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The Killing Of The Unicorn

The Killing Of The Unicorn
Author: Peter Bogdanovich
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
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The Killing of the Unicorn
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Peter Bogdanovich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: William Morrow & Company
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The Killing of the Unicorn
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Peter Bogdanovich
Categories: Motion picture actors and actresses
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-09-01 - Publisher: Bantam
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Reflection on the Death of a Porcupine
Language: en
Pages: 555
Authors: D.H. Lawrence
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-20 - Publisher: Rosetta Books
This collection of essays by the author of Lady Chatterley’s Loverpresents his musings on literature, politics and philosophy in a newly restored text. Though D. H. Lawrence was one of the great writers of the twentieth century, his works were severely corrupted by the stringent house-styling of printers and the intrusive editing of timid publishers. A team of scholars at Cambridge University Press has worked for more than thirty years to restore the definitive texts of D. H. Lawrence in The Cambridge Editions. Between 1915–1925, D. H. Lawrence wrote a series of “philosophicalish” essays covering topics ranging from politics to nature, and from religion to education. Varying in tone from lighthearted humor to spiritual meditation, they all share the underlying themes of Lawrence’s mature work: “Be thyself.” As far as possible, the editors of the Cambridge Editions series have restored these essays to their original form as Lawrence wrote them. A discussion of the history of each essay is provided, and several incomplete and unpublished essays are reproduced in an appendix.
Reflections on the Death of a Porcupine and Other Essays
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: D. H. Lawrence
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-29 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Reflections on the Death of a Porcupine and Other Essays restores what Lawrence wrote.
The Role of Woman in Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Rosmarie Thee Morewedge
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press
Compiled to complement a television course: Lets learn Japanese.
T.H. White's The Once and Future King
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Elisabeth Brewer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
A critical study of T.H. White's classic Arthurian tetralogy.
The Poet Prince
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Kathleen McGowan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-08 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
The third book in the Magdalene Line Trilogy takes Maureen to Florence, where she begins training in the secret teachings of The Order of the Holy Sepulcher. Under the guidance of her new teacher, Destino, she discovers the fascinating story of Lorenzo de Medici - the godfather of the Renaissance and the greatest patron of the arts in history. But Lorenzo's obsession was not with culture alone. Instead, he worked carefully to create a body of work which would preserve a series of ancient secrets - secrets too powerful and dangerous to be committed to writing. But Maureen's most explosive discovery affects the person closest to her, as she realizes that her lover, Berenger, shares an extraordinary legacy with Lorenzo de Medici. Both men were born under the auspices of a prophecy found in the early writing of the Bloodline - the prophecy of the Poet Prince. But as Berenger and Maureen explore the daunting task of filling Lorenzo's place in the 21st Century, they find themselves the subject of an ancient vendetta hell-bent on destroying the heresy and ending Maureen's life in the process.
Picturing Peter Bogdanovich
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Peter Tonguette
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-21 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
In 1971, Newsweek heralded The Last Picture Show as "the most impressive work by a young American director since Citizen Kane." Indeed, few filmmakers rivaled Peter Bogdanovich's popularity over the next decade. Riding the success of What's Up, Doc? (1972) and Paper Moon (1973), Bogdanovich became a bona fide celebrity, making regular appearances in his own movie trailers, occasionally hosting late-night television shows, and publicly advocating for mentors John Ford and Howard Hawks. No director of his era surpassed his ability to capture an audience's imagination. In Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director, journalist and critic Peter Tonguette offers a film-by-film journey through the director's life and work. Beginning with a string of 1970s classics, Tonguette explores well-known films such as Saint Jack (1979), They All Laughed (1981), and Noises Off (1992), as well as the director's work on stage and television. Drawing on interviews conducted over sixteen years, Tonguette pairs his analysis with an extensive, previously unpublished series of Q&As with Bogdanovich. These exclusive interviews reveal behind-the-scenes details about the director's life, work, and future plans. Part memoir, part biography, this book offers a uniquely intimate portrait of one of Hollywood's most underappreciated directors.
Iran After the Mongols
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Sussan Babaie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Following the devastating Mongol conquest of Baghdad in 1258, the domination of the Abbasids declined leading to successor polities, chiefly among them the Ilkhanate in Greater Iran, Iraq and the Caucasus. Iranian cultural identities were reinstated within the lands that make up today's Iran, including the area of greater Khorasan. The Persian language gained unprecedented currency over Arabic and new buildings and manuscripts were produced for princely patrons with aspirations to don the Iranian crown of kingship. This new volume in “The Idea of Iran” series follows the complexities surrounding the cultural reinvention of Iran after the Mongol invasions, but the book is unique capturing not only the effects of Mongol rule but also the period following the collapse of Mongol-based Ilkhanid rule. By the mid-1330s the Ilkhanate in Iran was succeeded by alternative models of authority and local Iranian dynasties. This led to the proliferation of diverse and competing cultural, religious and political practices but so far scholarship has neglected to produce an analysis of this multifaceted history in any depth. Iran After the Mongols offers new and cutting-edge perspectives on what happened. Analysing the fourteenth century in its own right, Sussan Babaie and her fellow contributors capture the
A Unicorn Dies
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Paul S. Fiddes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-30 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Giles Questing, an undergraduate student at the University of Oxford, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after the suspicious death of a PhD student, a death the police believe to be suicide. He determines to solve the mystery by following a trail of artworks that depict a unicorn. Travelling to museums and galleries, he gradually discovers the truth about whether the student has taken his own life or been murdered, and who – if anyone – is guilty. His quest immerses him in the world of the unicorn in medieval and Renaissance art, and introduces him to the present-day obsession with the unicorn in the media, advertising, and social networks. All this enables him to crack the code of the unicorn that has been buried in the tradition of the Christian church for many years, and to answer the questions he has about a death that deeply affects him personally and that finally threatens his own life.