Books tagged: modernism

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Democracy and Postmodern Identity
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Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
Pagan
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You set the price! Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Based on a true story, set in Sydney in the 1950s, Pagan is about the new music, the new migrations and the old magick. First published in 1990, it was described as brilliantly written and a narrative tour-de-force. This new ebooks edition has Afterwords by the author.
The Netizen [Finalist in Bulgarian National Playwriting Competition]
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Series: Bulgarian Theatrical Plays / Български театрални пиеси, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
EN The Netizen is a finalist in Bulgarian National Playwriting Competition 2008. Modern, futuristic play loaded with ides. DE Die Netizen ist Theaterstück nominiert in National Playwriting Wettbewerb für bulgarische Theater.
The van der Rohe Forgery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
The Egg-Shaped Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Egg-Shaped Room :oR: Blood on Mouth and Mourning Dress, part of the Floating Body series, is about the three Tone siblings whose faces force people to forget them: Eudaemonia, a professional mourner; Oa, a professional killer; and Missy, who uses cosmetic means to force people to remember her. Their reunion becomes dangerous when Missy's fiancé invites them to test out his new invention.
All Of These Taxonomies Are Political
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Price: Free! Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
An experimental modernist collection of 512 limericks that examine the depth to which the associations we make are hard-wired into us, and the lengths to which we are pushed if we want to free ourselves of these associations. Contains adult language.
Conversations with Roger Sessions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
Savannah
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Series: Poetry Of The Grasslands, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
'Savannah' is a flowing, moving tapestry of poetry that reaches within the soul. "Sinha writes with fluidity, candor, as well as surprising layers of complexity. Through the works, a sense of humor flirts with the reader at unexpected moments. Long after I thought I had moved on from the book, I found myself reflecting on the dualities of perspective and meaning. Highly recommend."
The Missing Revolution
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Price: $10.80 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Among other revolutions, the 20th century brought forth the great revolution of the New Age movement. Why didn't it evolve further into its even bolder, more enlightening and liberating stages? This manifesto draws the outlines of the crisis and the challenge of the New Age movement, offering a way out and up – towards an authentic and mature spirituality for a Western world of the 21st century.
Rain
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Series: Poetry Of The Grasslands, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
'Rain' is a third Book of Poetry by author Malobi Sinha – poems to comfort, soothe...excite and satisfy the soul. “Malobi Sinha writes poems of suppleness and emotional candour... Although Australia is rich in poetic talent like Ms Sinha...the rewards of her poetry are many, and her poems encourage repeated readings, growing richer and more complex each time." Phillip A. Ellis, Author