Download Ulrich von Liechtenstein: Leben - Zeit - Werk - Forschung by Sandra Linden,Christopher Young PDF

By Sandra Linden,Christopher Young

Ulrich von Liechtenstein ist der Verfasser zahlreicher Minnelieder, minnetheoretischer Schriften und einer fiktiven Autobiographie (als Diener der Frauen). Berühmt ist vor allem sein Frauendienst. Das Kompendium zu Ulrich von Liechtenstein dokumentiert das heutige Wissen über Leben, Zeit und Werk dieses interessanten und wichtigen mittelalterlichen Autors und gibt zugleich durch cutting edge Forschungskapitel Impulse für den weiteren Diskurs.

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Download Still Life: Sketches from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood by Richard Cobb PDF

By Richard Cobb

Still existence: Sketches from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood (the sub-title is critical) used to be first released in 1984. It gained the J.R. Ackerley Prize for Literary Biography in that 12 months. it's a vintage between middle-class memoirs. In twenty-one brief chapters the city is vividly anatomized. So too are its citizens: meet Dr rating and, better of all, meet the Limbury-Buses residing a lifetime of contented ossification.

'Cobb recollects, and that, in addition to his redeeming freedom from all traditional criteria of dignity and relevance, is what makes this offbeat, capricious ebook an extraordinary treasure'. John Carey, Sunday Times

'A extraordinary feat of creating purest autobiography a part of a normal, social history... Cobb has damaged one of many strangest silences in English social remark; at the lacking heritage of the English bourgeoisie'. Michael Neve, Times Literary Supplement

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Download Brother Rabbit and the Tar Baby: A Fateful Journey Through by Tony C. Mobley PDF

By Tony C. Mobley

"Tony C. Mobley is an entrepreneur who nonetheless lives in Gary, Indiana. tune has been a fondness of his for a long time, and he has determined to spend such a lot of his time constructing this craft. these days, you will discover him writing songs in his track room. if you'd like him to talk at your institution, you could succeed in him at (219) 885-1058 or via e mail at muletalk08@sbcglobal.net "

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Download Erinnerung an meine Jahre in Berlin (German Edition) by Sammy Gronemann,Joachim Schlör PDF

By Sammy Gronemann,Joachim Schlör

Nach der Emigration ins gelobte Land sitzt Sammy Gronemann 1946 auch einer Strandterrasse vor der »köstlichen Silhouette Jaffas« und staunt über die gelungene Verwirklichung des zionistischen Jugendtraums. Diese Staunen löst in ihm den Wunsch aus, den Weg dorthin und damit sein eigenes Leben aufzuschreiben. Seine amüsant geschriebenen Erinnerungen geben Einblick in das jüdisch-zionistisch Milieu Deutschlands vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg.
Sammy Gronemann wurde 1875 als Sohn eines Rabbiners geboren. Nach dem Jurastudium ließ er sich als Anwalt in Berlin nieder und bestätigte sich mit Erfolg als Schriftsteller. Er zählte zu den führenden Köpfen der zionistischen Bewegung. 1933 emigrierte er zunächst nach Paris, dann nach Tel Aviv, wo er 1952 starb.

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Download Where It Hurts by Sarah de Leeuw PDF

By Sarah de Leeuw

Where It Hurts is a highly-charged selection of own essays, haunted through loss, evoking turbulent actual and emotional Canadian landscapes. Sarah de Leeuw's inventive non-fiction captures unusual inconsistencies and aberrations of human behaviour, urging us to be observant and conscious. The essays are extensive in scope and exposing what—and who—goes missing.

With outstanding perception, Sarah de Leeuw displays on lacking geographies and other people, together with lacking girls, either these she has recognize and people whom she is going to by no means get to grasp. The writing is courageously concentrated, juxtaposing areas and issues that may be touched and known—emotionally, bodily, psychologically—with what has turn into intangible, left out, or actively neglected. all through those essays, de Leeuw's imagistic thoughts are layered with which means, delivering a survival consultant for the current, together with a survival that includes the profound accountability to undergo witness.

