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The Vintage Book Of International Lesbian Fiction

Author : Naomi Holoch
ISBN : 9780307561015
Genre : Fiction
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A groundbreaking volume from Lamda Award-winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices--from twenty-seven countries spanning six continents--and offers glimpses of lesbian life in unfamilar, often exotic climes. We follow an Irish woman as she travels through time in search of a wronged maiden, and anticipate the harrowing fate of a married Indian woman who pursues pleasure with her female lover under the shadow of her husbands suspicious rage. We meet a teacher in Barcelona who locks herself up in her grandmother's house with her young Columbian student, and witness a Slovenian woman's rendezvous with her long dead lover. This collection includes the work of familiar writers, as well as a number never before published in English. From the West Indies to Eastern Europe, the Middle East to Southeast Asia, Latin America to South Africa, the distinctive stories found in these pages evoke the diverse political, cultural, emotional, and sexual landscapes of each writer's life. A groundbreaking volume from the Lamda Award-winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, who also wrote the introduction, this collections evokes the universal urgency of persistent desire. Table of Contents: Mary Dorcey, Ireland from A Noise from the WoodshedMakeda Sivera, JamaicaCaribbean ChameleonMireille Best, FranceStéphanie's BookChristina Peri Rossi, UruguayFinal Judgement and Singing in the DesertShani Mootoo, India-Trinidad-CanadaLemon ScentMarguerite Yourcenar, BelgiumSappho or SuicideEmma Donoghue, IrelandLooking for PetronillaSylvia Molloy, Argentinafrom Certificate of AbsenceDale Gunthorp, South AfricaGypsophilaKaren Williams, South AfricaThe Came at DawnCynthia Price, South AfricaLesbian BedroomsAlifa Rifaat, EgyptMy World of the UnknownYasmin V. Tambiah, Sri LankaThe Civil War, Sandalwood, Transl(iter)ation I, and Transl(iter)ation II (for Aruna and Giti)Dionne Brand, TrinidadMadame Alaird's BreastsViolette Leduc, Francefrom L'AphyxieAnchee Min, ChinafromRed AzaleaGerd Brantenberg, Norwayfrom Four WindsEsther Tusquets, Spainfrom The Same Sea as Every SummerKaren-Susan Fessel, GermanyLost FacesMar$ía Eugenia Alegría Nuñez, CubaThe Girl Typist Who Worked for a Provincial Ministry of CultureNgahuia Te Awekatuku, Aotearoa/New ZealandParetipua, Old Man Tuna, andWatching the Big GirlsDacia Maraini, ItalyfromLetters to MarinaRosamaría Roffiel, MexicoForever Lasts Only a Full MoonAnna Blaman, Hollandfrom Lonely AdventureChrista Winsloe, Germanyfrom The Child ManuelaAchy Obejas, CubaWatersNicole Brossard, CanadafromMauve DesertGila Svirsky, IsraelMeeting NataliaMaureen Duffy, EnglandfromThe MicrocosmJeanne D'Arc Jutras, Canadafrom GeorgieSuzana Tratnik, SloveniaUnder the Ironwood TreesElena Georgiou, CyprusAphrodite's VisionEtel Adnan, Lebanonfrom In the Heart of the Heart of Another CountryGina Schein, AustraliaMinnie Gets Married From the Trade Paperback edition.

Asian Americans An Encyclopedia Of Social Cultural Economic And Political History 3 Volumes

Author : Xiaojian Zhao
ISBN : 9781598842401
Genre : Social Science
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This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on Asian Americans, comprising three volumes that address a broad range of topics on various Asian and Pacific Islander American groups from 1848 to the present day. • Presents information on Asian Americans and individual Asian ethnic groups that provides comprehensive overviews of the respective groups • Includes special topic entries that contain source information regarding major historical events • Comprises work from a truly outstanding list of contributors that include scholars, journalists, writers, community activists, graduate students, and other specialists • Expands the boundaries of Asian American studies through innovative entries that address transnationalism, gender and sexuality, and inter- and cross-disciplinarity

China S New Leaders

Author : Ian Atkinson
ISBN : 9781907794148
Genre : Business & Economics
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China continues to be a country full of mystery for the western world, despite the fact that hundreds of studies and analysis are published on a yearly basis which are intended to explain the mechanisms that move its economy, political structure and even its geographical features. Nevertheless, and even with the huge interest that exists in this Asian giant, there are very few books that provide a micro-level account of what is happening in this country today. China’s New Leaders is therefore an exception, a much needed breath of fresh air that takes a look at the economic situation of this country from the point of view of its women entrepreneurs. Julia Pérez-Cerezo emerges herself in the daily life of these women and recounts their story from an Asian point of view, by allowing them to do the talking without applying any Western filters and avoiding, as far as possible, any interpretation of the events. In this way the reader is permitted to extract the vital life lessons from each account and come to their own conclusions

Ein Freies Leben

Author : Ha Jin
ISBN : 3548609708
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Korrektur

Author : Thomas Bernhard
ISBN : 3518380338
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Der L Rm Der Zeit

