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xvi, 400 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Civil War of 49-48 BCE
  • 3. Italia
  • Introduction
  • 1. Crossing the Rubicon
  • 2. Opening the Sanctius Aerarium 3. The sources of soldiers
  • Conclusion
  • 4. Hispania
  • 1. Laudes Hispaniae
  • 2. C. Caesar and Hispania
  • 3. Cn. Pompeius and Hispania
  • 4. The significance of clientelae
  • 5. Gallia 1. Omnis Gallia Germaniaque 2. Massilia an ally
  • 3. Massilia a provincial capital?
  • 4. Geopolitical considerations
  • 5. Chagrin at Massilia
  • 6. Massilia and Phocaea, or the theme of libertas
  • 6. Africa
  • Introduction
  • 1. The sources of Caesar's narrative
  • 2. Legitimacy of command
  • 3. Roman armies in North Africa
  • 4. The grain of Africa
  • Conclusion
  • 7. Macedonia 1. Caesar fleeing forwards
  • 2. Pompeius' preparations for 48 BCE
  • 3. Life in the military
  • 4. Other than soldiers
  • 5. Supply-lines
  • 6. The provincial burden
  • 8. Asia
  • 1. From Pharsalus to Alexandria
  • 2. Ephesus capital of Asia
  • 3. The ceremony and rhetoric of arrival
  • 4. Caesar and the Sanctuary of Artemis of Ephesus
  • 9. Aegyptus
  • 1. Of civil wars Roman and Egyptian
  • 2. The wealth of Egypt
  • 3. Banking and imperialism
  • Conclusion.
In 'Caesar's Civil War: Historical Reality and Fabrication' Westall combines literary analysis of Caesar's Bellum Civile with a concern for the socio-economic history of the Roman empire. The 'Bellum Gallicum' and the Shakespearean play are better known, but Caesar's partisan account of the Roman civil war culminating in the battle of Pharsalus offers a historical text of perennial interest and relevance. Two introductory chapters contextualize this book and offer a traditional narrative of political and military history for 49-48 BCE. There follow seven chapters dedicated to each of the geographical theatres of civil war. These chapters show how Caesar's testimony sheds important light upon the nature of Roman rule in the Mediterranean, but also explore the problems to be encountered in using potentially tendentious testimony.
Green Library
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xxxiii, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction générale / Lucile Haguet et Catherine Hofmann
  • I. Faire carrière au dix-huitième siècle
  • 1. Participer à l'éducation des princes: d'Anville et son élève Louis XV (1718-1730) / Pascale Mormiche
  • 2. Elargir ses réseaux, diversifier ses commandes: les travaux de d'Anville pour la couronne portugaise / Júnia Ferreira Furtado
  • 3. Convaincre ses mécènes: un plan d'affaire prévisionnel pour faire commerce de cartes / Mary Sponberg Pedley
  • II. Dessiner le monde depuis sa chambre
  • 1. La bibliothèque cartographique, outil de travail du géographe de cabinet / Lucile Haguet
  • 2. Une 'science de pure érudition', la géographie critique et comparée selon Jean-Baptiste d'Anville / Georges Tolias
  • 3. L'utilisation des sources orientales par Jean-Baptiste d'Anville / Jean-Charles Ducène
  • 4. Jean-Baptiste d'Anville et la cartographie de l'Amérique du Nord / Jean-François Palomino
  • III. La réception de l'œuvre de d'Anville
  • 1. Entre publicité, débat scientifique et vulgarisation: Jean-Baptiste d'Anville dans les journaux / Nicolas Verdier
  • 2. D'Anville, Gibbon et l'espace des empires: la réception britannique du géographe français à travers l'exemple de l'historien anglais / Robert Mankin
  • 3. L'appropriation des cartes de d'Anville dans le monde luso-brésilien: mémoire toponymique et stratégie diplomatique dans la région amazonienne, 1798 et 1904 / Iris Kantor
  • IV. La réception institutionnelle, patrimoniale et symbolique d'un 'grand homme'-- 1. Splendeur et décadence d'un 'grand homme': réception et postérité de d'Anville et son œuvre / Lucile Haguet
  • 2. La 'collection d'Anville' au ministère des Affaires étrangères (1772-1828): modalités et enjeux d'une appropriation / Catherine Hofmann
  • 3. D'Anville et la Bibliothèque royale/nationale: forces et ambiguïtés d'un héritage / Catherine Hofmann
  • Conclusion: célèbre et méconnu - un géographe réévalué / Jean-Marc Besse.
