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  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • ISBN: 1974717909
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Number of Pages: 209
  • Language: English
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Description: Jig Kumonuma bears a curious curse. Whenever others try to harm him, the device on his back returns the damage twofold, while Jig remains unscathed. Fearful of harming others, Jig isolates himself from his family and the world—until he hears word of a cure in the bustling city of Jinbo-cho. But the city’s a dangerous place where all sorts of species gather, and in its sketchiest areas, the police are no help at all. Good thing Jig’s got the elite V&V Total Security Protection agency and its top agent, Troma Yabusame, on his side. It doesn’t hurt that Troma’s also invisible! -- VIZ Media


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  • Author : Ryogo Narita,Ryohgo Narita
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • ISBN: 1974718492
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 257
  • Language: English
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Description: The Quincies’s Thousand Year Blood War is over, but the embers of turmoil still smolder in the Soul Society. Tokinada Tsunayashiro, elevated to head of his clan after a slew of assassinations take out every other claimant to the title, has a grand plan to create a new Soul King. His dark ambitions soon sow the seeds of a new total war across the realms, but all is not lost. There is one unlikely Soul Reaper who holds the key to defusing the conflict—Shuhei Hisagi, assistant captain of the Ninth Company and reporter for the Seireitei Bulletin! -- VIZ Media


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Summary: Hikone Ubuginu’s mysterious origin story, and the secrets behind the very existence of the Soul Reapers and all their allies and adversaries, could be re

  • Author : Ryogo Narita,Ryohgo Narita
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • ISBN: 1974718506
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 481
  • Language: English
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Description: Hikone Ubuginu’s mysterious origin story, and the secrets behind the very existence of the Soul Reapers and all their allies and adversaries, could be revealed to incite an all-out battle royal. Meanwhile, Urahara and Hisagi face down formidable enemies in Karakura Town as Tokinada Tsunayashiro’s fiendish plan unfolds! -- VIZ Media


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Summary: As the Soul Society’s secrets are brought to light in the mysterious figure of Hikone Ubuginu, the full terror of Tokinada Tsunayashiro’s plan is revea

  • Author : Ryogo Narita,Ryohgo Narita
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
  • ISBN: 1974718514
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 407
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1170
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Description: As the Soul Society’s secrets are brought to light in the mysterious figure of Hikone Ubuginu, the full terror of Tokinada Tsunayashiro’s plan is revealed. Shuhei Hisagi must grasp the true ability of his zanpaku-to and the meaning of its name. Can a single blade sever the consequences of death? -- VIZ Media


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  • Author : Thomas Carlyle
  • Publisher: Good Press
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  • Genre: History
  • Number of Pages: 1096
  • Language: English
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Description: "The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


Pdf ebook: The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume One (Earth Hive, Nightmare Asylum, The Female War)

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  • Author : Steve Perry,Stephani Perry
  • Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
  • ISBN: 1783299029
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 400
  • Language: English
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Description: Classic original fiction set in the Alien world, featuring Earth Hive by Steve Perry, Nightmare Asylum by Steve Perry and The Female War by Steve Perry and Stephani Perry. Earth Hive: Wilks was a space marine with a near-fatal flaw: he had a heart. Billie was a child, the only survivor of a far-flung colony outpost. Thrown together in the last hellish night of an alien invasion, Billie and Wilks helped each other get out alive. Thirteen years later Wilks is in prison, and Billie lives in a mental institution, the nightmare memories of the massacre at Rim seared into her mind. Now the government has tapped Wilks to lead an expedition to the aliens' home planet to bring back a live alien. But the competition on Earth to develop the aliens as a new weapons system is brutal. When Wilks's team departs on their mission, a trained assassin trails them. And what follows is no less than guerrilla warfare on the aliens' planet--and alien conquest on Earth! Nightmare Asylum: Wilks, Billie, and Bueller were the last survivors of a devastating assault on the aliens' home planet. But once their retum to the solar system made them refugees once more, fleeing Earth and its alien infestation in a desperate attempt to stay alive. Now, in an otherwise unmanned military transport, they hurtle through space. Destination: unknown. Little do they know that the cargo they carry with them is a legacy of death that they will ultimately have to face. Nor do they know that they head toward a remote colony and military outpost. This pocket of humanity at the very edges of space is at the mercy of a general names Spears with an agenda all his own. Now Billie, Wilks, and Bueller face a new nightmare, and it is nothing they could ever have imagined: a gift of madness from an alien world, unbalanced mind, and the experiences of a mysterious pilot named Lieutenant Ellen Ripley. The Female War: Lieutenant Ellen Ripley awoke from her long journey in space with a hole in her memory and an overwhelming drive to survive. When she meets Wilks and Billie, two battered veterans in the war against the alienss she realizes she's found two comrades in arms--and she's ready to take up the fight. Only then does she discover the devastating secret that lurks behind her long sleep. When she, Wilks, and Billie prepare to meet the aliens head-on to turn a powerful alien queen against her spawn in a battle intended to save Earth, that secret becomes her greatest weapon--and her greatest liability. As the fate of Earth hangs in the balance, Ripley and Billie must come to terms with what it means to be an alien . . . and what it means to be human.