Author : Julian Barnes
ISBN : 9783462316971
Genre : Fiction
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Julian Barnes’ meisterhafter Roman über Dmitri Schostakowitsch Im Mai 1937 wartet ein Mann jede Nacht neben dem Fahrstuhl seiner Leningrader Wohnung darauf, dass Stalins Schergen kommen und ihn abholen. Der Mann ist der Komponist Schostakowitsch, und er wartet am Lift, um seiner Familie den Anblick seiner Verhaftung zu ersparen. Die Gunst der Mächtigen zu erlangen, hat zwei Seiten: Stalin, der sich plötzlich für seine Musik zu interessieren scheint, verlässt noch in der Pause die Aufführung seiner Oper »Lady Macbeth von Mzensk«. Fortan ist Schostakowitsch ein zum Abschuss freigegebener Mann. Durch Glück entgeht er der Säuberung, doch was bedeutet es für einen Künstler, keine Entscheidung frei treffen zu können? In welchem Verhältnis stehen Kunst und Unterdrückung, Diktatur und Kreativität zueinander, und ist es verwerflich, wenn man sich der Macht beugt, um künstlerisch arbeiten zu können? Im neuen Roman von Julian Barnes wird das von Repressionen geprägte Leben von Schostakowitsch in meisterhafter Knappheit dargestellt – ein großartiger Künstlerroman, der die Frage der Integrität stellt und traurige Aktualität genießt.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Author : Cynthia F. Wong
ISBN : 9781786942449
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A new edition of the first full-length study of contemporary British writer Kazuo Ishiguro and his works, up to 2005. This book explores his uses of memory and its unreliability in narrative, his manipulations of desire and how humans reinterpret worlds from which they feel estranged. All of his works are eloquent expressions of people struggling with the silence of pain and the awkward stutters of confusion and loss. This book examines his subtle and ironic portrayals of people in 'emotional bereavement' and it situates Ishiguro as an important international novelist by looking at his constructions of personal and political histories. Best known for the Booker Prize-winning and Merchant-Ivory film adaptation of The Remains of the Day, Ishiguro continues his formal experimentation in narrative voice with subsequent work and emphasises the necessary, yet futile, spirit that envelops many of his characters.

Fiction Acquisition Fiction Management

Author : Georgine N. Olson
ISBN : 0789003910
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Fiction Acquisition/Fiction Management: Education and Training provides librarians and library managers with the most current information on how to successfully maintain or start a fiction collection that serves the needs of your patrons. You will learn about suggestions for further education of your library staff, such as calling on the American Library Association to create collection workshops and publish "how-to" articles to help small to medium sized libraries build a successful fiction collection. Through guidelines, procedures, interviews, and research, this text will help you efficiently manage existing fiction collections or develop an up-to-date collection for your library. Whether you are a collection librarian at a public or academic library, Fiction Acquisition/Fiction Management will guide you through the training and education process of your staff and offer you the most efficient and economical way to start a fiction collection. In addition, this book provides insight into: selecting materials through budgeting, collection development, and weeding how WLN conspectus software can help you decide what book selections are most marketable at your public or university library building a useful collection by working at the circulation desk, listening to suggestions from patrons, and using book reviews as a minimal criteria for selection interviews with collection librarians about maintaining their fiction collections a listing of sources, such as specific databases, that will help you collect specific genres, such as anti-theory fiction If you would like to improve your library's fiction section and attract more clientele, Fiction Acquisition/Fiction Management will help you achieve this goal. Direct, informative, and up-to-date, this book will successfully start your collection or make an existing one complete.

Ich Bin Nicht Hier Um Eine Rede Zu Halten

Author : Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN : 9783462315257
Genre : Literary Collections
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Der ganze Kosmos Gabriel García Márquez‘ im Spiegel seiner erfrischend unakademischen Reden Er hatte sich geschworen, nie eine Rede zu halten, aber dann steht er doch sein Leben lang auf den Podien der Welt. Gabriel García Márquez, einer der bedeutendsten Schriftsteller des 20. Jahrhunderts und Literaturnobelpreisträger, weiß, was für eine Macht das Wort, sein Wort, haben kann. Die von ihm selbst eigens für dieses Buch zusammengestellten Reden sind wunderschöne, bewegende Beispiele dafür und unvergleichlich.Literatur, Journalismus, Film und Politik, nicht zu vergessen die Freundschaften, sind die großen Themen im öffentlichen Leben von Gabriel García Márquez. Und darum geht es in diesen Reden – von der ersten, die er 1944 bei seinem Schulabschluss hielt, über die Nobelpreisrede 1982 bis zu jener anrührenden Ansprache 2007 in Cartagena de Indias bei der Vierzigjahr-Feier von »Hundert Jahre Einsamkeit«. Die Texte, die ein Leben umspannen, zeigen Gabriel García Márquez in vielen Facetten: den politisch engagierten Bürger seines Landes, den Literaturliebhaber, den erfolgreichen Autor und Nobelpreisträger, den Filmfan, der eine Akademie gründet, den couragierten Journalisten. Sie sind lebendig, anekdotenreich und packend. Man wünscht sich beim Lesen, die Stimme von Gabriel García Márquez zu hören.

International Code Of Signals

Author : Great Britain. Board of Trade
ISBN : UIUC:30112112085201
Genre : Flags
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