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Todorov, Tzvetan 1939-2017

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The fantastic; a structural approach to a literary genre by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

191 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov seeks to examine both generic theory and a particular genre, moving back and forth between a poetics of the fantastic itself and a metapoetics or theory of theorizing, even as he suggest that one must, as a critic, move back and forth between theory and history, between idea and fact. His work on the fantastic is indeed about a historical phenomenon that we recognize, about specific works that we may read, but it is also about the use and abuse of generic theory."--Amazon
A French tragedy : scenes of civil war, summer 1944 by Tzvetan Todorov( )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding similar failures on both sides, he also cites "a qualitative difference between the two, an irreducible asymmetry, which resides in their ideals, in totalitarianism versus democracy." Suspenseful, compelling, and uncompromisingly honest, A French Tragedy goes beyond the events themselves to ponder the nature of sacrifice, of suffering, and of individual responsibility in a world where civil war still thrives
The poetics of prose by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

103 editions published between 1078 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie xi liao wen xue xu shi shi, tan tao liao ji wei ming jia, ping shuo liao bu shao da zhong tong su xiao shuo, tong shi ye dui yi xie xue shu wen ti ti chu liao zhi yi
Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism by Tzvetan Todorov( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imperfect Garden is both an approachable intellectual history and a bracing treatise on how we should understand and experience our lives. In it, one of Europe's most prominent intellectuals explores the foundations, limits, and possibilities of humanist thinking. Through his critical but sympathetic excavation of humanism, Tzvetan Todorov seeks an answer to modernity's fundamental challenge: how to maintain our hard-won liberty without paying too dearly in social ties, common values, and a coherent and responsible sense of self." "Placing the history of ideas at the service of a quest for moral and political wisdom, Todorov's compelling and no doubt controversial rethinking of humanist ideas testifies to the enduring capacity of those ideas to meditate on - and, if we are fortunate, cultivate - the imperfect garden in which we live."--Jacket
Theories of the symbol by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

105 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tzvetan Todorov tente de décrire quelques théories du symbole - c'est-à-dire différentes façons de saisir des faits symboliques. Le premier chapitre envisage la naissance de la sémiotique dans l'oeuvre de saint Augustin. Les quatre suivants décrivent ce que Todorov apelle le "classisisme" de la sémiotique, c'est-à-dire la rhétorique (de l'Antiquité au XIXe) et l'esthétique (18e siècle). Le sixième chapitre s'attache à décrire le romantisme allemand: c'est la partie la plus substantielle du livre. Todorov termine par des auteurs postérieurs à la crise romantique: Freud, Saussure, Jakobson - Important. Niveau élevé. Index des noms propres
The conquest of America : the question of the other by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

50 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A classic in its field, The Conquest of America is a study of cultural confrontation in the New World, with implications far beyond sixteenth-century America. The book offers an original interpretation of both Columbus's discovery of America and the Spaniards' subsequent conquest, colonization, and destruction of pre-Columbian cultures in Mexico and the Caribbean. Using sixteenth-century sources, the distinguished French writer and critic Tzvetan Todorov examines the beliefs and behavior of the Spanish conquistadors and of the Aztecs, adversaries in a clash of cultures that resulted in the near extermination of Mesoamerica's Indian population. A new foreword by Anthony Pagden discusses the implications of Todorov's landmark study."--Jacket
Facing the extreme : moral life in the concentration camps by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

72 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the human capacity for moral life; reconstructs a vivid portrait of those who ran the camps and those who suffered their outrages. Also offers an elequent plea for the recognition of everyday virtues as a basis for contemporary morality
The fear of barbarians : beyond the clash of civilizations by Tzvetan Todorov( )

25 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The relationship between Western democracies and Islam, rarely entirely comfortable, has in recent years become increasingly tense. Growing immigration and worries about cultural and political assimilation--exacerbated by the terrorist attacks of September 11 and their aftermath--have provoked reams of commentary from all parts of the political spectrum a frustrating majority of it hyperbolic or even hysterical. In The Fear of Barbarians, the celebrated intellectual Tzvetan Todorov offers a corrective: a reasoned and often highly personal analysis of the problem, rooted in Enlightenment values yet open to the claims of cultural difference. Drawing on history, anthropology, and politics, and bringing to bear examples ranging from the murder of Theo van Gogh to the French ban on headscarves in schools, Todorov argues that the West must overcome its fear of Islam if it is to avoid betraying the values it claims to protect. True freedom, Todorov explains, requires us to strike a delicate balance, between protecting and imposing cultural values, acknowledging the primacy of the law, yet strenuously protecting minority views that do not interfere with its aims. Adding force to Todorov's arguments is his own experience as a native of communist Bulgaria. His admiration of French civic identity--and Western freedom--is vigorous but non-nativist, an inclusive vision whose very flexibility is its core strength. The record of a penetrating mind grappling with a complicated, multifaceted problem, The Fear of Barbarians is a powerful, important book--a call, not to arms, but to thought."--Jacket
Symbolism and interpretation by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

