A Ilha de Páscoa




      A Ilha de Páscoa
s oito da manh , o vigia solta a voz de terra e a silhueta da ilha de P scoa desenha se ligeiramente na direc o do noroeste A dist ncia ainda grande. New Download [ A Ilha de Páscoa ] by [ Pierre Loti ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Louis Marie Julien Viaud January 14, 1850 June 10, 1923 was a writer, who used the pseudonym Pierre Loti.Viaud was born in Rochefort, Charente Maritime, France, to an old Protestant family His education began in Rochefort, but at the age of seventeen, being destined for the navy, he entered the naval school in Brest and studied on Le Borda He gradually rose in his profession, attaining the rank of captain in 1906 In January 1910 he went on the reserve list.His pseudonym has been said to be due to his extreme shyness and reserve in early life, which made his comrades call him after le Loti , an Indian flower which loves to blush unseen Other explanations have been put forth by scholars It is also said that he got the name in Tahiti where he got a sun burn and was called Roti because he was all red like a local flower , he couldn t pronounce the r well so he stuck with Loti He was in the habit of claiming that he never read books when he was received at the Acad mie fran aise, he said, Loti ne sait pas lire Loti doesn t know how to read , but testimony from friends and acquaintances proves otherwise, as does his library, much of which is preserved in his house in Rochefort In 1876 fellow naval officers persuaded him to turn into a novel passages in his diary dealing with some curious experiences at Istanbul The result was Aziyad , a novel which, like so many of Loti s, is part romance, part autobiography, like the work of his admirer, Marcel Proust, after him There is a popular cafe in current day Istanbul dedicated to the time Loti spent in Turkey He proceeded to the South Seas as part of his naval training, and several years after leaving Tahiti published the Polynesian idyll originally named Rarahu 1880 , which was reprinted as Le Mariage de Loti, the first book to introduce him to the wider public This was followed by Le Roman d un spahi 1881 , a record of the melancholy adventures of a soldier in Senegambia Loti on the day of his reception at the Acad mie fran aise on 7 April, 1892In 1882, Loti issued a collection of four shorter pieces, three stories and a travel piece, under the general title of Fleurs d ennui Flowers of Boredom.In 1883 he entered the wider public spotlight First, he publish the critically acclaimed Mon frere Yves My Brother Yves , a novel describing the life of a French naval officer Pierre Loti , and a Breton sailor Yves Kermadec , described by Edmund Gosse as one of his most characteristic productions 1 Second, while taking part as a naval officer in the undeclared hostilities that preceded the outbreak of the Sino French War August 1884 to April 1885 , Loti wrote an article in the newspaper Le Figaro about atrocities that occurred during the French bombardment of the Thuan An forts that guarded the approaches to Hue August 1883 , and was threatened with suspension from the service, thus gaining wider public notoriety.In 1886 he published a novel of life among the Breton fisherfolk, called P cheur d Islande Iceland Fisherman , which Edmund Gosse characterized as the most popular and finest of all his writings 1 It shows Loti adapting some of the Impressionist techniques of contemporary painters, especially Monet, to prose, and is a classic of French literature In 1887 he brought out a volume of extraordinary merit, which has not received the attention it deserves , 1 Propos d exil, a series of short studies of exotic places, in his characteristic semi autobiographic style The novel of Japanese manners, Madame Chrysanth me a precursor to Madame Butterfly and Miss Saigon and a work that is a combination of narrative and travelog was published the same year.During 1890 he published Au Maroc, the record of a journey to Fez in company with a French embassy, and Le Roman d un enfant The Story of a Child , a somewhat fictionalized recollection of Loti s childhood that would greatly influence Marcel Proust A collection


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  1. Luís C. says:

    Julien Viaud, is not yet Pierre Loti, he is young aspirant of the French navy on the frigate La Flore when it arrives in view of Easter Island on January 3, 1872 Most of the texts of this book comes from his diary, because at that time he isa draftsman than a writer Both in drawing and in writing, he describes admirably the natives he discovers, the book opens with a drawn portrait of Vanta , the chiefess , further is his body, then the detail of tattoos , and costumes, headdresses Julien Viaud, is not yet Pierre Loti, he is young aspirant of the French navy on the frigate La Flore when it arrives in view of Easter Island on January 3, 1872 Most of the texts of this book comes from his diary, because at that time he isa draftsman than a writer Both in drawing and in writing, he describes admirably the natives he discovers, the book opens with a drawn portrait of Vanta , the chiefess , further is his body, then the detail of tattoos , and costumes, headdresses made of feathers He then goes on to describe the huts, the organization of the villages, and his contacts and exchanges with this population He has such a passion to learn, to communicate, but also to be loved that he quickly binds with the natives, barter objects, costumes, primitive weapons that he brings back into his cabin of which we find a drawing Then he discovers the statuesI was perched on the chin of one of these colossi, who, spilled on the back, they are all there, lying pell mell, half brokenBy the detai...

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