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Reflections on Jean Luc Nancy's Listening

For those who are especially interested in music and music theory this book will be of great interest.  The title was published in the original French in 2002 and this English version has been translated by Charlotte Mandell.  1,145 more words

French Literature

Pen and Plough, Diarmuid Johnson

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Ymateb personol a geir yma i Pen and Plough, a lansiwyd yn Siop y Pethe, Aberystwyth ar 30 Tachwedd 2016. 1,339 more words


Émilie Carles

Learn to live by knowing how to live and let live. Never take anything in life but flowers, and from flowers, only the perfume… — Émilie Carles, … 27 more words


Re-read: The Fall

Read 01/12/2016

Rating: 4 stars

I first read Camus’s The Fall in sixth form. I took General Studies as an extra A-Level because I’d had to give up some subjects I loved and GS gave me the chance to pretend I was still studying them. 699 more words

Book Review

Jean-Paul Sartre

This is what I thought: for the most banal even to become an adventure, you must (and this is enough) begin to recount it. This is what fools people: a man is always a teller of tales, he sees everything that happens to him through them; and he tries to live his own life as if he were telling a story. 18 more words


André Malraux

The great mystery is not that we should have been thrown down here at random between the profusion of matter and that of the stars; it is that from our very prison we should draw, from our own selves, images powerful enough to deny our own nothingness. — André Malraux


Antonin Artaud

I have need of angels. Enough hell has swallowed me for too many years. But finally understand this–I have burned up one hundred thousand human lives already, from the strength of my pain. 7 more words