Philosophy, Literature and the Human Good

By Michael Weston

During this provocative new exam of the philosophical, ethical and spiritual importance of literature, Michael Weston explores the function of literature in either analytic and continental traditions. He initiates a discussion among them and investigates the starting to be significance of those matters for significant modern thinkers.
Each bankruptcy explores a thinker or literary determine who has written at the relation among literature and the great lifestyles, reminiscent of Derrida, Kierkegaard, Murdoch and Blanchot. difficult and insightful, Philosophy, Literature and the Human Good is perfect for all scholars of philosophy and literature.

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By Michael Weston

During this provocative new exam of the philosophical, ethical and spiritual importance of literature, Michael Weston explores the function of literature in either analytic and continental traditions. He initiates a discussion among them and investigates the starting to be significance of those matters for significant modern thinkers.
Each bankruptcy explores a thinker or literary determine who has written at the relation among literature and the great lifestyles, reminiscent of Derrida, Kierkegaard, Murdoch and Blanchot. difficult and insightful, Philosophy, Literature and the Human Good is perfect for all scholars of philosophy and literature.

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Vigil in the Night

By A. J. Cronin

Vigil within the evening represents anything of an occasion for lovers of A. J. Cronin. the following, released for the 1st time in e-book shape, is his poignant and relocating story of 2 nurses—of Anne, who committed herself to serving others, and of her more youthful sister, Lucy, who intended to get every little thing in existence for herself. whilst Lucy’s negligence factors the tragic demise of a tender sufferer, Anne takes the blame to guard her younger sister—an act that threatens to ruin the intense nursing occupation that lies prior to her. yet then Anne meets an idealistic younger health care professional who takes an curiosity in her, and even if one of many oldest and such a lot commemorated traditions of the clinical career is that the connection among medical professionals and nurses stay strictly impersonal, medical professionals and nurses are, in any case, human beings—and occasionally that culture breaks down.

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By A. J. Cronin

Vigil within the evening represents anything of an occasion for lovers of A. J. Cronin. the following, released for the 1st time in e-book shape, is his poignant and relocating story of 2 nurses—of Anne, who committed herself to serving others, and of her more youthful sister, Lucy, who intended to get every little thing in existence for herself. whilst Lucy’s negligence factors the tragic demise of a tender sufferer, Anne takes the blame to guard her younger sister—an act that threatens to ruin the intense nursing occupation that lies prior to her. yet then Anne meets an idealistic younger health care professional who takes an curiosity in her, and even if one of many oldest and such a lot commemorated traditions of the clinical career is that the connection among medical professionals and nurses stay strictly impersonal, medical professionals and nurses are, in any case, human beings—and occasionally that culture breaks down.

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30 Great Myths about Shakespeare

By Laurie E. Maguire

Think you recognize Shakespeare? reassess . . .

Was a true cranium utilized in the 1st functionality of Hamlet? have been Shakespeare's performs Elizabethan blockbusters? How a lot can we fairly find out about the playwright's lifestyles? And what of his infamous dating together with his spouse? Exploring and exploding 30 renowned myths concerning the nice playwright, this illuminating new booklet evaluates all of the facts to teach how historic material—or its absence—can be interpreted and misinterpreted, and what this unearths approximately our personal own funding within the tales we tell.

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By Laurie E. Maguire

Think you recognize Shakespeare? reassess . . .

Was a true cranium utilized in the 1st functionality of Hamlet? have been Shakespeare's performs Elizabethan blockbusters? How a lot can we fairly find out about the playwright's lifestyles? And what of his infamous dating together with his spouse? Exploring and exploding 30 renowned myths concerning the nice playwright, this illuminating new booklet evaluates all of the facts to teach how historic material—or its absence—can be interpreted and misinterpreted, and what this unearths approximately our personal own funding within the tales we tell.

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Hard Core Logo

By Michael Turner

Hard middle Logo, first released in 1992, is an epistolary novel acclaimed for its life like depiction of the lifetime of a punk rock band. together with monologues, conversations, letters, interviews, pictures, and comparable paraphernalia, Hard center Logo tells the tale of Joe Dick, an unrepentant, true-blue punk rocker whose scarred beliefs are renewed whilst his band reunites for one final shot at rock 'n' roll glory. Hard middle Logo used to be made right into a characteristic movie in 1996; a sequel went into construction in February 2010. Michael Turner's different novels contain The Pornographer's Poem (Soft cranium Press).

