Mirroring Europe: Ideas of Europe and Europeanization in by Tanja Petrovic

By Tanja Petrovic

Mirroring Europe bargains fresh perception into the methods Europe is imagined, negotiated and evoked in Balkan societies in the course of their accession to the eu Union. in the past, visions of Europe from the southeast of the continent were mostly neglected. by means of reading political and educational discourses, cultural performances, and reminiscence practices, this assortment destabilizes supposedly transparent and enterprise department of the continent into East and West, ‘old’ and ‘new’ Europe, ‘Europe’ and ‘still-not-Europe’. The essays gathered the following express Europe to be a dynamic, multifaceted, contested proposal equipped on values, pictures and metaphors which are commonly shared throughout such geographic and ideological frontiers.

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Life – The Play of Life on the Stage of the World in Fine by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

All existence upon the degree; the Theatrum Mundi. during this quantity, a 17th century metaphor is revisited and is noticeable as employing to all paintings in all occasions. within the "magic replicate of paintings" the man or woman discerns the hidden spheres of human existence and commemorates and celebrates its excellent victories and mourns its ignominious defeats. allow us to rediscover artwork as a witness to the human main issue in addition to a celebrant of humanity's so much chic moments. this can be the invitation of this selection of stories through A-T. Tymieniecka, Hanna Scolnicov, Muella Erkilic, Matt Landrus, Patricia Trutty-Coohill, Monika Bakke, David Brubaker, Tammy Knipp, Howard Pearce, Ellen J. Burns, G. Backhaus, Ethan J. Leib, Lawrence Kimmel, Ingrid Scheibler, Gottfried Scholz, L.F. Werth, A. Carillo, M. Statkiewicz, okay. O'Rourke, B. Meyler, H. Meltzer, Jiuan Heng, W.V. Davies. paintings as reflect of lifestyles, human existence as partaking in a degree play, corresponds to the fervent seek man or woman of the factors, purposes, puzzles of our life which elude us within the concrete existence. This XVII c. notion of Theatrum Mundi opens as this quantity exhibits a desirable box of research for our instances.

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How to Date in a Post-Dating World by Diane Mapes

By Diane Mapes

Taking up the place Emily submit and leave out Manners left off, Diane Mapes counsels the dating-distressed on today’s new principles of courtship. This shrewdpermanent, savvy etiquette consultant addresses either nuts-and-bolts questions (Who asks? Who will pay? Who makes the 1st name? Who brings out the condoms?) in addition to the extra complicated facets of recent romance (Do i actually have to inform my new female friend that I had her investigated?). suggestion, behavioral examples, and relationship horror tales are gleaned from a couple of assets, together with singles, psychologists, students, authors, etiquette specialists, dating coaches, and the main well-mannered humans in the world, Southern ladies and homosexual males. From find out how to keep away from courting a serial killer to what to do at a snuggle half, tips to Date presents unmarried women and men, homosexual and directly, with a step by step street map for navigating today’s romantic quicksand with humor, grace, and aplomb.

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The tumbler of Our Lady and other miracles, translated by by Alice Kemp-Welch

By Alice Kemp-Welch

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Utopian Thought in the Western World (Belknap Press) by Frank E. Manuel, Fritzie P. Manuel

By Frank E. Manuel, Fritzie P. Manuel

This masterly research has a grand sweep. It levels over centuries, with a protracted glance backward over numerous millennia. but the background it unfolds is essentially the tale of people: thinkers and dreamers who envisaged a terrific social order and defined it persuasively, leaving a mark all alone and later occasions.

The roster of utopians comprises males of all stripes in several nations and eras--figures as disparate as extra and Fourier, the Marquis de Sade and Edward Bellamy, Rousseau and Marx. attention-grabbing personality reports of the main figures are one of the delights of the e-book.

Utopian writings run the gamut from fictional narratives to theoretical treatises, from political manifestos to constitutions for a brand new society. The Manuels have based 5 centuries of utopian invention through opting for successive constellations, teams of thinkers joined by way of universal social and ethical matters. inside of this framework they research person writings, within the context of the author's lifestyles and of the socio-economic, non secular, and political exigencies of his time. focusing on leading edge works, they spotlight disjunctures in addition to continuities in utopian proposal from the Renaissance during the 20th century.

Witty and erudite, not easy in its interpretations and provocative within the questions it poses, the Manuels' anatomy of utopia is an experience in principles.

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Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock by Katrin Kohl (auth.)

By Katrin Kohl (auth.)

Die rhetorisch orientierte Dichtung Klopstocks. Wie kaum ein anderer Schriftsteller im 18. Jahrhundert verdeutlicht Klopstock die Notwendigkeit eines komplexen Literaturgeschichtsmodells. Seine severe Stellung forderte zum conversation heraus und spornte zu Höchstleistungen an. In diesem Band geht es um die individual, das Werk Klopstocks, den conversation mit den Zeitgenossen, die Rezeption durch spätere Dichter und das literaturgeschichtliche Klopstock-Bild.

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