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Books of the month

Edited by Makiko Andro-Ueda, Toshio Takemoto, Jessica Wilker
Littératures
Over the past two decades, scholars have become increasingly interested in the relationship between short forms of Eastern poetry, with the haiku as its most common expression, and Western poets influenced by the tradition of moment poems. Short poems are often compared with photographs or lightning flashes as they usually focus on the evocation of
Edited by Julien Talpin, Julien O'Miel, Frank Frégosi
L'islam et la cité
Engagements musulmans dans les quartiers populaires
Espaces politiques
Islam is a contentious issue in the French political field. However, avoiding the globalizing frames that prevail in the public sphere, this book shows how islam can embody a resource for the mobilization of actors who rarely do, especially in the French secular context of laïcity.
Edited by Vincent Herbert, Christophe Gibout
Plaisance et urbanité
L'intégration des ports dans les villes contemporaines
Environnement et société
Understanding the renewed relations of cities with their marinas. That is the ambition of this work which gathers researchers and practitioners of several countries.
Edited by Marianne Bouchardon, Ariane Ferry
Arts du spectacle - Théâtre
Throughout history, French theatre showed great confidence in its supremacy over foreign theatres - whether ancient or contemporary. Such a certainty was reinforced by the success of Parisian plays all over Europe.
Lucile Davier
Traductologie
Despite the fact that translation plays a key role in news agencies' reporting of multilingual news, it has long been overlooked or simply ignored. This may be explained not only by journalists’ conceptions of the nature of translation, but also by the lack of contact between translation studies and communication studies.
Edited by Michel-Pierre Chélini, Philippe Roger
Architecture et urbanisme
From 1940 till the end of the Second World War, the Nord Pas-de-Calais region faced numerous waves of destruction. Reconstructing the area presented itself as a difficult process and complicated an already problematic situation, for indeed, as early as 1939, some Northern cities were already in desperate need of modernization.
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille