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The Manifestos And Essays

Author : Richard Foreman
ISBN : 9781559366526
Genre : Drama
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The thoughts and work of the legendary avant-garde director.
Category: Drama

The School Essay Manifesto

Author : Thomas Newkirk
ISBN : 1931492174
Genre : Education
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Suggests a new way to teach essay writing and challenges English teachers to try alternative strategies with their students.
Category: Education

The Individualist Manifesto

Author : James Halbert Stuart MacDonald
ISBN : 0958756422
Genre : Individualism
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Category: Individualism

Manifesto

Author : Ernesto Che Guevara
ISBN : 9780987228338
Genre : Political Science
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“If you are curious and open to the life around you, if you are troubled as to why, how and by whom political power is held and used, if you sense there must be good intellectual reasons for your unease, if your curiosity and openness drive you toward wishing to act with others, to ‘do something,’ you already have much in common with the writers of the three essays in this book.” — Adrienne Rich With a preface by Adrienne Rich, Manifesto presents the radical vision of four famous young rebels: Marx and Engels’ Communist Manifesto, Rosa Luxemburg’s Reform or Revolution and Che Guevara’s Socialism and Humanity.
Category: Political Science

A World To Win

Author : Prakash Karat
ISBN : UOM:39015042568520
Genre : Communism
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The Communist Manifesto Is Among The Most Widely Read And Disseminated Texts In The World. Edited With An Introduction By Prakash Karat, The Volume Contains Essays By Three Of India`S Foremost Marxist Scholars, Aijaz Ahmad, Irfan Habib And Prabhat Patnaik, Who Explain The Relevance Of The Manifesto In Terms Of Marxist Theory And Praxis.It Also Includes The Full Text Of The Communist Manifesto By Marx And Engels, `Preface To The English Edition Of 1888` By Engels, And A Note On The Publishing History Of The Manifesto In India.
Category: Communism

Book A Futurist S Manifesto

Author : Hugh McGuire
ISBN : 9781449320386
Genre : Business & Economics
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The ground beneath the book publishing industry dramatically shifted in 2007, the year the Kindle and the iPhone debuted. Widespread consumer demand for these and other devices has brought the pace of digital change in book publishing from "it might happen sometime" to "it’s happening right now"—and it is happening faster than anyone predicted. Yet this is only a transitional phase. Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto is your guide to what comes next, when all books are truly digital, connected, and ubiquitous. Through this collection of essays from thought leaders and practitioners, you’ll become familiar with a wide range of developments occurring in the wake of this digital book shakeup: Discover new tools that are rapidly transforming how content is created, managed, and distributed Understand the increasingly critical role that metadata plays in making book content discoverable in an era of abundance Look inside some of the publishing projects that are at the bleeding edge of this digital revolution Learn how some digital books can evolve moment to moment, based on reader feedback
Category: Business & Economics

Manifesto Of A Passionate Moderate

Author : Susan Haack
ISBN : 0226311376
Genre : Philosophy
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Forthright and wryly humorous, philosopher Susan Haack deploys her penetrating analytic skills on some of the most highly charged cultural and social debates of recent years. Relativism, multiculturalism, feminism, affirmative action, pragmatisms old and new, science, literature, the future of the academy and of philosophy itself—all come under her keen scrutiny in Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate. "The virtue of Haack's book, and I mean virtue in the ethical sense, is that it embodies the attitude that it exalts. . . Haack's voice is urbane, sensible, passionate—the voice of philosophy that matters. How good to hear it again."—Jonathan Rauch, Reason "A tough mind, confident of its power, making an art of logic . . . a cool mastery."—Paul R. Gross, Wilson Quarterly "Few people are better able to defend the notion of truth, and in strong, clear prose, than Susan Haack . . . a philosopher of great distinction."—Hugh Lloyd-Jones, National Review "If you relish acute observation and straight talk, this is a book to read."—Key Reporter (Phi Beta Kappa) "Everywhere in this book there is the refreshing breeze of common sense, patiently but inexorably blowing."—Roger Kimball, Times Literary Supplement "A refreshing alternative to the extremism that characterizes so much rhetoric today."—Kirkus Reviews
Category: Philosophy