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  • Author : Sarah J. Maas
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 1619630664
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
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Description: Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak-but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life-and her future-forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.


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  • Publisher: Vintage Canada
  • ISBN: 0307371123
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 480
  • Language: English
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Description: Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all of our best stories, Yann Martel has woven a glorious spiritual adventure that makes us question what it means to be alive, and to believe.


Pdf ebook: Durarara!! SH, Vol. 1 (light novel)

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Summary: In the sequel series to the urban fantasy Durarara!!, Yahiro Mizuchi has come to Tokyo in the hopes of starting a new life (and maybe seeing the Headless R

  • Author : Ryohgo Narita
  • Publisher: Yen Press LLC
  • ISBN: 1975322789
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 176
  • Language: English
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Description: In the sequel series to the urban fantasy Durarara!!, Yahiro Mizuchi has come to Tokyo in the hopes of starting a new life (and maybe seeing the Headless Rider), but the famous Dullahan hasn't been seen in half a year-and neither has anyone who's gone to find her!


Pdf ebook: The Ruins of Gorlan

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  • Author : John Flanagan
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 144068426X
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Language: English
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Description: The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! They have always scared him in the past—the Rangers, with their dark cloaksand shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. Highly trained in the skills of battle and surveillance, they fight the battles before the battles reach the people. And as Will is about to learn, there is a large battle brewing. The exiled Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom. This time, he will not be denied. . . . Here is the fantasy adventure that launched the Ranger's Apprentice series, an epic story of heroes and villains that has become an international phenomenon. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire series.


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  • Author : Peter Watts
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1429955198
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
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Description: Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail). Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who should we send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn't want to meet? Send a linguist with multiple-personality disorder and a biologist so spliced with machinery that he can't feel his own flesh. Send a pacifist warrior and a vampire recalled from the grave by the voodoo of paleogenetics. Send a man with half his mind gone since childhood. Send them to the edge of the solar system, praying you can trust such freaks and monsters with the fate of a world. You fear they may be more alien than the thing they've been sent to find—but you'd give anything for that to be true, if you knew what was waiting for them. . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Pdf ebook: The Asterisk War, Vol. 2 (manga)

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Summary: Having begun attending Seidoukan Academy--one of the six magical schools in the city known as the Asterisk--Ayato Amagiri begins the task he's truly there

  • Author : Yuu Miyazaki
  • Publisher: Yen Press LLC
  • ISBN: 0316398772
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Number of Pages: 192
  • Language: English
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Description: Having begun attending Seidoukan Academy--one of the six magical schools in the city known as the Asterisk--Ayato Amagiri begins the task he's truly there to accomplish: investigating the disappearance of his elder sister! He's given a powerful weapon that she once wielded, and it seems like he's on the right track. But when he and Julis are attacked in broad daylight by mysterious forces, it's clear his search isn't going to be as easy as he'd hoped...


Pdf ebook: The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven (Vol. 1-3)

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Summary: The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven is the first scholarly biography of Ludwig van Beethoven, covering Beethoven's life to 1816. Thayer became aware of many d

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  • Publisher: e-artnow
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  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 1431
  • Language: English
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Description: The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven is the first scholarly biography of Ludwig van Beethoven, covering Beethoven's life to 1816. Thayer became aware of many discrepancies in the already existing biographies of Beethoven, so in 1849 he sailed for Europe to undertake his own researches, learning German and collecting information. Still after many updates Thayer's biography of Beethoven is regarded as a standard work of reference on the composer.


Pdf ebook: The Adventures of Honey & Leon

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Summary: Actor and New York Times bestselling author Alan Cumming and artist Grant Shaffer imagine what their dogs do when they’re not around—and it’s no surp

  • Author : Alan Cumming
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0399557997
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
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Description: Actor and New York Times bestselling author Alan Cumming and artist Grant Shaffer imagine what their dogs do when they’re not around—and it’s no surprise that the dogs aspire to lead lives as action-packed and glamorous as their dads’! Honey and Leon are rescue mutts who love their dads very much. But their dads often have to go away on glamorous and important business, which worries the dogs. Honey and Leon are done staying home and fretting—they’re off on a dad-protecting adventure! Careful to remain incognito, the two pups shadow their dads on a trip across the sea, keeping them out of danger at every turn! How did they survive without Honey and Leon’s protection for this long?! Alan Cumming and Grant Shaffer wrote this story as a tribute to their own dogs, based on their frequent conversations about what Honey and Leon get up to while they’re away.


