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Wisconsin Death Trip

Author : Michael Lesy
ISBN : 0826321933
Genre : History
File Size : 34.10 MB
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Consists chiefly of excerpts from the Badger State banner, Black River Falls, Wis., for the years 1885-1900 and of photos. taken by Charles Van Schaick from 1890 to 1910.
Category: History

Wisconsin Death Trip

Author : Charlotte Louise Quinney
ISBN : MSU:31293027362619
Genre : Black River Falls (Wis.)
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Category: Black River Falls (Wis.)

Ewerton Death Trip

Author : A.R. Morlan
ISBN : 9781434446961
Genre : Fiction
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The cursed village of Ewerton, Wisconsin is one of the great "bad places" in weird literature: a town that's just thoroughly bad to the bone--evil and dark and full of human suffering. And now A. R. Morlan returns to the scene of her classic horror novels, The Amulet and Dark Journey, with 25 horrific tales of men and women pushed beyond the limits of endurance. As Ardath Mayhar says: "The horror she evokes is not so much occult as uniquely human. The worst of human traits are her stock in trade. The hints of otherworldly elements are used in just the right proportions to make one shiver." And Robert Reginald states: "She drives the stake of horror right through the center of your quivering heart!
Category: Fiction

Laramie Death Trip

Author : Helis Sikk
ISBN : 1244571911
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This thesis unpacks media representations of death, violence, and pain using the example of Matthew Shepard. Michael Lesy's Wisconsin Death Trip is used as a lens through which to reexamine the highly publicized murder of Matthew Shepard. Inspired by Lesy's book, this thesis not only analyzes media representations of the macabre but also demonstrates how images and the visual imagery employed in written text are used to tell a complicated graphic story; how the media have chosen to represent death and violence; and what outcomes the repetition of these images of death have on remembering and memorializing tragic events.

Wisconsin Curiosities

Author : Michael Feldman
ISBN : 9781461747253
Genre : History
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Popular public radio show host Michael Feldman and coauthor Diana Cook introduce Wisconsin's weirdest, wackiest, and most outrageous people, places, and things including a man who owes his life to a foam rubber cheesehead, a worm that plays basketball, and the best place to savor chicken in a hubcap.
Category: History

Picturing Indians

Author : Steven D. Hoelscher
ISBN : 0299226042
Genre : History
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A landmark volume explores photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett's many-layered relationship with Wisconsin Dells Native peoples, the Ho-Chunk, places Bennett within the context of contemporary artists and photographers of American Indians, and examines the reception of this legacy by the Ho-Chunk. Simultaneous.
Category: History

Adaptation And The Avant Garde

Author : William Verrone
ISBN : 9781441163523
Genre : Performing Arts
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Providing a fresh angle on adaptation studies, this study looks at how avant-garde directors and filmmakers have treated literary works in distinct ways.
Category: Performing Arts

World Within The Word

Author : William H. Gass
ISBN : 9780307824295
Genre : Literary Collections
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In this sequel to Fiction & the Figures of Life, one of America's most brilliant and eclectic minds examines literature, culture, writers (their lives and works), and the nature and uses of language and the written word. Included are discussions of Valéry, Henry Miller, Sartre, Freud, Faulkner, suicide, "art and order," and the transformation of language into poetry and fiction. The vividness and clarity of Gass's writing, the unabashed love and inimitable use of language-his startling metaphors, the sinuousness of his philosophy, the originality of his vision-make each essay a searching revelation of its subject, as well as an example of Gass's own singular artistry.
Category: Literary Collections