Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors by Andrew Shaffer PDF

By Andrew Shaffer

ISBN-10: 0062077287

ISBN-13: 9780062077288

A Wildly humorous and Shockingly real Compendium of the undesirable Boys (and women) of Western Literature

Rock stars, rappers, and actors have not constantly had a monopoly on misbehaving. there has been a time while authors fought with either phrases and fists, a time while poets have been those dwelling quick and demise younger. This witty, insightful, and wildly enjoyable narrative profiles the literary greats who wrote generation-defining classics such as The nice Gatsby and On the Road while dwelling and loving like hedonistic rock icons, who have been as more likely to cross on epic benders as they have been to hit the bestseller lists. Literary Rogues turns again the clock to think about those historic (and, every so often, residing) legends, together with Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Hunter S. Thompson, and Bret Easton Ellis. Brimming with attention-grabbing research, Literary Rogues is half nostalgia, half literary research, and a unconditionally raucous social gathering of incredible writers and their sometimes afflicted legacies.

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Lucio's Confession (Decadence from Dedalus) by PDF

ISBN-10: 1873982801

ISBN-13: 9781873982808

Written in 1913 this can be a completely decadent tale of an strange menage a trois which results in a killing. it is jam-packed with poets and artists and people designated difficulties that delicate humans have ('Do you listen that song? it is like a logo of my existence: an excellent melody murdered via a poor unworthy performer.') the final word in this terrific interval piece - bejewelled and opiated and wonderfully excessive - belongs to at least one of its characters: 'It turns out extra just like the imaginative and prescient of a few outstanding onanist than reality'. Phil Baker within the Sunday instances "Febrile, severe and innovative." Nicholas Lezard within the dad or mum "It is an enigmatic love triangle riddled with insanity and jealousy, set in fin de siecle Paris and Lisbon, and its translation reopens a wealthy vein of wonderful literature." Christopher Fowler in day trip A decadent, enigmatic jewel of a unique with a purpose to satisfaction readers of fin-de-siecle fiction.

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Download PDF by : The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the

ISBN-10: 0823279820

ISBN-13: 9780823279821

ISBN-10: 0823279839

ISBN-13: 9780823279838

How did we arrive at our modern shopper media economic system? Why are we now fixated on monitors, imbibing info that consistently expires, and eager for extra direct or real varieties of adventure? The Mediated Mind solutions those questions through revisiting a prior media revolution, the nineteenth-century explosion of mass print. Like our personal phone displays, revealed paper and imprinted gadgets touched the main intimate areas of nineteenth-century existence. the increase of this published ephemera, and its new info economic climate, generated sleek purchaser studies equivalent to voracious amassing and curating, fantasies of disembodied psychological trip, and data dependancy. Susan Zieger demonstrates how the 19th century tested affective, mental, social, and cultural conduct of media intake that we nonetheless event, while pixels supersede paper. Revealing the historical past of our personal second, The Mediated Mind demanding situations the standard assumption that our personal new media lack a earlier, or that our personal reports are unprecedented.

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Download e-book for kindle: Children in the Holocaust and World War II: Their Secret by

ISBN-10: 0671520547

ISBN-13: 9780671520540

ISBN-10: 0671520555

ISBN-13: 9780671520557

Children within the Holocaust and international struggle II is a rare, exceptional anthology of diaries written via teenagers all throughout Nazi-occupied Europe and in England.

Twenty-three adolescents, a long time ten via eighteen, recount in brilliant element the horrors they lived via, daily. As robust as The Diary of Anne Frank and Zlata's Diary, listed below are kid's experiences—all written with an unguarded eloquence that belies their years. The diarists comprise a Hungarian lady, chosen through Mengele to be installed a line of prisoners who have been tortured and murdered; a Danish Christian boy carried out by means of the Nazis for his partisan paintings; and a twelve-year-old Dutch boy who lived during the Blitzkrieg in Rotterdam. within the Janowska loss of life camp, eleven-year-old Pole Janina Heshele so encouraged her fellow prisoners with the ability of her poetry that they discovered how to store her from the Nazi ovens. Mary Berg used to be imprisoned at 16 within the Warsaw ghetto even if her mom was once American and Christian. She left an eyewitness list of ghetto atrocities, a diary she used to be in a position to smuggle out of captivity. Moshe Flinker, a sixteen-year-old Netherlander, was once betrayed by way of an informer who led the Gestapo to his family's door; Moshe and his mom and dad died in Auschwitz in 1944. they arrive from Czechoslovakia, Austria, Israel, Poland, Holland, Belgium, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, England, and Denmark. They write in spare, searing prose of lifestyles in ghettos and focus camps, of bombings and Blitzkriegs, of worry and braveness, tragedy and transcendence. Their voices and their imaginative and prescient ennoble us all.

