By Enid Starkie
By John Hay, Christopher Merrill
"In universal issues are higher extensions of ourselves than we ever conceived of.""Life in the world springs from a collateral magic that we hardly consult," observes John Hay, naturalist, essayist, sage, and inveterate walker of byways. This assortment from the 50-year lengthy profession of America's preeminent nature author illustrates the total diversity of Hay's paintings. a sublime and lyrical stylist, he's, in Merrill's phrases, "the nature writer's author, an illustrator of the Emersonian idea that 'the international is emblematic.'"And so Hay unearths the ever-present yet frequently neglected logos throughout us. The mad, very unlikely rush of alewives flinging themselves upstream to mate, for instance, represents "the force to be, a standard and negative sending out, to which males also are sure in helplessness." within the migratory events of the terns and the golf green turtles previous his cherished Cape Cod Hay sees the secret and style of homing: "To understand your path and go back via outer indicators, is as new because it is historic. we're nonetheless humans of the planet, with all its unique instructions ready in our being." no matter if describing the rugosa or bayberry of a sand dune, the plight of stranded pilot whales, or a spider swinging on its gossamer, Hay encourages us to amplify our internal universe by means of gazing, appreciating, and keeping the outer one we so frequently forget about. for that reason, he says, "we may well locate that we're being led onto traveled ways in which have been as soon as invisible to us," and through spotting our "deep alliance with ordinary forces we discover a brand new intensity in ourselves. this can be the typical floor for all dwelling things."
By Edited by Stanley Buchthal and Bernard Comment
«Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters via Marilyn Monroe» is an occasion - an unforgettable booklet that would redefine one of many maximum icons of the 20th century and that, approximately fifty years after her dying, will definitively exhibit Marilyn Monroes humanity. «Мэрилин Монро. Жизнь, рассказанная ею самой» впервые дает возможность увидеть настоящую Монро, разглядеть ее личность за атрибутами Голливудской звезды, всегда сопровождавшими ее из этой книги мы, наконец, узнаем о том, что происходило в жизни урожденной Нормы Джин Мортенсен (впоследствии крещеной Нормы Джин Бейкер) с ее собственных слов, написанных ею прежде всего для себя, а значит настоящих. Замечательные иллюстрации, редкие фотографии и никогда не публиковавшиеся факсимиле рукописных записей погружают читателя в особенную атмосферу эпохи Мэрилин, а расшифровки архивов Монро читаются как захватывающий роман, написанный об одной из величайших женщин ХХ века - от первого лица.
By Marquis de Sade
Philosophy within the bed room (La Philosophie dans le boudoir) is a 1795 erotic ebook by way of the Marquis de Sade written within the type of a dramatic discussion. notwithstanding before everything thought of a piece of pornography, the booklet has end up thought of a socio-political drama. Set in a bed room, the 2 lead characters make the argument that the one ethical procedure that boosts the new political revolution is libertinism, and that if the folk of France fail to undertake the libertine philosophy, France could be destined to come to a monarchic kingdom. Oh, that, in among sodomy and farting in to every other's mouths that's. a pleasant mixture of political discourse and rampant perversion as merely the Marquis de Sade may possibly write.
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By Michæl P. Clark
This state of the art number of essays showcases the paintings of a few of the main influential theorists of the prior thirty years as they grapple with the query of the way literature might be handled in modern conception. The members problem developments that experience lately ruled the field--especially those who emphasize social and political concerns over shut studying and different analytic equipment often linked to literary feedback. Written specifically for this assortment, those essays argue for the significance of aesthetics, poetics, and aesthetic idea as they current new and stimulating views at the instructions which concept and feedback will take up the long run.
In addition to supplying a range of individual critics writing at their top, this assortment is effective since it represents a number of fields and views that aren't often came across jointly within the comparable quantity. Michael Clark's advent offers a concise, cogent historical past of significant advancements and tendencies in literary thought from international battle II to the current, making the whole quantity crucial studying for college students and students of literature, literary thought, and philosophy.
By Lenore Rowntree (editor), Andrew Boden (editor)
In this groundbreaking assortment, recognized and state-of-the-art authors deliver to gentle lifestyles with psychological affliction. those evocative essays, by means of writers who both be afflicted by or have shut kinfolk clinically determined with psychological ailment or a developmental ailment, target to collapse the stigma that surrounds the most devastating of human tribulations. The writers recount their reports with schizophrenia, bipolar affliction, autism, obsessive-compulsive sickness, scientific melancholy, post-traumatic rigidity ailment, and dissociative identification disease. What does it suppose prefer to be psychotic? What types of suggestions plow through your brain when you are killing your self? How does a mom cross on after her schizophrenic son throws himself into an unfinished development web site? The anthology drills to the middle of compassion and disappointment—transcending desire and infrequently discovering good looks in insanity.
With a foreword by means of doctor and bestselling writer Gabor Maté, MD, Hidden Lives provides readers a spot to show and communicates no longer melancholy yet courage.
By Hilliard Hatteridge
Шестой том истории великих войн девятнадцатого столетия от издательства Кассель содержит описания кампаний в Африке. Затронута тема колониальнойвойны в Южной Африке с бурами.Боевые действия рассмотрены в период с 1899 по 1900 годы. Комментарии британских военных по поводу организации ведения войны, применения новых для того времени средств – пулеметов, артиллерийских систем. Рассмотрена униформа британцев нового образца – защитного цвета. Для всех любителей униформологии, истории военного искусства.