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Rescued Paper Writing Sheets

Author : Sukie
ISBN : 1452149763
Genre : Art
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This pad contains 60 single-sided sheets of removable, all-purpose rescued paper perfect for sketching, crafting, and writing of all kinds. The top sides of the paper are blank, while the underneath sides are adorned with previously printed designs.
Category: Art

People Pencils

Author : Sukie
ISBN : 1452145865
Genre : Art
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Each of these ten eraser-topped graphite pencils is illustrated to look like a different character, making for a phenomenally friendly set of writing companions.
Category: Art

The John Updike Encyclopedia

Author : Jack De Bellis
ISBN : 0313299048
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John Updike is one of the most seminal American writers of the 20th century and one of the most prolific as well. His writing consistently reveals stylistic brilliance, and through his engagement with America's moral and spiritual problems, his works chronicle America's hopes and dreams, failures and disappointments. Though an enormously popular writer, the complexity and elegance of his works have elicited much scholarly attention. Through several hundred alphabetically arranged entries, this book provides an exceptional resource for both casual and serious readers. Whether seeking a novel summary, an authoritative analysis of subjects, elucidation of an allusion, or a point about Updike's life and manner of composition, the encyclopedia is indispensable. Extensive cross-referencing, numerous bibliographies, and a thorough index enhance its usefulness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Posthuman Blackness And The Black Female Imagination

Author : Kristen Lillvis
ISBN : 9780820351230
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Posthuman Blackness and the Black Female Imagination examines the future-oriented visions of black subjectivity in works by contemporary black women writers, filmmakers, and musicians, including Toni Morrison, Octavia Butler, Julie Dash, and Janelle Monáe. In this innovative study, Kristen Lillvis supplements historically situated conceptions of blackness with imaginative projections of black futures. This theoretical approach allows her to acknowledge the importance of history without positing a purely historical origin for black identities. The authors considered in this book set their stories in the past yet use their characters, particularly women characters, to show how the potential inherent in the future can inspire black authority and resistance. Lillvis introduces the term “posthuman blackness” to describe the empowered subjectivities black women and men develop through their simultaneous existence within past, present, and future temporalities. This project draws on posthuman theory—an area of study that examines the disrupted unities between biology and technology, the self and the outer world, and, most important for this project, history and potentiality—in its readings of a variety of imaginative works, including works of historical fiction such as Gayl Jones’s Corregidora and Morrison’s Beloved. Reading neo–slave narratives through posthuman theory reveals black identity and culture as temporally flexible, based in the potential of what is to come and the history of what has occurred.
Category: Literary Criticism

The World Under One Flag

Author : Dave Bowden
ISBN : 9781504905312
Genre : Fiction
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“The World Under One Flag” is a fictional story, but America’s decline in economic and military power is very real. History is unambiguous; when a vacuum exists, a new and more dominant force will fill that void. Clearly, China and Western Europe are flexing their economic and military muscles while the Muslim faith is filling the void of a morally bankrupt world. Famous dignitaries have referred to a “New World Order” in many of their public speeches and scripture predicts the emergence of a one-world government led by an Antichrist in the last days. This story is based on a perceived notion that Europe will soon unite as a single political power. This will force China to build its own powerful coalition and vie for world supremacy. By the year 2035, both major world powers will be engaged in extensive espionage to discover a possible Achilles’s heel that might neutralize the other’s military advantages. In this shadowy world of undercover agents, one very beautiful and exceptionally talented lady emerges. Improbable as it may seem, she is the top agent for both powers, but on what side does her loyalty truly lie?
Category: Fiction

A Wartime Christmas

Author : Kitty Danton
ISBN : 9781409178507
Genre : Fiction
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It's 1943 and despite the dangers, Sukie and Pattie left Devon behind to work at the bustling Edwardes Hotel in Covent Garden, serving everyone from army officials to theatre goers. With Sukie working 'upstairs' on reception and Pattie a chambermaid 'downstairs', they see everything that goes on and find themselves quickly falling in love with both London and the hotel. Until tragedy strikes, leaving Sukie desperately in need of hope in her darkest hours. Only to find that the hotel and its staff help her regain her feet, so when she discovers that the hotel is facing financial difficulty, Sukie knows she will do anything to save it. As war rages on and the festive season just around the corner Sukie has to find a solution before the place she now calls home is taken from her forever. Can the girls work together to save the Edwardes Hotel and make this a Christmas to remember? Full of romance, heartbreak and friendship, this gripping new wartime saga from Kitty Danton offers an exciting and heart-warming read for fans of Annie Groves and Ellie Dean.
Category: Fiction