The Antipodean Manifesto

Author : Bernard Smith
ISBN : UCSC:32106001423729
Genre : Art
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Selection of essays and articles written by Bernard Smith since ca. 1945.
Category: Art

A Journey Through Other Spaces

Author : Tadeusz Kantor
ISBN : 0520914392
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Polish director Tadeusz Kantor, who died in 1990 at the age of 75, is widely recognized as one of the most important theatre artists of this century. Critics have ranked him with such influential directors as Stanislavsky, Meyerhold, Brecht, and Grotowski. Known in the United States primarily for his visually stunning productions, he is also highly regarded throughout Europe for his theoretically adventurous writings. Michal Kobialka, whom Kantor authorized to translate his work, provides us with the first collection of Kantor's essays in English, together with his analysis of the corpus of Kantor's work, both written and staged.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Transfeminist Manifesto

Author : Emi Koyama
ISBN : OCLC:186965189
Genre : Transgender people
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Japanese-American student activist Koyama's political zine attempts to pin down what it means to be transsexual and a feminist, discussing topics such as body image, violence against women, male privilege, and the place of lesbians and transwomen in the fight for reproductive freedom. She also includes a short autobiography about her views on femininity while growing up male, as well as an article about the difficulties of being a multi-issue activist and a discussion of the Lesbian Avengers and the Survivor Project.
Category: Transgender people

Manifestos On The Future Of Food Seed

Author : Carlo Petrini
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123321130
Genre : Nature
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A wide range of contributors offer suggestions on how to make food and agriculture more socially and ecologically sustainable, including essays by Prince Charles and Carlo Petrini.
Category: Nature

The Communist Manifesto

Author : Karl Marx
ISBN : 9781608460489
Genre : Political Science
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“What is globalization? Here is one of the best answers. It is the ‘constant revolutionizing of production’ and the ‘endless disturbance of all social conditions.’ It is ‘everlasting uncertainty.’ Everything ‘fixed and frozen’ is ‘swept away,’ and ‘all that is solid melts into air.’ Yes, you have read this before. It is from The Communist Manifesto, by Messrs. Marx and Engels.”—The New York Times Here, at last, is an authoritative introduction to history’s most important political document, with the full text of The Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engels. This beautifully organized and presented edition of The Communist Manifesto is fully annotated, with clear historical references and explication, additional related texts, and a glossary that will bring the text to life for students, as well as the general reader. Since it was first written in 1848, the Manifesto has been translated into more languages than any other modern text. It has been banned, censored, burned, and declared “dead.” But year after year, the text only grows more influential, remaining required reading in courses on philosophy, politics, economics, and history. “Apart from Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species,” notes the Los Angeles Times, the Manifesto “is arguably the most important work of nonfiction written in the 19th century.” The Washington Post calls Marx “an astute critic of capitalism.” Writing in The New York Times, Columbia University Professor Steven Marcus describes the Manifesto as a “masterpiece” with “enduring insights into social existence.” The New Yorker recently described Karl Marx as “The Next Thinker” for our era. This book will show readers why. Phil Gasper is a professor of philosophy at Notre Dame de Namur University in northern California. He writes extensively on politics and the philosophy of science and is a frequent contributor to CounterPunch.
Category: Political Science