Pdf ebook: Homo Deus

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Summary: International Bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explore

  • Author : Yuval Noah Harari
  • Publisher: Signal
  • ISBN: 0771038690
  • Genre: History
  • Number of Pages: 450
  • Language: English
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Description: International Bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species. Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century – from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus. War is obsolete You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict Famine is disappearing You are at more risk of obesity than starvation Death is just a technical problem Equality is out – but immortality is in What does our future hold?


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Summary: "Marytanov explains why and how the US armed forces have lost the military supremacy they thought they once had and how Russia, which supposedly had been d

  • Author : Andrei Martyanov
  • Publisher: SCB Distributors
  • ISBN: 0998694762
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Number of Pages: 249
  • Language: English
  • Views: 575
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Description: "Marytanov explains why and how the US armed forces have lost the military supremacy they thought they once had and how Russia, which supposedly had been defeated in the Cold War, succeeded not only in catching up with USA, but actually surpassing it in many key domains such as long range cruise missiles, diesel-electric submarines, air defenses, electronic warfare, air superiority and many others. Andrei Martyanov's book is an absolute 'must read' for any person wanting to understand the reality of modern warfare and super-power competition." THE SAKER While exceptionalism is not unique to America, the intensity of their conviction and its global ramifications are. This view of its exceptionalism has led the US to grossly misinterpret—sometimes deliberately—the causative factors of key events of the past two centuries. Accordingly, the wrong conclusions have been derived, and very wrong lessons learned. Nowhere has this been more manifest than in American military thought and its actual application of military power. Time after time the American military has failed to match lofty declarations about its superiority, producing instead a mediocre record of military accomplishments. Starting from the Korean War the United States hasn’t won a single war against a technologically inferior, but mentally tough enemy. The technological dimension of American “strategy” has completely overshadowed any concern with the social, cultural, operational and even tactical requirements of military (and political) conflict. With a new Cold War with Russia emerging, the United States enters a new period of geopolitical turbulence completely unprepared in any meaningful way—intellectually, economically, militarily or culturally—to face a reality which was hidden for the last 70+ years behind the curtain of never-ending Chalabi moments and a strategic delusion concerning Russia, whose history the US viewed through a Solzhenitsified caricature kept alive by a powerful neocon lobby, which even today dominates US policy makers’ minds. Martyanov’s former Soviet military background enables deep insight into the fundamental issues of warfare and military power as a function of national power—assessed correctly, not through the lens of Wall Street “economic” indices and a FIRE economy, but through the numbers of enclosed technological cycles and culture, much of which has been shaped in Russia by continental warfare and which is practically absent in the US.


Pdf ebook: Cytonic

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  • Author : Brandon Sanderson
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • ISBN: 0399555870
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Language: English
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Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The third book in an epic series about a girl who will travel beyond the stars to save the world she loves from destruction from the author of the Reckoners series, the Mistborn trilogy, and the Stormlight Archive. Spensa’s life as a Defiant Defense Force pilot has been far from ordinary. She proved herself one of the best starfighters in the human enclave of Detritus and she saved her people from extermination at the hands of the Krell—the enigmatic alien species that has been holding them captive for decades. What’s more, she traveled light-years from home as an undercover spy to infiltrate the Superiority, where she learned of the galaxy beyond her small, desolate planet home. Now, the Superiority—the governing galactic alliance bent on dominating all human life—has started a galaxy-wide war. And Spensa’s seen the weapons they plan to use to end it: the Delvers. Ancient, mysterious alien forces that can wipe out entire planetary systems in an instant. Spensa knows that no matter how many pilots the DDF has, there is no defeating this predator. Except that Spensa is Cytonic. She faced down a Delver and saw something eerily familiar about it. And maybe, if she’s able to figure out what she is, she could be more than just another pilot in this unfolding war. She could save the galaxy. The only way she can discover what she really is, though, is to leave behind all she knows and enter the Nowhere. A place from which few ever return. To have courage means facing fear. And this mission is terrifying.


Pdf ebook: Economics for Real People

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  • Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
  • ISBN: 1610164679
  • Genre: Austrian school of economics
  • Number of Pages: 349
  • Language: English
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Pdf ebook: Letters to Heaven

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Summary: In these masterfully written letters to heaven, Calvin Miller thanks, lovingly reflects on-and sometimes confesses his regrets to -the departed influences

  • Author : Calvin Miller
  • Publisher: Worthy Books
  • ISBN: 1617950475
  • Genre: Religion
  • Number of Pages: 224
  • Language: English
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Description: In these masterfully written letters to heaven, Calvin Miller thanks, lovingly reflects on-and sometimes confesses his regrets to -the departed influences in his life. Some are names familiar to us all (C. S. Lewis, Todd Beamer, Oscar Wilde); others he knew well; and some he only admired from a distance. But all brought a brightness to his life or challenged him to live more fully in some way. Aware that eternity for any of us is only a step away, Miller has sought to complete the unfinished business of life by writing letters to the great beyond. This moving work will not only elicit a desire in readers to reconcile all things unfinished, but teach the living about the importance of people and the treasure of faith while holding out for us all the hope that awaits..


