Atlantic Reverberations

Autor: Paul C. Adams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351162861
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The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. Given its prominent opposition to recent US foreign policy such as the invasion of Iraq, a volley of insults and caustic remarks reverberated between France and the US. French observers linked the Bush administration's policies to particular groups and regions within the US, to a democratic deficit, to a perceived threat of US collapse and to the need for a stronger Europe. By examining how the French media - newspapers, television, the internet and scholarly research - represented the election from a critical geopolitical perspective, this book provides the first major in-depth study of views of the US in contemporary foreign media.

Publishing Africa In French

Autor: Ruth Bush
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1781382026
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The history of post-war writing in French has tended to separate African literature from French metropolitan literary production. The same separation resonates in today's global French literary marketplace, still dominated by Parisian publishing houses and metropolitan literary kudos. This study historicises the aesthetic and socio-economic implications of that evident asymmetry. Archival research combines with literary analysis to explore the mediations that defined and legitimated notions of language, authorship and literary value during the decolonizing vingt glorieuses. Revealing known and less-known connections between institutions such as Présence Africaine, Editions du Seuil, Gallimard and the Association des écrivains de la mer et de l'outre-mer, the author argues that a contested and variegated African literary presence was widely dispersed across the metropolitan publishing scene in this period. These material aspects of book production and distribution are inextricably entangled with ongoing debates over the representation of Africa in words. Authors whose work is considered in detail include Abdoulaye Sadji, Cheikh Hamidou Kane, Christine Garnier, Malick Fall, Chinua Achebe and Peter Abrahams. Publishing Africa in French uses an innovative interdisciplinary methodology to contribute fresh insights and new material to current concerns in French Studies, African Studies, the sociology of literature, and book history.

Bob Morane Renaissance Tome 1 Les Terres Rares

Autor: Luc Brunschwig
Publisher: Le Lombard
ISBN: 2803652552
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Nigeria, 2024. Le jeune lieutenant Morane fait partie d'un groupe de casques bleus en patrouille, lorsqu'un enfant désemparé vient les supplier de l'aider. Son père vient d'être sorti de chez lui et mutilé par un groupe d'insurgés. Les ordres sont clairs : interdiction d'intervenir. Mais Bob Morane ne peut s'y résoudre. Seul un géant écossais, le sergent Bill Ballantine, sort du rang à son tour. Les deux hommes ne se connaissent pas encore mais avancent côte-à-côte vers le danger. C'est le début d'une amitié indestructible. C'est le début d'une aventure qui changera la face du monde.

Bob Morane Tome 48 Sur La Piste De Fawcett

Autor: Vernes
Publisher: Le Lombard
ISBN: 280364374X
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Le colonel Fawcett était persuadé d'avoir identifié le point Z, emplacement de la mythique cité perdue de la légendaire civilisation Musu. Parti en plein coeur de l'Amazonie le 20 avril 1925, on pensait n'avoir retrouvé de lui que ses ossements... jusqu'à ce que la science moderne permette de déterminer que ce n'étaient pas les siens. Un mystère historique qu'il incombe maintenant à Bob Morane de résoudre. Mais, entre les piranhas, les indiens rebelles et les intempéries, longue et périlleuse est la route de l'Amazonie au point Z...

Sorrow Of The Earth

Autor: Éric Vuillard
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1782272828
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Fascinating, brilliant and angry: the tale of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and the tragic fate of its Native American participants Buffalo Bill was the prince of show business. His spectacular Wild West shows were performed to packed houses across the world, holding audiences spellbound with their grand re-enactments of tales from the American frontier. For Bill gave the crowds something they’d never seen before: real-life Indians. This astonishing work of historical re-imagining tells the little-known story of the Native Americans swallowed up by Buffalo Bill’s great entertainment machine. Of chief Sitting Bull, paraded in theatres to boos and catcalls for fifty dollars a week. Of a baby Lakota girl, found under her mother’s frozen body, adopted and displayed on the stage. Of the last few survivors of Wounded Knee, hired to act out the horrific massacre of their tribe as entertainment. And of Buffalo Bill Cody himself, hamming it to the last, even as it consumed him. Told with beauty, compassion and anger, Sorrow of the Earth shows us tragedy turned into a circus act, history into sham, truth into a spectacle more powerful than reality itself. Could any of us turn away? Born in Lyon in 1968, Éric Vuillard is a French author and film director. His books include Conquistadors (winner of the Ignatius J. Reilly Prize 2010), and La Bataille de l’occident and Congo, which were jointly awarded the 2012 Franz-Hessel prize and the 2013 Valery-Larbaud prize. Sorrow of the Earth is the first of his books to be translated into English.

French Cartoon Art In The 1960s And 1970s

Autor: Wendy Michallat
Publisher: Leuven University Press
ISBN: 9462701229
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Pilote’s unique position in a new and fast developing youth press market The French comic magazine Pilote hebdomadaire arrived in a weakening comics market in 1959 largely dominated by syndicated translations of American comics and comics inspired by a Catholic ethos. It tailored its content and tone to an older adolescent reader far removed from that of France’s infant comic. Pilote’s profile set it on a turbulent course subject to the vicissitudes and fickleness of fashion which situated it within an emerging teenager press under pressure to renew and innovate to survive. When it made cartoons its defining characteristic in 1963, Pilote articulated its uniqueness by channelling teenager discourse through them whilst also trying to encourage a zest for education in a modernising and economically buoyant France of exciting new opportunities. Pilote’s cartoon art thus became a dynamic repository for the ideas and attitudes of France’s educated youth which evolved into the radical discourses of the lifestyle and political revolutions of the late 1960s and early 1970s. This book tells how Pilote hebdomadaire’s unique positioning in a new and fast developing youth press market for teenagers provided the forum and catalyst for the bande dessinée’s stylistic evolution over the course of the 1960s and 1970s.

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