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New World literature history
by CHARLES REX

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English

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1206

Publication Date

September 15, 2017

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America was mastered by British, English became her language, and literature originated in the English literary tradition. Nowadays American literature is everywhere recognized as literature it is original the national.
Getting Castaneda: Understanding Carlos Castaneda
by Peter Luce

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English

Pages

148

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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In 1968 Carlos Castaneda burst onto the scene with his blockbuster story about his apprenticeship with an awesome, authentic Mexican sorcerer, don Juan.<br />Roaming the deserts of Mexico, he participated in the cultivation and use of ‘power plants’, psychedelic drugs he felt were making him lose his mind. As an apprentice of sorcery practised for thousands of years, he survived a leap from a cliff and watched a sorcerer dance across a waterfall. Along the way, he shared with us long-lost secrets about death, dreaming, our other self, and the vast and inexplicable forces of the universe. <br />Or did Castaneda deceive us all?<br />With 11 books written over 30 years, this bestselling American author, philosopher and anthropologist opened a window into another world and era. Writing detailed depictions of practices and beliefs of an ancient civilization, he revealed unexpected, exciting and frightening events with compelling believability. <br />Revered by followers and reviled by critics, Castaneda, the author and character, and all his works are given a new, comprehensive interpretation in Getting Castaneda.
Pequeña historia de Juan Ramón Jiménez (Petites Històries) (C...
by José Antonio García Bar...

Language

Catalan

Pages

10

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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Libro ilustrado sobre la biografía del poeta español Juan Ramón Jiménez, que fue galardonado con el Premio Nobel de Literatura en 1956. Ejerció gran influencia en la Generación del 27. Entre sus obras más importantes, "Platero y yo" y "Diario de un poeta recién casado".
Illustrating Trollope
by Mark Green

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English

Pages

251

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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A collection of essays of literary criticism focussing on the illustration of the novels of Anthony Trollope in the 19th century and contrasting these with modern illustrations.
The world of Junichiro Tanizaki Key first portion (Japanese Editi...
by shogo kisaragi

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Japanese

Pages

162

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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 さて、今回の谷崎潤一郎の有名な『鍵』の「前半部」というのは、「谷崎潤一郎の世界」の「鍵」の「第一部」と「第二部」とを統合したものではあるが、その内容は、次のようなものである。――まず、「第一部」(四人の思惑)であるが、この作品の主要な「登場人物」は、「四人」であり、一人は、主人公の夫(大学教授)であり、一人は、その妻(郁子いくこ)である、また、一人は、娘(敏子)であり、そして、もう一人は、娘の結婚相手とみなされる「木村」という人物になるかと思う。そして、よく「三人」(母親と娘と木村)とで「映画」を一緒に観に出かけたり、また、夕食の時に、娘(敏子)を除いた「三人」(夫と妻と木村)とで酒(ブランデー)を飲むようになるが、ある日、妻(郁子)は、酒(ブランデー)に酔い過ぎて、風呂場で倒れるという「事件」を起こすことになるが、その後も同じような「パターン」を幾度も繰り返すという内容である。<br /> 次に、「第二部」(敏子の別居)であるが、まず、敏子の別居以来、木村は遊びに来る表向きの口実がなくなった訳だが、相変らず二三日置きに来る。そして、夫(大学教授)は、ポラロイドやカメラ(ツワイス・イコン)などを使って妻(郁子)の「全裸写真」を夜な夜な撮ったりしているが、一方、別居した敏子と母親(郁子)それに木村とは、今までのように夫の「家」ではなく、むしろ別居した娘(敏子)の部屋で、最初は「三人」で、やがて「ブランデー」を飲み始めると、娘(敏子)は、いつしかその場からは消えて、妻(郁子)と木村の「二人」だけで「ブランデー」を飲み交わすようになり、そして、酒に酔って倒れるということを「三度」繰り返すが、その三度目に、妻(郁子)と木村とは終に「最後の一線を越えてしまう」という展開になる内容であり、興味や関心がありましたら、ぜひとも訪ねて見てください。
Daphne Du Maurier: Looking Inward
by Teresa Petersen

