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Christian Bobin's book gives a poetic imagined account of Emily Dickinson's life and the work that the beloved and enigmatic poet gave the world. A lyrical rendering of the white recluse.
An engrossing account of Alain Resnais’s incomparable film, this book documents how a film that began as a cinematic spin-off of an educational exhibition became a significant step in the building of a collective consciousness of the tragedy of World War II. A unique interpretation of the interworking of biography, history, politics, and film in one cultural moment.
eventsMeet Julia Deck, the acclaimed author of Viviane in conversation with her translator Linda Coverdale. How does one go about writing a first novel? How does one find a publisher? And then, how does the author work with the translator? will be some of the topics broached during this conversation.
12/05/2014 | 6pm
Albertine Books in French & English
eventsCome on a European journey through the lens of time with the most exciting voices in European Literature today, guided by some of America’s top writers and critics, where France will be represented by Julia Deck, the author of the praised murder mystery "Viviane".
Dec 5 - 6, 2014
Austrian Cultural Forum New York
eventsFrench Philosopher Alain Badiou will be coming to New York for a couple of days in December. Besides presenting the English translation of his newly released book, "The Age of the Poets: And Other Writings on Twentieth-Century Poetry and Prose", he will also lead several discussions in art galleries and universities.
December 13-17, 2014
New York City
The Author's Hand and the Printer's Mind: Transformations of the Written Word in Early Modern Europe
This book is devoted to the process of publication of the works that framed their readers’ representations of the past or of the world. Linking cultural history, textual criticism and bibliographical studies, dealing with canonical works as well as lesser known texts, Roger Chartier identifies the fundamental discontinuities that transformed the circulation of the written word between the invention of printing and the definition, three centuries later, of what we call 'literature'.
Ballad is a story, and like all great stories it deepens with each retelling. The story builds over seven sequences. It is a story is as old as the world. It happens every day.