7 femmes by Lydie Salvayre

By Lydie Salvayre

Sept photographs intimistes et enlevés des plus grandes figures littéraires et féminines du début du XX e siècle.

Sept femmes. Sept allumées pour qui l'écriture n'est pas un supplément d'existence mais l'existence même. Sept oeuvres dont los angeles strength et los angeles beauté ont marqué Lydie Salvayre et décidé pour beaucoup de sa vie. Sept parcours, douloureux pour l. a. plupart, dont elle go well with les élans, les angoisses, les trébuchements et les fragiles victoires.

Emily Brönte (1818-1848), Colette (1873-1954), Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), Djuna Barnes (1892-1982), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) et Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)

Show description

Read Online or Download 7 femmes PDF

Best literary classics books

The Idiot

From award-winning translators, a masterful new translation–never ahead of published–of the unconventional during which Fyodor Dostoevsky got down to painting a really appealing soul.

Just years after finishing Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky produced a moment novel with a truly diversified guy at its middle. within the fool, the saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss hospital and unearths himself a stranger in a society passionate about wealth, energy, and sexual conquest. He quickly turns into entangled in a love triangle with a infamous saved lady, Nastasya, and a gorgeous younger woman, Aglaya. Extortion and scandal expand to homicide, as Dostoevsky’s “positively attractive man” clashes with the vacancy of a society that can't accommodate his innocence and ethical idealism. The fool is either a robust indictment of that society and a wealthy and gripping masterpiece.

Native Son

Correct from the beginning, larger Thomas have been headed for prison. it may well were for attack or petty larceny; unintentionally, it was once for homicide and rape. local Son tells the tale of this younger black guy stuck in a downward spiral after he kills a tender white girl in a quick second of panic. Set in Chicago within the Thirties, Wright's strong novel is an unsparing mirrored image at the poverty and emotions of hopelessness skilled via humans in internal towns around the state and of what it potential to be black in the United States.

Le paysan parvenu

Il n'est guère de saison théâtrale qui ne fasse une position aux comédies de Marivaux, mais sait-on bien que le dramaturge est aussi l'auteur de deux romans, l. a. Vie de Marianne et Le Paysan parvenu (1734-1735), qui comptent parmi les chefs-d'oeuvre du roman à l. a. première personne ?

Great Sea Stories

A ravishing selection of event tales set at the excessive seas from quite a few authors, from the mutiny at the Bounty, to the legend of El Dorado, to the looking of the nice white whale Moby Dick.

Extra resources for 7 femmes

Example text

Cheng has had a son, born with a piece of jade in his mouth, and that he has besides a tender-aged grandson left by his eldest son; but is it likely that this Mr. ” “After Mr. Cheng had this son with the jade,” Tzu-hsing added, “his handmaid gave birth to another son, who whether he be good or bad, I don’t at all know. At all events, he has by his side two sons and a grandson, but what these will grow up to be by and bye, I cannot tell. As regards Mr. Chia She, he too has had two sons; the second of whom, Chia Lien, is by this time about twenty.

Yue-ts’un signified his acquiescence as he listened to his proposal; feeling in his inner self extremely elated. Ju-hai availed himself of the earliest opportunity to get ready the presents (for the capital) and all the requirements for the journey, which (when completed,) Yuets’un took over one by one. His pupil could not, at first, brook the idea, of a separation from her father, but the pressing wishes of her grandmother left her no course (but to comply). “Your father,” Ju-hai furthermore argued with her, “is already fifty; and I entertain no wish to marry again; and then you are always ailing; besides, with your extreme youth, you have, above, no mother of your own to take care of you, and below, no sisters to attend to you.

You don’t know the reasons (that prompt me to warn you),” replied madame Wang laughingly. “He is so unlike all the rest, all because he has, since his youth up, been doated upon by our old lady! The fact is that he has been spoilt, through overindulgence, by being always in the company of his female cousins! If his female cousins pay no heed to him, he is, at any rate, somewhat orderly, but the day his cousins say one word more to him than usual, much trouble forthwith arises, at the outburst of delight in his heart.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.70 of 5 – based on 12 votes