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Love Poems

By Pablo Neruda
  • ISBN Code: : 0811221482
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Pages : 64
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 155
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  • Pdf : love-poems.pdf

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Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!" Charged with sensuality and passion, Pablo Neruda’s love poems caused a scandal when published anonymously in 1952. In later editions, these verses became the most celebrated of the Noble Prize winner’s oeuvre, captivating readers with earthbound images that reveal in gentle lingering lines an erotic re-imagining of the world through the prism of a lover’s body: "today our bodies became vast, they grew to the edge of the world / and rolled melting / into a single drop / of wax or meteor...." Written on the paradisal island of Capri, where Neruda "took refuge" in the arms of his lover Matilde Urrutia, Love Poems embraces the seascapes around them, saturating the images of endless shores and waves with a new, yearning eroticism. This wonderful book collects Neruda’s most passionate verses.

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  • Pdf File: staging-modernist-lives.pdf

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Three modernist women, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle, 1886-1961), Mina Loy (1882-1966), and Nancy Cunard (1896-1965), came to define the interwar avant-garde through their experimental writing and unconventional pursuits. In Staging Modernist Lives, Sasha Colby dramatizes these women’s lives and writing in three new plays that traverse the origins of modernism, Parisian literary circles, two world wars, the Spanish Civil War, and race and gender relations in the first half of the twentieth century. Leveraging each writer’s autobiographical materials, the plays explore the work of H.D., Loy, and Cunard as artists, publishers, and activists, their quests for self-definition amid political and historical upheaval, and their development as modernists among mentors, detractors, lovers, and friends including Bryher Ellerman, Ezra Pound, Sigmund Freud, Gertrude Stein, Arthur Cravan, D.H. Lawrence, and Pablo Neruda. Navigating the emerging field of research-creation, Staging Modernist Lives maps the critical terrain for dramatized literary inquiry. Bridging scholarship and creative practice, extant biographical drama and the possibilities of research-theatre, Staging Modernist Lives demonstrates how performance can deliver literary history to new audiences - and how research in turn reinvigorates itself through performance.

Breakfast With Neruda

By Laura Moe
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1440592209
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 284
  • Pdf File: breakfast-with-neruda.pdf

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Michael Flynn is just trying to get through his community service after he made the dumb decision to try to blow up his friend's car with fireworks--the same friend who stole Michael's girl. Being expelled and losing his best buddy and his girlfriend are the least of his problems: Michael has learned to hide everything, from his sick hoarder mother to the fact that he's stuck living in a 1982 Ford LTD station wagon he calls the Blue Whale. Then one day, during mandatory community service, he meets Shelly, a girl with a past, who's also special enough to unmask Michael's deepest secrets. Can he manage to be worthy of her love, a guy living in a car, unable to return to his chaotic and fit-to-be-condemned home? Shelly won't give up, and tries to peel back the layers of garbage and pain to reveal Michael's immense heart.

Love Wins

By Debbie Cenziper,Jim Obergefell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062456091
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 544
  • Pdf File: love-wins.pdf

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The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades—the legalization of same-sex marriage. In June 2015, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law in all fifty states in a decision as groundbreaking as Roe v Wade and Brown v Board of Education. Through insider accounts and access to key players, this definitive account reveals the dramatic and previously unreported events behind Obergefell v Hodges and the lives at its center. This is a story of law and love—and a promise made to a dying man who wanted to know how he would be remembered. Twenty years ago, Jim Obergefell and John Arthur fell in love in Cincinnati, Ohio, a place where gays were routinely picked up by police and fired from their jobs. In 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government had to provide married gay couples all the benefits offered to straight couples. Jim and John—who was dying from ALS—flew to Maryland, where same-sex marriage was legal. But back home, Ohio refused to recognize their union, or even list Jim’s name on John’s death certificate. Then they met Al Gerhardstein, a courageous attorney who had spent nearly three decades advocating for civil rights and who now saw an opening for the cause that few others had before him. This forceful and deeply affecting narrative—Part Erin Brockovich, part Milk, part Still Alice—chronicles how this grieving man and his lawyer, against overwhelming odds, introduced the most important gay rights case in U.S. history. It is an urgent and unforgettable account that will inspire readers for many years to come.

Grief's Liturgy

By Gerald J. Postema
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1610971825
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 378
  • Pdf File: grief-s-liturgy.pdf

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At once a lament-psalm and a love song, Grief's Liturgy records Gerald Postema's work and worship of grief upon the loss of his wife, a year's work aided by the companions--poetry and prayers, icons and images, music and silence--that sat patiently with him. Structured around the liturgy of the Divine Office, reflections in each "hour" take on a distinctive expressive and emotional tone and fall into a jagged, broken rhythm over the course of each "day" yielding ultimately an understanding of the life-affirming necessity of grief.