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Download e-book for kindle: Look Back Harder: Critical Writings, 1935-84 by Allen Curnow

By Allen Curnow

ISBN-10: 1869400100

ISBN-13: 9781869400101

The accrued severe writings of 1 of recent Zealand’s significant poets and critics, masking part a century of his paintings. Of the thirty-eight goods (reviews, essays, lectures, interviews, and letters) integrated, his debatable introductions to his anthologies of latest Zealand verse are the simplest recognized. There also are incisive essays on Curnow’s New Zealand contemporaries, and on writers from additional afield, corresponding to Olson and Thomas. for college kids of English literature, quite of recent Zealand.

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New PDF release: Parcours de santé (Hors Collection) (French Edition)

By Michel Morin

ISBN-10: 2200262035

ISBN-13: 9782200262037

Que faut-il entendre par « être en bonne santé » et « être malade » ? Peut-on bien se porter en étant malade ? Et qu'est-ce que soigner, finalement ? Pourquoi tant de soignants connaissent-ils de plus en plus le burn-out et l'épuisement désenchanté au sein de professions en crise ? Le risque sanitaire est-il devenu l'enjeu d'une bataille dont le sens échappe de plus en plus à ses combattants ? Peut-on intervenir pour modifier les conduites de santé et de maladie ?

Sur ces questions anciennes, l. a. psychologie sociale de los angeles santé apporte l'éclairage de ses investigations empiriques, de ses cadrages théoriques et de ses propositions d'interventions. Elle permet de décrire l'univers de l. a. santé et de l. a. maladie comme un parcours balisé de hazards et de promesses.

L' examine et les références au concret, au fil d'un parcours qui prend los angeles mesure de ces états distincts que sont « être en bonne santé », « rester en bonne santé », « devenir malade », « être malade », « vivre avec l. a. maladie », ouvrent sur los angeles nécessité d'une démarche de santé novatrice, guidée par le souci consistent de promouvoir los angeles qualité de l. a. vie, en lien avec le caractère spécifique de chacun de ces états, et de mettre un terme au mal-être et à l'usure actuels des soignants.

Cet ouvrage s'adresse aux acteurs de santé (médecins, infirmières, psychologues, chercheurs), aux membres d'associations, aux étudiants. Il concerne tous ceux qui s'intéressent à l'évolution des problématiques de santé publique et à l'application des outils d'analyse de l. a. psychologie sociale dans le champ de l. a. prévention et de l. a. prise en cost thérapetique.

Michel Morin est professeur de psychologie sociale à l'université Aix-Marseille I où il dirige un DESS de psychologie sociale de l. a. santé ainsi que le groupe de recherche « Santé et maladie » au Laboratoire de psychologie sociale. Il est également responsable d'une équipe de recherche dans l'Unité INSERM 379 « Épidémiologie, Sciences Sociales et innovation médicale » de Marseille.

Être en bonne santé : une affaire sociale ou un état psychosocial ? Rester en bonne santé, éviter l. a. maladie : l. a. bataille du risque. Devenir malade : l'entrée en maladie et ses préludes psychosociaux. Être malade : identité et pratiques sociales. Vivre avec une maladie : ajustements et qualités de vie. Traiter, soigner : incertitudes dans les professions de santé. Prendre en cost, aider, accompagner : l'usure des soignants.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Puzzle of Dicken's Last Plot by

ISBN-10: 1313389293

ISBN-13: 9781313389297

ISBN-10: 1341022234

ISBN-13: 9781341022234

What can all this suggest? we've been instructed that, presently sooner than Christmas Eve, Jasper took to donning a thick black-silk handkerchief for his throat. He hung it over his arm, "his face knitted and stern," as he entered his condominium for his Christmas Eve dinner. If he strangled Edwin with the headband, as we're to feel, he didn't lead him, drugged, to the tower most sensible, and pitch him off. is a part of Jasper's imaginative and prescient reminiscent--the short, unresisting death--while one other half is a separate imaginative and prescient, is potential, "premonitory"? Does he see himself pitching Neville Landless off the tower most sensible, or see him fallen from the Cathedral roof?

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