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By Michael Turner

Hard middle Logo, first released in 1992, is an epistolary novel acclaimed for its life like depiction of the lifetime of a punk rock band. together with monologues, conversations, letters, interviews, pictures, and comparable paraphernalia, Hard center Logo tells the tale of Joe Dick, an unrepentant, true-blue punk rocker whose scarred beliefs are renewed whilst his band reunites for one final shot at rock 'n' roll glory. Hard middle Logo used to be made right into a characteristic movie in 1996; a sequel went into construction in February 2010. Michael Turner's different novels contain The Pornographer's Poem (Soft cranium Press).

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Simplicissimus

Mike Mitchell’s translation of Simplicissimus used to be shortlisted for the Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize. “It is a violent and infrequently all-too-realistic picaresque, set in war-torn Europe in the course of the 17th-century Thirty Years conflict. Simplicissimus is the everlasting blameless, the simple-minded survivor, and we persist with him from a youth during which he loses his mom and dad to the informal atrocities of occupying troops, via his personal soldiering adventures, and as much as his ultimate vocation as a hermit on my own on an island. it really is Rabelasian in a few respects, yet extra all the way down to earth and melancholy.” Phil Baker within the Sunday instances “It is the rarest form of monument to lifestyles and literature, for it has survived nearly 3 centuries and may live to tell the tale many extra. it's a tale of the main easy type of grandeur - gaudy, wild, uncooked, a laugh, rollicking and ragged, boiling with existence, on intimate phrases with dying and evil - yet in any case, contrite and entirely bored with an international losing itself in blood, pillage and lust, yet immortal within the depressing splendour of its sins.” Thomas Mann

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Mike Mitchell’s translation of Simplicissimus used to be shortlisted for the Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize. “It is a violent and infrequently all-too-realistic picaresque, set in war-torn Europe in the course of the 17th-century Thirty Years conflict. Simplicissimus is the everlasting blameless, the simple-minded survivor, and we persist with him from a youth during which he loses his mom and dad to the informal atrocities of occupying troops, via his personal soldiering adventures, and as much as his ultimate vocation as a hermit on my own on an island. it really is Rabelasian in a few respects, yet extra all the way down to earth and melancholy.” Phil Baker within the Sunday instances “It is the rarest form of monument to lifestyles and literature, for it has survived nearly 3 centuries and may live to tell the tale many extra. it's a tale of the main easy type of grandeur - gaudy, wild, uncooked, a laugh, rollicking and ragged, boiling with existence, on intimate phrases with dying and evil - yet in any case, contrite and entirely bored with an international losing itself in blood, pillage and lust, yet immortal within the depressing splendour of its sins.” Thomas Mann

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The Crater; Or, Vulcan's Peak: A Tale of the Pacific

The reader of this ebook will very obviously be disposed to invite the query, why the geographies, histories, and different works of an analogous personality, have by no means made any point out of the areas and occasions that compose its topic. the answer's noticeable sufficient, and should fulfill each brain, although "inquiring." the truth is, that the authors of different works to which there's any allusion, most likely by no means heard there have been this type of areas because the Reef, Rancocus Island, Vulcan's top, the Crater, and the opposite islands of which a lot is expounded in our pages. In different phrases, they knew not anything approximately them.

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The reader of this ebook will very obviously be disposed to invite the query, why the geographies, histories, and different works of an analogous personality, have by no means made any point out of the areas and occasions that compose its topic. the answer's noticeable sufficient, and should fulfill each brain, although "inquiring." the truth is, that the authors of different works to which there's any allusion, most likely by no means heard there have been this type of areas because the Reef, Rancocus Island, Vulcan's top, the Crater, and the opposite islands of which a lot is expounded in our pages. In different phrases, they knew not anything approximately them.

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Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink, 1780-1830 (Romanticism in Perspective)

By Anya Taylor

Although many books have studied writers and alcohol in smooth American literature, the wealthy tradition of consuming and the numerous poems and narratives approximately it within the Romantic interval in England were completely overlooked. Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink 1780-1830 is the 1st research to explain the majority and diversity of writings approximately consuming; to set those poems, novels, essays, letters and journals in a old, sociological, and clinical context; to illustrate the significance of drunkenness within the works of a couple of significant and minor writers of the interval; and to signify that in those years, for a little while, the pleasures and pains of ingesting are held in a vivacious stability. The e-book argues that the determine of the drinker exams the margins of the man or woman, both as a beast, savage, or factor or, at the different fringe of the human variety, as a loose, encouraged spirit.

