Of a Certain Age: Twenty Life Sketches by Gopal Gandhi

By Gopal Gandhi

Gandhi; Jayaprakash Narayan; Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay; M.S. Subbulakshmi and Jyoti Basu have been outlined via the epoch they lived in and so they; in flip; outlined it. Their legacies are a part of our lore; now not but of our figuring out. Of a undeniable Age celebrates twenty such people with captivating biographical sketches. Gopalkrishna Gandhi illuminates key moments of their lives with own wisdom; conversations and correspondence. He bargains us little-known evidence; shiny portrayals in their vulnerabilities and strengths and touches upon the traits that made them the stuff of legend. In sketches which are sympathetic and frank; intimate and target; Gopalkrishna Gandhi analyses the general public and political trajectories of those figures and explores the occasions that attach them to the wider horizon of history.

Written in based and fluid prose; Of a undeniable Age offers worthwhile insights to realizing those notable women and men who formed occasions within the 20th century and had a substantial effect at the subcontinent we all know today.

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Fragile futur ou l'Homme devant son destin (BAU.BAUDELAIRE) by André Girard

By André Girard

Plaidoyer pour une réflexion urgente sur l’orientation de nos civilisations. Sortir enfin de cette logique animalisée qui se veut liée à l’évolutionnisme de Charles Darwin. Infléchir l’orientation du destin vers une harmonie heureuse entre les êtres, tel est le défi pour juguler les nouvelles formes de domination et de haine entre les peuples.

Peut-on imaginer un monde uni dans le appreciate et l’amour, avec un seul étendard aux couleurs de tous les peuples ? Est-il utopique de croire en l’utilisation du progrès pour le bien-être de l’humanité ? Seule notre jeunesse sera able de trouver un autre chemin, en s’éloignant du « gène égoïste » qui fait de certains de nous des loups.

Le chemin du renouveau doit nous faire réfléchir sur tout ce qui se dégrade :

• l’alimentation et l. a. santé

• l’organisation du travail

• le temps libre

• le admire dans nos croyances

Tous ces domaines se trouvent aujourd’hui gangrenés par des manipulations psychologiques dont les citoyens n’ont pas vraiment sense of right and wrong.

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After Emerson (American Philosophy) by John T. Lysaker

By John T. Lysaker

John T. Lysaker works among and weaves jointly questions and replies in philosophical psychology, Emerson experiences, and ethics during this booklet of deep existential wondering. every one essay during this odd, philosophical booklet employs ordinary phrases, words, and questions that symbolize our modern age. starting up from the belief of the place we're in a virtually literal experience, Lysaker takes readers on an highbrow trip intothematic matters and commitments of large curiosity, equivalent to the character of self and self-experience, moral existence, poetry and philosophy, and background and race. within the demeanour of Emerson, Cavell, and Rorty, Lysaker's vivid writing is bound to have a transformative influence on American philosophy today.

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Landscape to Light by Neil M. Gunn

By Neil M. Gunn

during this assortment the focal point is on panorama and the stimulus it offers for a trip of an enquiring brain from the statement of daily life to a country of self-realisation. The essays might be understood as a miniature biography of the author himself when it comes to being a chain of moments of revelation and enjoyment skilled in the course of walks within the geographical region, fishing expeditions and likelihood encounters with humans and books.

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New Directions in American Reception Study by Philip Goldstein,James L. Machor

