Dadá. El cambio radical del siglo XX by Jed Rasula

By Jed Rasula

Mítico es un adjetivo que suele asociarse, con frecuencia, al dadaísmo y a algunos de sus geniales representantes: Tristan Tzara, primero en Zúrich y luego en París, junto a André Breton, futuro padre del surrealismo; George Grosz en Berlín, donde también destacaron artistas como Raoul Hausmann y Hannah Höch, pioneros del university y del fotomontaje, y Richard Huelsenbeck, autor del insustituible Almanaque dadá; l. a. pareja Duchamp-Picabia con su dadaísmo neoyorquino…

Pero, como oportunamente se pregunta el autor de este libro, ¿qué hubo de verdad y qué de mito en el origen y los angeles evolución del dadaísmo?

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A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca by Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos

By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos

This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only real full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, includes articles through 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions conceal quite a lot of concerns from the historical past of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary process and intertextual kinfolk to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to offer an overview of the scholarly dialogue in those parts and supply a survey of tendencies in Apollonian stories.

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Guardians of the Lost: Volume Two of the Sovereign Stone by Margaret Weis

By Margaret Weis

For centuries the section of the good Sovereign Stone belonging to the people of Loerem was once misplaced from sight and reminiscence. yet there are those that dare always remember ...

A magical relic has been miraculously recovered -- and the conflict for the way forward for Loerem starts off. it's a nightmare clash that may ensnare dwarf, human, elf, and orken beings, because the immortal darkish lord Dagnarus launches negative battle from the blackest depths of the Void. And now heros needs to emerge from the main not going corners of the realm to disclaim Dagnarus the extraordinary strength of the Stone -- or undergo the hideous damnation of his hellish reign.

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Independent People by Halldor Laxness

By Halldor Laxness

This awesome novel—which secured for its writer the 1955 Nobel Prize in Literature—is no less than on hand to modern American readers. even though it is determined within the early 20th century, it remembers either Iceland's medieval epics and such classics as Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter. And if Bjartur of Summerhouses, the book's protagonist, is a typical sheep farmer, his flinty choice to accomplish independence is really heroic and, while, terrifying and bleakly comic.

Having spent eighteen years in humiliating servitude, Bjartur wishes not anything greater than to elevate his flocks unbeholden to any guy. yet Bjartur's lively daughter desires to dwell unbeholden to him. What ensues is a conflict of wills that's by way of turns harsh and touching, elemental in its emotional depth and intimate in its homely element. sizeable in scope and deeply profitable, self reliant humans is a masterpiece.

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Freedom and Resentment and Other Essays by P.F. Strawson

By P.F. Strawson

By the point of his dying in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was once considered as one of many world's such a lot uncommon philosophers. First released thirty years in the past yet lengthy given that unavailable, Freedom and Resentment collects a few of Strawson's most vital paintings and is a perfect advent to his considering on such issues because the philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology and aesthetics. starting with the identify essay Freedom and Resentment, this useful assortment is testomony to the remarkable variety of Strawson's concept as he discusses unfastened will, ethics and morality, common sense, the mind-body challenge and aesthetics. The booklet could be best-known for its 3 interrelated chapters on conception and the mind's eye, topics now on the very leading edge of philosophical study. This reissue features a big new foreword by means of Paul Snowdon and a desirable highbrow autobiography via Strawson.

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The Illiad by Homer

By Homer

The nice battle epic of Western literature, translated by way of acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles, and featured within the Netflix sequence The OA
 
relationship to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of fellows and gods wrestling with towering feelings and fighting amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan battle. popular classicist Bernard Knox observes in his magnificent creation that even supposing the violence of the Iliad is grim and constant, it coexists with either photos of civilized lifestyles and a poignant longing for peace.
 
Combining the abilities of a poet and pupil, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the strength of up to date language to this enduring heroic epic. He keeps the force and metric track of Homer’s poetry, and inspires the influence and nuance of the Iliad’s enthralling repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an surprising performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe variation additionally positive aspects French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more advantageous through introductions and notes by means of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

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The Throne of Bones by Brian McNaughton

By Brian McNaughton

Winner of the area delusion Award. “You carry on your arms a e-book of reports that pressured Brian McNaughton to write down. Make no mistake: I don’t exaggerate. There’s a cause this ebook received the realm myth Award. The tales within it are wealthy, attention-grabbing stuff—creepy and unsettling and phantasmic. think what Tolkien’s Lord of the earrings could were like if Tolkien had attempted to inform that tale sympathetically from the perspective of the human denizens of Mordor and you’ll have the slightest feel of what you’re approximately to wade into—but merely only a experience. those tales will make an identical calls for on you that they made on Brian: they'll command and compel you, and fill you filled with negative ask yourself. And whilst you’ve accomplished them you’ll end up short of more.” —Alan Rodgers

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Jelly Shots: A Rainbow of 70 Boozy Recipes by Michelle Cordero

By Michelle Cordero

Ditch these dull wine glasses and clunky beer mugs, and serve up those deliciously enjoyable jelly photographs at your subsequent occasion! Jelly photographs is a colourful choice of artistic photographs that transforms the shoddy plastic shot glass right into a stunningly appealing celebration deal with. From Birthday Cake and Gummy undergo photographs to Cucumber Mint Juleps and Lemon Drops, there's a boozy deal with in the following for each vacation and get together all 12 months round.Featuring 70 easy-to-follow recipes utilizing uncomplicated parts, this can be the must-have shot significant other for an individual who loves throwing an excellent occasion and concocting signature beverages. utilizing the step by step directions, you'll discover ways to make cutting edge photographs, together with S'mores, Strawberry Margaritas, Peach & Vanilla Champagne, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and dozens extra. photographs by no means appeared this reliable!

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