55 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genres in discourse by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection in translation of recent essays by Tzvetan Todorov, one of the most eminent of today's literary critics. The essays concentrate on the idea of genre, literary or otherwise, and asks such questions as: What is literature? What is genre? Which are the major literary genres? In the first section, Todorov proposes definitions for the notions of literature, discourse, and genre. Following is a general discussion of the two principal literary genres, fiction and poetry. Finally, in the third section of essays, Todorov examines individual authors as case studies: among them Poe, Dostoyevsky, Baudelaire, Conrad, and James
Introduction to poetics by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

50 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedic dictionary of the sciences of language by Oswald Ducrot( Book )

45 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences du langage by Oswald Ducrot( Book )

73 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce dictionnaire ne se limite pas à la linguistique stricto sensu; y figurent aussi les concepts fondateurs, comme celui de signe, et, symétriquement, on y a pris en considération les productions de la langue (d'où la place accordée à la poétique)
Théorie de la littérature. Textes des formalistes russes réunis, présentés et traduits par Tzvetan Todorov by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

63 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature et signification by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

46 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and its theorists : a personal view of twentieth-century criticism by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French literary theory today : a reader by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikhail Bakhtin : the dialogical principle by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morals of history by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celebrated theorist Tzvetan Todorov offers here a thought provoking study of the complex relationship between 'ethics' and 'history'. In exploring such issues as how one practices and assesses equality among different societies, Todorov confronts topics ranging from the conquest of America and nineteenth-century colonialism, to democracy and conflicts of the Self versus the Other
Nous et les autres : la réflexion française sur la diversité humaine by Tzvetan Todorov( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and Spanish and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the views of various French philosophers and scientists on the subject of the unity and diversity of the human race, ethnocentrism, racism, nationalism, etc. Pt. 2 (pp. 113-196), "Races", deals with racial theories. Distinguishes between racism (i.e. racist behavior) and racialism (the theory of racism). Analyzes the theories of Buffon, Taine, Renan, and Gobineau, noting that Renan opposed the Aryan to the Semitic race and denigrated the cultural level of the Jews. Among the figures discussed in pt. 3, "Nations", is Maurice Barrès. Mentions his xenophobia and antisemitism
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Imperfect garden : the legacy of humanism
A French tragedy : scenes of civil war, summer 1944The poetics of proseImperfect garden : the legacy of humanismTheories of the symbolThe conquest of America : the question of the otherFacing the extreme : moral life in the concentration campsThe fear of barbarians : beyond the clash of civilizationsGenres in discourse
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Cvetan Todorov filosofo e saggista bulgaro

Tʻo-to-lo-fu, Tzʻu-wei-tʻan 1939-

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Todoeov, Cveta 1939-2017

Todoeov, Cvetan

Todoeov Cvetan 1939-2017

Todoroff, Zw 1939-

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Todorov, C. 1939-

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Todorov , Cvetan

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Todorov, Cvetan teoretičar književnosti

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Todorov, T. (Tzvetan)

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Todorov, Tsvetan

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Todorow, Cwetan

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Tontoroph, T. 1939-

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Tontoroph, Tsbetan 1939-

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Tontoroph, Tsvetan 1939-

Tūdūrūf, Tzifītān 1939-

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Țvetan Todorov

Tzvetan Todorov bulgara historiisto, filozofo kaj sociologo

Tzvetan Todorov Bulgarian historian, philosopher, structuralist literary critic, sociologist and essayist

Tzvetan Todorov Bulgarian philosopher

Tzvetan Todorov bulgarischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler

Tzvetan Todorov bulgarischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler, der sich mit der Soziologie, Politik, Philosophie, Geschichte, Linguistik und Semiotik beschäftigt

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Tzvetan Todorov critique littéraire, sémiologue, historien des idées et essayiste français

Tzvetan Todorov filòsof búlgar

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Tzvetan Todorov francouzsko-bulharský filozof, esejista a literární teoretik

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Τσβέταν Τοντόροφ βούλγαρος φιλόσοφος

Тодоров, Цветан.

Тодоров, Цветан 1939-

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Цветан Тодоров българо-френски философ

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토도로브, 츠베탕 1939-2017

토도로프, T. 1939-2017

토도로프, 츠베탄 1939-2017

토도로프, 츠베탕 1939-2017

토도로프, 테즈베탄 1939-2017

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