The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnets

By Michael J. Allen
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  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Book Code : 0857288547
  • Total of Pages : 2000
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 135
  • Pdf File: the-anthem-anthology-of-victorian-sonnets.pdf

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‘The Anthem Anthology of Victorian Sonnets’ is a comprehensive collection of three thousand sonnets written by poets between 1836 and the early years of the twentieth century. The work contains a representative selection of sonnets for each individual poet, in order to display the diversity and innovation brought to the sonnet form by Victorian poets.

For All Our Days

By Various
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  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Book Code : 145218240X
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 762
  • Pdf File: for-all-our-days.pdf

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For All Our Days is a sweeping collection of 50 poems and musings to read at a wedding ceremony. Readings range from Shakespearean sonnets and historical love letters to excerpts from classic novels and children's books—and even stand-up comedy routines. Covering a wide range of speech themes and styles, this book ensures there is something for every couple. • A must-have for any couple planning their wedding • Organized into secular and spiritual sections, with religious texts from five major faiths • A sweet reminder of what marriage is all about Engaged couples will love exploring For All Our Days before the big day. This elegant collection of readings is also wonderful for wedding officiants and planners alike. You'll love this book if you love books like The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, and Toasts by Carley Roney; The Wedding Ceremony Planner: The Essential Guide to the Most Important Part of Your Wedding Day by Judith Johnson; and A Wedding Ceremony To Remember: Perfect Words For The Perfect Wedding by Marty Younkin.

Hard Cash Valley

By Brian Panowich
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Book Code : 1250206936
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 928
  • Pdf File: hard-cash-valley.pdf

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MARILYN STASIO, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW – ONE OF THE 10 BEST CRIME NOVELS OF THE YEAR "The plotting is skilled, as is the sleuthing, and the landscape is stunning. But it’s the hard-jawed characters, with their tough talk and scarred souls, who really get under your skin.” — Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review Return to McFalls County and Bull Mountain in Hard Cash Valley, where Brian Panowich weaves another masterful tale of Southern Noir. Dane Kirby is a broken man and no stranger to tragedy. As a life-long resident and ex-arson investigator for McFalls County, Dane has lived his life in one of the most chaotic and crime-ridden regions of the south. When he gets called in to consult on a brutal murder in a Jacksonville, Florida, motel room, he and his FBI counterpart, Special Agent Roselita Velasquez, begin an investigation that leads them back to the criminal circles of his own backyard. Arnie Blackwell’s murder in Jacksonville is only the beginning – and Dane and Roselita seem to be one step behind. For someone is hacking a bloody trail throughout the Southeast looking for Arnie’s younger brother, a boy with Asperger’s Syndrome who possesses an unusual skill with numbers that could make a lot of money and that has already gotten a lot of people killed—and has even more of the deadliest people alive willing to do anything it takes to exploit him. As Dane joins in the hunt to find the boy, it swiftly becomes a race against the clock that has Dane entangled in a web of secrets involving everyone from the Filipino Mafia to distrusting federal agents to some of hardest southern outlaws he’s ever known.

The Question of Red: A Novel (Edisi Bahasa Inggris)

By Laksmi Pamuntjak
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Book Code : 9792299831
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 224
  • Pdf File: the-question-of-red.pdf

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"""The Question of Red tells the story of two lovers, Amba and Bhisma, driven apart by one of the bloodiest Communist purges in the 20th century—the massacres that took place in Indonesia between 1965 and 1968 in which some 1 million people were killed. From rural Java and Yogyakarta to the prison camps of Buru Island, where some 12,000 alleged Communists were incarcerated without trial during the Suharto administration, the lives of the central characters interpret the Mahabharata—that timeless allegory of war within a family—with a modern twist. Published in Indonesian last year as Amba: Sebuah Novel, Laksmi Pamuntjak’s novel has enjoyed three reprinting within four months. Laksmi Pamuntjak has published two collections of poetry, Ellipsis (2005), recommended by Suhayl Saadi in the Herald UK Books of the Year pages, and The Anagram (2007), as well as Perang, Langit dan Dua Perempuan (2006), a treatise on violence and the Iliad, the short story collection The Diary of R.S.: Musings on Art (2006), and four editions of the award-winning Jakarta Good Food Guide. Co-founder of Aksara Bookstore, Pamuntjak has participated in numerous international literary events. Her poems, short stories and essays have also been published in several international journals, including the preface to Not a Muse: International Anthology of Women’s Poetry (2008). In 2012 she was selected as the Indonesian representative at the Poetry Parnassus/ Cultural Olympiad in London, held in conjunction with the London Olympics. """