PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes


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  • 352
  • Lettres persanes
  • Montesquieu
  • English
  • 05 December 2018
  • 9780140442816

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    PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes How to sell a book 300 years old to a modern reader? What is the appeal today of the epistolary musings of a couple of Oriental travellers having a first contact with Western civilization at the end of King Louis the 14th? Here are some points that I hope will tickle your interest1 The Persian Letters were not written as

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    REVIEW Lettres persanes PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes Montesuieu may not be known to you but he is largely responsible for the system of checks and balances in the US Constitution between the Executive Legislative and Judicial branches of government The Founding Fathers of our

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    REVIEW Lettres persanes PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes READ & DOWNLOAD º MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ù Montesquieu A remarkable book Its topics read as if written in 2010 Persian Iranian Islam trying to convert Armenian Christians and Zoroastrians because of the new Shah's edict Hence all the Armenians fled emptying with a stroke of the pen all the skilled workmen and all the businessmen of PersiaThen there are the gender issues letters written by favorite wives in the seraglio to their husband in Paris; or the chief eunuch's letters on the difficulty

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    REVIEW Lettres persanes PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes One of my first thrills of enthusiasm for classical books vintageWhat a legendary satire my friends The link between you and Montesuieu feels fresh as a glass of beer as if the French writer was having casual talk with you over a drink about

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    REVIEW Lettres persanes PDF/EPUB Lettres persanes Montesquieu Ù 1 FREE READ This book a sort of novel is an epistolary story of two Persian travelers Usbek and Rica who travel to Europe Usbek leaves

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FREE READ ↠ Lettres persanes Are satirized Storytellers as well as letter writers Montesuieu's Usbek and Rica are disrespectful and witty but also serious moralists Persian Letters was a succès de scandale in Paris society and encapsulates the libertarian critical spirit of the early eighteenth century. The nice thing about reading early novels is that they so often have nothing in common with a typical contemporary novel That s definitely the case for PL of which only the first dozen and the last half dozen pages are are connected in any kind of narrative Not only that the narrative is immensely dull unless you re the sort of person who gets off on descriptions of Harem life Such people are I m sure less common now than they were in the 18th century A general warning if you re prone to crying with rage any time a European shows curiosity in Oriental sic culture you ll have to be very very careful with this book Some of it smacks of crazy ethnocentrism On the other hand the book is much critical of French society than it is of Persian society The meat of the book consists in letters written to and from various Persians seeing France and some other parts of Europe for the first time Like all good satire it takes the normal well normal for 18th century French novel readers views it from another perspective and finds it to be both hilarious and horrifying If you ve read other 18th century moralists you ll know what to expect freedom intelligence stoicism nature good tyranny love of money theology badBut I oversimplify because easily the best thing about the book is how free floating it is I found it virtually impossible to tell when Montesuieu wanted his authors to agree with the letter writers and when to disagree Which had the awful depressing effect of making me think about things For that I knock off two stars because thinking about things is way too hard work for me Chancey of the Maury River kind of narrative Not only that the narrative is immensely dull unless you re the sort of person who gets off on descriptions of Harem life Such people are I m sure less common now than they were in the 18th century A general warning if you re prone to crying with rage any time a European shows curiosity in Oriental sic culture you ll have to be very very careful with this book Some of it smacks of crazy ethnocentrism On the other hand the book is much critical of French society than it is of Persian society The meat of the book consists in letters written to and from various Persians seeing France and some other parts of Europe for the first time Like all good satire it takes the normal well normal for 18th century French novel readers views it from another perspective and finds it to be both hilarious and horrifying If you ve read other 18th century moralists you ll Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular know what to expect freedom intelligence stoicism nature good tyranny love of money theology badBut I oversimplify because easily the best thing about the book is how free floating it is I found it virtually impossible to tell when Montesuieu wanted his authors to agree with the letter writers and when to disagree Which had the awful depressing effect of making me think about things For that I Resist Not Evil knock off two stars because thinking about things is way too hard work for me

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FREE READ ↠ Lettres persanes This richly evocative novel in letters tells the story of two Persian noblemen who have left their country the modern Iran to journey to Europe in search of wisdom As they travel they write home to wives and eunuchs in the harem and to friends in France and elsewhere Their c. Lettres Persanes Persian Letters MontesuieuPersian Letters is a literary work written in 1721 by Charles de Secondat baron de Montesuieu recounting the experiences of two Persian noblemen Usbek and Rica who are traveling through France In 1711 Usbek leaves his seraglio in Isfahan to take the long journey to France accompanied by his young friend Rica He leaves behind five wives Zashi Z phis Fatm Z lis and Roxane in the care of a number of black eunuchs one of whom is the head or first eunuch During the trip and their long stay in Paris 1712 1720 they comment in letters exchanged with friends and mullahs on numerous aspects of Western Christian society particularly French politics and Moors ending with a biting satire of the System of John Law Over time various disorders surface back in the seraglio and beginning in 1717 Letter 139 the situation there rapidly unravels Usbek orders his head eunuch to crack down but his message does not arrive in time and a revolt brings about the death of his wives including the vengeful suicide of his favorite Roxane and it appears most of the eunuchs 1970 1320 215 18 1387 424 1392 504 9789641720096 1711 1720 1721 1721 1728 26041399