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English

Pages

193

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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In this well-researched and crafted study of Daphne du Maurier's novels and short stories, author Teresa Petersen explores the possibility that incest is at the core of du Maurier's craft. Her argument is that the theme of incest occurs so frequently that it is not a coincidence.<br />Weaving an analysis of du Maurier's personal history with her well-known novels and short stories, Petersen contends that the writer's intense relationship with her father, Gerald, and to a lesser extent, her much older cousin, Geoffrey, shaped the narrative of all that she wrote.<br />From the subtle father-daughter marriage in Rebecca to the grotesque infanticide in The Progress of Julius to the revelatory short story, ‘A Border-Line Case', Petersen makes a clear argument that will have readers reconsidering du Maurier's works from a completely different angle.
Literary Byways
by William Andrews

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English

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Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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Authors at work -- The earnings of authors -- Declined with thanks -- Epigrams on authors -- Poetical graces -- Poetry on panes -- English folk-rhymes -- The poetry of toast lists and menu cards -- Toasts and toasting -- Curious American old-time gleanings -- The earliest American poetess: Anne Bradstreet -- A playful poet: Miss Catherine Fanshawe -- A popular song writer: Mrs. John Hunter -- A poet of the poor: Mary Pyper -- The poet of the fisher-folk: Mrs. Susan K. Phillips -- A poet and novelist of the people: Thomas Miller -- The cottage countess -- The compiler of "Old Moore's Almanac": Henry Andrews -- James Nayler, the mad Quaker, who claimed to be the Messiah -- A biographical romance: Swan's strange story -- Short letters.
Machikara City Light Magazine (Japanese Edition)
by Takehiko Honma

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Japanese

Pages

58

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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内容紹介<br /><br />雑誌『街から』は、草莽の有志老若男女が参画し定期購読システムで編集・発行しているインディペンデント・マガジン(印刷版)のキンドル版で、固定レイアウトで制作されています。(印刷版をお求めの場合は、街から舎にお問い合わせください。)<br /><br />編集発行人の本間健彦は、かつて60年代対抗文化の拠点としてギラギラ輝いていた新宿の街から発信されていた伝説のカウンターカルチャー・マガジン『新宿プレイマップ』の編集長を務めていた人物。1992年10月に創刊され、隔月刊小冊子ですが20数年の歩みを続行中。執筆陣には高木護・黒田オサム・矢崎泰久・小室等・中川五郎・おおえまさのり・成田宙路之・天野恵一・平井玄ら、名うてのフリーランサー(自由の騎士)たちが集い健筆を揮っています。 <br />『街から』は、自由な精神を志向する者たちが集うメディアを目指しています。 <br /><br />目次<br /><br /> 表紙(オリジナル)<br />●【広告】 電子ブック『新宿プレイマップ』<br /> 目次(オリジナル)<br />● BOOK CAFE MACHIKARA<br /> ノートブックから<br />  私のブギウギ珍事件 成田 宙路之 ヒロシ <br /> いしのまきサステナブルデザイン通信 7<br />  心の復興にしみじみ 押切珠喜<br /> 暗闇が大好き<br />  「ある踊り子」小林莉奈監督作品(2017年/21分) 佐々木健<br /> 田舎電車に乗ろう 65<br />  山へ行くトロッコ 伊達哲也<br /> 京都・綾部から 10<br />  「おとのわ」ライブツアーで学んだこと 出口春日<br />● コラム【私的放射能メモ】 27<br /> 浦上第一病院医長 秋月辰一郎③ 神田真理子<br />● 連載 現場からのリポート 6<br /> 「孤独」と「格差」 ─ 深刻な高齢者犯罪の背後に潜むもの ─ 若松 修<br />● ペーパー・ブログ広島から ②<br /> 復興という合言葉の虚妄性 田浪亜央江<br />● 石垣島から「ゆばなうれ(世は直れ)」 2<br /> 「自衛隊配備」の背後に米軍の存在あり 内原英聡<br />● 連載 観る・読む・再考する 15<br /> マジの「無国籍」映画 ─「骨」・「ココアのひと匙」 天野惠一<br />   テキスト/映画 「太陽への脱出」(舛田利男監督・日活 1963年作品)<br />   本       『裕次郎』(木村凌二著・講談社 2017年刊)<br />● 連載 カントリー・ダイアリー 37<br /> 魂の在り処 おおえまさのり<br />●【広告】『街から』を販売していただいている店<br />● 連載 ココロハダカで 6<br /> ストリップと「性」と世間体 牧瀬 茜<br />● マンガ<br /> 「無窮の果ての馬鹿」 天才ナカムラスペシャル<br />●【広告】〈野戦17の秋〉野戦之月テント芝居公演<br />● 死ぬまでまだ 時間 ひま はたっぷりある 3<br /> 『偽作、ながあきら外伝』の、そのまた外伝 こみ 憲<br />●【広告】 本間健彦の本<br />● コラム おしるこ通信 20<br /> おしるこカフェは海をわたる④ 門脇 篤<br />● 連載 写撃 7<br /> 〝理論派右翼〟鈴木邦男が憂う日本の行く末 平早 勉(撮影/レポート)<br />●コラム 人と街と建築 66<br /> 佃島入舟堀 上山恵三<br />● 連載 音楽の時間が刻むもの 11<br /> 桑名正博と「セクシャルバイオレットNo1」 寺本幸司<br />● 戯志群衆伝 12<br /> アルトの時代 平井 玄<br />● 連載 人前で歌うということ 34<br /> またギターを壊してしまったぼく 中川五郎<br />●【広告】連続講座「平成」台替わりの政治を問う<br />●【広告】この本がおもしろい<br />● 編集室から(149号)<br /> 天野惠一、押切珠喜、寺本幸司、成田宙路之、本間健彦<br />●【広告】街から舎の本<br />●【広告】電子ブック出版<br /><br /> キンドル版奥付<br /> <br />(表紙)成田宙路之<br />(題字)赤松陽構造<br />(デザイン)朝倉事務所
Loopholes: Reading Comically
by John Bruns

