Blood Makes Noise

Blood Makes Noise Author Gregory Widen
ISBN-10 1611098998
Release 2013
Pages 406
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As the only man who knows where Eva Perâon is buried, CIA officer Michael Suslov is asked to help bring her body back to Argentina as part of a civil war peace deal, but he isn't the only one looking to unearth the former First Lady.



Blindflug

Blindflug Author Peter Watts
ISBN-10 9783641172503
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 335
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Ich denke, also bin ich. Eines Tages werden rätselhafte Signale aus den Tiefen des Alls aufgefangen. Ein Erkundungsschiff wird losgeschickt, um der Sache auf den Grund zu gehen. Man hofft auf eine friedliche Begegnung mit den Außerirdischen, ist aber auch für andere Eventualitäten gerüstet. Doch dann stehen die Astronauten plötzlich einem Wesen gegenüber, so fremdartig, dass es mit menschlichen Maßstäben nicht zu fassen ist ...



Grain in the Blood

Grain in the Blood Author Rob Drummond
ISBN-10 9781350023802
Release 2016-12-27
Pages 80
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Twelve years ago, from the mouth of a great sacrifice, a child was born. And they called her Autumn. Isaac returns to his family home with a chance to atone for the terrible mistake that claimed his childhood. Autumn is a little girl whose time is running out. With three sleeps left before her birthday, she can only hope for a miracle, or an unexpected act of selflessness. Her grandmother, Sophia, brings them together in a desperate attempt to save her family, at any cost. Set against the eerie backdrop of an isolated rural community and steeped in the folklore of the harvest, Grain in the Blood is a noir-ish thriller exploring a timely moral dilemma: how much are we prepared to sacrifice for the greater good? The play received its world premiere at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, on 18 October 2016, before opening at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 1 November 2016.



Blood

Blood Author Gil Anidjar
ISBN-10 9780231167208
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 560
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Blood, in Gil AnidjarÕs argument, maps the singular history of Christianity. A category for historical analysis, blood can be seen through its literal and metaphorical uses as determining, sometimes even defining, Western culture, politics, and social practices and their wide-ranging incarnations in nationalism, capitalism, and law. Engaging with a variety of sources, Anidjar explores the presence and the absence, the making and unmaking of blood in philosophy and medicine, law and literature, and economic and political thought, from ancient Greece to medieval Spain, from the Bible to Shakespeare and Melville. The prevalence of blood in the social, juridical, and political organization of the modern West signals that we do not live in a secular age into which religion could return. Flowing across multiple boundaries, infusing them with violent precepts that we must address, blood undoes the presumed oppositions between religion and politics, economy and theology, and kinship and race. It demonstrates that what we think of as modern is in fact imbued with Christianity. Christianity, Blood fiercely argues, must be reconsidered beyond the boundaries of religion alone.



Faulkner and the Natural World

Faulkner and the Natural World Author Donald M. Kartiganer
ISBN-10 1604730250
Release 1999
Pages 237
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Although he belonged to an American generation of writers deeply influenced by the high modernist revolt "against nature" and against the self-imposed limits of realism to a palpable world, William Faulkner reveals throughout his work an abiding sensitivity to the natural world. He writes of the big woods, of animals, and of the human body as a ground of being that art and culture can neither transcend nor completely control. The eleven essays that make up this volume, including a paper written by the acclaimed novelist William Kennedy, explore the place of "the unbuilt world" in Faulkner's fiction. They give particular attention to the social, mythic, and economic significance of nature, to the complexity of racial identity, and to the inevitable clash of gender and sexuality. These essays were presented in 1996 as papers at the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, held annually at the University of Mississippi. Included are the following: Lawrence Buell's "Faulkner and the Claims of the Natural World"; Thomas L. McHaney's "Oversexing the Natural World"; Theresa M. Towner's "Color, Race, and Identity in Faulkner's Fiction"; Jay Watson's "The Art of the Literal in "Light in August""; Mary Joanne Dondlinger's "The Matter of Race and Gender in Faulkner's "Light in August""; Louise Westling's "Sutpen's Marriage to the Dark Body of the Land"; Myra Jehlen's "Faulkner and the Unnatural"; Diane Roberts's "Eula, Linda, and the Death of Nature"; David H. Evans's "'The Bear' and the Incarnation of America"; Wiley C. Prewitt, Jr.'s "Hunting and Habitat in Yoknapatawpha"; and William Kennedy's "Learning from Faulkner: The Obituary of Fear." Donald M. Kartiganer, Howry Chair of Faulkner Studies in the Department of English, and Ann J. Abadie, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, teach at the University of Mississippi.



