Emmanuelle

Autore: Emmanuelle Arsan
Editore: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802192718
Grandezza: 55,68 MB
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This classic book of erotica is, alongside Story of O, the most famous French underground novel of the late twentieth century and a work of seductive literary merit. It begins with nineteen-year-old Emmanuelle’s flight from London to join her husband in Bangkok. On the airplane, she is seduced by the passenger seated next to her. By the time they land, she has indulged her irrepressible and insatiable sexual appetite, embarking on an odyssey of hedonistic sensual discovery that takes her from the arms of her husband to intimate encounters with the wives of his business associates, to further explorations wherein the philosophical and aesthetic facets of eroticism are expounded—and enacted—to the fullest degree. Intoxicating and intelligent, Emmanuelle, which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies since its initial clandestine publication in France, follows one woman’s liberation from unconscious to intensely conscious sexuality. It is as pertinent today as it was four decades ago.

Samia

Autore: Menander
Editore:
ISBN: 9780856682254
Grandezza: 59,69 MB
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With the discovery in Egypt of papyrus books we now know much more about Greek 'New Comedy' and the plays of its greatest exponent, Menander, but his second best preserved play, Samia, is not yet generally known. In this new edition the text takes account of all recent scholarly work, with the facing translation as an aid to interpretation. The commentary elucidates the text, explaining the themes and conventions of New Comedy, and emphasizing the text's dramatic nature. The Samia is among the ancestors of modern comedy, whose traditions are derived from Menander and the Greek plays adapted by Plautus and Terence for Roman audiences.

Ovid Heroides Xvi Xxi

Autore: Ovid
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521466233
Grandezza: 72,91 MB
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This is an edition with commentary of six poems by the Roman poet Ovid. These are the letters, as Ovid imagined them, exchanged between three famous pairs of lovers, Paris and Helen of Troy, Hero and Leander, and Acontius and Cydippe. Interest in Ovid has never been more lively than it is today, and this book will have much to offer students at all levels. This is the first commentary in any language since 1898 on these "double" letters. It complements Peter E. Knox's selection of the single epistles in the same series.

Selected Poems

Autore: Giuseppe Ungaretti
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374528926
Grandezza: 44,51 MB
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A monumental new translation of Giuseppe Ungaretti's poetry, now available in a bilingual edition, reveals the literary strengths of the inventor of the modernist movement in Italy. Reprint.

Theories And Documents Of Contemporary Art

Autore: Kristine Stiles
Editore: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520253744
Grandezza: 48,38 MB
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Vista: 8432
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An essential text in the field of contemporary art history, it has now been updated to represent 30 countries and over 100 new artists. The internationalism evident in this revised edition reflects the growing interest in contemporary art throughout the world from the U.S. and Europe to the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia.