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Revolutionary Road

Author : Richard Yates
ISBN : 0307456277
Genre : Fiction
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In the hopeful 1950s, Frank and April Wheeler appear to be a model couple: bright, beautiful, talented, with two young children and a starter home in the suburbs. Perhaps they married too young and started a family too early. Maybe Frank's job is dull. And April never saw herself as a housewife. Yet they have always lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner. But now that certainty is about to crumble.With heartbreaking compassion and remorseless clarity, Richard Yates shows how Frank and April mortgage their spiritual birthright, betraying not only each other, but their best selves. From the Trade Paperback edition.

My Revision Notes Edexcel A2 Political Ideologies Epub

Author : Moyra Grant
ISBN : 9781444180916
Genre : Political Science
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Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for Edexcel A2 Political Ideologies you can: Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise, with content summaries and commentary from author Moyra Grant Improve your your ability to argue, explain and make important connections, which is essential for the synoptc questions Apply political terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics Perfect your essay-writing techniques to use logical argument backed up by relevant, up-to-date examples Get exam-ready with last-minute quick quizzes at http://www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes

A Tragic Honesty

Author : Blake Bailey
ISBN : 0312423756
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An incisive portrait of celebrated American novelist and short short writer Richard Yates describes his turbulent personal life, his struggle with alcoholism and manic depression, his financial woes, and his remarkable literary works--including The Easter Parade and Revolutionary Road--chronicling the desperation of the American middle class. Reprint.

Revolutionary Ride

Author : Lois Pryce
ISBN : 9781473644892
Genre : Travel
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In 2011, at the height of tension between the British and Iranian governments, travel writer Lois Pryce found a note left on her motorcycle outside the Iranian Embassy in London: ... I wish that you will visit Iran so you will see for yourself about my country. WE ARE NOT TERRORISTS!!! Please come to my city, Shiraz. It is very famous as the friendliest city in Iran, it is the city of poetry and gardens and wine!!! Your Persian friend, Habib Intrigued, Lois decides to ignore the official warnings against travel (and the warnings of her friends and family) and sets off alone on a 3,000 mile ride from Tabriz to Shiraz, to try to uncover the heart of this most complex and incongruous country. Along the way, she meets carpet sellers and drug addicts, war veterans and housewives, doctors and teachers - people living ordinary lives under the rule of an extraordinarily strict Islamic government. Revolutionary Ride is the story of a people and a country. Religious and hedonistic, practical and poetic, modern and rooted in tradition - and with a wild sense of humour and appreciation of beauty despite the comparative lack of freedom - this is real contemporary Iran.

Sister Carrie

Author : THEODORE DREISER
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A Widow For One Year

Author : John Irving
ISBN : 9780307362018
Genre : Fiction
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“One night when she was four and sleeping in the bottom bunk of her bunk bed, Ruth Cole woke to the sound of lovemaking—it was coming from her parents’ bedroom.” This sentence opens John Irving’s ninth novel, A Widow for One Year, a story of a family marked by tragedy. Ruth Cole is a complex, often self-contradictory character—a “difficult” woman. By no means is she conventionally “nice,” but she will never be forgotten. Ruth’s story is told in three parts, each focusing on a critical time in her life. When we first meet her—on Long Island, in the summer of 1958—Ruth is only four. The second window into Ruth’s life opens on the fall of 1990, when she is an unmarried woman whose personal life is not nearly as successful as her literary career. She distrusts her judgment in men, for good reason. A Widow for One Year closes in the autumn of 1995, when Ruth Cole is a forty-one-year-old widow and mother. She’s about to fall in love for the first time. Richly comic, as well as deeply disturbing, A Widow for One Year is a multilayered love story of astonishing emotional force. Both ribald and erotic, it is also a brilliant novel about the passage of time and the relentlessness of grief. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Perspectives On English Revolutionary Republicanism

Author : Prof Dr Dirk Wiemann
ISBN : 9781409455677
Genre : History
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Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanism takes stock of developments in the scholarship of seventeenth-century English republicanism by looking at the movements that have shaped the field over the decades: the linguistic turn, the cultural turn and the religious turn. The contributors to this volume have brought these approaches together in a number of case studies covering republican language, republican literary and political culture, and republican religion. Taken together the essays demonstrate the vitality and diversity of what was once regarded as a narrow topic of political research.

Revolutionary Subjectivity In Post Marxist Thought

Author : Dr Oliver Harrison
ISBN : 9781472421357
Genre : Philosophy
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Since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis the ideas of Karl Marx have once again become prominent in social and political thought. This book turns to Marx’s theory of revolutionary subjectivity as a means of assessing the work of three contemporary global theorists: Ernesto Laclau, Antonio Negri, and Alain Badiou, considered here together for the first time. The book’s central argument is that although each of these thinkers is indeed ‘beyond’ Marx, the extent to which they abandon Marx’s theory is problematised through the continued inspiration they draw from a particular Marxist thinker: Laclau in relation to Gramsci’s theory of hegemony, Negri in relation to Lenin’s notion of organisational form; Badiou in relation to Mao’s notion of the ‘inquiry’ and the primacy of political praxis. While providing a critical examination of the theory of revolutionary subjectivity in Laclau, Negri and Badiou, due to the fact such aspects were already present in Marx’s own theory, this book also offers insights into the nature of post-Marxism itself. Whilst accepting their respective differences, the conclusion offers a synthesis of all three theoretical approaches as a means of understanding the constitution of revolutionary subjectivity today.

Baptist Women S Writings In Revolutionary Culture 1640 1680

Author : Dr Rachel Adcock
ISBN : 9781472457066
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Baptist Women’s Writings in Revolutionary Culture, 1640-1680 explores how female Baptists played a crucial role in the group’s formation and growth during the 1640s and 50s by contributing to Baptist theology and politics, and evangelising their followers. Adcock considers and analyses writings by little-studied Baptist as well as separatist women writers, to challenge the assumption that because Baptist women were prevented from speaking in individual congregations they were not able to write with authority.

Fabian Freeway

Author : Rose L. Martin
ISBN : PSU:000026100425
Genre : Socialism
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