercial, the legal). The handbook's essays also build on recent bibliographic work of remarkable scope and detail, responding to the growing attention to print culture. With a detailed introduction and 36 newly commissioned chapters by leading and emerging scholars — beginning with Peter Garside's examination of the early nineteenth-century novel and ending with two essays proposing the 'last Victorian novel' — the handbook attends to the major themes in Victorian scholarship while at the same time creating new possibilities for further research. Balancing breadth and depth, the clearly-written, nonjargon -laden essays provide readers with overviews as well as original scholarship, an approach which will serve advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and established scholars. As the Victorians get further away from us, our versions of their culture and its novel inevitably change; this Handbook offers fresh explorations of the novel that teach us about this genre, its culture, and, by extension, our own.

Histoire de la litt rature espagnole contemporaine XIXe XXe si cles

Titre : Histoire de la litt rature espagnole contemporaine XIXe XXe si cles
Auteur : Serge Salaün
Éditeur : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle
ISBN-13 : 2878540220
Libération : 1992-01-01

Télécharger Lire en ligne

Serge Salaün A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Histoire de la litt rature espagnole contemporaine XIXe XXe si cles Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Les sources judiciaires de l poque contemporaine

Titre : Les sources judiciaires de l poque contemporaine
Auteur : Jean-Claude Farcy
Éditeur : Editions Bréal
ISBN-13 : 2749507308
Libération : 2007

Télécharger Lire en ligne

Au sein d'une documentation judiciaire très vaste, textes normatifs (lois et rapports parlementaires, circulaires), statistiques, études de doctrine (thèses de droit et articles de la presse judiciaire), jugements et pièces des procès comme rapports et discours des magistrats donnent un aperçu des matériaux dont l'historien dispose pour faire l'histoire de la justice contemporaine et par là de la société. Vingt dossiers d'archives éclairent les institutions, le personnel judiciaire (magistrats et auxiliaires de justice), le fonctionnement de la justice pénale comme de la justice civile et les rapports entre justice et société. Chaque dossier est composé de deux documents, l'un commenté, l'autre accompagné d'un plan guidant l'exercice du commentaire. Complété par une introduction historique sur l'utilisation des archives judiciaires et une présentation générale des sources, cet ouvrage propose une approche concrète, par les documents, de l'histoire de la justice française des deux derniers siècles.

History and Religion

Titre : History and Religion
Auteur : Bernd-Christian Otto
Éditeur : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN-13 : 9783110445954
Libération : 2015-08-31

Télécharger Lire en ligne

This volume is the first systematic scholarly study that analyses the complex relationship between history and religion. It considers religious groups as both producers of historical narratives and topics of historiography. From different disciplinary perspectives, the authors explore how religions are historicised. In so doing, they address the biases and elisions of current analytical and descriptive frames in the history of religion.

Tour de France

Titre : Tour de France
Auteur : Christopher S. Thompson
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520934865
Libération : 2008-03-08

Télécharger Lire en ligne

In this highly original history of the world's most famous bicycle race, Christopher S. Thompson, mining previously neglected sources and writing with infectious enthusiasm for his subject, tells the compelling story of the Tour de France from its creation in 1903 to the present. Weaving the words of racers, politicians, Tour organizers, and a host of other commentators together with a wide-ranging analysis of the culture surrounding the event including posters, songs, novels, films, and media coverage Thompson links the history of the Tour to key moments and themes in French history. Examining the enduring popularity of Tour racers, Thompson explores how their public images have changed over the past century. A new preface explores the long-standing problem of doping in light of recent scandals.