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English

Pages

232

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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<p>Much writing about comedy in the last twenty years has only trivialized comedy as cheap or as temporary distraction from things that "really matter." It has either presented exhaustive taxonomies of kinds of humor--like wit, puns, jokes, humor, satire, irony--or engaged in pointless political endgames, moral dialogues, or philosophical perceptions. Comedy is rarely presented as a mode of thought in its own right, as a way of understanding, not something to be understood.</p><p>Bruns' guiding assumption is that comedy is not simply a literary or theatrical genre, to be diff erentiated from tragedy or from romance, but a certain way of disclosing, perhaps undoing, the way the world is organized. When we view the world in terms of what is incompatible, we are reading comically. In this sense, comedy exists outside the alternatives of tragic and comic.</p><p><em>Loopholes</em> argues that trivialization of comedy comes from fear that it will address our anxieties with honesty-- and it is this truth that scares us. John Bruns discusses comedy as a mode of thought with a cognitive function. It is a domain of human understanding, a domain far more troubling and accessible than we care to acknowledge. To "read comically" we must accept our fears. If we do so, we will realize what Bruns refers to as the most neglected premise of comedy, that the world itself is a loophole--both incomplete and limitless.</p>
British Women Writers 1914-1945: Professional Work and Friendship
by Catherine Clay

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English

Pages

194

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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Catherine Clay's persuasively argued and rigorously documented study examines women's friendships during the period between the two world wars. Building on extensive new archival research, the book's organizing principle is a series of literary-historical case-studies that explore the practices, meanings and effects of friendship within a network of British women writers, who were all loosely connected to the feminist weekly periodical Time and Tide. Clay considers the letters and diaries, as well as fiction, poetry, autobiographies and journalistic writings, of authors such as Vera Brittain, Winifred Holtby, Storm Jameson, Naomi Mitchison, and Stella Benson, to examine women's friendships in relation to two key contexts: the rise of the professional woman writer under the shadow of literary modernism and historic shifts in the cultural recognition of lesbianism crystallized by The Well of Loneliness trial in 1928. While Clay's study presents substantial evidence to support the crucial role close and enduring friendships played in women's professional achievements, it also boldly addresses the limitations and denials of these relationships. Producing 'biographies of friendship' untold in existing author studies, her book also challenges dominant accounts of women's friendships and advances new ways for thinking about women's friendship in contemporary debates.

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