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Clément’s Lacan Sparkles and Fizzes like Champagne

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Catherine Clément, The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan,  Columbia University Press, 1983. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Catherine Clément, Vies et légendes de Jacques Lacan,  Grasset, […]

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African Societies Belong to History and are Thoroughly Political

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Georges Balandier, Political anthropology,  Allen Lane, 1970. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Georges Balandier, Anthropologie politique, Presses Universitaires de France, 1967. Leopold Sedar Senghor, the late president […]

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Reading a Classic in Hindsight

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Georges Balandier, Ambiguous Africa. Cultures in Collision,  The World Publishing Company, 1969. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: Georges Balandier, Afrique ambiguë, Plon collection Terre humaine, 1969. History, […]

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Bringing Dante to the Beach

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Bertrand Westphal, The Plausible World: A Geocritical Approach to Space, Place, and Maps,  Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Bertrand Westphal, Le monde plausible : […]

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The Literary Supplement to the Journey of the Ethnographer

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Vincent Debaene, Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature,  University of Chicago Press, 2014. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: Vincent Debaene, L’adieu au voyage: L’ethnologie française […]

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Taking Leo Strauss Seriously as a Philosopher

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Daniel Tanguay, Leo Strauss: An Intellectual Biography, Yale University Press, 2011. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: Daniel Tanguay, Leo Strauss. Une biographie intellectuelle, Grasset, 2003. The way […]

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A Literary Essay Worthy of Tristes Tropiques

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Philippe Descola, The Spears of Twilight: Life and Death in the Amazon Jungle,  New Press, 1998. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: Philippe Descola, Les lances du crépuscule […]

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The Last of the Cannibals

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Pierre Clastres, Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians,  Zone Books, 1998. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Originally published in French as: Pierre Clastres, Chronique des indiens Guayaki, Editions de Minuit, 1974. Pierre Clastres was […]

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Why The Economist Got It All Wrong

Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global.   A review of Jacques Derrida, The Work of Mourning,  University Of Chicago Press, 2001. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam Original edition in English. I usually hold The Economist magazine in high esteem. But on the […]

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Reading French Theory in French

  Training for Vietnamese Translators in Social Sciences and Humanities, a project funded by EUNIC Global. A review of François Cusset, French Theory: How Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, & Co. Transformed the Intellectual Life of the United States, Univ. Of Minnesota Press, 2008. By Etienne Rolland-Piègue, Director of Institut français du Vietnam. Originally published in French as: […]

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