Pdf ebook: Modern Love

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  • Author : George Meredith
  • Publisher: Broadview Press
  • ISBN: 1770487646
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: The Victorian writer George Meredith completed Modern Love, his most famous poem, in the months following his wife’s death in 1861. The series of 16-line sonnets (a stanzaic form Meredith invented) depicts isolated scenes in an unhappy marriage as both partners take lovers. At the time, Meredith’s long poem was savaged by critics both for its style and for its “diseased” content. In this century, however, it has been lauded as a complex and extraordinarily powerful exploration of the realities of Victorian marriage.


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  • Author : Steven George Krantz
  • Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
  • ISBN: 0821846299
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Number of Pages: 310
  • Language: English
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Description: "One of the themes of the book is how to have a fulfilling professional life. In order to achieve this goal, Krantz discusses keeping a vigorous scholarly program going and finding new challenges, as well as dealing with the everyday tasks of research, teaching, and administration." "In short, this is a survival manual for the professional mathematician - both in academics and in industry and government agencies. It is a sequel to the author's A Mathematician's Survival Guide."--BOOK JACKET.


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Summary: Since the 1990s, critics and curators have broadly accepted the notion that participatory art is the ultimate political art: that by encouraging an audienc

  • Author : Claire Bishop
  • Publisher: Verso Books
  • ISBN: 1844677966
  • Genre: Art
  • Number of Pages: 390
  • Language: English
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Description: Since the 1990s, critics and curators have broadly accepted the notion that participatory art is the ultimate political art: that by encouraging an audience to take part an artist can promote new emancipatory social relations. Around the world, the champions of this form of expression are numerous, ranging from art historians such as Grant Kester, curators such as Nicolas Bourriaud and Nato Thompson, to performance theorists such as Shannon Jackson. Artificial Hells is the first historical and theoretical overview of socially engaged participatory art, known in the US as “social practice.” Claire Bishop follows the trajectory of twentieth-century art and examines key moments in the development of a participatory aesthetic. This itinerary takes in Futurism and Dada; the Situationist International; Happenings in Eastern Europe, Argentina and Paris; the 1970s Community Arts Movement; and the Artists Placement Group. It concludes with a discussion of long-term educational projects by contemporary artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, Pawe? Althamer and Paul Chan. Since her controversial essay in Artforum in 2006, Claire Bishop has been one of the few to challenge the political and aesthetic ambitions of participatory art. In Artificial Hells, she not only scrutinizes the emancipatory claims made for these projects, but also provides an alternative to the ethical (rather than artistic) criteria invited by such artworks. Artificial Hells calls for a less prescriptive approach to art and politics, and for more compelling, troubling and bolder forms of participatory art and criticism.


Pdf ebook: The Reception of Classical German Literature in England, 1760-1860, Volume 9

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Summary: The extensive scope of this collection means that this documentary record of the reception of German literature in England is a valuable scholarly resource

  • Author : John Boening
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1000766268
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Number of Pages: 570
  • Language: English
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Description: The extensive scope of this collection means that this documentary record of the reception of German literature in England is a valuable scholarly resource. One of the most important features of British literary and intellectual history over the past 250 years is the influence of German literature. From the second half of the 18th Century, through the first decades of the 19th, German books and ideas attracted, then gained the attention of a nation. Despite the acknowledged importance of the influence on writers such as Coleridge and Carlyle the subject, though often alluded to, was rarely studied. This collection provides a guidebook through the masses of periodical and allows the English side of the Anglo-German literary relationship to be explored in detail. In order to make the collection useful to scholars with a wide range of interest, it has been divided into three parts: Part 1 is a chronological presentation of commentary on German literature in general. It also contains collective reviews of multiple German authors, notices of important anthologies and reactions to influential works about Germany and its culture. Part 2 collects reviews of 18th Century individual German authors and Part 3 is devoted to the English reception of Goethe and Schiller. Parts 2 & 3 contain cross-references to the collective reviews of Part 1. Containing over 200 British serials and articles and reviews from all the major English literary periodicals, the collection also includes a broad sampling of opinion from the more general magazines, including some popular religious publications.


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  • Author : Klaus D. Sattler
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1000702863
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Number of Pages: 356
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