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A Hunger Artist By Franz Kafka
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A Hunger Artist is a short story by Franz Kafka first published in Die neue Rundschau in 1922. The story was also included in the collection A Hunger Artist, the last book Kafka prepared for... More > publication, printed by Verlag Die Schmiede after Kafka's death. The protagonist, a hunger artist who experiences the decline in appreciation of his craft, is an archetypical creation of Kafka: an individual marginalized and victimized by society at large. The title of the story has been translated also to "A Fasting Artist" and "A Starvation Artist". A Hunger Artist explores the familiar Kafka themes of death, art, isolation, asceticism, spiritual poverty, futility, personal failure and the corruption of human relationships.< Less
The Hand-Out Artist By EG WILSON
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In this short story, a poverty-stricken, homeless man struggles to get back on his feet in the big city/ 3,300 words.
Books Artists Beats By Jim Burns
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This tenth collection of essays and reviews again throws the spotlight on Paris and some of the painters and places associated with the city. Montmartre in its heyday, the 1890s and thereabouts when... More > Edgar Degas and Alphonse Mucha produced images of the spectacles to be seen in Paris and the leisure activities of its citizens. Some of them, at least. Neither artist was noted for painting scenes of working-class life, nor of poverty. To say that is not to condemn them for it. The same can be said of Matisse and Bonnard who largely created colourful canvases in the sun-drenched South of France. We need to appreciate artists for what they did, not accuse them for not doing what we think they should have done< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 1. Fantine: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 75 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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19th century France. The ex-convict Jean Valjean becomes a force for good in the world but cannot escape his dark past. Police inspector becomes suspicious when Valjean - now a wealthy factory owner... More > - forces him to free a harassed prostitute whose beauty brought her nothing but abuse and poverty. They meet at the trial... According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 75 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 75 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 3. Marius: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 53 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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19th century France. A young revolutionist Marius Pontmercy falls in love with the now grown and beautiful Cosette. But old enemies seeking for vengeance are right behind them... According to the... More > author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 53 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 53 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 4. The Idyll: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 44 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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Paris uprising on 5-6th June 1832. Marius is fighting passionately on the side of the socially oppressed. Éponine, jealous of his love for Cosette, hides her letter from him. Cosette enters... More > the convent but there is still hope for happy ending as her foster father goes for barricade to protect her lover from bullets and lies. According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 44 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 44 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 2. Cosette: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 45 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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19th century France. The defeat at Waterloo ended Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French. The ex-convict Jean Valjean takes care of Cosette, a little orphan, but he cannot escape his dark past.... More > Discovered by police inspector in Paris, Valjean has to run... According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 45 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 45 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 5. Jean Valjean: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 49 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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Paris uprising on 5-6th June 1832. Jean Valjean volunteers to execute Javert, his old enemy. He takes the spy out of sight of other soldiers and releases him in the act of forgiveness. He also saves... More > Marius' life and therefore Cosette's chance for love and happiness. But Javert keeps tracking them even when they escape through the sewers. Will he ever let go...? According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 49 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 49 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Journal #29 By Red Jordan Arobateau
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Continuing journal of an old transsexual man living in poverty with his 2 parrots and cat. He is a writer, painter & goes to religious institutions in his spiritual quest. His life & times.... More > Many interesting interactions with fascinating characters. He lives in the queer, arts mecca, San Francisco. He sits in the sun on fire hydrants and ledges of buildings, writing his infameous NOTES, which comprise these journals; he is seeing a male hustler and a dancer at the gay men's strip show.< Less

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