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Mortal Love

By Elizabeth Hand
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  • Publisher : Small Beer Press
  • Isbn : 1618730835
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 697
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Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue. Mercurial Larkin Meade may hold the key to lost artistic masterpieces, and to secrets too devastating to imagine. Is there an undying moment? An immortal muse? Is there ... an angel of death? Cover illustration by Lindsay Carr.

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  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 131
  • File Pdf: how-to-make-a-soul.pdf

Book Summary:

In this innovative hybrid of biography, memoir, and criticism, Eric G. Wilson describes how John Keats gave him solace during a bout of mental illness in spring 2012. While on a tour of the principal sites in Keats’s life—ranging from his London medical school to the small room in Rome where he died—Wilson discovered analogies between the poet’s troubles and his own. He was most struck by Keats’s enlivening vision of the soul. For Keats, we don’t possess but rather make a soul. We do this by imaginatively transforming our suffering into empathy toward humans and nature alike. Tracking this idea in Keats’s tumultuous yet exhilarating life and work, Wilson struggles to envision his depression anew, desperate to overcome the apathy alienating him from his family. How to Make a Soul offers fresh perspectives on Keats’s pragmatism, irony, comedy, ethics, and aesthetics, but is above all a lyrical celebration of those galvanizing instances when life springs into art.

Death and Taxes

By Tony Kushner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Theatre Communications Group
  • Isbn : 1559366400
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Drama
  • Reads : 830
  • File Pdf: death-and-taxes.pdf

Book Summary:

A remarkable collection of new work by the author of Angels in America.

Legend of Heaven Defying Dao

By Zheng Yi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Isbn : 1648842658
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 634
  • File Pdf: legend-of-heaven-defying-dao.pdf

Book Summary:

Ling Yan had a friendly face, without a trace of anger or joy. His deep eyes seemed to contain everything as he said softly, "The world is originally a place of chaos, who is higher, who is lower, where is it? "The Great Dao has emotions, but human nature is lacking. Be it gods or immortals, you are just people who have cultivated through cultivation techniques and have great strength. How can you be the only one looking down upon the world?" This book does not have too many complicated plot and obscure words, there is only the release of the calm, bringing everyone a comfortable, a leisure. In the book, there was the development and evolution of Earth after tens of millions of years, and also the Heavenly Dao of Cultivation. The book also contained the evolution and evolution of Earth after millions of years, and also the Heavenly Dao of Cultivation.

Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology, and Ethics

By David J. Yount
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1474298443
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 822
  • File Pdf: plato-and-plotinus-on-mysticism-epistemology-and-ethics.pdf

Book Summary:

This book argues against the common view that there are no essential differences between Plato and the Neoplatonist philosopher, Plotinus, on the issues of mysticism, epistemology, and ethics. Beginning by examining the ways in which Plato and Plotinus claim that it is possible to have an ultimate experience that answers the most significant philosophical questions, David J. Yount provides an extended analysis of why we should interpret both philosophers as mystics. The book then moves on to demonstrate that both philosophers share a belief in non-discursive knowledge and the methods to attain it, including dialectic and recollection, and shows that they do not essentially differ on any significant views on ethics. Making extensive use of primary and secondary sources, Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology and Ethics shows the similarities between the thought of these two philosophers on a variety of philosophical questions, such as meditation, divination, wisdom, knowledge, truth, happiness and love.

The Infanticidal Logic of Evolution and Culture

By A. Samuel Kimball
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Isbn : 9780874139525
  • Pages : 363
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 391
  • File Pdf: the-infanticidal-logic-of-evolution-and-culture.pdf

Book Summary:

This book argues that, because existence costs (the two words are cognates), any living thing must economize - shift more of its energy costs onto the world, including other living things, than its competitors are able to; that to economize is therefore to engage in exchanges that are sacrificial at their core; and that such economization is infanticidal in its ultimate implications. A. Samuel Kimball is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Florida.

The Twelve Olympians

By Dr. Charles T. Seltman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Isbn : 1787204138
  • Pages : 197
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 828
  • File Pdf: the-twelve-olympians.pdf

Book Summary:

THE TWELVE OLYMPIANS, originally published in 1952, gives a new account of the twelve chief gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece, and of the myths and gay stories told about them, which, recounted and referred to again and again in prose and poetry, are woven closely into the world’s greatest literature. Dr. Seltman points out that the high entertainment value of these myths should not be allowed to conceal the fact that these deities were Realities, not only to the Greeks but also to the early Christians, who believed in them as bad gods or demons. He shows the weaknesses in the religious framework of Greek Paganism, which, lacking a professional priesthood and an orthodox dogma, ultimately faded away, even though, judged by the customs and standards of the time, it was a moral, benevolent and humanist faith. He explains also the Greek attitude to sex and nudity, particularly in connection with athletics. A chapter is devoted to each deity, and there is a final chapter describing Mount Olympus, the legendary home of the gods. The book will be of great value to students; but its easy style will commend it equally to general readers who may lack the background of a classical education. The author firmly believes that knowledge of the Ancient Greek faith in the Twelve Olympians can contribute to the troubled world of today, which still hungers for humanism. The volume is illustrated with photogravure reproductions of statues and vase-paintings, including several little known except to the expert; there is also a map.