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[Review of In praise of love

Thomas Austin Kirby

[Review of In praise of love

an introduction to the love-poetry of the Renaissance

by Thomas Austin Kirby

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Published in n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valency, Maurice Jacques, -- 1903-

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    Statementby Maurice Valency.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination614-615 p.
    Number of Pages615
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19754933M

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In Praise of Love book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Love without risk is an impossibility, like war without death. C /5. In Praise of Love book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

An almost unbearably moving story of veiled emotions running deep, /5. "Elegant and deeply human, In Praise of Love is a conversational but erudite retort to the antiseptic promises of online dating sites for 'safe love' without risk, the romantic notion that love is the ecstatic melding of two into one, and the philosophical skepticism that love is little more than a cover story for sexual lust."Cited by: When We Talk About Love.

A Review of. In Praise of Love Alain Badiou. Paperback: Serpent’s Tail, Buy now: [ Amazon] [ Kindle] Reviewed by Brett Beasley. According to the Romance Writers of America and Business of Consumer Book Publishingthe Romance Fiction genre is the single biggest in the industry, generating revenues of over $ billion a year.

In his new book In Praise of Love, Alain Badiou uses the concepts he developed in Being and Event to give a comprehensive theory of love. The book consists of a series of interviews at the yearly Avignon festival with Nicolas Truong, a journalist from Le the topics that Badiou and Truong discuss are the growing disappearance of love in the face of online dating agencies; love as an.

In Praise of Love Alain Badiou with Nicolas Truong, trans. from the French by Peter Bush. New Press (Perseus, dist.), $ (p) ISBN The book’s ode to love’s power to. In Praise of Love () -- Book Review Pessoa, the Portuguese poet, says somewhere, “Love is a thought”. That’s a very paradoxical statement, because people have always said love is about the body, desire and feeling, everything but reason and thought.

In Praise of Love – review 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Geraldine Alexander and Sean Power in In Praise of Love. Photograph: Robert Day is too big for his books.

As Lydia, Geraldine Author: Michael Billington. In a world rife with consumerism, where online dating promises risk-free romance and love is all too often seen only as a variant of desire and hedonism, Alain Badiou believes that love is under threat.

Taking to heart Rimbaud’s famous line “love needs reinventing,” In Praise of Love is the celebrated French philosopher’s passionate treatise in defense of love.

"In Praise of Love" plays like an attempt to reconstruct an ideal [Review of In praise of love book that might once have existed in his mind, but is there no more.

Yes, I praised the film in an article from the Cannes Film Festival, but have now seen it again, and no longer agree with those words.

In Praise of Love, originally entitled After Lydia, is the first part of a double-bill play by the English playwright Terence Rattigan (the second half being Before Dawn, a burlesque of the opera Tosca). It was the penultimate play he wrote.

The play's action was loosely inspired by the true-life relationship between the actor Rex Harrison and his actress wife Kay Kendall. In In Praise of Love, Alain Badiou takes on contemporary 'dating agency' conceptions of love that come complete with zero-risk insurance - like US zero-casualty bombs.

He develops a new take on love that sees it as an adventure, and an opportunity for re-invention, in a constant exploration of otherness and difference that leads the individual. In Praise of Love and Children Written by Adele S. Newson for World Literature Today on no date provided Beryl Gilroy’s novel In Praise of Love and Children is hauntingly familiar yet refreshingly new in its outlook on the immigrant experience in England, racism, and celebration of life and culture.

In Praise of Love's American premiere was nearly a year ago at the New York Film Festival. Since then it has languished in the sad realm of pushed-back release dates, even for small Author: Popmatters Staff.

This new book on love is an application of Badiou's singular philosophy of the subject and his outré conception of truth set out in incredibly forbidding books steeped in mathematics and Author: Stuart Jeffries.

Praise for In Praise of Love "In just a few short chapters, Badiou lays bare his concern for love's well being in the age of consumerism and online dating."--JSTOR Daily "Finally, the cure for the pornographic, utilitarian exchange of favors to which love has been reduced in Badiou is our philosopher of love."--Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor at The New School for Social /5(37).

In Praise of Love has virtually no plot, no characters and is not about love, and there is precious little praise in it. It's an essay in film, and it's not always consistent in that: You'll never quite know what he's trying to say. But the film remains great because of the way he says it%(31).

In Praise Of Love (Éloge de l'amour) Critics Consensus. Jean-Luc Godard remains a challenging filmmaker with admirable ambition, but In Praise of Love is too self-indulgent and bereft of 52%. The adventurous side is necessary, but equally so is the need for tenacity.

To give up at the first hurdle, the first quarrel, is only to distort love. Real love is one that triumphs lastingly, sometimes painfully, over the hurdles erected by time, space and the world.” ― Alain Badiou, quote from In Praise of Love.

Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer. No fee was paid by the author for this review. Foreword Reviews only recommends books that we love.5/5.

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Rating: Refining a live interview with French journalist Nicholas Truong into a mildly touched-up transcript, philosopher Alain Badiou’s In Praise of Love puts forward a case for the continued importance of love in a modern world, and the threats put upon it by various measures designed to make it easier in a fast-paced world.

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- Romans Text: I will call them my people which were not my people: and her beloved which was not beloved. In his very accessible book, In Praise of Love (recently released in English translation), the eminent French philosopher and political radical Alain Badiou begins with an attempt to seduce us.

His book promises something new, a re-invention of love as an act of daring and adventure to rescue it from liberals, libertines and the operators of.

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This review was written for Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion. Since the mid-to-late 60s--and I suppose for generations before--critics of the local church have been trying to reinvent, redefine, and reshape it/5(6).

In Praise of Love (French: Éloge de l'amour) is a French film written and directed by Jean-Luc black-and-white and color drama was shot by Julien Hirsch and Christophe Pollock.

Godard has famously stated that "a film should have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order." This aphorism is illustrated by In Praise of Love (Éloge de l'amour), which Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard.

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