Literary

The Philosophy of Despair by David Starr Jordan

By David Starr Jordan

A darkening sky and a whitening sea, And the wind within the palm timber tall; quickly or overdue comes a decision for me, Down from the mountain or up from the ocean, Then allow me lie the place I fall. And a pal may perhaps write—for associates there be, On a stone from the grey sea wall, "Jungle and city and reef and sea— I enjoyed God's Earth and His Earth enjoyed me, Taken for all in all." this day is your day and mine, the one day we now have, the day during which we play our half. What our half might represent within the nice complete, we won't comprehend, yet we're right here to play it, and now could be our time. This we all know, it's a a part of motion, no longer of whining.

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Victorian Poetry (Blackwell Essential Literature) by Valentine Cunningham, Duncan Wu

By Valentine Cunningham, Duncan Wu

This quantity distils into 2 hundred pages essentially the most influential poetry of the Victorian period.Distils into one quantity the main poems of the Victorian period. Organised chronologically, permitting readers to understand continuities and alterations throughout the century. contains a common advent, giving readers an summary of the poets and the interval. Represents texts of their entirety the place attainable.

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The nightcharmer and other tales of Claude Seignolle by Claude Seignolle

By Claude Seignolle

Those 8 stories of poser and the supernatural characteristic sorcerers, the bleak Reaper in a horse-drawn trainer, a beguiling fowl of dying, a long-dead saint grew to become satan, and an entire retinue of creatures of the evening. Claude Seignolle, amazing French ethnographer and folklorist and writer of greater than twenty-three volumes of brief tales and novels, is a grasp of the “rustic” story, which depicts folklore and well known traditions of the French nation-state. He incarnates devil as an entity sharing human features, an evil spirit who identifies himself with human agony. Seignolle’s Gothic tales will not be intended only to terrorize, besides the fact that; they're meant to restore an oral culture at risk of changing into extinct.

These vignettes, chosen and translated into English by means of Eric H. Deudon, are charged with poetry and secret; as Lawrence Durrell notes in his foreword, they're powerful, honest, and severe. Seignolle brings to lifestyles the wealth of well known legend; via intertwining the bounds of the true and the supernatural, he unearths that the least conspicuous or such a lot traditional items of way of life can own unforeseen and bold dimensions.

Claude Seignolle’s fiction works were translated into 8 languages and tailored for either theater and cinema. those tales will satisfaction a person who enjoys Gothic stories and the enchanted territory of the fantastic.

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Narratology Beyond Literary Criticism: Mediality and by Jan Christoph Meister

By Jan Christoph Meister

This anthology provides the result of the second one overseas Colloquium of the Narratology study team (Hamburg University). It engages within the exploration of methods that increase Narratology's realm. The contributions illustrate the transcendence of conventional versions universal to Narratology. in addition they examine the relevance of the sort of 'going past' as noticeable in additional normal phrases: What interrelation should be saw among re-definition of item area and re-definition of approach? What capability interfaces with different equipment and disciplines does the proposed innovation supply? ultimately, what are the repercussions of the proposed innovation by way of Narratology's self-definition? The leading edge quantity allows the inter-methodological debate among Narratology and different disciplines, allowing the conceptualization of a Narratology past conventional Literary feedback.

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People in Glass Houses by Shirley Hazzard

By Shirley Hazzard

Merely those that continue their wit and affections approximately them will live on the mass conditioning of the association, the place confusion solemnly ideas and conformity is king. As in our global itself, humanity prevails within the braveness, love, and laughter of singular spirits--of women and men for whom existence is an event no association can quell, and whose souls stay their very own.

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Literature, Partition and the Nation-State: Culture and by Joe Cleary

By Joe Cleary

This examine bargains a longer research of the social and cultural legacies of kingdom department in eire and Palestine. targeting the interval because the Sixties, while the unique partition settlements in every one zone have been challenged by means of Irish and Palestinian nationalists, Joe Cleary's ebook includes person chapters on nationalism and self-determination; at the development of nationwide literatures within the wake of country department; and on influential Irish, Israeli and Palestinian writers, film-makers and public intellectuals.

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Kentucky Rich by Fern Michaels

By Fern Michaels

On his deathbed, racing horse tycoon Josh Coleman has unfinished business--his long-lost daughter has come again to settle an previous ranking. it has been 30 years considering the fact that Nealy Coleman Diamond slipped away along with her illegitimate daughter. In that point, Nealy has turn into a girl to be reckoned with. whilst the reality approximately her father and a family's stricken prior are published, Nealy reveals herself confronted with the best problem of her lifestyles.

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Giovenale, "Satira" 8: Introduzione, testo, traduzione e by Giuseppe Dimatteo

By Giuseppe Dimatteo

This paintings deals a brand new interpretation and an in-depth research of 1 of the least studied between Juvenal s satires. The advent examines the constitution of the piece and a few of its rhetorical good points. an outline of the background of the textual content is via a revised serious version and an Italian translation. The observation deals a scientific therapy of the linguistic, rhetorical, old and antiquarian features of the text."

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The dead have never died by Edward C. Randall

By Edward C. Randall

Excerpt from The useless Have by no means Died

"I let you know with all of the energy and conviction i will be able to utter that we do persist, that folks over there nonetheless take an curiosity in what's going the following; that they nonetheless support us and comprehend for extra approximately issues than we do, and are capable at times to speak with us."

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