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The shoemaker's holiday

The Shoemakers' Holiday, or the Gentle craft” is a play written by Thomas Dekker and often categorized as a city comedy. An aristocrat, Rowland Lacy, is in love with a girl, Rose Oatley. Rose's father and Lacy's uncle disapprove of the marriage because of the class difference and Lacy's extravagant spending style. In order to make good, Lacy is told to join the army and fight in France. He does not want to go and convinces someone to go in his place whilst he disguises himself as a Dutch shoemaker, Hans. He becomes the apprentice of Simon Eyre, whilst (...)

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Some aspects of Robert Burns

Some aspects of Robert Burns” is a short essay from the compilation “Familiar studies of men and books”, written by Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in Cornhill magazine in August 1879.

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman” is a short essay from the compilation “Familiar studies of men and books”, written by Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in New Quarterly Magazine in October 1878.

Victor Hugo's romances

Victor Hugo's Romances” is a short essay from the compilation “Familiar studies of men and books”, written by Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in Cornhill magazine in August 1874.

Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus” or “The tragical history of the life and death of Doctor Faustus” is a play by Christopher Marlowe first performed in 1594 and published in 1604.

Dictionnaire de la controverse

La France a réussi là où l'Union Soviétique a échoué : sur le langage. Plutôt que de matraquer son idéologie à ceux qui ne veulent pas l'entendre, ou d'arrêter les opposants pour crimes de pensée, elle ostracise les contestataires et leurs discours de la sphère publique, et transforme le langage de façon si subtile qu'elle réduit le champ moral des possibles. Tout sujet devient un combat, un changement sociétal le progrès, l'hostilité à la morale du temps la réaction, le subjectif l'objectif, une humiliation publique un débat, une (...)

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