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FREE READ ↠ Lettres persanes Olourful observations on the culture differences between West and East culture conjure up Eastern sensuality repression and cruelty in contrast to the freer civilized West but here also unworthy nobles and bishops frivolous women of fashion and conceited people of all kinds. This book from 1721 written during and set at the beginning of that licentious interregnum between the death of Lou 14 and the majority of boytoy 15 known as the Regency took me a while to read considering its brevity possibly because it lent itself to reading in small morsels which could be chewed upon slowly and digested in repose Or perhaps because its many tasty tidbits were interspersed with an euivalent amount of unappealing chaff which needs must be sorted through somewhat laboriously Nevertheless it was a feast for the mind whose courses were carefully arranged to stimulate an appetite for philosophical reflection on topics as varied as human nature sexual politics moral and customary relativity and especially reason vs superstition as our two Persian travelers write home to their friends and wives about the curious practices and prejudices of the Europeans which causes them to reflect sometimes seriously upon their own meurs All of this is written with a witty tongue which is often placed with various degrees of firmness somewhere in the vicinity of the cheek eg They have their little courteous ways which in France would seem inappropriate for example a captain never flogs his soldier without asking his permission and the Inuisition never condemns a Jew to be burnt at the stake without apologizing to him Spaniards who are not burnt at the stake seem to be so fond of the Inuisition that it would seem peevish to deprive them of it I only wish that another Inuisition could be established not against heretics but against heresiarchs who attribute the same efficacy to trivial monastic practices as they do to the seven sacraments who worship everything they venerate and are so pious that they are barely Christians You can find wit and common sense among Spaniards but do not seek these in their books take a look at a Spaniard s library one half novels and the other half works of scholasticism you d say that the parts had been chosen and the whole thing put together by some secret enemy of human reason The only one of their books that is good is the one that makes fun of all the others107That one good book full of all of the humours of humankind is of course Cervantes Don uixoteHighly recommended for anyone who wishes to encounter the birth of France s Enlightenment the way the French themselves did at the time the book was such a scandale de succ s that its anonymous author dined out not so anonymously on its repute for some years through a clutch of printings and always with a wary eye out for the censor of course In the end I would say of it what Montesuieu himself says of The University of Paris which is the eldest and very elderly daughter of the kings of France for she is than nine hundred years old conseuently she is occasionally confused147 and I would add occasionally boring often outrageous but always very very learned Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular kinds. This book from 1721 written during and set at the beginning of that licentious interregnum between the death of Lou 14 and the majority of boytoy 15 Resist Not Evil known as the Regency took me a while to read considering its brevity possibly because it lent itself to reading in small morsels which could be chewed upon slowly and digested in repose Or perhaps because its many tasty tidbits were interspersed with an euivalent amount of unappealing chaff which needs must be sorted through somewhat laboriously Nevertheless it was a feast for the mind whose courses were carefully arranged to stimulate an appetite for philosophical reflection on topics as varied as human nature sexual politics moral and customary relativity and especially reason vs superstition as our two Persian travelers write home to their friends and wives about the curious practices and prejudices of the Europeans which causes them to reflect sometimes seriously upon their own meurs All of this is written with a witty tongue which is often placed with various degrees of firmness somewhere in the vicinity of the cheek eg They have their little courteous ways which in France would seem inappropriate for example a captain never flogs his soldier without asking his permission and the Inuisition never condemns a Jew to be burnt at the stake without apologizing to him Spaniards who are not burnt at the stake seem to be so fond of the Inuisition that it would seem peevish to deprive them of it I only wish that another Inuisition could be established not against heretics but against heresiarchs who attribute the same efficacy to trivial monastic practices as they do to the seven sacraments who worship everything they venerate and are so pious that they are barely Christians You can find wit and common sense among Spaniards but do not seek these in their books take a look at a Spaniard s library one half novels and the other half works of scholasticism you d say that the parts had been chosen and the whole thing put together by some secret enemy of human reason The only one of their books that is good is the one that makes fun of all the others107That one good book full of all of the humours of humankind is of course Cervantes Don uixoteHighly recommended for anyone who wishes to encounter the birth of France s Enlightenment the way the French themselves did at the time the book was such a scandale de succ s that its anonymous author dined out not so anonymously on its repute for some years through a clutch of printings and always with a wary eye out for the censor of course In the end I would say of it what Montesuieu himself says of The University of Paris which is the eldest and very elderly daughter of the Non luogo a procedere kings of France for she is than nine hundred years old conseuently she is occasionally confused147 and I would add occasionally boring often outrageous but always very very learned