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By Hubert Lucot

Commencée dans los angeles nostalgie, l'année 2006-2007 assène deux coups durs au narrateur. L'un était imprévisible : son épouse et héroïne A.M. subit un poor coincidence. L'autre était calculé : les Français élisent un président qui appliquera un ultralibéralisme meurtrier. Dans les deux cas, le narrateur peint les faits plus qu'il ne les examine. Les coulées de peinture le mènent à saisir un substrat qu'on dira «l'être et le temps».

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Msgr. Glorieux (Paris: Desclée, 1960-), 163; my translation. For excerpts from these sermons, see chap. 10. Earl Jeffrey Richards, The Book of the City of Ladies (New York: Persea, 1982). A cogent argument for the link between reason and the vindication of women’s rights is found in Karen Green, The Woman of Reason: Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1995). In Opera. L’œuvre historique et polémique, ed. N. Grévy, E. Ornato, G. Ouy (Turin: Giappichelli, 1975), 2: 226–27; my translation.

Look at both houses of Fortune. indd 15 10/18/2006 12:15:46 PM 16 Debating the Roman de la rose 3. Raoul de Presles (1315–82) De Presles was an advocate by profession and a contemporary of Pierre Ceffons. Primarily a compiler, he uses the Roman several times as an auctoritas in his commentary on his translation of Augustine’s De civitate dei. De Presles’s reputation as a literary man is due principally to this translation, which was commissioned by Charles V later in the author’s life. 21 In addition to the two references to the Roman, de Presles also includes “Mehum” [Meun] among the list of venerable authors and doctors, which is contained in manuscript BN fr.

Glorieux (Paris: Desclée, 1960-), 163; my translation. For excerpts from these sermons, see chap. 10. Earl Jeffrey Richards, The Book of the City of Ladies (New York: Persea, 1982). A cogent argument for the link between reason and the vindication of women’s rights is found in Karen Green, The Woman of Reason: Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1995). In Opera. L’œuvre historique et polémique, ed. N. Grévy, E. Ornato, G. Ouy (Turin: Giappichelli, 1975), 2: 226–27; my translation.

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