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Rules, Rule-Breaking, and French Neoclassicism: Crash Course Theater #20

Rules, Rule-Breaking, and French Neoclassicism: Crash Course Theater #20

Everyone knows, you need a bunch of rules to make good theater. That’s what the French thought in the 17th century, anyway. The French Neoclassical revival had a BUNCH of French playwrights following a bunch of rules. Unsurprisingly, some of the most interesting plays of the era broke those rules. Today, we’ll talk about the rules, and we’ll talk about Racine (who followed them), and Corneille (who was not so… Read Article →

Culture Of Guinea

Culture Of Guinea

Guinea is a predominantly Islamic country, with Muslims representing 85 percent of the population. Guinea’s people belong to twenty-four ethnic groups. French, the official language of Guinea, is the main language of communication in schools, in government administration, and the media, but more than twenty-four indigenous languages are also spoken. All text, either derivative works from Wikipedia Articles or original content shared here, is licensed under: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0… Read Article →

Britain Should Not Have Fought in the First World War

Britain Should Not Have Fought in the First World War

Want to join the debate? Check out the Intelligence Squared website to hear about future live events and podcasts: __________________________ Filmed at the Royal Geographical Society on 15th April 2014. The First World War is not called the Great War for nothing. It was the single most decisive event in modern history, as well as one of the bloodiest: by the time the war ended, some nine million soldiers had… Read Article →

COME TO PARIS FASHION WEEK WITH ME! | Heart Evangelista

COME TO PARIS FASHION WEEK WITH ME! | Heart Evangelista

Paris Fashion Week has got to be one of my most favorite events of the year! This trip was extra special because I got to bring Chesi along with me! 💖 Join me as I take you around Paris to see some breathtaking creations, meet some brilliant designers, and of course, make memories that I’ll treasure forever. 🇫🇷 LOVE MARIE ONGPAUCO-ESCUDERO (known in the Philippine entertainment industry as Heart Evangelista)… Read Article →

The places that inspired great French writers, from Dumas to Proust

The places that inspired great French writers, from Dumas to Proust

Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 Just off the French city of Marseille, the Chateau d’If fortress (pictured) was made famous by “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas. Two centuries after the book’s release, visitors from around the world still follow in the footsteps of the character Edmond Dantès. Meanwhile, in his novel “In Search of Lost Time”, Marcel… Read Article →

Questioning the European Intellectual Elite

Questioning the European Intellectual Elite

There is a general sentiment that the European elite has failed the EU. European citizens seem to increasingly lose confidence in the EU, the division between the elite and the working class can no longer be ignored. A new generation of intellectuals must decide what role and responsibilities they want to take on. Should they try to restore the faith in Europe, like their predecessors tried to legitimate this supranational… Read Article →

Caroline de Maigret: "How to be Parisian" - International Authors' Stage

Caroline de Maigret: "How to be Parisian" – International Authors' Stage

Caroline de Maigret in conversation with Ellen Hillingsø on International Authors’ Stage. More videos and talks on Follow us: Like us: The Black Diamond The Royal Library Copenhagen 5 February 2016 Video production: Lars Winding / videoakademiet.dk (C) Det Kongelige Bibliotek / The Royal Library well welcome thank you is this have you been to Copenhagen before I have I came when I was a child with my parents they… Read Article →

F1 LIVE AT THE 2019 SILVERSTONE GP, LIVESTREAM

F1 LIVE AT THE 2019 SILVERSTONE GP, LIVESTREAM

♥Instagram: (experiments_tv) ♥Business inquiries:(mail) [email protected] ♥Facebook: (experimentsTV) ♥Twitter: (experimentsTV) ♥ Paypal donate: (experiments_tv) ——————————————————————————————————————————— LIKE SHARE SUBSCRIBE MOLIM, PROČITAJTE PAŽLJIVO: Svrha ovog kanala je da zabavim ljude, a ne za širenje mrznje. Sadržaj prikazan u ovom videu je vlasništvo ovog YouTube kanala(experiments_tv). Audio materijal koji se pojavljuje u pozadini je vlasništvo poštovanih autora koji su navedeni ispod, ukoliko su to zahtijevali. Ovaj kanal služi isključivo za zabavu, te kao takav… Read Article →

