Download E-books The Mask of Fiction: Essays on W. D. Howells PDF

W. D. Howells (1837-1920) occupies a unusual place in our present literary background. located at the outer edge, he's one in every of whose "marginality" turns out, however, to be an important counterpart to the "centrality" of different writers―such as his associates Henry James and mark Twin―who are extra securely fastened within the canon. satirically, Howells has been an vital guy within the center, linking such binary pairs as East/West, romance/realism, elitism/socialism, patriarchal canon/women writers.

This quantity brings jointly 9 similar essays via John W. Crowley. the 1st 4 heart respectively on Howells and the Civil battle, his attitudes towards ladies, his friendship with a gay author, and the tragically brief lifetime of his daughter Winifred. Crowley's overarching objective this is to set up Howells as possibly the consultant male author of his time, in the gender codes of Victorian the US.

The final 5 chapters speak about Howell's later fiction, targeting its severe trouble with psychology an psychic phenomena. Crowley not just brings this really missed paintings extra totally into view, but additionally argues that Howells used the writing of this fiction as a means of mental self-healing that resembles the self-analysis of Sigmund Freud throughout the similar years.

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Download E-books Über die Pflicht zum Ungehorsam gegen den Staat: und andere Essays (detebe) (German Edition) PDF

By Henry David Thoreau

Eines jener Bücher, die die Welt verändern: Thoreaus Essay ›Über die Pflicht zum Ungehorsam gegen den Staat‹, den er 1849 aus Protest gegen die amerikanische Eroberungs- und Sklavenpolitik veröffentlichte und der nun erstmals in einer zweisprachigen Leinenausgabe erscheint. Nicht so sehr ein Pamphlet als schlicht große Poesie.

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Download E-books You Take the High Road and I'll Take the Bus: Celebrating Mediocrity in a World That Tries Too Hard! PDF

By Carrie Cox

In an try and reclaim the sullied attractiveness of mediocrity as a benchmark of relative luck, this funny and unconventional self-appreciation advisor celebrates all issues usual. by means of concentrating on redefining either luck and mediocrity, hilarious anecdotes rigidity the right way to stay existence with a more true degree of happiness. Peppered all through are entries within the "Mediocrity corridor of Fame," highlighting recognized fogeys reminiscent of Kylie Minogue, Kevin Costner, and George W. Bush—who are not as exceptional as they appear. Brimming with hilarious perception and lashings of philosophical genius, the not-so-sage yet humorous suggestion supplied for operating mothers, company ladder climbers, and jaded singles bargains comfort for his or her perceived shortcomings.

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Download E-books Mind, Meaning and Mathematics: Essays on the Philosophical Views of Husserl and Frege PDF

By Dagfinn Føllesdal (auth.), Leila Haaparanta (eds.)

At the flip of the century, Gottlob Frege and Edmund Husserl either participated within the dialogue about the foundations of common sense and arithmetic. because the Nineteen Sixties, comparisons were made among Frege's semantic perspectives and Husserl's thought of intentional acts. In relatively fresh years, new methods to the 2 philosophers' perspectives have seemed. This choice of articles opens with the 1st English translation of Dagfinn Føllesdal's early vintage on Husserl and Frege of 1958. The booklet brings jointly a couple of new contributions by means of famous authors and provides a survey of modern advancements within the box. It exhibits that Husserl's proposal is coming to occupy a principal position within the philosophy of good judgment and arithmetic, in addition to within the philosophy of brain and cognitive technology. The paintings is essentially intended for philosophers, specifically for these engaged on the issues of language, good judgment, arithmetic, and brain. it could even be used as a textbook in complex classes in philosophy.

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Download E-books Four Essays on International Entrepreneurship (Essays on Supply Chain Management) by Gordian R????ttich (2011-08-01) PDF

By Gordian R????ttich

Internationalization of commercial actions has turn into one of many major fields of curiosity in administration learn, influencing a extensive diversity of educational parts comparable to strategic administration, organizational technology, operations administration or financial associations. lately the speed of internationalization has even elevated. together with his 4 essays on certain degrees of overseas Entrepreneurship, Gordian R?¤ttich offers a solution on the most crucial demanding situations for entrepreneurial companies and indicates how social teams, financial associations and international locations be capable to conquer the demanding situations of internationalization and achieve aggressive benefits.

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Download E-books The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (English and German Edition) by Karl Kraus (2013-10-01) PDF

By Karl Kraus

Franzen offers new translations and annotations of the paintings of early twentieth-century satirist Karl Kraus, who, through his self-published journal Die Fackel, "attacked the preferred media's manipulation of truth, the dehumanizing equipment of know-how and client capitalism, and the jingoistic rhetoric of a fading empire"--Dust jacket flap.

summary: Franzen provides new translations and annotations of the paintings of early twentieth-century satirist Karl Kraus, who, through his self-published journal Die Fackel, "attacked the preferred media's manipulation of fact, the dehumanizing equipment of expertise and client capitalism, and the jingoistic rhetoric of a fading empire"--Dust jacket flap

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Download E-books The Works of John Leguizamo: Freak, Spic-o-rama, Mambo Mouth, and Sexaholix PDF

By John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo's smash–hit one–man indicates were acclaimed via critics and fanatics alike. during this new Harper Paperback variation, all 4 indicates are compiled into one phenomenally enjoyable quantity.

Mambo Mouth (1991), Leguizamo's first convey, was once an off Broadway sensation. Leguizamo's portrayal of 7 varied Latino characters earned him either Obie and Outer Critics Circle awards. His persist with up, Spic–O–Rama (1993), a "dysfunctional kinfolk comedy," provides 24–hours within the lifetime of one relations. It loved a sold–out run in Chicago earlier than moving to big apple the place it gained its writer a Drama table Award. Freak (1998), Leguizamo's Broadway debut, is his personal coming–of–age tale. A "demi–semi–quasi–pseudo–autobiography," the exhibit was once a serious and advertisement luck and received an Emmy while it was once proven on television. Sexaholix: A Love tale (2001), according to the sold–out nationwide journey of John Leguizamo stay! used to be nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award in addition to a Tony Award.

Alternately hilarious and poignant, constantly candid and searingly clever, The Works of John Leguizamo is a must–have for lovers of this inimitable performer.

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