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Red, Gleeson Libby



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Автор: Gleeson Libby
Название:  Red
ISBN: 9781444917307
Издательство: Hodder
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ISBN-10: 1444917307
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 192
Вес: 0.158 кг.
Дата издания: 06.02.2014
Размер: 198 X 129 X 15
Читательская аудитория: Children / juvenile
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Поставляется из: Англии



Serpent In The Garden

Автор: Gleeson, Janet
Название: Serpent In The Garden
ISBN: 0553815245 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553815245
Издательство: Random House - Penguin
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Цена: 2208 р.
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Описание: In 1765, Joshua Pope, Esquire, a painter of portraits of certain renown is interrupted late one night by an unexpected visitor. She has a challenge for him, but not an artistic one. He was once a witness to a series of events - beginning and ending in murder - the mystery of which has never been solved.

Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House

Автор: Gleeson Libby
Название: Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House
ISBN: 1760126683 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781760126681
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Цена: 1319 р.
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Описание: Clancy has just moved. He is missing his old house terribly--the new house is much too big and much too lonely--and he wonders how he will ever make it his home. With the help of his new friend Millie, Clancy builds towers to the sky and trains to the street outside, and together they build the home that Clancy thought he had lost forever.

Strange Bodies

Автор: Gleeson-White Sarah
Название: Strange Bodies
ISBN: 0817357211 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780817357214
Издательство: Eurospan
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Adapts Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of the grotesque, as well as the latest in gender and psychoanalytic theory, to the major works of acclaimed southern writer Carson McCullers.

This innovative reconsideration of the themes of Carson McCullers's fiction argues that her work has heretofore suffered under the pall of narrow gothic interpretations, obscuring a more subversive agenda. By examining McCullers's major novels--The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Reflections in a Golden Eye, The Member of the Wedding, and The Ballad of the Sad Cafe--Gleeson-White locates a radical and specific form of the grotesque in the author's fiction: the liberating and redemptive possibilities of errant gender roles and shifting sexuality. She does this by employing Bakhtin's theory of the grotesque, which is both affirming and revolutionary, and thereby moves McCullers's texts beyond the 'gloom and doom' with which they have been charged for over fifty years.

The first chapter explores female adolescence by focusing on McCullers's tomboys in the context of oppressive southern womanhood. The second chapter analyzes McCullers's fascinating struggle to depict homosexual desire outside of traditional stereotypes. Gleeson-White then examines McCullers's portrayals of feminine and masculine gender through the tropes of cross-dressing, transvestism, and masquerade. The final chapter takes issue with earlier readings of androgyny in the texts to suggest a more useful concept McCullers herself called "the hybrid." Underpinning the whole study is the idea of a provocative, dynamic form of the grotesque that challenges traditional categories of normal and abnormal.

Because the characters and themes of McCullers's fiction were created in the 1940s and 1950s, a time of tension between the changing status of women and the southern ideal of womanhood, they are particularly fertile ground for a modern reexamination of this nature. Gleeson-White's study will be valued by scholars of American literature and gender and queer studies, by students of psychology, by academic libraries, and by readers of Carson McCullers. Strange Bodies is a thoughtful, highly credible analysis that adds dimension to the study of southern literature.





Arcanum

Автор: Gleeson, Janet
Название: Arcanum
ISBN: 0553506927 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553506921
Издательство: Random House - Penguin
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Цена: 2078 р.
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Описание: Presents the backdrop to one of the most strange and compelling episodes in European cultural and scientific history. This is a tale of genius and greed, of demonic cruelty and exquisite beauty, of the best and worst of which man is capable. It also presents the story of the invention of European porcelain.

Thief Taker

Автор: Gleeson, Janet
Название: Thief Taker
ISBN: 0857500899 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780857500892
Издательство: Random House - Penguin
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Цена: 2078 р.
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Описание: Agnes Meadowes is cook to the Blanchards of Foster Lane, the renowned silversmiths. Her quiet world of culinary activity, preparing jugged hare, oyster loaves, almond soup and other delicacies for the family, is a happy refuge from the hustle and bustle of 1750s London. But in a single night everything is to change.