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By Anya Taylor

Although many books have studied writers and alcohol in smooth American literature, the wealthy tradition of consuming and the numerous poems and narratives approximately it within the Romantic interval in England were completely overlooked. Bacchus in Romantic England: Writers and Drink 1780-1830 is the 1st research to explain the majority and diversity of writings approximately consuming; to set those poems, novels, essays, letters and journals in a old, sociological, and clinical context; to illustrate the significance of drunkenness within the works of a couple of significant and minor writers of the interval; and to signify that in those years, for a little while, the pleasures and pains of ingesting are held in a vivacious stability. The e-book argues that the determine of the drinker exams the margins of the man or woman, both as a beast, savage, or factor or, at the different fringe of the human variety, as a loose, encouraged spirit.

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Tristán e Isolda (Tiempo de Clásicos)

El TRISTÁN de EILHART VON OBERG es el único poema altomedieval sobre los amores entre este héroe y los angeles reina Isolda que ha sobrevivido completo hasta nuestros días. los angeles historia de esta inmortal pareja de amantes comenzó a componerse en los angeles segunda mitad del siglo XII, y de los múltiples manuscritos en los que se plasmó solo se conservan fragmentos. Con estas limitaciones, los angeles versión de Eilhart von Oberg resulta una pieza clave para reconstruir fielmente una de las novelas de amor más originales y complejas de los angeles literatura universal.

Por su parte, los casi veinte mil versos que nos han llegado del TRISTÁN E ISOLDA de GOTTFRIED VON STRASSBURG paradójicamente constituyen, a pesar de su fragmentariedad, una visión del mundo worldwide, codificada en sus aspectos filosóficos y teológicos, que a través del culto a l. a. pasión erótica desarrolla diversas concepciones místicas medievales. De ahí se derivan las numerosas y polémicas interpretaciones de l. a. obra, que, lejos de producir un consenso entre los estudiosos, no hacen sino sugerir l. a. inagotable vigencia que anima esta historia de extraña e intensa belleza.

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El TRISTÁN de EILHART VON OBERG es el único poema altomedieval sobre los amores entre este héroe y los angeles reina Isolda que ha sobrevivido completo hasta nuestros días. los angeles historia de esta inmortal pareja de amantes comenzó a componerse en los angeles segunda mitad del siglo XII, y de los múltiples manuscritos en los que se plasmó solo se conservan fragmentos. Con estas limitaciones, los angeles versión de Eilhart von Oberg resulta una pieza clave para reconstruir fielmente una de las novelas de amor más originales y complejas de los angeles literatura universal.

Por su parte, los casi veinte mil versos que nos han llegado del TRISTÁN E ISOLDA de GOTTFRIED VON STRASSBURG paradójicamente constituyen, a pesar de su fragmentariedad, una visión del mundo worldwide, codificada en sus aspectos filosóficos y teológicos, que a través del culto a l. a. pasión erótica desarrolla diversas concepciones místicas medievales. De ahí se derivan las numerosas y polémicas interpretaciones de l. a. obra, que, lejos de producir un consenso entre los estudiosos, no hacen sino sugerir l. a. inagotable vigencia que anima esta historia de extraña e intensa belleza.

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Wild Animals Prohibited : Stories, Anti-stories

Audacious experimentalist and self-declared anti-writer,Subimal Misra is the grasp of up to date substitute Bengali literature and anti-establishment writing. This assortment brings jointly twenty-five tales that list the darkish heritage of violence and degeneration in Bengal of the seventies and eighties. The replicate that Misra holds as much as society breaks each canon of rectitude with unfailing precision. The tales additionally plot the continual evolution of Misra s writing as he searches for a sort to do justice to the truth that confronts us. Deeply prompted via Godard, Misra makes use of montage and different cinematic suggestions in his tales, which he himself calls antistories ,challenging our notions of examining and of literature itself. Brilliantly translated via V. Ramaswamy, Wild Animals Prohibited: Stories/Anti-stories startles with its blasphemy, its provocative rules and its sheer formlessness.

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Audacious experimentalist and self-declared anti-writer,Subimal Misra is the grasp of up to date substitute Bengali literature and anti-establishment writing. This assortment brings jointly twenty-five tales that list the darkish heritage of violence and degeneration in Bengal of the seventies and eighties. The replicate that Misra holds as much as society breaks each canon of rectitude with unfailing precision. The tales additionally plot the continual evolution of Misra s writing as he searches for a sort to do justice to the truth that confronts us. Deeply prompted via Godard, Misra makes use of montage and different cinematic suggestions in his tales, which he himself calls antistories ,challenging our notions of examining and of literature itself. Brilliantly translated via V. Ramaswamy, Wild Animals Prohibited: Stories/Anti-stories startles with its blasphemy, its provocative rules and its sheer formlessness.

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