Le livre politique au prisme des médias: Publier pour by Adrien de Calan

By Adrien de Calan

Pourquoi les responsables politiques s'échinent-ils à écrire des livres, quand, à de rares exceptions près, ils sont si peu lus ? Mêmes les journalistes politiques reconnaissent qu'ils ont baissé les bras face à l. a. floraison de ces ouvrages trop vite écrits, souvent médiocres, en un mot périssables. Cet essai se suggest toutefois de prendre au sérieux cet objet paradoxal qu'est le livre politique, en passant au crible une cinquantaine d'entre eux signés Ségolène Royal, Bruno Le Maire ou Roselyne Bachelot.

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Harnessing the Power of Relationships by Andrew S. Bluestone CFP

By Andrew S. Bluestone CFP

Networking specialist, Andy Bluestone, asks you to take off your cold-calling hat and spend a bit time having fun with the relationships you’ve already equipped. how to leverage your contacts, inspire others that will help you, and song your good fortune, all whereas dwelling within the strongest position within the world—the area of unsleeping giving. via tales, thoughts, and easy motion goods, Andy unearths a simple method for construction a company and a existence throughout the energy of relationships.

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The Epistolary Novel: Representations of Consciousness by Joe Bray

By Joe Bray

The epistolary novel is a sort which has been ignored in such a lot money owed of the advance of the radical. This e-book argues that the way in which that the eighteenth-century epistolary novel represented recognition had an important effect at the later novel.
Critics have drawn a contrast among the self on the time of writing and the self on the time at which occasions or feelings have been skilled. This booklet demonstrates that the tensions inside of recognition are the results of a continuous interplay among the 2 selves of the letter-writer and charts the oscillation among those selves within the epistolary novels of, among others, Aphra Behn, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Fanny Burney and Charlotte Smith.

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Commerce and Its Discontents in Eighteenth-Century French by Anoush Fraser Terjanian

By Anoush Fraser Terjanian

Histories of economics are inclined to painting attitudes in the direction of trade within the period of Adam Smith as celebrating what's termed doux trade, that's, candy or light trade. trade and Its Discontents in Eighteenth-Century French Political proposal proposes that reliance in this doux trade thesis has obscured our comprehension of the idea and adventure of trade in Enlightenment Europe. as an alternative, it uncovers ambivalence in the direction of trade in eighteenth-century France, exclusive by means of an wisdom of its limits - slavery, piracy and monopoly. via a cautious research of the Histoire des deux Indes (1780), the Enlightenment's best-selling background of comparative empires, Anoush Fraser Terjanian deals a brand new viewpoint at the connections among political economic climate, imperialism and the Enlightenment. In discussing how a 'politics of definition' ruled the early debates approximately worldwide trade and its effect, this booklet enriches our knowing of the prehistory of globalisation.

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The Value of the Novel by Peter Boxall

By Peter Boxall

Peter Boxall's the worth of the unconventional bargains a reappraisal of the moral, political and literary price of the unconventional as a style at turning aspect within the heritage either one of literature and of feedback. because the dominant serious issues of the 20th century pale, and new cultural and technological environments emerged, Boxall argues that we misplaced our collective experience of the aim of the radical. This e-book responds to this concern through demonstrating why and the way the unconventional issues to us this present day. starting from Daniel Defoe to Zadie Smith, Boxall exhibits how the formal homes of the radical let us think the worlds within which we are living. it is a vivid, compelling and richly proficient severe viewpoint that asks us to determine anew how principal fiction is to our suggestion of the area, and the way richly the radical informs our makes an attempt to appreciate our current and our future.

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Kultbücher: Theoretische Zugänge und exemplarische Analysen by Christian Klein

By Christian Klein

used to be macht ein Buch zum Kultbuch?
Kultbücher sind ein präsenter Bestandteil des literarischen Lebens. Sie zeichnen sich durch eine besondere shape der Rezeption aus, die dazu führt, dass die Bücher zum Leitfaden der Lebenspraxis ihrer Leser avancieren - die Lektüre manifestiert sich als soziales Phänomen. Wie aber kommt es dazu? Christian Klein widmet sich erstmals systematisch der Frage, welche Text-Strategien und sozialen Konstellationen dazu beitragen, dass ein Buch zum Kultbuch wird. In Auseinandersetzung mit Goethes "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" legt er eine Definition des Kultbuchs vor. Im Rahmen exemplarischer Einzelanalysen (u. a. "Also sprach Zarathustra", "Demian", "Im Westen nichts Neues", "Der Fänger im Roggen", "Generation X") bestimmt der Literaturwissenschaftler spezifische Merkmale von Kultbüchern und arbeitet ihre inhaltlichen bzw. formalen Besonderheiten heraus.

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Shaping the Future of Work: What Future Worker, Business, by Thomas A. Kochan

By Thomas A. Kochan

Shaping the way forward for paintings lays out a entire process for altering the direction the yank economic system and employment procedure were on for the earlier 30 years. The aim is to create extra effective companies that still supply sturdy jobs and careers and by way of doing so construct a extra inclusive economic climate and generally shared prosperity. this can require employees to procure new assets of bargaining strength and for enterprise, hard work, govt, and educators to interact to satisfy the demanding situations and possibilities dealing with the following new release group. The booklet stories what labored good for general employees, households, and the economic climate in the course of the period of the post-World conflict II Social agreement, why that agreement broke down, and the way, operating jointly, we will be able to construct a brand new social agreement compatible to contemporary economic system and staff. the tips provided right here come from direct engagement with subsequent iteration employees who participated in a MIT on-line path dedicated to the way forward for paintings and from the author's forty years of analysis and lively involvement with company, govt, and exertions leaders over find out how to foster options in place of work practices and policies.

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Elegant Complexity: A Study of David Foster Wallace's by Greg Carlisle

By Greg Carlisle

stylish Complexity is the 1st serious paintings to supply unique and thorough statement on all of the 192 sections of David Foster Wallace's masterful countless Jest. No different observation on limitless Jest acknowledges that Wallace truly divided the booklet into 28 chapters which are thematically unified. A chronology on the finish of the examine reorders each one portion of the unconventional right into a sequential timeline that orients the reader and which may be used to aid a chronological examining of the unconventional. different worthwhile reference fabrics comprise a thematic define, extra chronologies, a map of 1 the novel's settings, lists of characters grouped by way of organization, and an listed checklist of references. stylish Complexity orients the reader first and foremost of every part and retains observation separate for these readers who simply wish orientation. The researcher searching for particular characters or topics is equipped a key before everything of every observation. Carlisle explains the novel's advanced plot threads (and discrepancies) with professional perception and transparent remark. The ebook is ninety nine% spoiler-free for first-time readers of limitless Jest.

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