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.



Kissing Carrion

Kissing Carrion Author Gemma Files
ISBN-10 9781771483407
Release 2015-08-18
Pages 300
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From the haunted hills of Roman Britain to the sewers of occupied Warsaw . . . in the bloodied streets of Revolutionary Paris, and the anarchy World War II Shanghai . . . out of the wilds of America, India, Africa and Europe . . . down the long savage darkness of the centuries, monsters have fed upon us. They are shapeshifters, vampires, sorcerers and spirits--things named only in myth, and things for which we have no name. They are our demons, our reflections, our desires and our nightmares. And all too often, they are . . . only human. In this second collection from Gemma Files—featuring the award-winning “The Emperor’s Old Bones” (winner of the 1999 International Horror Guild Award for Best Short Fiction), and five never-before-published stories—we tour the overlooked intersections between wilderness and civilization where secret dances of fear and pain are performed and hunters and hunted change roles.



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 9780231537254
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 560
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Blood, in Gil Anidjar's 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.



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.



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.



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



Scotland Global Cinema Genres Modes and Identities

Scotland  Global Cinema  Genres  Modes and Identities Author David Martin-Jones
ISBN-10 9780748686544
Release 2005-09-30
Pages 264
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Scotland: Global Cinema is the first book to focus exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary filmmakers from all over the world--including Scotland, England, France, the United States and India--who braved the weather to shoot in Scotland. Significantly broadening the scope of previous debates, Scotland: Global Cinema provides analysis of ten different genres and modes prevalent in the 1990s/2000s: the comedy, road movie, Bollywood extravaganza, (Loch Ness) monster movie, horror film, costume drama, gangster flick, social realist melodrama, female friendship/US indie movie, and art cinema. These various chapters suggest a wealth of different histories of cinema in Scotland, and uncover the numerous identities--national, transnational, diasporic, global/local, gendered, sexual, religious--created by these approaches. Cinema in Scotland is situated in a global context through analysis of the intersection of transversal flows of filmmaking, tourism, trade and transnational fantasy typical of globalization, as they meet and mingle against the world famous cinematic landscapes of Scotland.



New York Magazine

New York Magazine Author
ISBN-10
Release 1992-08-24
Pages 168
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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.



Ciphers

Ciphers Author Paul Di Filippo
ISBN-10 IND:30000057313474
Release 1997
Pages 533
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Ciphers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ciphers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ciphers book for free.



Blood Lure

Blood Lure Author Nevada Barr
ISBN-10 144062772X
Release 2002-02-05
Pages 352
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Straddling the border between Montana and Canada lies the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park—Anna’s home away from home when she is sent on a cross-training assignment to study grizzly bears. Along with bear researcher Joan Rand and a volatile, unpredictable teenage boy, Anna hikes the back country, seeking signs of bear. But the tables are turned on their second night out, when one of the beasts comes looking for them. Daybreak finds the boy missing, a camper mutilated, and Anna caught in a grip of fear, painfully aware that her lifelong bond with nature has inexplicably snapped…



Compact disc packaging graphics 2

Compact disc packaging   graphics 2 Author Glen Christensen
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822018821298
Release 1994-09
Pages 184
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An all-new, expanded collection of the best promo and retail packaging for compact discs. Includes CD covers, booklets, screen-printed images on discs and more by top designers from around the world.



CD Review

CD Review Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105011424905
Release 1992
Pages
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CD Review has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from CD Review also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full CD Review book for free.



Film Writers

Film Writers Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015067493422
Release 2001
Pages
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Film Writers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Film Writers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Film Writers book for free.



Contemporary Theatre Film and Television

Contemporary Theatre  Film and Television Author Thomas Riggs
ISBN-10 0787690481
Release 2007-05
Pages 550
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'Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television' is a biographical reference book designed to provide students, educators, researchers, librarians and general readers with information on a wide range of entertainment figures. It includes entries on individuals active in the theatre, film and television industries.



The Da Capo Companion to 20th century Popular Music

The Da Capo Companion to 20th century Popular Music Author Phil Hardy
ISBN-10 0306806401
Release 1995
Pages 1211
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Describes and assesses the styles, composers, and musicians of contemporary music



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 ...