F. Scott Fitzgerald | The Great American Writer | Biography

F. Scott Fitzgerald | The Great American Writer | Biography

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (known as F. Scott Fitzgerald) was a short story writer and novelist considered one of the pre-eminent authors in the history of American literature due almost entirely to the enormous posthumous success of his third book, The Great Gatsby. Perhaps the quintessential American novel, as well as a definitive social history of the Jazz Age, The Great Gatsby has become required reading for virtually every American… Read Article →

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT FRANCE (HINDI)

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT FRANCE (HINDI)

Hello Friends In this video we will talk about the unknown and amazing facts about FRANCE TWITTER Page: YOUTUBE: *************************************************** Our Series:  दुनिया के सबसे अजीब रेस्टोरेंट | MOST WEIRD RESTAURANTS OF THE WORLD :  बहादुर कुत्ते जिन्होंने एक बच्चे की जान बचाई | BRAVE DOGS SAVES THE LIFE OF A BABY CHILD:  THE JUNGLE BOOK – MOGLI – LAST EPISODE EMOTIONAL STORY :  ITALY –… Read Article →

Kristin Hannah on "The Nightingale" at the 2016 National Book Festival

Kristin Hannah on "The Nightingale" at the 2016 National Book Festival

Host Rich Fahle talks with Kristin Hannah about her new book, “The Nightingale” at the 2016 National Book Festival. FROM THE PUBLISHER: In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France…but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the… Read Article →

BREXIT - ब्रिटेन यूरोप से अलग क्यूँ हुआ ? - Impact of BREXIT on India - UPSC in HINDI

BREXIT – ब्रिटेन यूरोप से अलग क्यूँ हुआ ? – Impact of BREXIT on India – UPSC in HINDI

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In Flanders Fields by John McCrae (May 1915)

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae (May 1915)

‘In Flanders Field’ read by Anthony Davies. ©2014 blue dot music All Worldwide Rights Reserved. in Flanders Fields the poppies blow between the crosses row on row that mark our place and in the sky the larks still bravely singing fly scarce heard amid the guns below we are the dead short days ago we lived felt dawn saw sunset glow loved and were loved and now we lie in… Read Article →

Discovery of Shakespeare First Folio in Saint-Omer

Discovery of Shakespeare First Folio in Saint-Omer

A first edition copy of Shakespeare’s plays has been found in Saint-Omer in Northern France. Rémy Cordonnier, a medieval literature expert, was searching for books to use in a planned exhibition of “Anglo-Saxon” authors when he stumbled across the 1623 volume in September 2014. According to The Independent, “the other 232 surviving copies of the first edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1623 seven years after his death, have small… Read Article →

Shakespeare - The History of English (3/10)

Shakespeare – The History of English (3/10)

This video shows us that Shakespeare invented over 2000 new words and phrases like eyeball, anchovy and puppy. (Part 3 of 10) Playlist link – Transcript link – Study a free course on English: skills for learning at the Open University Explore our English literature free courses Study Q39 BA (Honours) English Language and Literature Explore qualifications in Languages with the OU The Open University is the world’s leading provider… Read Article →

The Northern Renaissance: Crash Course European History #3

The Northern Renaissance: Crash Course European History #3

The European Renaissance may have started in Florence, but it pretty quickly moved out of Italy and spread the art, architecture, literature, and humanism across Europe to places like France, Spain, England, and the Low Countries. SOURCES: Hunt, Lynn et al. The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, 6th ed. Boston: Bedford St. Martins, 2019. Jardine, Lisa. Erasmus, Man of Letters. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Donald R. Kelley,… Read Article →

Why We Are Afraid, A 1400 Year Secret, by Dr Bill Warner

Why We Are Afraid, A 1400 Year Secret, by Dr Bill Warner

Learn more about this topic. Go to my website bookstore to find short books that make islamic doctrine easy for everyone to understand. More videos here: For a version with English Subtitles: The history of Islam in Europe and how it effects us to this day. This is a history based on numbers and facts that you may not see anywhere else and explains why we may be afraid to… Read Article →

D-Day - The Great Crusade - Extra History - #1

D-Day – The Great Crusade – Extra History – #1

Listen to this Extra History series as a podcast! Sponsored by Wargaming! New players: Download World of Tanks and use the code NEPTUNE for free goodies! European Players: Check out the Extra Credits’ Choice bundle in the premium shop: D-Day: June 6, 1944, the day when Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy to retake France from the Germans. They hoped to take the Germans by surprise, and their decision… Read Article →