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Rimbaud

By Jean Nicholas Arthur Rimbaud
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  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Isbn : 0226719782
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 701
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The enfant terrible of French letters, Jean-Nicholas-Arthur Rimbaud (1854-91) was a defiant and precocious youth who wrote some of the most remarkable prose and poetry of the nineteenth century, all before leaving the world of verse by the age of twenty-one. More than a century after his death, the young rebel-poet continues to appeal to modern readers as much for his turbulent life as for his poetry; his stormy affair with fellow poet Paul Verlaine and his nomadic adventures in eastern Africa are as iconic as his hallucinatory poems and symbolist prose. The first translation of the poet's complete works when it was published in 1966, Rimbaud: Complete Works, Selected Letters introduced a new generation of Americans to the alienated genius—among them the Doors's lead singer Jim Morrison, who wrote to translator Wallace Fowlie to thank him for rendering the poems accessible to those who "don't read French that easily." Forty years later, the book remains the only side-by-side bilingual edition of Rimbaud's complete poetic works. Thoroughly revising Fowlie's edition, Seth Whidden has made changes on virtually every page, correcting errors, reordering poems, adding previously omitted versions of poems and some letters, and updating the text to reflect current scholarship; left in place are Fowlie's literal and respectful translations of Rimbaud's complex and nontraditional verse. Whidden also provides a foreword that considers the heritage of Fowlie's edition and adds a bibliography that acknowledges relevant books that have appeared since the original publication. On its fortieth anniversary, Rimbaud remains the most authoritative—and now, completely up-to-date—edition of the young master's entire poetic ouvre.

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By Christina Lauren
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1982123931
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 721
  • File Pdf: the-honey-don-t-list.pdf

Book Summary:

From the New York Times bestselling author behind the “joyful, warm, touching” (Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author) The Unhoneymooners comes a delightfully charming love story about what happens when two assistants tasked with keeping a rocky relationship from explosion start to feel sparks of their own. Carey Duncan has worked for home remodeling and design gurus Melissa and Rusty Tripp for nearly a decade. A country girl at heart, Carey started in their first store at sixteen, and—more than anyone would suspect—has helped them build an empire. With a new show and a book about to launch, the Tripps are on the verge of superstardom. There’s only one problem: America’s favorite couple can’t stand each other. James McCann, MIT graduate and engineering genius, was originally hired as a structural engineer, but the job isn’t all he thought it’d be. The last straw? Both he and Carey must go on book tour with the Tripps and keep the wheels from falling off the proverbial bus. Unfortunately, neither of them is in any position to quit. Carey needs health insurance, and James has been promised the role of a lifetime if he can just keep the couple on track for a few more weeks. While road-tripping with the Tripps up the West Coast, Carey and James vow to work together to keep their bosses’ secrets hidden, and their own jobs secure. But if they stop playing along—and start playing for keeps—they may have the chance to build something beautiful together… From the “hilariously zany and heartfelt” (Booklist) Christina Lauren comes a romantic comedy that proves if it’s broke, you might as well fix it.

Booth's Daughter

By Raymond Wemmlinger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Boyds Mills Press
  • Isbn : 1629793221
  • Pages : 212
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 916
  • File Pdf: booth-s-daughter.pdf

Book Summary:

The niece of Lincoln’s assassin comes to terms with her family’s genius and tragic history. In March 1880 at age eighteen, Edwina is experiencing many new things. For the first time she sees her actor father, Edwin Booth, in King Lear, a play he had considered “too harsh for a young lady.” For the first time she finds herself squarely facing the burden carried by her family name for more than a decade: the assassination of President Lincoln by her uncle John Wilkes Booth. And for the first time she is in love, with Downing Vaux, an artist whose father, like Edwina’s, is famous. Edwina leaves Downing behind when her father insists that she accompany him on a year-long theatrical tour abroad. Downing is loyal, however, and when she returns to New York, they become engaged. But when the assassination of President Garfield thrusts the Booth family back into the limelight, Edwina finds that she must travel abroad again with her father, and Downing’s devotion is tested. Forced to reexamine her life, Edwina faces a difficult choice between duty and the pursuit of happiness.