Véritable 'Strabon français' pour ses contemporains, Jean-Baptiste d'Anville est considéré comme l'un des plus grands géographes des Lumières. Ce livre, fruit du travail d'analyse d'une dizaine de spécialistes internationaux, fondé sur des sources nombreuses et souvent inédites, est la première monographie à lui être consacrée. Comment cet inconnu, fils de tailleur parisien, se retrouve-t-il à vingt-deux ans géographe du roi et précepteur du jeune Louis XV? C'est ce parcours extraordinaire que retracent les auteurs de cet ouvrage, en reconstituant le réseau qu'il a su se créer tout en s'assurant la protection des ducs d'Orléans sur trois générations et l'intérêt de la couronne portugaise. Au fil des chapitres se révèle l'impressionnante habileté intellectuelle de d'Anville, capable de satisfaire les exigences de ses mécènes sans trahir ses sources, conservant son intégrité de savant malgré la pression des enjeux diplomatiques. Sans quitter son cabinet parisien, par le seul exercice d'une critique aiguisée et d'un croisement systématique des sources (textes anciens, récits de voyage, mesures astronomiques, informations orales...), d'Anville remodèle les contours du monde ancien et moderne, avec une exactitude qui sera validée par les mesures de terrain a posteriori. Ce livre dresse un portrait tout en nuances d'un géographe de cabinet au siècle des Lumières. Penché derrière l'épaule du savant, le lecteur découvre comment il élabore très tôt une rigoureuse méthodologie de travail, bâtit sa carrière, constitue l'une des plus grandes collections de cartes du XVIIIe siècle, et influence jusqu'à nos jours la représentation du monde et de ses frontières.
True 'French Strabo' for his contemporaries, Jean-Baptiste d'Anville is considered one of the greatest geographers of the Enlightenment. This book, the fruit of the analytical work of a dozen international specialists, based on numerous and often unpublished sources, is the first monograph to be dedicated to him. How does this stranger, the son of a Parisian tailor, find himself at twenty-two a geographer to the king and tutor to the young Louis XV? It is this extraordinary journey that the authors of this book retrace, reconstructing the network that it has been able to create while ensuring the protection of the Dukes of Orleans over three generations and the interest of the Portuguese crown. Over the course of the chapters reveals D'Anville's impressive intellectual ability, able to satisfy the requirements of his patrons without betraying his sources, maintaining his scholarly integrity despite the pressure of diplomatic issues. Without leaving his Parisian cabinet, by the only exercise of a sharp criticism and a systematic crossing of the sources (old texts, stories of voyage, astronomical measurements, oral informations ...),a posteriori . This book paints a portrait in nuances of a cabinet geographer in the Age of Enlightenment. Leaning behind the scholar's shoulder, the reader discovers how he elaborates very early a rigorous methodology of work, builds his career, constitutes one of the largest collections of cards of the eighteenth century, and influences to this day the representation of the world and its borders.--Voltaire Foundation.
Green Library
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xvi, 705 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Character and characterization in Ancient Greek literature: an introduction / Koen De Temmerman and Evert van Emde Boas
  • Epic and Elegiac Poetry. Homer / Irene de Jong
  • Hesiod / Hugo Koning
  • The Homeric hymns / Irene de Jong
  • Apollonius of Rhodes / Jacqueline Klooster
  • Callimachus /Annette Harder
  • Theocritus / Jacqueline Klooster
  • Historiography. Herodotus / Mathieu de Bakker
  • Thucydides / Tim Rood
  • Xenophon / Tim Rood
  • Polybius / Luke Pitcher
  • Appian / Luke Pitcher
  • Cassius Dio / Luke Pitcher
  • Herodian / Luke Pitcher
  • Josephus / Jan Willem van Henten and Luuk Huitink
  • Pausanias / Maria Pretzler
  • Choral Lyric. Pindar and Bacchylides / Bruno Currie
  • Drama. Aeschylus / Evert van Emde Boas
  • Sophocles / Michael Lloyd
  • Euripides / Evert van Emde Boas
  • Aristophanes / Angus Bowie
  • Menander / Peter Brown
  • Oratory. Lysias / Mathieu de Bakker
  • Aeschines and Demosthenes / Nancy Worman
  • Philosophy. Plato / Kathryn Morgan
  • Biography. Xenophon / Luuk Huitink
  • Plutarch / Judith Mossman
  • Philostratus / Kristoffel Demoen
  • Between Philosophy and Rhetoric. Dio Chrysostom / Dimitri Kasprzyk
  • Lucian / Owen Hodkinson
  • The Novel. Chariton/ Koen De Temmerman
  • Xenophon of Ephesus / Koen De Temmerman
  • Achilles Tatius / Koen De Temmerman
  • Longus / J. R. Morgan
  • Heliodorus / J.R. Morgan
  • Epilogue / Koen De Temmerman and Evert van Emde Boas.
