Woven throughout Catherine's story are glimpses of a local poet who was murdered decades earlier, a woman whose work becomes a lifeline for Catherine during her darkest hours. She lives in Toronto.
So Much Love is her first novel. This Accident of Being Lost is the knife-sharp new collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Provocateur and poet, she continually rebirths a decolonized reality, one that circles in and out of time and resists dominant narratives or comfortable categorization. She holds a Ph. She is the author of three previous books, including Islands of Decolonial Love , and the editor of three anthologies. She has released two albums, including f l ight , which is a companion piece to this collection.
He lives in Toronto. She was born in India and raised in New Jersey. Phoebe Wang was born in Ottawa and currently lives in Toronto, where she writes and teaches. Admission Requirements is her debut collection of poetry.
Born in Rockland East, Ontario, Maurice Henrie has published short story collections, essays, two satires of the civil service and two novels. He has won numerous awards and distinctions, including a Trillium Book Award in for Un balcon dans le ciel. His work has been translated and used in schools around in the world. After separating from his wife several years earlier, he lives as a recluse, surrounded by his friends, all of them members of the same jazz quintet. One evening, he falls in love, over the course of a dance, with Miss Perfumado, a mysterious, even enigmatic woman.
He loses touch with her. His friend Winston, the saxophonist, consoles him. He will find his lost love with the help of his friends, particularly Moussa, the African who has asked him to write his biography. He does not really want to do it, but how can he say no to a friend who believes him to be a great author, without ever having read his work? This novelist is, above all, searching for happiness. Does it have a taste, a colour, a scent? Is he happy with his daughter, his son, even his ever so indulgent ex-wife?
He promises his publisher a novel that will answer all of these questions. That novel is the book the reader is holding right now.
Didier Leclair was born in Montreal, in , to Rwandan parents. After spending his childhood in Africa, he settled in Toronto in , following his Liberal Arts studies at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Le bonheur est un parfum sans nom is his eighth book.
What do a conservator of ancient documents, the son of an opponent of the Greek Regime of the Colonels, a mail boy in an office tower, a student struggling to get published, a jogger who discovers a dead body, a film buff captivated by a trailer, and two brothers born one minute and fifty-seven seconds apart all have in common? In these short stories that seem to speak to one another, Alain Bernard Marchand explores the different forms of association—by blood, by taste, by temperament—that connect characters who find themselves defenceless during a brush with death.
After spending a career in the Canadian civil service, Alain Bernard Marchand is now wholly devoted to writing, and his poetry, narrative tales, novels, essays and short stories have earned him multiple honours. Kolving, Ulla and Olivier Courcelle, eds.
III , edited by C. Zinsser, Judith and Julie C. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century. This section is forthcoming. Please subscribe to our Newsletter to stay on top of new video resources! It is customary to cite letters in this edition with the volume and page number, or with the letter number only. Among the correspondents in this edition, notable natural philosophers and mathematicians include:. Ruth Hagengruber, with the assistance of Ana Rodrigues and others, is preparing the letters and manuscripts in the Voltaire Collection, St.
Petersburg, National Library of Russia, for publication. Isabelle Bour and Judith Zinsser translated three letters nos. Scholars Portal link to PDF. The Republic of Letters: They became known for their expertise in Leibnizian calculus and for solving some of the most difficult mathematical problems of their time.
Johann II was also a successful academic in his own right: Therefore, the actual location of his letters is mostly unknown. The Electronic Enlightenment proprietary database contains 41 of the letters it is missing letters from 2 August and 12 December This page essay exists in just two copies worldwide: Fritz Nagel amongst the papers of Johann Bernoulli, which is in a rough hand. It has never before been published. Nagel that will lead to the very first publication of this important work.
Between Leibniz and Newton , edited by Ruth Hagengruber. The fragment is contained in the Electronic Enlightenment database. Intorno alle lettere edite ed inedite di Alessio Claudio Clairaut. Accademia nazionale dei Lincei. Electronic Enlightenment Correspondence Version 3. The Newton Wars and the beginning of the French Enlightenment.
Zinsser, Judith and O. His tragic relationship with his father and his numerous passionate relationships with various important figures in Europe inspired a famous account of his life by Nancy Mitford ; reprinted, Although he became known as one of the greatest military commanders of the 18th century, he was also a passionate patron of the arts and sciences, who promoted rational secularism and religious toleration. The database also contains one more additional fragment of a letter from Frederick.
University of Trier digital edition. Between Leibniz and Newton , edited by Ruth Hagengruber, pp. Julien Offray de la Mettrie , a French physician and natural philosopher, was one of the earliest proponents of materialism in France and indeed Europe.
There is no proof so far that they had met each other in person, but the likelihood is high, as they both belonged to the same scholarly circles in Paris and shared friends, such as Maupertuis and Voltaire. La Mettrie, Julien Offray de. The study of syntactic alternation—speaker choice among semantically equivalent forms though cf. Bolinger —has enabled exploration of a variety of processing effects, such as availability e.
However, syntactic choices typically employed for such investigations—English complementizer "that"-optionality, dative alternation, passivization, and so on—generally date to the 17th century or earlier. This raises a question of timing: Do processing effects influence newly emergent alternations, or are such constructions only later recruited as sites for processing optimization? The present work explores this question through variation in modern French negation—the present-day, rapidly increasing optionality of the "ne" particle—where we find that processing effects such as dependency-length minimization and surprisal-mitigation are indeed significantly at play.
Contrast enhancement as motivation for closed syllable laxing and open syllable tensing. This paper proposes that closed syllable laxing and open syllable tensing of non-low vowels are motivated by conflicting strategies of contrast enhancement in vowel-consonant sequences. Laxing enhances the distinctiveness of consonant Tensing enhances the distinctiveness of vowel contrasts by providing more distinct formant realisations for vowels. Linguistic variation results from different ways of resolving the tension between maximising vowel dispersion and maximising consonant dispersion.
Laxing typically applies before coda consonants as a way to compensate for the absence of good perceptual cues to place of articulation. The hypothesis that laxing enhances the distinctiveness of postvocalic place contrasts is supported by a study of mid-vowel laxing in French, which corroborates the general claim that perceptual contrast plays a role in shaping phonotactic restrictions. Along with the benefits have come the challenges for teachers to use them in a creative, productive and challenging way.
The aim of this paper is to present the teaching of French as a Foreign Language-FLE-and the use of new technologies considering the teaching of language structures, the use of the tools that Internet offers, such as audio and video files, educational sites and chat rooms. Scholars, such as Moran , have addressed the use of new technologies and contributed to the preparation of teachers. The current challenge is to prepare autonomous students to learning and computer literacy. Garou: The man with a deep voice. This is another contribution I made for "This richly illustrated mini-dictionary about French singers fills this gap by offering a collection of portraits of the greatest singers of the French language and how they have constructed the This is another contribution I made for "This richly illustrated mini-dictionary about French singers fills this gap by offering a collection of portraits of the greatest singers of the French language and how they have constructed the musical landscape in both France and the larger francophone community and the world as a whole".
Lessons with the maestro. This is just a contribution I made for this great anthology, my passion for French music push me to help in this great book. This is one of the singers included in this anthology, this is my very first paper written in English.