The Mystery of Orcival

Titre : The Mystery of Orcival
Auteur : Émile Gaboriau
Éditeur : Read Books Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781473364974
Libération : 2016-08-17

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This early work by Émile Gaboriau was originally published in 1867 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Mystery of Orcival' is one of Gaboriau's novels of crime and mystery. Émile Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime, France. During his twenties, he became a secretary to Paul Féval – a an author now regarded as one of the fathers of modern crime fiction, whose Jean Diable (1862) is seen as the world's first modern detective novel.

Corpus Linguistics at Work

Titre : Corpus Linguistics at Work
Auteur : Elena Tognini-Bonelli
Éditeur : John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN-13 : 1588110613
Libération : 2001

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This work aims to provide insights into the way a corpus can be used, the type of findings that can be obtained, the possible applications of these findings as well as the theoretical changes that corpus work can bring into linguistics and language engineering. Topics include the rise of corpus linguistics, delexicalization, semantic prosodies and different corpora for different purposes.

The Maneige Royal

Titre : The Maneige Royal
Auteur : Antoine De Pluvinel
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 093331616X
Libération : 2010-09-23

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A translation of one of the most important books ever written about the art of horsemanship.Antoine de Pluvinel (1555-1620), a French nobleman whose wider roles included those of chamberlain and ambassador to The Netherlands, was, from a young age, a pupil of Pignatelli in Italy. Shortly after his return to Paris, he opened an academy for the broad-based education of young gentlemen of noble birth, at which equitation was just one of a number of subjects taught. His most famous pupil was the young Louis XIII. The book shows the instruction of the young Louis XIII (1601-43) who was crowned in 1610 under the regency of his mother and reigned from 1617 onward. The text and illustrations explain Pluvinel's principles of training horses in the form of a dialogue with the king, interspersed with commentaries by M. le Grand and other distinguished authorities. Pluvinel's book was groundbreaking in its advocacy of humane training methods, a departure from the harsher practices commonplace at the time.

The Vanishing American Jew

Titre : The Vanishing American Jew
Auteur : Alan M. Dershowitz
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 0684848988
Libération : 1998-09-08

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A well-known lawyer and best-selling author of Chutzpah argues that the dwindling of anti-Semitism in America actually threatens the Jewish community and outlines specific steps Jews can take to ensure their continuance in the next century. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

No Borders No Limits

Titre : No Borders No Limits
Auteur : Mark Schilling
Éditeur : Fab Press
ISBN-13 : 1903254434
Libération : 2007

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Volume 2 of the new Cinema Classics Collection from FAB Press! Drawing inspiration from Hollywood and the French New Wave, Nikkatsu Action pictures blended East and West, movie-fuelled fantasies and gritty realities of life in postwar Japan. No Borders No Limit includes a history of the studio, profiles of stars and directors, film reviews and career interviews with top figures including Joe Shishido, Toshio Masuda and Seijun Suzuki. It is the first ever book in English devoted entirely to this hugely influential film genre, and it is packed with colour illustrations.

Forever Valley

Titre : Forever Valley
Auteur : Marie Redonnet
Éditeur : U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-13 : 0803289510
Libération : 1994

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A sixteen-year old illiterate woman cares for the elderly rector of a tumbledown church in a mountain hamlet, but when the town hall across from the church is converted into a dance hall, the narrator is recruited for some of the hall's finer clientele

I Wake Up Screening

Titre : I Wake Up Screening
Auteur : Frank Daniel Gilroy
Éditeur : SIU Press
ISBN-13 : 0809319187
Libération : 1993

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George Stevens was the first to know - months before Frank D. Gilroy had even an inkling. As they scouted locations for The Only Game in Town in 1968, Stevens repeatedly handed Gilroy his viewfinder to consider possible scenes. Asked to explain why he was so insistent on this procedure, Stevens answered with certainty, "You're going to direct some day." Gilroy recalled Stevens' words two years later when, unhappy with the limited role of screenwriter, he optioned Desperate Characters by Paula Fox, determined not only to adapt her novel for the screen but to direct the film. Fortunately for film buffs, film historians, film students, and prospective independent film producers, Gilroy is a compulsive diarist who wrote I Wake Up Screening! while he made four independent feature films - each accorded three stars in Leonard Maltin's TV Movies and Video Guide - for a total investment of two million dollars (for all four films!). These intimate logs of the making of Desperate Characters, Once in Paris, The Gig, and The Luckiest Man in the World show clearly that a film school that doesn't include in its curriculum discussions of negotiating with the Teamsters and of raising money by independent producers is leaving out vital parts of the film-making process. Because Gilroy wrote the scripts, raised the money, assembled the production team, directed, opened each of the four films, and even ventured into the murky world of distribution, I Wake Up Screening! is a vast repository of information about film making in general and independent film making in particular. It is not recommended for anyone who wishes to preserve a fairy-tale notion about feature film making. When Gilroy first consideredpublishing these logs, his wife encouraged him. "Do it, " she said. "If it stops one person from following in your footsteps it will be worthwhile."

Fashion Designer s Handbook for Adobe Illustrator

Titre : Fashion Designer s Handbook for Adobe Illustrator
Auteur : Marianne Centner
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9781119954842
Libération : 2011-11-02

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Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator 2nd Edition is a teach-yourself guide that provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams on how to use Adobe Illustrator CS5. Bursting with detailed technical information and full colour illustrations, its highly practical approach ensures fast learning. You will not only learn how to create technical drawings, but also fashion illustrations, flat drawings and storyboards for the fashion industry, and how to combine Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Once the basics are covered, you have the opportunity to learn more about the sophisticated aspects of this essential software package. If you are a fashion student or a fashion designer, this is the only book you'll need to master the very latest version of Adobe Illustrator.