Essays And Reviews

Author : Victor Shea
ISBN : 0813918693
Genre : History
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Essays and Reviews is a collection of seven articles that appeared in 1860, sparking a Victorian culture war that lasted for at least a decade. With pieces written by such prominent Oxford and Cambridge intellectuals as Benjamin Jowett, Mark Pattison, Baden Powell, and Frederick Temple (later archbishop of Canterbury), the volume engaged the relations between religious faith and current topics of the day in education, the classics, theology, science, history, literature, biblical studies, hermeneutics, philology, politics, and philosophy. Upon publication, the church, the university, the press, the government, and the courts, both ecclesiastical and secular, joined in an intense dispute. The book signaled an intellectual and religious crisis, raised influential issues of free speech, and questioned the authority and control of the Anglican Church in Victorian society. The collection became a best-seller and led to three sensational heresy trials. Although many historians and literary critics have identified Essays and Reviews as a pivotal text of high Victorianism, until now it has been almost inaccessible to modern readers. This first critical edition, edited by Victor Shea and William Whitla, provides extensive annotation to map the various positions on the controversies that the book provoked. The editors place the volume in its complex social context and supply commentary, background materials, composition and publishing history, textual notes, and a broad range of new supporting documents, including material from the trials, manifestos, satires, and contemporary illustrations. Not only does such an annotated critical edition of Essays and Reviews indicate the impact that the volume had on Victorian society; it also sheds light on our own contemporary cultural institutions and controversies.
Category: History

A Reader S Manifesto

Author : B. R. Myers
ISBN : UOM:39015056498176
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Offers an indictment of contemporary literary writing, providing assessments of such writers as Don DeLillo, Cormac McCarthy, and Annie Proulx.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Manifestos Of Aldo Palazzeschi

Author : Aldo Palazzeschi
ISBN : 1599541343
Genre : Social Science
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Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Art. Hybrid Genre. Italian & Italian American Studies. Edited by Katia Pansa and Nicholas Grosso. With acerbic wit and grand parodic visions, Aldo Palazzeschi challenges the status quo (whether they be institutions, norms, or conventions) and champions the odd balls, the outcasts, the contrarians, and the unconventional. For the first time the Futurist manifestos of this influential Italian writer have been translated and are available in English.
Category: Social Science

Transnational French Studies

Author : Alec G. Hargreaves
ISBN : 9781846318108
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The 2007 manifesto in favour of a “Littérature-monde en français” has generated new debates in both “francophone” and “postcolonial” studies. Praised by some for breaking down the hierarchical division between “French” and “Francophone” literatures, the manifesto has been criticized by others for recreating that division through an exoticizing vision that continues to privilege the publishing industry of the former colonial métropole. Does the manifesto signal the advent of a new critical paradigm destined to render obsolescent those of “francophone” and/or “postcolonial” studies? Or is it simply a passing fad, a glitzy but ephemeral publicity stunt generated and promoted by writers and publishing executives vis-à-vis whom scholars and critics should maintain a skeptical distance? Does it offer an all-embracing transnational vista leading beyond the confines of postcolonialism or reintroduce an incipient form of neocolonialism even while proclaiming the end of the centre/periphery divide? In addressing these questions, leading scholars of “French”, “Francophone” and “postcolonial” studies from around the globe help to assess the wider question of the evolving status of French Studies as a transnational field of study amid the challenges of globalization.
Category: Literary Criticism

Luigi Einaudi Selected Political Essays

Author : Domenico da Empoli
ISBN : 9781137345035
Genre : Political Science
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Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal Italian economist, economic historian and political figure: Governor of the Bank of Italy, Minister for the Budget and President of the Italian Republic. He was a prolific writer in all fields and his writings testify to his outstanding contribution to economics during his long career.
Category: Political Science

Essays On The Materialistic Conception Of History

Author : Antonio Labriola
ISBN : EAN:4057664580658
Genre : Philosophy
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"Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History" by Antonio Labriola (translated by Charles H. Kerr). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Philosophy

Thirty Six More Short Essays Plus Another On The Probing Mind Of Thomas Jefferson

Author : M. Andrew Holowchak
ISBN : 9781527546585
Genre : History
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This book is a companion to the author’s previous volume, Thirty-Six Short Essays on the Probing Mind of Thomas Jefferson. It provides the reader with new short essays on Jefferson thoughts on political philosophy and religion and morality. There are, in addition, 10 essays on Jeffersonian historiography, as Jefferson, it is commonly complained, is an exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, task, for any historian. The book is crafted both to entertain—the essays are brisk and lively—and to enlighten. The essays are provocative and critical, and take the reader deep within the recesses of Jefferson’s large mind, while also highlighting that Jefferson is still quite relevant today.
Category: History