Download Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland PDF

By Susan Vreeland


It’s 1893, and on the Chicago World’s reasonable, Louis convenience Tiffany makes his debut with a luminous exhibition of leading edge stained-glass home windows that he hopes will earn him a spot at the overseas creative degree. yet behind the curtain in his long island studio is the freethinking Clara Driscoll, head of his women’s department, who conceives of and designs the vast majority of the enduring leaded-glass lamps for which Tiffany will lengthy be remembered. by no means publicly stated, Clara struggles along with her wish for inventive popularity and the probably insurmountable demanding situations that she faces as a qualified girl. She additionally yearns for romance and companionship, and is dedicated in several how you can 5 males, together with Tiffany, who enforces a strict coverage: He doesn't hire married ladies. finally, Clara needs to come to a decision what makes her happiest—the expert international of her palms or the private international of her heart.

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Download I Am the Other: Literary Negotiations of Human Cloning by Maria Aline Seabra Ferreira PDF

By Maria Aline Seabra Ferreira

The assumption of human cloning has involved writers and philosophers for hundreds of years and has been dramatized in myths and fiction. This quantity strains those fictional illustrations of human cloning from a few of the previous manifestations to extra modern responses. utilizing a feminist and psychoanalytic viewpoint, this ebook examines parthenogenesis and different comparable fantasies, and argues that cloning should be a big software in aiding girls in achieving a extra egalitarian prestige. Ferreira contemplates the hot mental implication for humanity that would come up due to the improvement and alertness of genetic engineering and the prospective implementation of human cloning.This is without doubt one of the first books entirely dedicated to a particularly literary research of the various concerns surrounding the myth of human cloning, that may in truth develop into a fact at any second. It makes it a well timed contribution to the arguable political, social, moral, cultural, and philosophical debate on cloning and its a number of ramifications.

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Download Advanced Course in Personal Magnetism by Theron Q. Dumont PDF

By Theron Q. Dumont

An enticing demeanour is guaranteed if we'll steer clear of the next: Sarcasm, impertinence, ridicule, sizzling mood, profanity, roughness, brutality, vulgarity, a noisy voice, and grouchiness. -from bankruptcy III, "The improvement of Your Magnetic strength"

The New suggestion flow of the flip of the 20 th century mixed Christian spirituality with the mystical so one can supply sensible expression to the forces of the universe. Or so its proponents believed.

One of the main influential thinkers of this early "New Age" philosophy gives you right here, during this 1914 ebook, to percentage "in a condensed, non-mystical sort all i've been capable of examine of this excellent strength" of non-public magnetism. Mysteries published comprise: . the secrets and techniques of being obviously magnetic . the improvement of your magnetic strength . the way to use your character to win the love of the other intercourse . find out how to domesticate good fortune . tips to guard yourself opposed to injurious proposal allure . easy methods to make your self an excellent strength on this planet . a formulation for growing happiness

Today's starvation for self-help, own empowerment, and dad spirituality has its origins in a yearning for self-improvement that is a century outdated, as this fascinating little e-book demonstrates.

ALSO to be had FROM COSIMO CLASSICS: The artwork and technology of private Magnetism: The secrets and techniques of psychological Fascination, through Theron Q. Dumont.

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Download Biblical Narrative and the Death of the Rhapsode (Indiana by Professor Robert S. Kawashima PDF

By Professor Robert S. Kawashima

Knowledgeable through literary conception and Homeric scholarship in addition to biblical reports, Biblical Narrative and the demise of the Rhapsode sheds new mild at the Hebrew Bible and, extra ordinarily, at the chances of narrative shape. Robert S. Kawashima compares the narratives of the Hebrew Bible with Homeric and Ugaritic epic with a purpose to account for the "novelty" of biblical prose narrative. lengthy ahead of Herodotus or Homer, Israelite writers practiced an leading edge narrative artwork, which expected the fashionable novelist's craft. notwithstanding their paintings is undeniably associated with the linguistic culture of the Ugaritic narrative poems, there are important changes among the our bodies of labor. Kawashima perspectives biblical narrative because the results of a in particular written verbal artwork that we must always counterpose to the oral-traditional paintings of epic. past this strictly ancient thesis, the examine has theoretical implications for the examine of narrative, literature, and oral tradition.Indiana reports in Biblical Literature -- Herbert Marks, basic Editor

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Download This Way to Christmas by Ruth Sawyer PDF

By Ruth Sawyer

Stranded in upstate ny with simply seven days to head until eventually Christmas, a lonesome boy comes up with an creative method to deliver Christmas to the both lonesome population of his small mountain neighborhood, all of whom have been spending the iciness faraway from domestic. vacationing every one in flip, David befriends his acquaintances and delights in listening to the Christmas tales they percentage with him, tales they heard of their homelands some time past. a last occasion brings the entire acquaintances of other nationalities jointly, forging relationships that might out live the vacation season and sending a message of desire to a war-torn international. compatible for a while nine and up.

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Download Thomas De Quincey: Knowledge and Power (Romanticism in by F. Burwick PDF

By F. Burwick

This e-book examines what De Quincy known as "psychological criticism," a method of learning how "literature of strength" arouses rules and photographs dormant within the unconscious. He explores this "power" via an introspective research of the consequences produced in his personal brain by way of interpreting Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, and Coleridge. dialogue of De Quincey's severe and narrative prose comprises his expert re-writing of a German forgery of a Waverley novel, in addition to such larger recognized works as "Suspiria de Profundis," "Murder regarded as one of many effective Arts," "On the Knocking on the Gate in Macbeth," "The English Mail-Coach," and "Wordsworth's Poetry." New perception into every one of those works is equipped via drawing on a wealth of formerly unpublished manuscripts.

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Download My Struggle: Book Two: A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard PDF

By Karl Ove Knausgaard

"Intense and very important. . . . the place many modern writers may reflexively flip to irony, Knausgaard is excessive and totally sincere, unafraid to voice common anxieties. . . . the necessity for totality . . . brings significant, lingering, celestial passages. . . . He wishes us to inhabit he ordinariness of lifestyles, that's occasionally shiny, occasionally banal, and infrequently momentous, yet it all perforce usual since it occurs during a lifestyles, and occurs, in several types, to all people. . . . The concluding sentences of the publication are placid, simple, completed. they've got what Walter Benjamin referred to as 'the epic part of fact, wisdom.'"—James wooden, the recent Yorker"Ruthless beauty."—Aftenposten"This first installment of an epic quest should still restoration jaded readers to life."—The Independent"Between Proust and the woods. Like granite; specific and forceful. extra genuine than reality."—la Repubblica (Italy)Having left his first spouse, Karl Ove Knausgaard strikes to Stockholm, Sweden, the place he leads a solitary life. He moves up a deep friendship with one other exiled Norwegian, a Nietzschean highbrow and boxing enthusiast named Geir. He additionally tracks down Linda, whom he met at a writers' workshop many years prior and who interested him deeply.Book is at center a love story—the tale of Karl Ove falling in love along with his spouse. however the novel additionally tells different tales: of turning into a father, of the turbulence of relations lifestyles, of outrageously unsuccessful makes an attempt at a relatives holiday, of the emotional pressure of birthday events for kids, and of the day-by-day frustrations, rhythms, and distractions of Stockholm holding him from (and filling) his novel.

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