Presentation of the results of a study on 2,213 specimens of pigments of paintings from the 11th to the 20th century taken in infrared and ultraviolet photographs. This technique makes it possible to identify the pigments used and to specify the dating and attribution of the works. Each miniature is presented by three photographs (classic, infrared and ultraviolet).
This mysterious and captivating novel summarizes the existential thought of its great Palestinian author, recently disappeared. The kafkaesque path of the hero is a portrayal of the human condition, where man can neither know himself nor unravel or decipher the world around him.
This anthology brings together eight short stories that deal with a wide range of themes, styles and authors. Three of them have enjoyed great success in Bangladesh, namely; 'The Street Child' by Asraf Siddiqui, 'The Flood,' by Selina Hosen and 'The Poet' by Saiyad Samsul Huq.
The harmful aspects of the Bulgarian totalitarian regime on the individual are evoked from the point of view of a hat: the establishment of the People's Court in 1944 which tried and summarily executed the opponents, bourgeois and monarchists, internal exile, passive resistance, membership of the diet out of fear or opportunism.
Presents short stories by seven Burmese authors, written in the years 1955-1957 and representative of a literature that was renewed in the 19th century through contact with the English and the West and completed its development after the Second World War.
The phenomenon of micro-short stories as it presents itself in China with the extraordinary development of the genre over the past forty years is unique in the world. The thirteen paintings on display reflect the diversity of Chinese society: city and countryside, tradition and modernity, migration, political power and bureaucracy, but also social, intergenerational, family, love relationships, etc. The tone and style of the texts offered are also varied, from humor to nostalgia.
A play staging the confrontation between four characters: Captain Gaunt, the former commander of a slave ship, gnawed away by remorse, his daughter Aréthuse, Christopher French, a young buccaneer who decided to abandon a life of piracy to marry the Captain's young daughter and Pew, a former companion of the captain. The Captain refuses Kit the hand of his daughter, causing a series of misunderstandings.
Through an insider's gaze, we are offered a glimpse into an authentic and diverse Greece. Each of the stories illustrates a particular instance of human resistance or refusal to adhere to a destiny imposed by either nature or society.
Alfredo, originally from Corfu, tells a journalist about a memorable encounter he had forty years ago, while working as a waiter at the Hotel de Grande-Bretagne in Athens. He was 17 years old and during his service had made the acquaintance of Maria Callas, who charmed him with her unaffectedness and naturalness by singing an aria from La Traviata for him alone...