Characterization in Ancient Greek Literature is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative. The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors spanning a large historical period (from Homer to Heliodorus) and a variety of literary genres (epic, elegy, historiography, choral lyric, drama, oratory, philosophy, biography, and novel). The book's aim is not only to describe these devices, but also to investigate their effects and the implications of their use for our interpretation of the texts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004356306 20180205
Green Library
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xi, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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460 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm.
Green Library
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294 pages ; 25 cm.
Green Library
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384 pages : 9 illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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x, 293 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Notes on Contributors Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond: Introduction Jacqueline Klooster and Baukje van den Berg The Birth of the Princes' Mirror in the Homeric Epics Irene J.F. de Jong Between Gods and Mortals: The Piety of Homeric Kings Will Desmond A Speaker of Words and Doer of Deeds: The Reception of Phoenix' Educational Ideal Jacqueline Klooster Plato's Homer as a Guide for Moderation and Obedience Patrick G. Lake The Problem with the Prince: Agamemnon in the Ancient Exegetical Tradition on Homer Elsa Bouchard Educating Kings through Travel: The Wanderings of Odysseus as a Mental Model in Polybius' Histories Maria Gerolemou Some Critical Themes in Philodemus' On the Good King According to Homer Jeffrey Fish Eumaeus, Evander, and Augustus: Dionysius and Virgil on Noble Simplicity Casper C. de Jonge Speaking Homer to Power: Anecdotes of Greek Intellectuals and Their Rulers in Plutarch's Symposia David F. Driscoll Homeric Ideals Versus Roman Realities? Civil War, Autocracy, and the Reception of Homer in Silius Italicus' Punica Elina Pyy Homer and the Good Ruler in the `Age of Rhetoric': Eustathios of Thessalonike on Excellent Oratory Baukje van den Berg On the Good King According to Homer: A Sixteenth-Century Treatise by Christophoros Kondoleon Filippomaria Pontani `Royal Blood Will Stain My Spear': Satire, Trauma, and Semi-barbarous Princelings in Robert Graves' The Anger of Achilles Laura McKenzie Index Locorum General Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004365810 20180618
Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond focuses on the important question of how and why later authors employ Homeric poetry to reflect on various types and aspects of leadership. In a range of essays discussing generically diverse receptions of the epics of Homer in historically diverse contexts, this question is answered in various ways. Rather than considering Homer's works as literary products, then, this volume discusses the pedagogic dimension of the Iliad and the Odyssey as perceived by later thinkers and writers interested in the parameters of good rule, such as Plato, Philodemus, Polybius, Vergil, and Eustathios.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004365810 20180618
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xci, 164 pages : 1 illustration ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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xv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xiii, 266 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Vico's legacy, Vico's 'heir'
  • Diffraction
  • The structure of this work
  • 1. Forms of Italian modernity
  • The power of the origins
  • Belief
  • 2. Principium
  • The pride, the origins and the destiny of the nation
  • Epics, poetry, creation and nation-building
  • 3. Fictio
  • Redefining fiction
  • Translating and mediating the ancient world
  • Was Vico Classicist or Romantic?
  • Fiction and/as belief
  • 4. Mythos
  • Mytho-logein: Vico and Leopardi as mythologists
  • Towards 'Alla Primavera': Leopardi's itineraries in myth (1815-1818)
  • 'Alla Primavera': about (un)poetic logic
  • 5. Philology and epos
  • Florence 1827-1828: refoundation, recovery, reconstruction
  • Zibaldone 4311-4417: Leopardi inside Homer's system
  • 6. Recourse
  • Rereading Vico in post-Revolutionary Naples: history, progress, perfectibility
  • 'Cantare la religione civile': Vico's ideas in poetry
  • Regress, disbelief and fable in Leopardi's last works.