Say Yes to The Universe

By Pamela Wilson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AudioInk Publishing
  • Isbn : 1613392966
  • Pages :
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 806
  • File Pdf: say-yes-to-the-universe.pdf

Book Summary:

"Do you find yourself living the life that showed up instead of the life you want? Do you feel there's a deeper purpose to your life you can't seem to grasp? Are you frustrated with trying to break out of thought patterns that don't work for you? International speaker and coach, Pamela Wilson, explores 12 spiritual principles that will guide you to:* Wake up to a more satisfying and meaningful life.* Learn when and how to say "no" so you can say "yes" to the things that move you forward in your life.* Get past those old patterns once and for all with one simple concept.* Apply the Moses Code, Law of Attraction, The Secret to Yourself and what you want out of life.Are you ready to say "Yes!" to yourself and your unique greatness? To Spirit, Energy, Source, Universe, however you define "greater power"? To relationships that are authentic, meaningful, and satisfying? To the future you've dreamed of, or maybe the one you've been afraid to dream of? Say "Yes!" to the Universe!"

Conflicted

By Bob Fitch
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 9781462890781
  • Pages : 297
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 895
  • File Pdf: conflicted.pdf

Book Summary:

Gary doesnt understand why his parents separated, or what he can do to make things right for his family. But his dad has promised that theyll be spending special time together on his eleventh birthday, so maybe hell get to learn more. Even better, perhaps hell be able to forge the bond with his dad that he so craves. As their adventure unfolds we hear about Garys past, his flashbacks revealing why he is the person that he has become. We share the highs and the lows of his birthday weekend, and discover just what a profound impact the events have on their relationship. We learn what Gary must do to cope in his adolescent years, and how the forces of nature and nurture continue to shape his life. Along the way, we see just how complicated life can become for a child when parents leave their conflicts unresolved.

Mud In My Heart

By Melinda Keen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 1257482602
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 317
  • File Pdf: mud-in-my-heart.pdf

Book Summary:

A father and son vacation goes horribly wrong and young Adam is forced to endure a peculiar captivity in a world unchanged by civilization.

After the Boxes Are Unpacked

By Susan Miller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : NavPress
  • Isbn : 1624056466
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 132
  • File Pdf: after-the-boxes-are-unpacked.pdf

Book Summary:

An essential relocation guide refreshed and updated for today’s movers. More than 34 million Americans move each year, and studies show it can be one of the heaviest strains on a marriage. For women especially, relocating can be a traumatic event. With true stories, ingenious insights, and helpful hints, this great book makes transitioning smoother so women can get on with their lives. Those who are moving will find this valuable book as important as packing tape. Divided into three sections, After the Boxes are Unpacked helps recent movers focus on letting go of their past, starting over, and moving ahead. Topics include the following:How to manage the emotional stress of leaving family and friendsHow to support your spouse through a relocationHow to build new relationships in a new cityHow to help children adjust to new surroundings and make friendsHow to find a new church homeHow to navigate financial challenges related to movingHow to discover God’s will for you and your family in a new cityThis evergreen book has been a staple for movers for 20 years and has been extensively refreshed with additional content for today’s movers. “Susan is doing a tremendous job of helping women deal with the trauma of transition. This resource will help anyone who wants to move ahead in a healthy way after they’ve experienced a move. I highly recommend this book.” —John Trent, PhD, President of StrongFamilies.com

Forever on Fire

By Angela Taylor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 1039112471
  • Pages : 536
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 852
  • File Pdf: forever-on-fire.pdf

Book Summary:

What does it mean to be wired differently? To be what experts describe as “neurodiverse”? Forever on Fire: A Love Letter to Never Fitting In explores these complex and sometimes confounding questions. Author Angela Taylor’s humanizing account of self-discovery offers a fresh perspective on how neurodiverse people aren’t “broken,” but in fact, have unique attributes and abilities that should be celebrated. Taylor, who is both neurodiverse and a longtime mental health and accessibility expert, shares personal anecdotes and journal entries, plus her own original poetry and artwork, to take readers deep inside her journey of discovery, healing, and supporting communities. This memoir is underpinned with research and expertise in this field, which helps unpack various types of neurodiverse challenges, root causes, medical interventions, and practical day-to-day coping methods. Forever on Fire is an inspirational midlife awakening about living your dreams while coping with trauma to find hope, understanding, and acceptance.

Plato’s Gorgias

By Mário Jorge de Carvalho,Tomaz Fidalgo
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra / Coimbra University Press
  • Isbn : 9892620143
  • Pages : 274
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 625
  • File Pdf: plato-s-gorgias.pdf

Book Summary:

Though at first it may seem to deal with rather specific questions concerning rhetoric, Plato’s Gorgias turns out to be about human life, and what is at stake in it. This apparent “change of subject” – or rather this ambiguity in the dialogue’s subjectmatter – has to do with the fact that the Gorgias is very much like a labyrinth: puzzling, intricate, made of multiple meandering paths in which one can easily get lost, and full of deviations which turn this way and that, of entrances that seem to be dead ends, and of dizzying turns that distort all sense of direction.