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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been available only to scholars. ... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
12 janvier 2030.?L?information court déjà sur tout le réseau NewNet : depuis 19h32, une nouvelle étoile resplendit dans la constellation d?Orion. Le mystère s?épaissit le 19 janvier lorsque l?astre s?éteint subitement, pour réapparaître le lendemain soir et devenir, cette fois, l?objet extrasolaire le plus brillant du ciel, visible même en plein... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 223.52
Medicinal chemistry is both science and art. The science of medicinal chemistry offers mankind one of its best hopes for improving the quality of life. The art of medicinal chemistry continues to challenge its practitioners with the need for both intuition and experience to discover new drugs. Hence sharing the experience of drug research is uniquely... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
Assessing development thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book argues that Africa is undeveloped not in spite of globalization, but precisely because of globalization's saintly mission of unbridled liberalization and Euro-American teleology, which has reduced the African elites to a body of abandonment-neurotics, co-conspirators... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
Setting the stage for a critical encounter between Francophone African cinema and Continental European critical theory, this book offers a transnational and interdisciplinary analysis of 16 Francophone African films, including Bassek Ba Kobhio's The Great White Man of Lambarene, Cheick Oumar Sissoko's Guimba the Tyrant, and Amadou Seck's... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This work explores the limits and prospects of Afro-Caribbean Francophone writers in reshaping or producing action-oriented literature. It shows how Francophone literatures have followed a hegemonic discourse that leaves little room for thinking outside of traditional cultural and ideological conventions. Part One explores the origins of Afro-Caribbean... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
This new, parallel-text prose translation of a generous selection of Martial's witty and satiric epigrams pulls no punches and matches the boldness of the originals. They bring Imperial Rome vividly to life. The edition establishes Martial's originality as a literary author and includes a full introduction and notes. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "RÉVEIL - Muse, pourquoi venir de mon humble chaumière Chasser encor la nuit d'un rayon de tes yeux ? Pourquoi venir encor me rouvrir la carrière Où me guidait jadis ton doigt du haut des cieux ? J'avais dit : c'en est fait, loin des vains bruits du monde, J'irai m'ensevelir dans la paix des déserts, Et, seul avec le Dieu dont l'amour pur... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not ?the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
The fields of marketing and communication have become increasingly important for modern public administrations in recent years but the focus on these subjects has been geared mainly towards the generation of outputs, leaving somewhat behind the analysis and deeper reflections on the impact they make and their limitations. This book provides a thorough... more...