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Anthropologie Structurale par Claude Lévi-Strauss

Bonjour à vous, comment vous portez-vous en cette fin de semaine ? Les fêtes de fin d’année approchent, et les examens aussi.

Pour ma part, j’approche la loouurde période de partiels musicaux, et de contrôles continus en ingénierie. 260 more words


O Canada Blogathon 2018 - Atanarjuat: Continuing Oral Traditions


When I watched the documentary Reel Injun – which is a fascinating attempt at an all-inclusive retrospective of the history of Native American characters and narratives on North American, mainly Hollywood, screens – I was somewhat surprised to see the inclusion of  989 more words


Concentrated Exchanges

“The concentrated exchanges between Valéry “who does not forgive himself for not having been a philosopher” (Cioran) and Alain who may not have forgiven himself for not being a great novelist, like his beloved Balzac, are themselves components of a cardinal dialogue. 234 more words

Jean-Paul Sartre

ON THIS DAY: November 28, 2017

November 28th is

French Toast Day

Red Planet Day *

World Day of Giving *
Giving Tuesday


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War Games Revisited

My first encounter with a War Games match came back in the early nineties.  I can remember it well, even after all these years. I’d ensconced myself in the little attic bedroom at the top of the house, gathered around me a generous supply of feasting materials, and settled down to watch something new and exotic – The 1989… 2,201 more words


A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story is an interesting film. In some ways it doesn’t make sense and therefore invites the viewer to make their own sense of it. 346 more words


The Shape of the Unconscious

I took my mum to the Giacometti exhibition last Friday and I was expecting just to see the tall skinny figures and wondering what I was going to make of them, (especially as mum had just lectured me on not eating enough!) but my attention was caught by some early sculptures at the beginning of the show and particularly ‘Caress’ from 1932. 223 more words