Political Writings (Dreiser Edition) by Theodore Dreiser,Jude Davies

By Theodore Dreiser,Jude Davies

Theodore Dreiser staked his recognition on fearless expression in his fiction, yet he by no means used to be extra outspoken than whilst writing approximately American politics, which he did prolifically. even supposing he's remembered essentially as a novelist, the vast majority of his twenty-seven books have been nonfiction treatises.

 

To Dreiser, every little thing used to be political. His experience for the hype and hypocrisies of politics took form in reasoned yet emphatic ruminations in his fiction and nonfiction at the hopes and disappointments of democracy, the enticements of nationalism and communism, the danger and trumpets of conflict, and the position of writers in resisting and advancing political ideas.

 

Spanning a interval of yankee historical past from the innovative period to the arrival of the chilly battle, this beneficiant quantity collects Dreiser's most vital political writings from his journalism, broadsides, speeches, inner most papers, and lengthy out-of-print nonfiction books. relating the good melancholy, the hot Deal, and either international Wars in addition to Soviet Russia and the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, those writings exemplify Dreiser's candor and his penchant for championing the defenseless and railing opposed to corruption.

 

Positing Dreiser as a necessary public highbrow who addressed crucial problems with the 1st half the 20th century, those writings additionally navigate historic terrain with prescient observations on subject matters corresponding to faith, civil rights, nationwide accountability, person ethics, worldwide kinfolk, and censorship that stay relatively proper to a modern viewers. Editor Jude Davies offers ancient commentaries that body those decisions within the context of his different writings, rather his novels.

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Der Prediger: Meinen wahren Namen kann ich nicht nennen ... by anonym

By anonym

DER PREDIGER darf seinen Namen nicht nennen, sonst ist seine Familie erledigt. Kaum einer kennt seine wahre Identität. Denn er hat gemordet - und heute ist er evangelischer Seelsorger. Seine erste Frau stieß er von einer Klippe. guy schnappt ihn, er wird zu lebenslanger Haft verurteilt, 17 Jahre sitzt er im Knast. Hinter Gittern findet er zu Gott, will Theologie studieren und Pastor werden. Die Kirchenleitung ist zunächst strikt dagegen. Aber er wird tatsächlich Seelsorger - obwohl seine eigene Seele im Innersten tief verletzt ist. Ganz frei ist er nie geworden.

Millionen sahen den ARD-Fernsehfilm "Der Prediger", in dem ein Teil dieser Geschichte erzählt wird. Dies ist kein "Buch zum Film", sondern es greift tiefer. Der Leser erfährt die ganze Wahrheit von der Kindheit bis zum Heute: über eine Suche nach Glück, Verrat, verlorene Liebe, Gewaltfantasien - bis hin zum Mord.

Und das Buch wirft Fragen auf:
Wie kann guy mit einer solchen Schuld leben?
Hat so jemand eine zweite likelihood verdient?

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Ocean Ambient Noise: Measurement and Theory (The Underwater by William M. Carey,Richard B. Evans

By William M. Carey,Richard B. Evans

This monograph develops the speculation of noise mechanisms and measurements, and describes normal noise features and computational equipment. The immense ambient noise literature is concisely summarized utilizing idea mixed with key consultant results.


The air sea boundary interplay region is defined by way of nondimensional variables considered necessary for destiny experiments. Noise box coherency, infrequent directional measurements, and distinctive basin scale computations and techniques are provided. using satellite tv for pc measurements in those basin scale types is proven. a sequence of appendices presents in-depth mathematical remedies with the intention to be of curiosity to graduate scholars and lively researchers.

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The Missing Chapter Lee Harvey Oswald In The Far East by Jack Swike

By Jack Swike

ahead of Lee Harvey Oswald grew to become associated with the JFK assassination, he was once a mediocre U.S. Marine assigned to a radar squadron in Japan. writer Jack R. Swike, a former Marine Corps Intelligence Officer stationed in Japan, spent over twenty years learning Oswald's actions in a foreign country, leading to The lacking bankruptcy: Lee Harvey Oswald within the some distance East. This booklet will debunk a number of the myths approximately Oswald's existence throughout the chilly battle period. for example, few humans be aware of that Oswald's Marine squadron was once stationed close to a best mystery atomic bomb facility at the Atsugi Naval Air box in Japan, which additionally housed U-2 secret agent planes. utilizing the main trustworthy assets on hand, plus interviews with those who knew or had ties to Oswald, Swike has compiled a e-book of ancient importance in unraveling a bankruptcy of Oswald's existence that had readily been overlooked.

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Bathsheba Doran: The Marriage Plays (Oberon Modern by Bathsheba Doran

By Bathsheba Doran

kin Anna, a Texan poetry pupil and Sean, an Irish own coach, not often appear destined for each other. yet as their net of friends and family crosses distances either mental and geographical, an not going new relations is solid. a pointy exploration of the altering face of kinship within the expansive panorama of the fashionable world.

the secret of affection and sex Deep within the American South, Charlotte and Jonny were most sensible associates given that they have been 9. She's Jewish, he is Christian, he is black, she's white. An unforeseen love tale approximately the place souls meet and the implications of growing to be up.

parents’ eveningMother and Father are within the bed room, getting ready for folks’ night. This infrequent chance to examine in triggers a unstable, passionate and miraculous disagreement. A painfully witty, perceptive exploration of the landlines of parenting in smooth marriage.