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Download Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery by Alexandra Heilbron PDF

By Alexandra Heilbron

Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canada’s so much loved writer, not just gave the area the vintage novel Anne of eco-friendly Gables, yet she used to be additionally a faithful minister’s spouse, mom, neighbour, and good friend to many, who in flip have been honoured to have comprehend this nice lady.

In Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author is remembered via first-hand recollections of the folk who knew her. Her Sunday tuition scholars, neighbours, maids, relations, and neighbors paint a portrait of Montgomery as she hasn't ever earlier than been obvious. not just does this booklet discover interesting aspects of the writer and supply clean anecdotes, however it contains many photos which are released for the 1st time.

Even Montgomery’s such a lot committed lovers will locate tales to shock, satisfaction, and now and then even surprise them.

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Download Das wahre Glück des Lebens (German Edition) by Christian Signol,Corinna Tramm PDF

By Christian Signol,Corinna Tramm

Das Rauschen des Wassers, die leuchtende Klarheit des Schnees, die herrlichen Düfte eines Juniabends, die geheimnisvollen Geräusche der Nacht … Die Schönheit der Welt ist unendlich - wenn guy sich für sie öffnet. Christian Signol ("Marie des Brebis") verbindet Gegenwart, Vergangenheit und Kindheitserinnerungen zu einem großen Ganzen und nimmt uns mit auf eine Reise durch die Schönheiten der Natur.

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Download Algren: A Life by Mary Wisniewski PDF

By Mary Wisniewski

the 1st exam of Nelson Algren in over 25 years, Algren is the definitive biography of 1 of the best-known writers of mid-20th-century the US. Journalist Mary Wisniewski interviewed dozens of Algren's internal circle, together with photographer paintings Shay and the overdue Studs Terkel, and tested Algren's unpublished writing and correspondence, together with enormous quantities of letters he bought from lover Simone de Beauvoir, to craft an account as wonderful because it is meticulously researched. Algren finds information about the writer's existence, paintings, character, and conduct, digging underneath the street-crawling man's guy stereotype to teach a humorous, delicate, and romantic yet self-destructive artist. This clean examine the guy whose tricky yet funny sort and compassionate message enchanted readers and fellow writers is crucial to somebody drawn to 20th-century American literature.

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Download Hemingway in Italy (Armchair Traveller) by Richard Owen PDF

By Richard Owen

Ernest Hemingway is often linked to Spain, Cuba, and Florida, yet Italy was once both very important in his existence and paintings. This booklet, the 1st full-length research at the topic, explores Hemingway’s visits all through his lifestyles to such locations as Sicily, Genoa, Rapallo, Cortina, and Venice.

Richard Owen describes how Hemingway first visited Italy in the course of international battle I, an event that set the scene for A Farewell to Arms. the author then back after global conflict II, the place he might locate proposal for Across the River and into the Trees. while Men with out Women was once released, a few reviewers declared Hemingway to be at middle a reporter preoccupied with bullfighters, squaddies, prostitutes, and difficult drinkers, yet their claims didn't word that he additionally wrote sensitively and passionately approximately love and loss opposed to an Italian backdrop. Owen highlights the importance of Italy within the writer’s existence. at the evening he shot himself in July 1961, for instance, Hemingway sang a music he had as soon as discovered in Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Hemingway back to Italy repeatedly, and the locations he visited or used as idea for his paintings are many. even as, the muse is going either methods: Owen describes how the 15th century villa Ca’ Erizzo at Bassano del Grappa, the place the yank crimson go ambulances have been stationed, is now a museum dedicated to the author and international battle I. displaying how the Italian panorama, from the Venetian lagoon to the Dolomites and past, deeply affected one of many maximum writers of the 20th century, Hemingway in Italy demonstrates that this nation belongs along Spain as a key impact on his writing—and why the Italian themselves took Hemingway and his writing to heart.

 

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