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Books of the month

Edited by Sylvain Dreyer, Dominique Vaugeois
La critique d'art à l'écran
Les arts plastiques
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
Can film renew our relation to the visual arts? Does film offer a specific type of critical discourse on works of art, art history or esthetics ? Within the domain of « films on art » which have recently gained in visibility, the goal of this volume is to delimit the zone of exchanges between the cinema and the study of the visual arts.
Edited by Hélène Camarade, Élizabeth Guilhamon, Matthias Steinle, Hélène Yèche
Mondes germaniques
After almost three decades since the collapse of the GDR, the image of East Germany is still present in television and film, mainly thanks to productions such as Good Bye, Lenin! and The Lives of Others that have deeply influenced our perception of the fall of the Berlin Wall and of life under communism. The primary scope of this book is to not...
Robin Glinatsis
De l'Art poétique à l'Épître aux Pisons d'Horace
Pour une redéfinition du statut de l'œuvre
Cahiers de philologie Numéro 34
Judging from the way it was received since Antiquity, the nature of Horace's Ars poetica should not be questioned. However, its stylistic and enunciative characteristics urge the readers to reconsider this old assumption
Edited by Patrick Picouet
Les nouveaux rendez-vous d'Archimède
Evocative image, coveted object, power issue, the map draws the world. Apart from the geographers-mapmakers, many searchers stimulated by its representation use it to answer some questions of today's society.
Rémi Deslyper
Les élèves des écoles de « musiques actuelles »
La transformation d'une pratique musicale
Le regard sociologique
Georg Friedrich Meier
Opuscules Numéro 35
Establishing the art of interpretation as a science, that is the objective of G. Fr. Meier's Essay of 1757, the systematic treatise of the most accomplished hermeneutics of Enlightenment rationalism.
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