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Gilbert Simondon : Une pensée de l'individuation et de la by Collectif

By Collectif

Ce livre, fruit d'un colloque foreign, rend justice à l'un des meilleurs philosophes de sa génération, Gilbert Simondon (1924-1989). Professeur à l. a. Sorbonne, fondateur du Laboratoire de psychologie générale et de technologie, il est demeuré méconnu malgré le grand retentissement d'un livre qui healthy date : Du mode d'existence des objets techniques (1958) et los angeles book partielle de sa thèse, L'Individu et sa genèse physico-biologique, en 1964 aux Presses Universitaires de France.
Bon connaisseur des sciences physiques et biologiques, lui-même technicien, Gilbert Simondon a toujours refusé le conflit entre procedure et tradition ; il a tenté de penser ensemble le biologique, le psychologique et le technologique. Cet ouvrage, auquel ont contribué entre autres Gilbert Hottois, François Laruelle, Jean-François Marquet et René Thom, s'emploie à rendre compte de l. a. richesse d'une réflexion et d'un système de pensée "nécessaires pour notre temps" selon les termes d'Hubert Curien.

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Ted Whitehead: Four Plays: "The Foursome", "Alpha-beta", by Ted Whitehead

By Ted Whitehead

contains the performs The Foursome, Alpha Beta, The Sea Anchor and The Punishment.

E. A. Whitehead's first play, The Foursome, had its optimal on the Royal courtroom Theatre in 1971, and as a result transferred to the West finish, successful the George Devine Award and night typical Award for many promising playwright. Ostensibly a play in regards to the conflict of the sexes, it's really an exploration of the assumptions that make such battles inevitable. Whitehead endured his exploration of sexual clash in his subsequent performs, Alpha Beta and The Sea Anchor. The performs have been commonly produced and gained Whitehead a global reputation.

The Punishment, proven survive BBC2 in 1972, is a one-act play approximately authority and corruption.

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Wicked Syracuse: A History of Sin in Salt City by Neil K. MacMillan

By Neil K. MacMillan

Gangsters, teach theft, forgery and prostitution--these misdeeds are extra usually linked to ny urban or the Wild West, yet make no mistake, Syracuse, manhattan, has housed its justifiable share of vice and sinners. A rebellion brought on politicians to make Syracuse a urban within the first position. a guy who billed himself as "Dillinger the second one" as soon as walked 'Cuse's streets, and a infamous gangster boasted of his wish to retire in Salt urban. on the finish of the 19th century, neither legislations enforcement nor fervent clergy might cease rampant illicit playing. neighborhood writer Neil MacMillan excursions town of Syracuse, unearthing stories of its so much notorious citizens and their dastardly deeds--from unusual murders to bounty jumpers to vandals.

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The Empire of Fashion: Dressing Modern Democracy (New French by Gilles Lipovetsky,Richard Sennett,Catherine Porter

By Gilles Lipovetsky,Richard Sennett,Catherine Porter

In a booklet packed with playful irony and extraordinary insights, the arguable social thinker Gilles Lipovetsky attracts at the historical past of style to illustrate that the fashionable cult of visual appeal and superficiality really serves the typical sturdy. targeting garments, physically deportment, intercourse roles, sexual practices, and political rhetoric as different types of "fashion" Lipovetsky bounds throughout thousand years of heritage, displaying how the evolution of style from an upper-class privilege right into a automobile of renowned expression heavily follows the increase of democratic values. while Tocqueville feared that mass tradition may create passive voters incapable of political reasoning, Lipovetsky argues that latest industrially produced type bargains many selections, which in flip allow shoppers to turn into complicated members inside a consolidated, democratically trained society. Superficiality fosters tolerance between assorted teams inside a society, claims Lipovetsky. to research fashion's position in smoothing over social clash, he abandons category research in want of an inquiry into the symbolism of lifestyle and the production of ephemeral wish. Lipovetsky examines the malaise skilled by way of those that, simply because they could satisfy such a lot of wishes, lose their feel of identification. His conclusions bring up worrying questions about own pleasure and discomfort in smooth democracy.

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I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine's Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft

By Peter Kreeft

Popular writer and thinker Peter Kreeft delves into probably the most liked Christian classics of all time--Augustine's Confessions. He collects key passages and provides incisive observation, making Confessions accessible to any reader who's either intellectually curious and spiritually hungry.

The Confessions is a dramatic own narrative of a soul making a choice on among everlasting lifestyles and demise, an exploration of the undying questions nice minds were inquiring for millennia, and a prayer of compliment and thanksgiving to God. I Burned to your Peace is no longer a scholarly paintings yet an unpacking of the riches present in Augustine's textual content. it's existential, own, and devotional, in addition to hot, witty, and thought-provoking. With Kreeft to lead them, readers of the Confessions can overhear and comprehend the intimate dialog among a towering mind and the God whose peace he ultimately humbly accepts.

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