Moneymaker

Автор: Gleeson, Janet
Название: Moneymaker
ISBN: 0857501135 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780857501134
Издательство: Random House - Penguin
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Цена: 2078 р.
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Описание: Presents a tale of fortunes won and lost, of paupers made rich and lords losing all. Telling this tragi-comic story, this title introduces two fascinating characters who together would change the way the world worked: the inscrutable John Law, and mercurial money itself.

Cleo stories

Автор: Gleeson, Libby
Название: Cleo stories
ISBN: 1743315279 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781743315279
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Цена: 1286 р.
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Описание: Meet Cleo, a little girl with a big imagination - a memorable character created by children`s book legends Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood. Delightful, warm and irresistible, these stories show how a little girl with a big imagination can always find a way to have fun.

Cleo stories: a friend and a pet

Автор: Gleeson, Libby
Название: Cleo stories: a friend and a pet
ISBN: 1743367066 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781743367063
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Цена: 1286 р.
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Описание: Cleo`s best friend is away, her parents are busy, and there`s nothing to do but count raindrops - or tidy her room. Just when she thinks she`ll never cheer up, Cleo has an idea.

Mum Goes to Work

Автор: Gleeson Libby
Название: Mum Goes to Work
ISBN: 1921529822 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781921529825
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Цена: 1715 р.
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Six capitals

Автор: Gleeson-white, Jane
Название: Six capitals
ISBN: 1743319169 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781743319161
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Описание: An accessible, timely and fascinating account of the revolution going on in the world of finance - and how accountants really can save the planet - from the acclaimed author of Double Entry.

Framing of Harry Gleeson

Автор: Fafan Kieran
Название: Framing of Harry Gleeson
ISBN: 1848892462 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781848892460
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Описание: In November 1940 the body of Moll McCarthy, an unmarried mother of seven, was found in a field in Tipperary. She had been shot. The man who reported the discovery was her neighbour Harry Gleeson. Within three months, he was convicted by an all-male jury. Within five months, he was hanged. But he was innocent, the victim of a local conspiracy.

Urban Condition

Автор: Gleeson Brendan
Название: Urban Condition
ISBN: 1138905070 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781138905078
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Цена: 5499 р.
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Описание: This book will speak to the new human epoch, the Urban Age. A majority of humanity now lives for the first time in cities. The city, the highest invention of the modern age, is now the human heartland. And yet the same process that brought us the city and its wonders, modernisation, has also thrown up challenges and threats, especially climate change, resource depletion, social division and economic insecurity. This book considers how these threats are encountered and countered in the urban age, focusing on the issue of human knowledge and self-awareness, just as Hannah Arendt’s influential The Human Condition did half a century ago. The Human Condition is now The Urban Condition. And it is this condition that will define human prospects in an age of default and risk. Gleeson expertly explores the concept through three main themes. The first is an exploration of what defines the current human condition, especially the expanding cities that are at the heart of an over-consumptive world economic order. The second exposes and reviews the reawakening of forms of knowledge (‘naturalism’) that are likely to worsen not improve our comprehension of the crisis. The new ‘science of urbanism’ in popular new literature exemplifies this dangerous trend. The third and last part of the book considers prospects for a new urban, and therefore human, dispensation, ‘The Good City’. We must first journey in our urban vessels through troubled times. But can we now start to plot the way to new shores, to a safer, more resilient city that provides for human flourishing? The Urban Condition attempts this ideal, conceiving a new urbanism based on the old idea of self-limitation. The Urban Condition is an original, timely book that reconsiders and redeploys Arendt’s famous notion of The Human Condition in an age of cities and risk. It brings together several important strands of human consideration, urbanisation, climate threat, resource depletion, economic default and critical knowledge and weaves them into a new analysis of the times. It also looks to a future that is nearly with us—of changed climate, resource scarcity and economic stress. The book journeys into these troubled times, proposing the idea of Lifeboat Cities as a way of thinking about the human journey to come


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