Schwestern des Mondes Katzenherz

Schwestern des Mondes  Katzenherz Author Yasmine Galenorn
ISBN-10 9783426422182
Release 2014-11-26
Pages 416
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"Der vierzehnte »Schwestern des Mondes«-Roman mit mystischer Spannung und fantastischen Abenteuern. Die D'Artigo-Schwester sind drei sexy Mitglieder des Anderwelt-Nachrichtendienstes. Camille, eine Hexe, Delilah, eine Werkatze, und Menolly, eine Vampirin, wurden auf die Erde strafversetzt. Zusammen mit ihren Liebhabern müssen sie sowohl die Erde als auch die Anderwelt retten. Die D’Artigo-Schwestern werden beauftragt, eine verschwundene Frau zu finden, doch bald erkennen sie, dass viel mehr auf dem Spiel steht: Die Vermisste hatte Kontakt zum dämonischen Untergrund, wo entsetzliche Verbrechen stattfinden. Als wäre das nicht genug, regt sich plötzlich auch in der Anderwelt eine dunkle Bedrohung. Gestaltwandlerin Delilah und ihre Schwestern müssen an allen Fronten kämpfen, um sich und ihre Lieben zu retten. Der vierzehnte Band der »Schwestern des Mondes«-Reihe von Bestseller-Autorin Yasmine Galenorn. »Schwestern des Mondes: Katzenherz« von Yasmine Galenorn ist ein eBook von feelings*emotional eBooks. Mehr von uns ausgewählte erotische, romantische, prickelnde, herzbeglückende eBooks findest Du auf unserer Facebook-Seite. Genieße jede Woche eine neue Geschichte - wir freuen uns auf Dich!"



Above Below Inside

Above  Below  Inside Author lazarus 23
ISBN-10 9783839129944
Release 2009
Pages 128
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I am bipolar man. crazytown. mentally ill. a mad hatter. a queer queer. a punk fag. a homeless dreamer. an 80s throwback. a binge drinker. a career drunk. a petulant poet. a polluted artist. an erotic exotic. an odd bird. an anachronistic artist. a hybrid of you. however, i am a human being first. i have been besieged, befogged, and bedeviled inside the mouth of madness for years. through some spiritual alchemy, i found the way to stop my wheels from spinning and move forward with levity and purpose. there is always a way out, a middle way. all creators have clemency. let things be simply as they are, and may you find your solace, therein. love, thy will be...blissed and blessed. heal thyself, as have i. alchemy began in ancient egypt in the dark metal arts in a pursuit to turn lead into gold. over time, it came to serve as a metaphor for spiritual transformation. lead into gold yields a philosopher's stone, a lavender flame in the tinderbox of the heart. in the coming year, i present my alchemical journey in three volumes. when the lead belly of bride ungilds the lily of groom, on oceanic occasion, they crest the purple peak of womb.



Reading for the Body

Reading for the Body Author Jay Watson
ISBN-10 9780820343761
Release 2012-08-01
Pages 472
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Jay Watson argues that southern literary studies has been overidealized and dominated by intellectual history for too long. In Reading for the Body, he calls for the field to be rematerialized and grounded in an awareness of the human body as the site where ideas, including ideas about the U.S. South itself, ultimately happen. Employing theoretical approaches to the body developed by thinkers such as Karl Marx, Colette Guillaumin, Elaine Scarry, and Friedrich Kittler, Watson also draws on histories of bodily representation to mine a century of southern fiction for its insights into problems that have preoccupied the region and nation alike: slavery, Jim Crow, and white supremacy; the marginalization of women; the impact of modernization; the issue of cultural authority and leadership; and the legacy of the Vietnam War. He focuses on the specific bodily attributes of hand, voice, and blood and the deeply embodied experiences of pain, illness, pregnancy, and war to offer new readings of a distinguished group of literary artists who turned their attention to the South: Mark Twain, Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Richard Wright, Katherine Anne Porter, Bobbie Ann Mason, and Walker Percy. In producing an intensely embodied U.S. literature these writers, Watson argues, were by turns extending and interrogating a centuries-old tradition in U.S. print culture, in which the recalcitrant materiality of the body serves as a trope for the regional alterity of the South. Reading for the Body makes a powerful case for the body as an important methodological resource for a new southern studies.



Better Left Unsaid

Better Left Unsaid Author Scott Faithfull
ISBN-10 9781411688346
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Better Left Unsaid has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Better Left Unsaid also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Better Left Unsaid book for free.



The passionate eye

The passionate eye Author Suzanne Vega
ISBN-10 UOM:39015046006196
Release 1999-03-01
Pages 275
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The folk singer presents lyrics, interviews, and essays that reflect both her work and her personal life



Blindsight

Blindsight Author Peter Watts
ISBN-10 1429955198
Release 2006-10-03
Pages 384
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Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail). Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who should we send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn't want to meet? Send a linguist with multiple-personality disorder and a biologist so spliced with machinery that he can't feel his own flesh. Send a pacifist warrior and a vampire recalled from the grave by the voodoo of paleogenetics. Send a man with half his mind gone since childhood. Send them to the edge of the solar system, praying you can trust such freaks and monsters with the fate of a world. You fear they may be more alien than the thing they've been sent to find—but you'd give anything for that to be true, if you knew what was waiting for them. . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality

The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality Author Mark Grimshaw
ISBN-10 9780199826162
Release 2014-02
Pages 773
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The book is a compendium of thinking on virtuality and its relationship to reality from the perspective of a variety of philosophical and applied fields of study. Topics covered include presence, immersion, emotion, ethics, utopias and dystopias, image, sound, literature, AI, law, economics, medical and military applications, religion, and sex.



