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Returning To Reims

Author : Didier Eribon
ISBN : 9780141988009
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself' Hilary Mantel "There was a question that had come to trouble me a bit earlier, once I had taken the first steps on this return journey to Reims... Why, when I have had such an intense experience of forms of shame related to class ... why had it never occurred to me to take up this problem in a book?" Returning to Reims is a breath-taking memoir of return, a family story of class, sexuality, gender and of the shifting political allegiances of the French working classes. A phenomenon in France and a huge bestseller in Germany, Didier Eribon has written the defining memoir of our times.

The Latin Church In The Middle Ages

Author : André Lagarde
ISBN : OSU:32435002155216
Genre : Church history
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The Annals Of Psychical Science

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105027490288
Genre : Parapsychology
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American Memorial Hospital Reims France

Author : William Peters
ISBN : UOM:39015003809111
Genre : Reims (France)
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ISBN : CORNELL:31924095737320
Genre : Liquors
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The End Of Eddy

Author : Édouard Louis
ISBN : 9780374716394
Genre : Fiction
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An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy. “Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again . . . Today I’m really gonna be a tough guy.” Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different—“girlish,” intellectually precocious, and attracted to other men. Already translated into twenty languages, The End of Eddy captures the violence and desperation of life in a French factory town. It is also a sensitive, universal portrait of boyhood and sexual awakening. Like Karl Ove Knausgaard or Edmund White, Édouard Louis writes from his own undisguised experience, but he writes with an openness and a compassionate intelligence that are all his own. The result—a critical and popular triumph—has made him the most celebrated French writer of his generation.

Things I Have Seen

Author : Charles Oman
ISBN : UOM:39015036025313
Genre : Europe
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The Catholic Encyclopedia

Author : Charles George Herbermann
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023622686
Genre : Catholic Church
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The North Transept Of Reims Cathedral

Author : Jennifer M. Feltman
ISBN : 9781315310329
Genre : Art
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This interdisciplinary volume in the AVISTA series is the first book to focus solely on the north transept of Reims Cathedral, the portion of the gothic building that served as the canons' primary entrance to the cathedral from their adjoining cloister in the thirteenth century. Despite the importance of its sculpture and stained glass, as well as its ritual use by the canons, the north transept remains one of the least understood portions of the cathedral--in part because its sequence of construction is so complex, even improvised. Until recently, important archaeological evidence of the transept's substructures was unavailable. This is, however, no longer the case. The current volume presents this new subterranean evidence alongside careful studies of the stones above ground, analysis of the geometry used in the transept's design, iconographic and stylistic studies of its sculpture and glass, and extant medieval documents, which record events bearing upon its construction. Essays by international specialists of the cathedral's archaeology, architecture, sculpture, and stained glass address issues of the north transept's evolving design and visual programs, thereby significantly clarifying and revising the building's chronology. Essays also consider the meaning of its visual programs in light of architectural adaptation and contemporary socio-historical events--whether royal coronations or the infamous revolts of the local burghers. In addition to presenting a readily accessible state of the research on the north transept, the volume also provides a model for interdisciplinary and international collaboration in the study of medieval buildings.

The Catholic Encyclopedia Fathers Gregory

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ISBN : MINN:31951002037595N
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Frommer S Born To Shop France

Author : Suzy Gershman
ISBN : 0028623606
Genre : Travel
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"Gershman's may be the best guide for novice and pro shopper alike." —The Washington Post You've Seen the Mona Lisa and You've had Foie Gras—Now it's Time to Go Shopping! For more than ten years, Suzy Gershman has been leading savvy shoppers to the world's best finds. Now Born to Shop: France is easier to use and packed with more up-to-date listings and shopping secrets than ever before. Inside You'll Find: The best of the shopping scene, from Paris's designer boutiques to colorful markets in Provence Excellent values, from Chanel to Champagne Great gift ideas, even for the friend who has everything—plus the best gifts for under $15 The best airfare, hotel, and dining values—so you can maximize your shopping dollars Insider tips on customs, shipping, and VAT laws Detailed city maps and shopping tours, including Reims, Lyon, and the Riviera Frommer's. The Name You Can Trust. Find us online at

Faith Pride Works

Author : Tom McNeill
ISBN : UVA:X004922233
Genre : Architecture
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For too long the art historian, with a simplistic typological approach, has dominated accounts of medieval architecture. This fresh look examines the people and processes which went into the construction of a great church. This involved the resources of the patron but also the skills of the craftsmen. It is the regional community of craftsmen, and the inter-regional communications between groups of craftsmen, that Dr. McNeill particularly explores. Examples are taken from Britain, Ireland, France, Holland, and Germany.

Guillaume De Machaut And Reims

Author : Anne Walters Robertson
ISBN : 0521418763
Genre : History
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The Gothic Stained Glass Of Reims Cathedral

Author : Meredith Parsons Lillich
ISBN : 9780271037776
Genre : Art
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"Examines the stained-glass windows in the Gothic cathedral of Reims within the context of the evolution of the French monarchy and medieval art"--Provided by publisher.

Annual Report

Author : American Committee for Devastated France
ISBN : UOM:39015039736544
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The Serpent And The Dove

Author : Elizabeth Eileen Dachowski
ISBN : MINN:31951D01267391T
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Europa?sches Kursbuch

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105111054651
Genre : Railroads
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The Cathedral Of Reims

Author : Maurice Landrieux
ISBN : UOM:39015034783079
Genre : Cultural property, Protection of
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History Of The Normans

Author : Dudo (Dean of St. Quentin)
ISBN : 0851155529
Genre : History
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First English translation of key chronicle for study of the rise of the Normans.

The Annals Of Flodoard Of Reims 919 966

Author : Flodoard (of Reims)
ISBN : UOM:39015060833863
Genre : History
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"This is a very welcome addition to an excellent series. Fanning and Bachrach make this important and hitherto rather neglected text accessible for the first time in an admirably clear translation." - Rosamond McKitterick, University of Cambridge

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