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Caillois, Roger 1913-1978

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Man, play, and games by Roger Caillois( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and held by 1,019 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."--Jacket
L'homme et le sacré by Roger Caillois( Book )

162 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in French and English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les jeux et les hommes le masque et le vertige by Roger Caillois( Book )

95 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 643 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
The dream and human societies by Gustave E. von Grunebaum( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manuscript found in Saragossa by Jan Potocki( Book )

103 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 578 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
Le mythe et l'homme by Roger Caillois( Book )

82 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 543 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
Poétique de St.-John Perse by Roger Caillois( Book )

43 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writing of stones by Roger Caillois( Book )

31 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierres by Roger Caillois( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Medusa by Roger Caillois( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approches de la poésie ... by Roger Caillois( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeux et sports by Roger Caillois( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in French and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pontius Pilate by Roger Caillois( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 280 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 271 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
Au coeur du fantastique by Roger Caillois( Book )

12 editions published in 1965 in French and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les impostures de la poésie by Roger Caillois( Book )

21 editions published between 1944 and 1962 in French and Spanish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art poétique by Roger Caillois( Book )

38 editions published in 1958 in French and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approches de l'imaginaire by Roger Caillois( Book )

38 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in French and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Roger Caillois( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le fleuve Alphée by Roger Caillois( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in French and Romanian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The edge of surrealism : a Roger Caillois reader
Alternative Names
Caillois Roger

Callois, Roger

Callois, Roger 1913-

Callois, Roger 1913-1978

Roger Caillois écrivain, sociologue et critique littéraire français

Roger Caillois francouzský spisovatel a filozof

Roger Caillois Frans filosoof

Roger Caillois französischer Schriftsteller und Philosoph

Roger Caillois French author and philosopher

Roger Caillois scrittore, sociologo e critico letterario francese

Roger Caillois Sociólogo, crítico literário e ensaísta francês.

Кайуа, Роже

Кайуа, Роже 1913-1978

Роже Каjоа

Роже Кайоа

Роже Кайюа

روجيه كايوا

روجيه كايوا، 1913-1978

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カイヨワ, R.

カイヨワ, ロジェ

ロジェ・カイヨワ

羅傑·凱洛斯

Languages
French (750)

English (85)

German (27)

Italian (27)

Spanish (12)

Japanese (6)

Romanian (2)

Finnish (2)

Catalan (1)

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