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  • Download E-books Eugene O'Neill's Critics: Voiced from Abroad PDF

    O’Neill’s performs were translated into virtually all significant languages and feature obtained awesome performances in lots of international locations. His impression has been such that considering that 1922, according to Tuck, “there has been an outpouring of opin­ions in regards to the guy, his experimental paintings, his common features, his philo­sophical probings, his language, his dra­matic technique, and his forerunners within the theater, American in addition to foreign.” As those 30 essays point out, O’Neill was once really a global determine, stirring remark from all components of the world.

     

    O’Neill’s inventory rose significantly in 1936 whilst he bought the Nobel Prize. His choice was once applauded in Scan­dinavia because it proven the evaluations of his paintings held in Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. The Nobel Prize additionally brought on the critics of France to reevaluate his paintings, this time even more favorably. Sum­ming up, Tuck notes that the “articles during this anthology mirror real makes an attempt to offer O’Neill as faithfully as pos­sible during the global. O’Neill’s performs are not,” she observes, “for anybody time or anyone position, as indicated by means of the years the essays span (1922–80) and the variety of nations they signify [17 in all].”

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  • Download E-books Soldier of Southwestern Virginia: The Civil War Letters of Captain John Preston Sheffey PDF

    Far greater than a documentation of the horrors and banality of the Civil struggle, John Preston Sheffey's literate and witty writings reveal his ardor for conflict, his love of Virginia, and his ardour in waging a so much hard and suspenseful crusade: to win Josephine Spiller as his spouse. beautifully edited by way of James I. Robertson, Jr., Sheffey's letters are the 1st released correspondence by way of a member of the eighth Virginia Cavalry. a local of Marion, Virginia, Sheffey offers a useful photo of socio-military affairs within the ignored western and southwestern areas of the kingdom. His blend of intimate minute-to-minute, daily recording and bigger perception into the dynamics of guys, terrain, offers, and protocol make this assortment distinctive. Sheffey's greater than 90 letters are a unique resource of curiosity for revealing the paradoxes and tragedies of remoted yet very important Civil warfare skirmishes in southwest Virginia.

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  • Download E-books Memories of Carolinian Immigrants: Autobiographies, Diaries, and Letters from Colonial Times to the Present PDF

    This can be a publication approximately identification and remembrance. This anthology offers own narratives and ancient images that light up the variety of immigrant stories in North and South Carolina on account that 1700. The large concentration of the ebook encompasses all walks of existence and files 3 centuries of social, political, creative, and cultural heritage. The chapters persist with ancient timelines beginning with colonial reports top as much as the yankee Revolution, via immigrant bills earlier than and through the Civil warfare, reviews within the New South, and stories of 20th century immigrants and the latest arrivals. the typical denominators of the autobiographies, diaries, and letters hinge at the confluence of yank patriotism and immigrant delight, coupled with outdated global loyalties and new global goals that replicate the demographic shift from eu to Asian and Hispanic immigrants within the American Southeast.

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  • Download E-books L'avventuriera di Montecarlo: Scritti sul cinema (1919-1935) (Piccola biblioteca Adelphi) (Italian Edition) PDF

    By Joseph Roth, L. Quaresima, R. Cazzola

    Il cinema è non solo presenza ricorrente nella narrativa di Roth, ma anche oggetto di splendidi feuilleton e recensioni – nell'insieme un centinaio di interventi, compresi in step with lo più fra il 1919 e l'inizio degli anni Trenta, di cui si offre qui una ampia e rappresentativa scelta. Appassionato di Buster Keaton, capace di liquidare il sentimentalismo di un'epoca intera, cultore di documentari e movie etnologici, Roth sa essere sferzante come pochi e non risparmia perfidi strali a osannati registi, si chiamino Lang o Ejženstejn – né, ovviamente, ai più turgidi large: come "Messalina", contraddistinto da «una noia colossale», sicché, egli confessa, «abbiamo il nostro bel daffare a tenerci svegli. Ci sentiamo stanchi come dopo una festa di matrimonio o un banchetto funebre durati giorni e giorni». Quando visita i set, poi, è un grandioso, rutilante bestiario che si offre al suo sguardo implacabile: registi onnipotenti, operatori pedanti, comici presenzialisti, ricchi produttori, dive irresistibili e tiranniche che si scelgono ruoli cuciti sul loro corpo: senza che di quel corpo «il povero sceneggiatore abbia potuto cogliere anche un solo barlume». Ma quel che più conta è forse l'attenzione, acutissima e preveggente, rivolta sin dai primi testi alla capacità del cinema di creare simulacri: i meravigliosi prodigi dello schermo significano according to Roth che l. a. realtà, così ingannevolmente imitata, non period poi tanto difficile da imitare: «Sì, le persone reali, le persone vive, erano già diventate così evanescenti che le ombre sullo schermo dovevano according to forza sembrare reali».

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  • Download E-books Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places PDF

    In this considerate, affectionate selection of interviews and letters spanning 3 many years, liked poet Gary Snyder talks with South African author and pupil Julia Martin. Over this era many stuff replaced decisively—globally, in the community, and of their own lives—and those altering stipulations give you the again tale for a protracted dialog. It starts within the early Eighties as an highbrow trade among an earnest graduate scholar and a beneficiant special author, and turns into a long-distance friendship and an exploration of religious practice.

    At the project’s middle is Snyder’s knowing of Buddhism. time and again, the conversations go back to an explication of the lessons. Snyder’s attribute strategy is to articulate an immediate event of Buddhist perform instead of any type of summary philosophy. within the model he describes the following, this custom unearths expression no longer basically as an Asian import or a monastic excellent, yet within the specificities of a householder’s existence as lived creatively in a selected position at a selected second in historical past. which means no matter what “topic” a discussion explores, there's a experience that every one of it's approximately practice—the spiritual-social perform of a latest poet.

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  • Download E-books Words and Their Stories (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 4 China) PDF

    As China joins the capitalist global financial system, the issues of social disintegration that gave upward push to the sooner progressive social hobbies have gotten urgent. rather than viewing the chinese language Revolution as an instructional research, those essays recommend that the motifs of the Revolution are nonetheless alive and proper. The slogan Farewell to Revolution that obscures the progressive language is untimely. despite dislocations and ruptures within the innovative language, to reconsider this discourse is to revisit a historical past when it comes to sedimented layers of linguistic meanings and political aspirations. previous meanings of progressive phrases might persist or coexist with non-revolutionary opponents. restoration of the very important makes use of of key progressive phrases proffers serious choices within which modern capitalist myths should be contested."

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  • Download E-books Letters and Cultural Transformations in the United States, 1760-1860 PDF

    By Sharon M. Harris

    This quantity illustrates the importance of epistolarity as a literary phenomenon intricately interwoven with eighteenth- and nineteenth-century cultural advancements. Rejecting the typical categorization of letters as basically inner most files, this selection of essays demonstrates the genre's power public engagements with altering cultural dynamics of the innovative, early republican, and antebellum eras. Sections of the gathering deal with letters' implication in transatlanticism, authorship, and reform hobbies in addition to the politics and practices of enhancing letters. the wide variety of authors thought of comprise Mercy Otis Warren, Charles Brockden Brown, individuals of the Emerson and Peabody households, Margaret Fuller, Elizabeth Stoddard, Catherine Brown, John Brown, and Harriet Jacobs. the amount is especially suitable for researchers in U.S. literature and historical past, in addition to women's writing and periodical experiences. This dynamic assortment bargains students an exemplary template of recent methods for exploring an understudied but significantly very important literary style.

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