By Philip Goldstein,James L. Machor

modern reception learn has constructed a range of techniques and techniques, together with the institutional, textual, ancient, authorial, and reader-response, which, to a better or lesser quantity, recognize some of the ways that readers have came across texts-- literature, tv exhibits, videos, and newspapers--meaningful. This assortment emphasizes that new range, reading videos, newspapers, enthusiasts, tv indicates, and conventional American in addition to sleek Hispanic, Black, and Womens literature. The essays on literature contain James Machor on Melvilles brief fiction, Kenneth Roemer on Edward Bellamys utopian paintings taking a look Backward, Amy Blair at the acclaim for Sinclair Lewiss major highway, Marcial Gonzalez on Danny Santiago and his Hispanic novel well-known everywhere city, and Leonard Diepeveen on modernist fiction and feedback. The theoretical essays on reader-oriented feedback comprise Patsy Schweickart on interpretation and the ethics of care and Jack Bratich on lively audiences. Media types of reaction feedback comprise Andrea Press and Camille Johnsons ethnographic research of enthusiasts of the Oprah Winfrey convey, Janet Staiger on Robert Aldrichs movie model of Mickey Spillanes Kiss Me lethal, and Rhiannon Bury at the enthusiasts of the HBO tv express Six toes below. History-of-the-book models contain Barbara Hochman at the acclaim for the Eighteen Nineties variations of Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin, Ellen Garvey on nineteenth-century scrapbooks of newspaper, and David Nord on early twentieth-century newspapers kin to viewers fees of bias and unfairness. Poststructuralist reports contain Philip Goldstein on Richard Wrights local Son, Steve Mailloux on analyzing Lolita in Tehran, and Tony Bennett at the cultural analyses of Pierre Bourdieu. the gathering concludes with essays by way of Janice Radway at the limits of those equipment and at the probability of latest sorts of sociological and anthropological reception learn and by way of Toby Miller at the reception deception when it comes to the global distribution and reception of flicks and tv shows.

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All My Januaries: Pleasures of Life and Other Essays by Barbara Blackman

By Barbara Blackman

‘Somewhere during this global, during this lifetime, there's a position of straightforward issues, of sitting beside a fireplace with neighbors, reliable corporation, quietly speaking, no ambitious judgements, no motives, no chance, no guilt, no affliction. those are the times for strolling on nation roads.’ From iconic writer and shopper of the humanities, Barbara Blackman, comes All My Januaries, a brand new choice of insightful and inspirational own essays.

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Confessions of a Book Lover by Ruskin Bond

By Ruskin Bond

Exploring bookshelves in one of the most outstanding places-Simla's Ripon sanatorium, Hampstead basic sanatorium in London, and The opt for bookstore of Mr Rao and Ms Murthy in Bangalore between others-Ruskin Bond opens a window to his earliest encounters with very good writers and their fabulous writings to introduce you to the tales that performed an important position in moulding his mind's eye as a full-time author. Confessions of a publication Lover is a trip into Ruskin's lifestyles throughout the books he has enjoyed and an creation to a few forgotten classics.

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Autobiografía (Spanish Edition) by Juan Goytisolo

By Juan Goytisolo

Entre lo "real" de l. a. vida y lo "real" literario intervienen una serie de instancias intermedias que el novelista manipula con arte y astucia, lejos de toda pretensión de inocencia. l. a. memoria, cube Walter Benjamin, no puede fijar el flujo del tiempo ni abarcar l. a. infinita dimensión del espacio: se limita a recrear cuadros escénicos, capsular momentos privilegiados, disponer de recuerdos e imágenes en una ordenación sintáctica que palabra a palabra configurará un libro. los angeles infranqueable distancia del hecho a lo escrito, las leyes y exigencias del texto narrativo, transmutarán insidiosamente fidelidad a lo actual en ejercicio artístico, propósito de sinceridad en virtuosismo, rigor ethical en estética. Ninguna posibilidad de escapar al dilema: reconstruir el pasado será siempre una forma segura de traicionarlo en cuanto se le dota de posterior coherencia, se le amaña en artera continuidad argumental. Mejor dejar l. a. pluma e interrumpir el relato para amenguar prudentemente los daños: el silencio, y sólo el silencio, mantendrá intacta una pura y estéril ilusión de verdad. los angeles presente edición añade a los dos volúmenes de memorias, Coto vedado y Los reinos de taifa, varios textos escritos con posterioridad en razón de su contenido autobiográfico.

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