"The rediscovery of the thought of Giambattista Vico (1668-1774) - especially his New science - is a post-Revolutionary phenomenon. Stressing the elements that keep society together by promoting a sense of belonging, Vico's philosophy helped shape a new Italian identity and intellectual class. Poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) responded perceptively to the spreading and manipulation of Vico's ideas, but to what extent can he be considered Vico's heir? Through examining the reasons behind the success of the New science in early nineteenth-century Italy, Martina Piperno uncovers the cultural trends, debates, and obsessions fostered by Vico's work. She reconstructs the penetration of Vico-related discourses in circles and environments frequented by Leopardi, and establishes and analyses a latent Vico-Leopardi relationship. Her highly original reading sees Leopardi reacting to the tensions of his time, receiving Vico's message indirectly without a need to draw directly from the source. By exploring the oblique influence of Vico's thought on Leopardi, Martina Piperno highlights the unique character of Italian modernity and its tendency to renegotiate tradition and innovation, past and future" -- Page V.
Green Library
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641 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm.
The 'Sabbahtische Lust' was published in 1651 shortly after the 'Neuen Himmlischen Liedern' by J. and H. Stern in Lüneburg. The collection contains extensive prefaces, a considerable number of texts of honor, and 58 songs on the Sunday Gospels of the entire church year. Insofar as Rist professedly pursued the goal of perceiving his ministry as a spiritual writer in the medium of lyric poetry, it was logical that he remained true to this principle with regard to the Gospel pericopes of the liturgical year. The 'Sabbahtische Seelenlust' represents an outstanding milestone in the early modern genre history of pericopic poetry, in which, before Rist, authors such as Johann Heermann, Andreas Gryphius and some authors from the circle of the Pegnitz Flower Society, such as Philipp Georg Harsdörffer, had a stylistic effect. In addition, the 'Sabbahtische Seelenlust' is Rist's first collaboration with the renowned Hamburg cathedral cantor and music director at the main and subsidiary churches of Thomas Selle, which later continued as part of the development of the Neuen Festspiele (1655).
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvi, 168 pages : 1 color facsimile ; 22 cm.
Green Library
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xii, 172 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Virgil has always been copied, studied, imitated, and revered as perhaps the greatest poet of the Latin language. He has been centrally important to the transmission of the classical tradition, and has played a unique role in European education. In recognition of the richness of his reception the fourth conferences in the joint Warburg Institute and Institute of Classical Studies series on the afterlife of the Classics was devoted to the afterlife of Virgil. This volume focuses on the reception of the Eclogues and the Aeneid in three main areas: Italian Renaissance poetry, scholarship and visual art; English responses to Virgil's poetry; and emerging literatures in Eastern Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Contributors are Giulia Perucchi, M. Elisabeth Schwab, Clementina Marsico, David Quint, Marilena Caciorgna, Mate Vince, Hanna Paulouskaya, Tim Markey, Charles Martindale, and Francesca Bortoletti.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781905670659 20180604
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x, 359 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
The Alexander Romance by Ps.-Callisthenes of Krzysztof Nawotka is a guide to a third century AD fictional biography of Alexander the Great, the anonymous Historia Alexandri Magni. It is a historical commentary which identifies all names and places in this piece of Greek literature approached as a source for the history of Alexander the Great, from kings, like Nectanebo II of Egypt and Darius III of Persia, to fictional characters. It discusses real and imaginary geography of the Alexander Romance. While dealing with all aspects of Ps.-Callisthenes relevant to Greek history and to Macedonia, its pays particular attention to aspects of ancient history and culture of Babylonia and Egypt and to the multi-layered foundation story of Alexandria.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004335219 20170925
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction / Katherine M. Quinsey
  • Edmund Waller's whales : marine mammals and animal heroism in the early Atlantic / Ann A. Huse
  • Guns, ivory and elephant graveyards : the biopolitics of elephants' teeth / Lucinda Cole
  • Animals and natural history in eighteenth-century France / Anita Guerrini
  • 'A hollow Moan' : the contours of the non-human world in James Thomson's The seasons / Denys Van Renen
  • The great chain of being as an ecological idea / James P. Carson
  • John Aikin, Joseph Addison and two eighteenth-century Eastern tales of remembered metempsychosis / Kathryn Ready
  • 'Little lives in air' : animal sentience and sensibility in Pope / Katherine M. Quinsey
  • 'No, helpless thing' : interspecies intimacy in the poetry of Burns and Barbauld / Rachel Swinkin
  • Thomas Gainsborough's sensible animals / Sarah R. Cohen
  • Animal actors : literary pedigrees and bloodlines in eighteenth-century animal breeding / Anne Milne
  • 'An egg dropped on the sand' : the natural history of female bastardy from Mark Catesby to Mary Wollstonecraft / Irene Fizer
  • Animals and the country-house tradition in Mary Leapor's 'Crumble Hall' and Jane Austen's Mansfield Park / Barbara K. Seeber.
