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Patrons Of The Dark Arts

Author : Jeffrey Thomas
ISBN : 165774907X
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A COLLECTION OF WEIRD STORIES AND FANTASTICAL VIGNETTES. Originally appearing as stories only available to his supporters at his Patreon site, collected here are ten of author Jeffrey Thomas' more bizarre and experimental tales of recent years. Peeks behind the facade of normalcy...glimpses into the afterlife, into other dimensions. Featuring the previously unseen story "The Afterlife of Jacob B. Coppins."

Dark Arts

Author : Thomas F. Monteleone
Genre : Fiction
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There is a connective tissue between each of these stories. The seriously wounded artist. Seeking redemption or damnation or both. Through the work. A beautiful young flamenco dancer in search of a forbidden dance. A painter and a composer, a century apart, who find everlasting fame through the torment of their love for the same dangerous woman. A bestselling author who can only reach his future by confronting the bedroom of his haunted past. A theatre stage that can change the way you act out your very life. An arrogant network reporter whose drive through the fog to a plane-crash site unleashes his soul. Stories included in this collection: The Dancer in the Darkness Triptych di Amore Looking for Mr. Flip Rehearsals The Prime Time of Spenser Golding

On Agamben Arendt Christianity And The Dark Arts Of Civilization

Author : Peter Iver Kaufman
ISBN : 9780567682789
Genre : Philosophy
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Many progressives have found passages in Augustine's work that suggest he entertained hopes for meaningful political melioration in his time. They also propose that his “political theology” could be an especially valuable resource for “an ethics of democratic citizenship” or for “hopeful citizenship” in our times. Peter Kaufman argues that Augustine's “political theology” offers a compelling, radical alternative to progressive politics. He chronicles Augustine's experiments with alternative polities, and pairs Augustine's criticisms of political culture with those of Giorgio Agamben and Hannah Arendt. This book argues that the perspectives of pilgrims (Augustine), refugees (Agamben), and pariahs (Arendt) are better staging areas than the perspectives and virtues associated with citizenship-and better for activists interested in genuine political innovation rather than renovation. Kaufman revises the political legacy of Augustine, aiming to influence interdisciplinary conversations among scholars of late antiquity and twenty-first century political theorists, ethicists, and practitioners.

Illuminating The Dark Arts Of War

Author : David Tucker
ISBN : 9781441177421
Genre : Political Science
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Since 9/11, the dominant view is that we have entered an era of 'new conflict' in which technology has empowered non-state actors who now pose unprecedented and unmanageable threats to U.S. national security. This unique work studies a range of threats, from homegrown and foreign terrorism to the possibility of cyber- or Chinese sabotage and fears of religious subversion to challenge every aspects of this 'new conflict' argument and expose its underlying exaggerations and misunderstandings. Examining such issues as political violence, the role of religion in terrorism, the impact of technology, and the political aspects of homeland security, this unique survey demonstrates how such activities as terrorism are limited by their clandestine nature. It also addresses why we need to switch our strategic focus and increase the role citizens have in dealing with such threats. This historically informed and critical analysis fills a void in the debates on the threats and conflicts that the U.S. confronts at home and abroad and will appeal to anyone interested in national security and terrorism.

The Dark Arts

Author : Richard Herring
ISBN : 1467884049
Genre : Fiction
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Richard Herring’s first book introduces the readers into the wonderfully colourful world of boxing. Herring for perhaps, the first time ever, looks not just at the excitement and brutality that is produced on fight night, but rather, instead, focuses on the events that lead up to the fight. In every World Title fight that there has ever been, both fighters and both fighters teams have taken every opportunity to do everything and anything they can to undermine the fighter and his preparations. When Herring talks about The Dark Arts, he looks at the psychological warfare that each fighter wages on the other and enlightens the reader to the unique mental strength that each man must posses not only to get to the top, but to stay there. The Darks Arts is set just before the fight of the year. The champion Cornelius “Max” Power is boxing’s longest reigning and most feared Champion and is famed for coining the phrase for not only his ability to rough fighters up with an assortment of semi legal tactics, but rather for his ability to completely psyche out an opponent before the first bell has even been rung. His opponent “Sugar” Ray Reynolds is not an ordinary fighter, blessed with a huge edge in height and reach, blinding speed and freakish one punch power he is considered by one and all to be the heir apparent. Something must give, will the aging champion have too much for the young contender or will youth be served. It is the immovable object against the irresistible force.

