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, Czech Labe, a major river of central Europe, c.725 mi (1,170 km) long, rising in the Krknoše Mts., NW Czech Republic, and traversing NW Czech Republic in a wide arc.
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(läbā`), town (1996 pop. 249,515), W central Guinea, in the Fouta Djallon. It is the market center for a farm region where citrus fruit, bananas, vegetables, and rice are grown and cattle are raised. Labé was incorporated in the Mali empire in the early 13th cent. From the 16th to the 18th cent., after the decline of Mali, it was of commercial and political importance and served as a center of Islam. The FulaniFulani
, people of W Africa, numbering approximately 14 million. They are of mixed sub-Saharan African and Berber origin. First recorded as living in the Senegambia region, they are now scattered throughout the area of the Sudan from Senegal to Cameroon.
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 settled there in the second half of the 18th cent., displacing the original inhabitants. Labé is today a leading center of Islam in Guinea.
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the name of the upper course of the Elbe River in Czechoslovakia

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The acoustic signature of the generative tetrasyllabic group in the first line (Labe employs the standard 4//6 decasyllable throughout) is /t/, /o/, and this distinctive employment of acoustic signature in the initial hemistichs is a characteristic of the quatrain as a whole: /l/ in line 2, /R/, /i/, /s/ in line 3, and /v/, /a/ in line 4.
Esse lugar-comum literario, de acordo com o autor, e excepcionalmente superado, atraves da voz de uma mulher como Louise Labe (Desaive, 1998), que se impoe como enunciadora feminina portadora de um discurso lirico condizente com a estetica renascentista, mas criticado pelo tom confessional que expunha a vida da poetisa.
As Alonso and Viennot promised, this volume is a well-organized and comprehensive collection of articles meant to help students and their instructors prepare for the agregation, but it is also a useful tool designed for readers of French literature to access easily and appreciate the significant scholarly work dedicated to Louise Labe, a key figure and a very important writer of the French Renaissance.
Huchon brings her book to a close with a convincing conclusion: a group of male poets contributed their writings to create the CEuvres de Louize Labe Lionnoize, under the orchestration of Maurice Sceve.
Labe makes extensive use of the conventions employed by Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid, the three foremost Roman elegists.
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Labe Scheinberg of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and Drs.
It wasn't James Labe's plan to become one of America's best-known teamen, but the role seems to fit him well.
In 1555 Labe published a book of love sonnets that were emotionally intense and stylistically simple.
Would two people reading it-say, your "labe assistants"--do the same thing?