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Caillois, Roger 1913-1978

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Man, play, and games by Roger Caillois ( Book )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Play is "an occasion of pure waste: waste of time, energy, ingenuity, skill, and often of money." It is also an essential element of human social and spiritual development." "In this study, Roger Caillois defines play as a voluntary activity that occurs in a pure space, isolated and protected from the rest of life. Within limits set by rules that provide a level playing field, players move toward an unpredictable outcome by responding to their opponents' actions. Caillois qualifies types of games and ways of playing, from the improvisation characteristic of children's play to the disciplined pursuit of solutions to gratuitously difficult puzzles. He also examines the means by which games become part of daily life, ultimately giving cultures their most characteristic customs and institutions."--BOOK JACKET
Œuvres complètes by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu ( Book )
47 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in French and Spanish and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man and the sacred by Roger Caillois ( Book )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and French and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'homme et le sacré by Roger Caillois ( Book )
116 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dream and human societies by Gustave E. von Grunebaum ( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les jeux et les hommes le masque et le vertige by Roger Caillois ( Book )
70 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il y a longtemps déjà que les philosophes ont été frappés par l'interdépendance des jeux et de la culture. Roger Caillois fait, pour la première fois, un recensement des sortes de jeux auxquels s'adonnent les hommes. A partir de ce recensement, il élabore une théorie de la civilisation et propose une nouvelle interprétation des différentes cultures, des sociétés primitives aux sociétés contemporaines
Poétique de St.-John Perse by Roger Caillois ( Book )
41 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in French and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le mythe et l'homme by Roger Caillois ( Book )
56 editions published between 1935 and 2002 in French and Italian and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quoique publié originellement en 1937, ce petit ouvrage demeure fondamental comme initiation à la fonction, aux relations du mythe avec le monde (cosmos) et la société. On lira en particulier, illustrant notre propos, les pages finales (p. 153 ss.) où le roman-feuilleton français institue un Paris mythique
The writing of stones by Roger Caillois ( Book )
20 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in French and English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oeuvres by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ( Book )
49 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approches de la poésie ... by Roger Caillois ( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pontius Pilate by Roger Caillois ( Book )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The edge of surrealism : a Roger Caillois reader by Roger Caillois ( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essential introduction to the writing of French social theorist Roger Callois (1913-1978), this volume includes 32 essays with commentaries. It covers his political & theoretical works, & both famous & less well kown pieces
Jeux et sports by Roger Caillois ( Book )
16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in French and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Saragossa manuscript, a collection of weird tales by Jan Potocki ( Book )
8 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les impostures de la poésie by Roger Caillois ( Book )
21 editions published between 1944 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rencontres by Roger Caillois ( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dream adventure by Roger Caillois ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology of stories, selections from novels, and other literature dealing with dreams
Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse de Jean Potocki by Jan Potocki ( Book )
51 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman fantastique écrit en français, et publié presque confidentiellement pour la première fois à Saint-Pétersbourg en 1804. Le roman comprend soixante-six journées, chacune d'entre elles renfermant plusieurs nouvelles s'emboîtant les unes dans les autres. Avec le film éponyme de W. J. Has, tourné en 1964 en DVD
Au coeur du fantastique by Roger Caillois ( Book )
7 editions published in 1965 in French and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Caillois, Roger
Callois, Roger, 1913-
Callois, Roger, 1913-1978
Кайуа, Роже, 1913-1978
روجيه كايوا، 1913-1978
カイヨワ, R
カイヨワ, ロジェ
Languages
French (598)
English (70)
Italian (16)
Spanish (7)
Catalan (1)
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