Sacred And Legendary Art Containing The Patron Saints The Martyrs The Early Bishops The Hermits And The Warrior Saints Of Christendom As Represented In The Fine Arts

Author : Mrs. Jameson (Anna)
Genre : Christian art and symbolism
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Dark One Rising

Author : Leandra Martin
ISBN : 9781630014025
Genre : Fiction
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The Kingdom of Aelethia has been quiet for five hundred years, but the Dark One is rising from out of the depths. All of Aelethia will perish unless the Chosen One comes forward to save them. Unfortunately, the Chosen One doesn't know her destiny in the world; she only knows she is odd and confused about where her destiny lies. She wants to find love, but the men in her life that actually love her, she cannot have, and the only one that wants her is as evil as they come. The elves know of her destiny and must tell her and train her in time in order to fulfill the prophecy that has been laid out before her. Can she become the person they have waited for? Can she, in time, destroy the evil that is threatening to overtake her kingdom? With friends to guide her and a man to whom she truly loves beside her, she may be able to save Aelethia from doom.

Lady In The Dark

Author : Robert Sitton
ISBN : 9780231537148
Genre : Performing Arts
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Iris Barry (1895–1969) was a pivotal modern figure and one of the first intellectuals to treat film as an art form, appreciating its far-reaching, transformative power. Although she had the bearing of an aristocrat, she was the self-educated daughter of a brass founder and a palm-reader from the Isle of Man. An aspiring poet, Barry attracted the attention of Ezra Pound and joined a demimonde of Bloomsbury figures, including Ford Maddox Ford, T. S. Eliot, Arthur Waley, Edith Sitwell, and William Butler Yeats. She fell in love with Pound's eccentric fellow Vorticist, Wyndham Lewis, and had two children by him. In London, Barry pursued a career as a novelist, biographer, and critic of motion pictures. In America, she joined the modernist Askew Salon, where she met Alfred Barr, director of the new Museum of Modern Art. There she founded the museum's film department and became its first curator, assuring film's critical legitimacy. She convinced powerful Hollywood figures to submit their work for exhibition, creating a new respect for film and prompting the founding of the International Federation of Film Archives. Barry continued to augment MoMA's film library until World War II, when she joined the Office of Strategic Services to develop pro-American films with Orson Welles, Walt Disney, John Huston, and Frank Capra. Yet despite her patriotic efforts, Barry's "foreignness" and association with such filmmakers as Luis Buñuel made her the target of an anticommunist witch hunt. She eventually left for France and died in obscurity. Drawing on letters, memorabilia, and other documentary sources, Robert Sitton reconstructs Barry's phenomenal life and work while recasting the political involvement of artistic institutions in the twentieth century.

The Works Of Eminent Masters In Painting Sculpture Architecture And Decorative Arts

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ISBN : UIUC:30112109161726
Genre : Art
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Victorian Patrons Of The Arts

Author : Frank Davis
ISBN : UOM:39015019129934
Genre : Art
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The Patron Of The Arts And Letters 1948

Author : Robert Benaway Brown
ISBN : UOM:39015071589397
Genre : Book collecting
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Encyclopedia Of Deception

Author : Timothy R. Levine
ISBN : 9781483388984
Genre : Social Science
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The Encyclopedia of Deception examines lying from multiple perspectives drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, history, business, political science, cultural anthropology, moral philosophy, theology, law, family studies, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and more. From the “little white lie,” to lying on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume reference explores the phenomenon of lying in a multidisciplinary context to elucidate this common aspect of our daily lives. Not only a cultural phenomenon historically, lying is a frequent occurrence in our everyday lives. Research shows that we are likely to lie or intentionally deceive others several times a day or in one out of every four conversations that lasts more than 10 minutes. Key Features: More than 360 authored by key figures in the field are organized A-to-Z in two volumes, which are available in both print and electronic formats. Entries are written in a clear and accessible style that invites readers to explore and reflect on the use of lying and self-deception. Each article concludes with cross references to related entries and further readings. This academic, multi-author reference work will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers within social and behavioral science programs who seek to better understand the historical role of lying and how it is employed in modern society.

Oregon Breweries

Author : Brian Yaeger
ISBN : 9780811760577
Genre : Travel
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This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of beer and brewing in Oregon, one of the leading states in the craft brew revolution, and features 190 breweries and brewpubs.

The Works Of Eminent Masters In Painting Sculpture Architecture And Decorative Art

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Artists And Patrons

Author : Chu-tsing Li
ISBN : UOM:39015020693753
Genre : Art patronage
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Art Power And Patronage In Renaissance Italy

Author : John T. Paoletti
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114551042
Genre : Art
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Looks at Italian Renaissance art and society and documents the people and places of this age.

Current History

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ISBN : UVA:X000833844
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Last Kiss Goodnight

Author : Gena Showalter
ISBN : 9781451671599
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When he is captured and imprisoned in a twisted zoo where otherworlders are the main attraction, alien black ops agent Solomon Judah battles to free himself with the aid of the owner's deaf daughter, Vika Lukas.

Arts And Sciences

Author : Charles Knight
ISBN : WISC:89089183289
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Gujar?at And The Gujar?atis

Author : Behramji Merwanji Malabari
ISBN : UCD:31175009045181
Genre : Gujarat (India)
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