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A Kind Of Truth

Author : Lane Hayes
ISBN : 9781634768047
Genre : Fiction
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As bisexual singer Rand’s dreams begin to materialize, can he find his own kind of truth that includes musician Will?

Touching History To Find A Kind Of Truth

Author : John Brendan Shaw
ISBN : OCLC:970401613
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Drawing on Black feminist thought, queer theory, and queer of color critique, Touching History argues that Black women in the Post-Civil Rights era have employed diverse technologies in order to produce fictionalized narratives which counter the neoliberal imperative to forget the past. Black feminist and queer theorists have described the potential for artistic imaginings to address gaps in the historical record and Touching History follows this line of theory. Touching History examines an archive of Black women’s cultural productions since the 1970s which includes novels, short stories, essays, experimental video film, digital music videos and visual albums. Reading across these diverse media and genres, this project considers how Black women have made use of the affordances of specific technologies in order to tell stories which may be fictional yet reveal “a kind of truth” about the embodied and affective experiences of the past. These mediated images and narratives serve as extensions of their bodies that push against static ideas of the Black female body. Whether it’s the image in a film or video, or the digital avatar presented through social media, Touching History argues these representations are intimately linked to the corporeal presence of the Black female artist. Alongside technologies of the video camera and the digital camera, this project also considers other embodied technologies of expression including sadomasochism and the book and considers how these also provide a means for Black women to touch history. Examining the novels of Thulani Davis and Marci Blackman, the short fiction of Alice Walker, the experimental films of Cheryl Dunye, and music videos created by singers Erykah Badu and Beyonce, this project examines the expression of queer desires by Black women. In this project “queer” is not synonymous with gay and lesbian or same-sex desires, although it may at times be used to describe them. Queer desires in this project also include the desire to excavate and speak to the past in a society that prizes forward looking progress narratives, the desire to speak to the dead and not let them lapse into oblivion, the desire to center one’s marginalized self in a work of art, and the desire to resist labels (including that of “lesbian”). When this project describes Black women as touching history (a phrase taken up explicitly in chapter 1) this describes a queer relationship to personal and historical time. Black women’s queer relationship to time in these texts denies this normative desire to bury the past or claim it is something we have moved beyond (as in narratives of progress after the freedom struggles of the 1960s and 1970s).

A Kind Of Romance

Author : Lane Hayes
ISBN : 9781634773232
Genre : Fiction
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Can aspiring New York City costume designer Benny help cutthroat Wall Street executive Zeke move past his quest for revenge and discover an unexpected romance?

A Ring Of Truth

Author : Dominic Dado Sagin
ISBN : 9781622120529
Genre : Fiction
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A Ring of Truth is set in exotic, faraway Borneo, The Land of the Headhunter, about 600 years ago. This book is a collection of intriguing Ancestral fact-fiction short stories; Synthesised from ancient myths, Legends and oral histories. These intriguing short stories Are about the ancient Dayak ancestors. The main stories revolve around ancient Borneo adventours, And brave fierce warlike headhunter-warriors. These stories are but imperfect recollections From fading elder's memories. These stories are partly based on written historical facts. The rest are creative reflections Of the accumulated living historical facts. These stories are here written For your children to read and remember, The origin and tough challenges Along the footsteps of their great ancestors. It is also here written, That you may well come to know, How temporally and geographically far, Your ancient forefathers have to go. I name this book A RING OF TRUTH. A superstring of ancestral stories. A superstring of ancient heroes, In the adventour's genealogy. A Certain Kind of Story. A Certain Kind of History. A Certain Kind of Poetic Journey. A Certain Kind of Reality. A Ring of Truth.

The Magic Of Truth

Author : Farah Dally
ISBN : 9780761864479
Genre : Philosophy
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The Magic of Truth defends truth’s relativity by examining its role in the arts and sciences, as well as in our own lives and traditions. This book argues that no field of study can progress without calling into question the traditional view of truth as a clear, objective image.

History As A Kind Of Writing

Author : Philippe Carrard
ISBN : 9780226427966
Genre : History
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Philippe Carrard, a historian and theorist of historical forms and functions, has an enviable reputation both in France and the U.S. He gives historiographers access to what writers of history in France have been doing the past 25 years, casting light on views of historiography put forward by literary theorists, by theorists of history, and by historians themselves. The field of historical theory has been dominated by Hayden White for a long time; Carrard bids fair to displace him, by showing how historians use other forms (i.e., in addition to narrative) for building their accounts. This book provides an overview of the current state of French historiography (touching on history of memory, contemporary history, political history, and other areas that the Annales school left out or rejected), but it aims to do more. Carrard examines conventions of historiographic writing at different levels, going from the structure of the whole book to specific points such as the use of the first person singular, the turn to figurative language, and the way documents are made part of the text. Throughout the book, Carrard is in constant dialogue with English-speaking theorists of history (from Ankersmit to Megill and many in between on our backlist), and among the many French theorists, he ranges from Henry Rousso to Paul Veyne, also on out backlist. He is at pains to keep the distinction between history and fiction clearly in sight, treating the uses of figurative languages, anachronisms, incompleteness of evidence, and more, all related to the poetics of French historiography, by which he means the study of the rules, codes, and conventions that operate in a given set of texts. "

Unifying The Philosophy Of Truth

Author : Theodora Achourioti
ISBN : 9789401796736
Genre : Philosophy
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This anthology of the very latest research on truth features the work of recognized luminaries in the field, put together following a rigorous refereeing process. Along with an introduction outlining the central issues in the field, it provides a unique and unrivaled view of contemporary work on the nature of truth, with papers selected from key conferences in 2011 such as Truth Be Told (Amsterdam), Truth at Work (Paris), Paradoxes of Truth and Denotation (Barcelona) and Axiomatic Theories of Truth (Oxford). Studying the nature of the concept of ‘truth’ has always been a core role of philosophy, but recent years have been a boom time in the topic. With a wealth of recent conferences examining the subject from various angles, this collection of essays recognizes the pressing need for a volume that brings scholars up to date on the arguments. Offering academics and graduate students alike a much-needed repository of today’s cutting-edge work in this vital topic of philosophy, the volume is required reading for anyone needing to keep abreast of developments, and is certain to act as a catalyst for further innovation and research.

The Primitivist Theory Of Truth

Author : Jamin Asay
ISBN : 9781107038974
Genre : Philosophy
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Asay provides a fresh and daring perspective on the age-old question 'What is truth?'.

Heidegger S Concept Of Truth

Author : Daniel O. Dahlstrom
ISBN : 0521643171
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This major new study of Heidegger is the first to examine in detail the concept of existential truth that Heidegger developed in the 1920s. Daniel Dahlstrom offers a critical focus on the genesis, nature, and viability of Heidegger's radical reconceptualization. The book has several distinctive and innovative features. First, it is the only study that attempts to understand the logical dimension of Heidegger's thought in its historical context. Second, no other book-length treatment explores the breadth and depth of Heidegger's confrontation with Husserl, his erstwhile mentor. Third, the book demonstrates that Heidegger's deconstruction of Western thinking occurs on three interconnected fronts: truth, being, and time.

Kazimierz Twardowski A Grammar For Philosophy

Author : Maria van der Schaar
ISBN : 9789004304031
Genre : Philosophy
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In Kazimierz Twardowski: A Grammar for Philosophy Maria van der Schaar shows the importance of Twardowski’s method, his philosophical grammar, for both the Lvov-Warsaw School, and analytic philosophy today.

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