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Notes On A Scandal

Author : Zoë Heller
ISBN : 9780141901916
Genre : Fiction
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Shortlisted for the 2003 Man Booker Prize, Zoë Heller's Notes on a Scandal is a darkly compelling novel that explores the taboo subject of pupil/teacher relationships, obsession and betrayal. From the first day that the beguiling Sheba Hart joins the staff of St George's history teacher Barbara Covett is convinced she has found a kindred spirit. Barbara's loyalty to her new friend is passionate and unstinting and when Sheba is discovered having an illicit affair with one of her pupils, Barbara quickly elects herself as Sheba's chief defender. But all is not as it first seems in this dark story and, as Sheba will soon discover, a friend can be just as treacherous as any lover. 'Brilliant, nasty, gripping' Zadie Smith 'Compelling, dark, sexy' Observer 'Superbly gripping. One of the most compelling books I've read in ages' Daily Telegraph 'Deliciously sinister' Daily Mail Zoë Heller is the author of three novels, Everything You Know, Notes on a Scandal, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2003 and The Believers. The 2006 film adaptation of Notes on a Scandal, starring Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench, received four Oscar nominations. She lives in New York.
Category: Fiction

Notes On A Scandal

Author : Rebecca Johnson
ISBN : OCLC:613612756
Genre : Governors' spouses
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Notes On A Scandal Emma Mould Thomas Sweetman And The Bussells

Author : Stephen Edward Howell
ISBN : OCLC:887688275
Genre : Pioneers
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Emma Mould was sixteen years old when she arrived in Western Asutralia with the Bussells on the Cygnet. This paper looks at the relationship between the Bussells and their servant Emma Mould, and Emma's life with Thomas Sweetman after she parted ways with the Bussells.
Category: Pioneers

Notes On A Scandal

Author : Patrick Marber
ISBN : 0571236103
Genre : Female friendship
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Follows pottery teacher Cate Blanchett as she enters into an affair with one of her students, causing upheaval in both her personal and professional life.
Category: Female friendship

Rereading Heterosexuality

Author : Rachel Carroll
ISBN : 9780748649280
Genre : Social Science
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Presents new perspectives on representations of female heterosexuality in selected contemporary British and American novels
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Notes On Islam

Author : A. Brinckman
ISBN : BL:A0019063977
Genre : Islam
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The Scandal Of Susan Sontag

Author : Barbara Ching
ISBN : 9780231149167
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature& mdash;the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. Sontag's life and thought were no less promiscuous. She wrote deeply and engagingly about a range of subjects& mdash;theater, sex, politics, novels, torture, and illness& mdash;and courted celebrity and controversy both publicly and privately. Throughout her career, she not only earned adulation but also provoked scorn. Her living was the embodiment of scandal. In this collection, Terry Castle, Nancy K. Miller, Wayne Koestenbaum, E. Ann Kaplan, and other leading scholars revisit Sontag's groundbreaking life and work. Against Interpretation, "Notes on Camp," Letter from Hanoi, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, I, Etcetera, and The Volcano Lover& mdash;these works form the center of essays no less passionate and imaginative than Sontag herself. Debating questions raised by the thinker's own images and identities, including her sexuality, these works question Sontag's status as a female intellectual and her parallel interest in ambitious and prophetic fictional women; her ambivalence toward popular culture; and her personal and professional "scandals." Paired with rare photographs and illustrations, this timely anthology expands our understanding of Sontag's images and power.
Category: Biography & Autobiography