The Trouble with Empire

The Trouble with Empire Author Antoinette Burton
ISBN-10 9780199936601
Release 2015
Pages 336
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While imperial blockbusters fly off the shelves, there is no comprehensive history dedicated to resistance in the 19th and 20th century British Empire. The Trouble with Empire is the first volume to fill this gap, offering a brief but thorough introduction to the nature and consequences ofresistance to British imperialism. Historian Antoinette Burton's study spans the 19th and 20th centuries, when discontented subjects of empire made their unhappiness felt from Ireland to Canada to India to Africa to Australasia, in direct response to incursions of military might and imperial capitalism. The Trouble with Empire offersthe first thoroughgoing account of what British imperialism looked like from below and of how tenuous its hold on alien populations was throughout its long, unstable life. By taking the long view, moving across a variety of geopolitical sites and spanning the whole of the period 1840-1955, Burtonexamines the commonalities between different forms of resistance and unveils the structural weaknesses of the British Empire. From the Indian Mutiny of 1857 to the Anglo-Zulu War to the Opium War, The Trouble with Empire reveals the often-overlooked indigenous agency throughout the British empire and illuminates the limits of imperial power, both official and unofficial.



I m Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World

I m Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World Author Jag Bhalla
ISBN-10 9781426205309
Release 2009-06-16
Pages 272
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"I’m not hanging noodles on your ears." In Moscow, this curious, engagingly colorful assertion is common parlance, but unless you’re Russian your reaction is probably "Say what?" The same idea in English is equally odd: "I’m not pulling your leg." Both mean: Believe me. As author Jag Bhalla demonstrates, these amusing, often hilarious phrases provide a unique perspective on how different cultures perceive and describe the world. Organized by theme—food, love, romance, and many more—they embody cultural traditions and attitudes, capture linguistic nuance, and shed fascinating light on "the whole ball of wax." For example, when English-speakers are hard at work, we’re "nose to the grindstone," but industrious Chinese toil "with liver and brains spilled on the ground" and busy Indians have "no time to die." If you’re already fluent in 10 languages, you probably won’t need this book, but you’ll "get a kick out of it" anyhow; for the rest of us, it’s a must. Either way, this surprising, often thought-provoking little tome is gift-friendly in appearance, a perfect impulse buy for word lovers, travelers, and anyone else who enjoys looking at life in a riotous, unusual way. And we’re not hanging noodles from your ear.



Shaded Vision

Shaded Vision Author Yasmine Galenorn
ISBN-10 9781101560112
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 352
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It's Valentine's Day and the D'Artigo women are preparing for their friend Iris's wedding. But when Delilah and her sisters get word that the Super Community Center has been bombed, things get really ugly, The evil coyote shifters-the Koyami-are back, and Newkirk, their new leader, has joined forces with a group of rogue sorcerers. Then, just when they think things can't get worse, the demon lord Shadow Wing sends in a new front man, and life really goes to hell...



A Voice In The Dark Vol 1

A Voice In The Dark Vol  1 Author Larime Taylor
ISBN-10 9781632151544
Release 2014-07-02
Pages 208
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Collects A VOICE IN THE DARK #1-7. Some people become killers. Zoey Aarons was born that way. The thing is, she doesnÕt want to be a killer. Can she keep her impulses in check while starting a new life at college, far away from home?



Homicide

Homicide Author David P. Kalat
ISBN-10 9781429938792
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 348
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Intelligent writing, intense characters, a dark sense of humor, innovative editing, and complex plots--Homicide: Life on the Street has raised the caliber of television police drama Homicide: Life on the Street is addictive television. Each week we watch to see who Detective Pembleton will spar with in "the Box," or what conspiracy theories Detective Munch will be espousing as the truth, but more than anything we tune in to see the gritty reality that makes this show the best police drama to ever grace the small screen. There aren't any car chases, rarely any shootouts, and sometimes the cases don't get solved. Instead, these detectives keep their clothes on, have a relentlessly morbid sense of humor, and catch the criminals because they have brains, not necessarily brawn. In other words, they're real. Homicide: Life on the Street, The Unofficial Companion by David P. Kalat--the first and only full-length guide to this Emmy Award-winning and three-time Peabody Award-winning television series--brilliantly captures the essence of this groundbreaking show. You'll Learn About: famed filmmaker Barry Levinson's decision to bring Homicide to television instead of making a film of David Simon's novel Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets the behind-the-scenes anecdotes about cast regulars, including the onscreen clutches that led to offscreen romances the producers' many battles with the network suits over poor placement in the schedule, and the series' repeated trips to the land known as hiatus cast casualties--why they left or were let go the esteemed cast--including Andre Braugher, Ned Beatty, Daniel Baldwin, and Yaphet Kotto, among others--the characters they've created, and their beyond-Homicide careers season-by-season critiques of each episode Revealing, resourceful, and thoughtful, Homicide: Life on the Street, the Unofficial 0Companion is a must-have for any fan!