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Idle pursuits

literature and oisiveté in the French Renaissance

by Virginia Krause

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Leisure in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVirginia Krause.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ239 .K72 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3685297M
    ISBN 100874138353
    LC Control Number2003047392

    Lucretius is perhaps unsurpassed in diagnosing the challenges of the human condition, governed by the fear of death and the gods, and by idle pursuits. Cicero's work provides an overview of a number of positions about the goal of human life defined as the good--i.e. what counts as good, and what should human beings care about and why? Pursuit definition, the act of pursuing: in pursuit of the fox. See more.

    Collect heroes, develop kingdoms, and explore one of the most in-depth idle RPG ever! You can call heroes to form a team, and lead the army against the ancient evils on the mainland, develop your own camp into your empire, and finally explore the hidden secrets behind this disaster world. Even if not online, you can earn per: QiHeShe Technology A mandate to stay home could have been a book lover’s dream. For once, time was not the enemy and guilt about idle pursuits was quarantined. But a couple of nagging realities tied to COVID cast a shadow over what might have been a bibliophile’s holiday. First, the three branches of the Lincoln County Library system shut down in mid-March.

      Free Online Library: Idle pursuit.(LEGAL ALIEN) by "The Sofia Echo (Sofia, Bulgaria)"; News, opinion and commentary General interest Printer Frien, articles and books.   Books weren’t some idle pursuit or pastime to him, they were survival itself. And despite this dire situation, he managed to read and, as the writer Thomas Sowell once .


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