"The animal-human relationship challenged not only disciplinary boundaries--between poetry and science, art and animal husbandry, natural history and fiction--but also the basic assumptions of human intellectual and cultural activity, expression, and self-perception. This is specifically apparent in the re-evaluation of sentiment and sensibility, which constitutes a major theme of this chronologically organised volume. Authors engage with contemporary reactions to the commodification of animals during the period of British imperialism, tracing how eighteenth-century ecological consciousness and notions of animal identity and welfare emerged from earlier, traditional models of the cosmos, and reassessing late eighteenth-century poetic representations of the sentimental encounter with the animal other. They show how human experience was no longer viewed as an iterative process but as one continually shaped by the other. In concluding chapters authors highlight the political resonances of the animal-human relationship as it was used both to represent and to redress the injustices between humans as well as between humans and animals. Through a multi-faceted study of eighteenth-century European culture, authors reveal how the animal presence--both real and imagined--forces a different reading not only of texts but also of society."--Page 4 of cover.
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xc, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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x, 295 pages : 2 color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction / Egbert J. Bakker
  • The construction of authority in Pindar's Isthmian 2 in performance / Eva Stehle
  • Voice and worship / Christopher Carey
  • Crooked competition: the performance and poetics of Skolia / Richard P. Martin
  • Placing the poet: the topography of authorship / Nicholas Boterf
  • Trust and fame: the seal of Theognis / Egbert J. Bakker
  • Authenticity and autochthonous traditions in Archaic and Hellenistic lyric poetry / Jacqueline Klooster
  • Embedded song and poetic authority in Pindar and Bacchylides / Sarah J. Harden
  • Narratorial authority and its subversion in Archilochus / Laura Swift
  • The invention of Stesichorus : Hesiod, Helen, and the muse / Jesús Carruesco
  • On the antagonism between divine and human performer in Archaic Greek poetics / Vayos Liapis
  • "Newly written buds:" Archaic and Classical pseudepigrapha in Meleager's Garland / Irene Peirano Garrison
  • Sappho or Alcaeus: authors and genres of Archaic hymns / Leanna Boychenko
  • Which Sappho? The case study of the Cologne Papyrus / Elisabetta Pitotto and Amedeo A. Raschieri.
Authorship and Greek Song is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of authorship in the song culture of Ancient Greece. In this cultural context the idea of the poet as author of his poems is complicated by the fact that poetry in archaic Greece circulated as songs performed for a variety of audiences, both local and "global" (Panhellenic). The volume's chapters discuss questions about the importance of the singers/performers; the nature of the performance occasion; the status of the poet; the authority of the poet/author and/or that of the performer; and the issues of authenticity arising when poems are composed under a given poet's name. The volume offers discussions of major authors such as Pindar, Sappho, and Theognis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004339699 20170424
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241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Editor's Preface: Thinking Outside the Boxes / Laurence Grove and Michael Syrotinski
  • Gérard Blanchard's Lascaux Hypothesis / Thierry Groensteen
  • "En voilà encore De Bonnes!": Caricature and Graphic Satire in Quebec, 1792-1811 / Dominic Hardy
  • Ferdinand de Saussure's Unknown Bandes Dessinées / Laurence Grove
  • The Roman Dessiné: A Little-Known Genre / Jan Baetens
  • The Inherent Three-Dimensionality of Comics / Catherine Labio
  • Alain Resnais and Bande Dessinée / Keith Reader
  • Consensus and Dissensus in Bande Dessinée / Ann Miller
  • Alternative Bande Dessinée and Anti-Consumerism: Laurence Grove Interviews Nikola Witko / Nikola Witko
  • Asterix and Modern France: Laurence Grove Interviews Jean-Yves Ferri / Jean-Yves Ferri
  • Imagining the First French Empire: Bande Dessinée and the Atlantic / Bill Marshall
  • Photography's Other Territories in Séra's L'eau et la terre / Mark McKinney
  • Haiti and Comics: The Search for (New Graphic) Narratives / Charles Forsdick
  • Light / Michel Serres
  • Terrifying, Wondrous Tintin / Jean-Luc Marion.
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