Sociology of the Arts

Exploring Fine and Popular Forms

Author: Victoria Alexander

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631230397

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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This is a comprehensive overview of the sociology of art and an authoritative work of scholarship by a leading expert in the field. The international selection of perspectives, empirical research, and case studies makes this book essential for teaching and studying the sociology of art. Synthesizes the various theoretical models of art sociology. Provides empirical examples of books, films, television shows, dance, and music, as well as exemplars of sociological work on the arts. Discusses works from both fine and popular ends of the cultural spectrum. Explores how art is created, distributed, received, consumed, and used by people who experience it.

French Grammar the Easy Way

Author: Fabienne S. Chauderlot

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764124358

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 430

View: 4213

Books in the popular Easy Way series present basic subject matter in clear language. Material is presented in a way that makes these books ideal as self-teaching guides, but Easy Way titles are also preferred by many teachers as supplements to classroom textbooks. General readers seeking out information often turn to Easy Way titles for general background and orientation when starting out in new career-related fields. All Easy Way books contain both short quizzes and longer tests with answers to help readers gauge their learning progress. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color for quick and easy reference Emphasizing correct grammatical construction and word usage, this title concentrates on the intricacies of French grammar. It can be used as a companion text to Barron's French the Easy Way (0-8120-9505-7), which emphasizes proficiency in spoken French.


An Intermediate Course in French Language and Francophone Culture

Author: Michael D. Oates,Jacques F. Dubois

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618267071

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 5589

Personnages is an intermediate French text that features a learner-centered, four-skills approach with a strong emphasis on oral communication. Students are exposed to the language and culture of the French-speaking world through features that present characters interacting in different Francophone settings. A full-color design makes the text organization easy to follow and dramatizes its cultural material. The scope and sequence makes the amount of grammar presented in each chapter more manageable for students to learn. Culture is an integral part of what students learn and practice while using the text, which examines Francophone culture by highlighting 10 different French-speaking areas around the world.

Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon

Author: Paula Danziger

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101660597

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are best friends. They've known each other for practically forever, sit next to each other in class, help each other with homework, and always stick up for each other. Justin never says things like, "Amber Brown is not a crayon." Amber never says, "Justin Time." They're a great team—until disaster strikes. Justin has to move away, and now the best friends are fighting. Will they be able to work it out before it's too late?

Entre Nous 1- Complementary Workbook for English Speaking Students

Author: Difusion

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788416273577


Page: N.A

View: 5502

For dynamic and successful learning!The brainchild of passionate and experienced authors, Entre Nous is a modern and realistic teaching method, the result of the hard work, experience, and dedication of numerous FLE teachers worldwide.* The accompanying handbook for English-speaking students* All of the grammatical explanations, strategies, and cultural notes in English* Specialized activities that address the difficulties of learning French found by English speakers* Comparative notes and tips * Intercultural point of view: Draws parallels between English and francophone cultures and takes a closer look at the English speaking presence in France

Never Come Back

Author: David Bell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0451417518

Category: Fiction

Page: 437

View: 1930

A woman grieving for the loss of her mother is disturbed to discover her special needs brother is being investigated for the crime and must work to unravel family secrets when a stranger is named in her mother's will. 100,000 first printing.

Le Petit Robert 2018

Author: Collectif,Alain Rey,Josette Rey-Debove

Publisher: Le Robert Casa Editrice

ISBN: 9782321010609

Category: Reference

Page: 2837

View: 2875

Pour ses 50 ans, le Petit Robert s'illumine de 22 oeuvres originales de l'artiste peintre Fabienne Verdier, commentées par Alain Rey. Chaque tableau se déploie en diptyque, triptyque ou quadriptyque. Véritable voyage poétique au sein du dictionnaire, cette édition anniversaire rend hommage à la force créatrice de la langue française.

The Adventures of Arsene Lupin

Author: Maurice Leblanc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781975655938


Page: 546

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Maurice Marie �mile Leblanc (1864 - 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Ars�ne Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes. By 1907 Leblanc had graduated to writing full-length Lupin novels, and the reviews and sales were so good that Leblanc effectively dedicated the rest of his career to working on the Lupin stories.In this book:The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-BurglarThe Hollow Needle, further adventures of Arsene LupinArs�ne Lupin versus Herlock SholmesThe Crystal StopperThe Eight Strokes of the Clock

If You Ever Tell

Author: Carlene Thompson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444778889

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 8058

Her parents were murdered. The killer confessed. The case was closed. But the nightmare is beginning again . . . Eight years ago Teresa Farr walked in on the savage murders of her father and stepmother. She barely managed to save herself and her eight-year-old stepsister, Celeste. But even after notorious serial killer Roscoe Lee Byrnes confessed, people still wondered if Teri was the guilty one. And with Celeste unable to remember that night, or to speak at all, those suspicions never went away. Now Byrnes has recanted his confession. And Celeste is starting to remember. When someone starts using a series of bizarre events to exact terrifying "justice", Teri is desperate to uncover the truth, and quickly. But Teri has begun to realise that everyone she loves has secrets they would kill to keep buried. And an evil hitherto concealed is now reaching out to silence her and Celeste forever.