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SITIS PERPETVA By Stefano Losi
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SITIS PERPETVA collects fifty-one (LI) Latin elegies and epigrams with English and Italian translations, exploring the existential unquietness inherent in the human condition · CHOREAE... More > VIOLENTAE DISSOLVVNTVR, Stefano Losi's multimedia art project, was developed between Milan, London, and New York since the early 1990s · It combines bronze, steel, cast glass and LED lights sculptures, spoken word and contemporary music, and linen studies of the human figure in oils and oxidized minerals, with an epigrammatic Latin poetry · "I am generated by restlessness · The uninterrupted movement of the seas of Methymna"< Less
Eugenie Grandet By Honore de Balzac
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Many people (among them Henry James) have considered Balzac to be the greatest of all novelists. Eugenie Grandet, his spare, classical story of a girl whose life is blighted by her father's... More > hysterical greed, goes a long way to justifying that opinion. One of the most magnificent of his tales of early nineteenth-century French provincial life, this novel is the work of a writer on whom nothing was lost, and who represents most fully the ability of the human animal to understand and illuminate its own condition< Less
هلاکت گریز عالمی علم سیا سیاست By Glenn D. Paige
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This book is offered for consideration and critical reflection primarily by political science scholars throughout the world from beginning students to professors emeriti. Neither age nor erudition... More > seems to make much difference in the prevailing assumption that killing is an inescapable part of the human condition that must be accepted in political theory and practice. It is hoped that readers will join in questioning this assumption and will contribute further stepping stones of thought and action toward a nonkilling global future.< Less
T'Anthropina By Kostas Tsotsos
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This book collects the poems of the author, Kostas Tsotsos, written during World War II, plus adds his new epic poems written between 1990 and 2000. Many of the older poems were first published in... More > now inaccessible sources and appear here for the first time since 1956. Originally in Greek, both Greek and English translation versions are included. The poems deal with life, love, patriotism, sorrow, death and the virtues and vices of the human condition. Proceeds from the sales of this volume support the Kostas Tsotsos Graduate Award in Modern Greek History at York University, Canada.< Less
MONSTRUOS By Leonor Saro García
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"Monstruos" es una pequeña compilación de poemas en torno a la belleza de lo sucio, al misterio de lo oculto, a la fertilidad de la tristeza y a la soledad de la ciudad. Habla... More > del orden subterráneo del sufrimiento y de la condición del amor, de la debilidad y del peso. "Monstruos" is a little compilation of poems concerning the beauty of dirt, the mistery of hidden, the fertility of sadness and urban solitude. It talks about human love condition, subterranean order of suffering, weakness and weight.< Less
YARA Y OTRAS HISTORIAS By PATRICIA SCHAEFER RÖDER
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Patricia Schaefer Röder emerges from the current circle of Latin American writers with the publication of thirty-four of her most appealing stories in the anthology "Yara y otras... More > Historias". Her narrative does not just have the endorsement of national and international awards in Miami and Puerto Rico; it also brings years of studies on the human character and magic-religious traditions. Her travels have carried her to perceive many connections that she has to her land, and to rediscover the stories that she tells us today with special precision and literary clarity. Mythical and mundane characters cross roads that lead them to other realities. Thus, the narrative becomes a crucible that reflects strokes of our human condition and flashes of our beliefs, fears and desires.< Less
YARA Y OTRAS HISTORIAS By PATRICIA SCHAEFER RÖDER
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Patricia Schaefer Röder emerges from the current circle of Latin American writers with the publication of thirty-four of her most appealing stories in the anthology "Yara y otras... More > Historias". Her narrative does not just have the endorsement of national and international awards in Miami and Puerto Rico; it also brings years of studies on the human character and magic-religious traditions. Her travels have carried her to perceive many connections that she has to her land, and to rediscover the stories that she tells us today with special precision and literary clarity. Mythical and mundane characters cross roads that lead them to other realities. Thus, the narrative becomes a crucible that reflects strokes of our human condition and flashes of our beliefs, fears and desires.< Less
The Alibi of God By Francesco Randazzo & translated by James Schiebler
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Midnight: time hangs suspended. It’s the hour in which everything is possible. Phantoms return from the past. The past from which you run. In this oblique hour, Lorenzo, a minor priest in a... More > forgotten parish, hides from himself and from his own homosexuality. Here he tries to lose himself in the emptiness. Saverio arrives. His sudden and surprising visit interrupts the quiet. He insists to be confessed by his ex-friend and partner.It is a theological and human crime mystery, where eveyone is guilty and innocent at the same time, and in which God is an incomprehensible driving presence. There is the reality of man and his condition. There is faith, there is flesh and blood, fear, extasy, mortification and there is God. But this God is always incomprehensible. A god imagined, outlined, and defined by the church. A god who one can accept or refuse but never understand. An italian drama translated by James Schiebler.< Less
The Alibi of God By Francesco Randazzo & translated by James Schiebler
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Midnight: time hangs suspended. It’s the hour in which everything is possible. Phantoms return from the past. The past from which you run. In this oblique hour, Lorenzo, a minor priest in a... More > forgotten parish, hides from himself and from his own homosexuality. Here he tries to lose himself in the emptiness. Saverio arrives. His sudden and surprising visit interrupts the quiet. He insists to be confessed by his ex-friend and partner.It is a theological and human crime mystery, where eveyone is guilty and innocent at the same time, and in which God is an incomprehensible driving presence. There is the reality of man and his condition. There is faith, there is flesh and blood, fear, extasy, mortification and there is God. But this God is always incomprehensible. A god imagined, outlined, and defined by the church. A god who one can accept or refuse but never understand. An italian drama translated by James Schiebler.< Less
Nationalismus [German] By Rabindranath Tagore
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Nationalism is the belief in the superiority of an identity based on a geographical or demographic region. This can be expressed as a belief or political ideology that involves an individual... More > identifying with or becoming attached to one's nation. Nationalism involves national identity, by contrast with the related concept of patriotism, which involves the social conditioning and personal behaviors that support a state's decisions and actions.From a political or sociological perspective, there are two main perspectives on the origins and basis of nationalism. One is the primordialist perspective that describes nationalism as a reflection of the ancient and perceived evolutionary tendency of humans to organize into distinct groupings based on an affinity of birth. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalism Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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