James Lyon

  • Table des matières

    Abréviations
    Avant-propos
    Un itinéraire biographique croisé
    Première partie : Leoš Janácek
    1. Les précurseurs du chant populaire : František Sušil (1804-1868) et Karel Pavel Krízkovský (1820-1885)
    2. Její pastorkyna (1894/1904)
    3. Príhody Lišky Bystroušky (« L’Histoire de la Petite Renarde rusée ») (1921/24)
    Deuxième partie : Jean Sibelius
    4. Les sources du Kalevala. Le collecteur Elias Lönnrot (1802-1884)
    5. Pohjolan tytär (« La Fille de Pohjola »), op. 49 (1906)
    6. Le cycle de Lemminkäinen, Lemminkäis-sarja, op. 22 (1893/1939)
    Troisième partie : Ralph Vaughan Williams
    7. Le folk-song et le concept de National Music
    8. John Bunyan (1628-1688) et The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678/84)
    9. The Pilgrim’s Progress mis en musique par Vaughan Williams
    Conclusion
    Dictionnaire biographique
    /> Bibliographie
    Index des noms



  • Throughout his life, Henry James was drawn to the short story form for the freedom and variety it offered. The nineteen stories in this selection span James's career, from brief tales to longer works, all exploring his concerns with the old world and the new, money, fame and art. 'Daisy Miller', the work that first brought him fame, depicts a bold, unsophisticated American girl abroad, and 'In the Cage' portrays a young telegraphist's romantic fantasies about customers who send telegrams from her post office. In 'The Birthplace' a Stratford tour guide embellishes the Shakespeare legend, while in the late masterpiece 'The Jolly Corner', an elderly American returns from Europe and encounters a strange apparition. Haunting, witty and beautifully drawn, James's tales are as complex and resonant as his novels.

  • Miami Vice

    James Lyons

    Miami Vice captures the glitter and glamour embodied by Crockett and Tubbs and offers students an anatomy of a ground-breaking work in the police procedural genre. Explores Miami Vice's combination of disparate influences (MTV, film noir, soap opera, `high concept' action films) as well as the social, cultural and industrial moments when it burst onto the network Introduces readers to major components of televisual analysis--style, storytelling, the television show as commodity and ideological critique-- that illustrate the show's unique features Provides a model for students' own assessment of other shows, and confirms precisely how--and on what terms--Miami Vice redefined the police drama and an era

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