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A Thousand Tears for a Desire

Author : Evert Gonzalez
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The testimony of a peasant boy in excessive abandonment, linked to a human transgression that triggered an absolute and irreparable lack of control. All human beings are a different world and each one has totally hidden revelations impossible to discover.

Echoes of Desire

Author : Heather Dubrow
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Echoes of Desire variously invokes and interrogates a number of historicist and feminist premises about Tudor and Stuart literature by examining the connections between the anti-Petrarchan tradition and mainstream Petrarchan poetry. It also addresses some of the broader implications of contemporary critical methodologies. Heather Dubrow offers an alternative to the two predominant models used in previous treatments of Petrarchism: the all-powerful poet and silenced mistress on the one hand and the poet as subservient patron on the other.

Envisioning the Tale of Genji

Author : Haruo Shirane
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Bringing together scholars from across the world, Haruo Shirane presents a fascinating portrait of The Tale of Genji's reception and reproduction over the past thousand years. The essays examine the canonization of the work from the late Heian through the medieval, Edo, Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Heisei periods, revealing its profound influence on a variety of genres and fields, including modern nation building. They also consider parody, pastiche, and re-creation of the text in various popular and mass media. Since the Genji was written by a woman for female readers, contributors also take up the issue of gender and cultural authority, looking at the novel's function as a symbol of Heian court culture and as an important tool in women's education. Throughout the volume, scholars discuss achievements in visualization, from screen painting and woodblock prints to manga and anime. Taking up such recurrent themes as cultural nostalgia, eroticism, and gender, this book is the most comprehensive history of the reception of The Tale of Genji to date, both in the country of its origin and throughout the world.

The American Whig Review

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The Alphabet of Desire

Author : Barbara Hamby
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In this sublime and imposing book of poetry, Barbara Hamby races through the circuitous regions of Heaven and Hell, desire and love, giving shape and significance to the strange and the familiar. Her book ignites with a proclamation, "In the beginning was the word, fanning out into syllables, like a deck of cards on a table in Vegas, lovely leafy parts fluttering into atoms and cells, genus and phylum, nouns and verbs; " an easy metaphor for her intoxicating linguistic machinations.

The Spirit Messenger

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The Veil of A Thousand Tears

Author : Eric Van Lustbader
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Having staked his claim as a master of epic fantasy with The Ring of Five Dragons, Eric Van Lustbader now returns to his world of Kundala to unearth new riches of wonder and excitement in this second volume of The Pearl saga. With the help of her friends, Riane, the prophesied redeemer known as the Dar Sala-at, saved Kundala from annihilation, preserving natives and V'ornn invaders alike. Together, the companions avenged terrible crimes and secured the Ring of Five Dragons, but their struggles have only just begun. The Ring averted doomsday, yet it did not open the magical Storehouse Door as expected. That sorcerous treasury remains sealed because of the spell cast by Giyan and her sister. A spell to migrate Annon Ashera's male V'ornn psyche into Riane's dying Kundalan female body. By combining them into a single being, it saved them both and fulfilled the prophecy that the Dar Sala-at would be "born at both ends of the cosmos." But the spell also breached the Abyss, releasing daemons who could wreak havoc on Kundala. The daemons were imprisoned there aeons ago by the Goddess Miina. Now the fiends must be vanquished, not only so the quest for the Pearl can continue, but to save Giyan, who has been possessed by the archdaemon Horolaggia. Their only hope is the fabled Veil of A Thousand Tears. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The American Review

Author : George Hooker Colton
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Second Time Around

Author : Danielle M Haas
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War-weary Marine Jonah Sheffield returns home after twelve years. A brush with death opened his eyes to the one person he needs in his life to help him put his demons behind him—his high school love, Jillian Adams. Jonah wants a second chance at love. Life is how it should be for Jillian, until she bumps into Jonah. Even though her feelings are strong, she's unsure if she can get past the hurt he inflicted so long ago…or the painful secret she's kept locked inside. Jillian knows her heart belongs to Jonah, but her ex-husband's sudden desire to unite their family leaves her torn. Can they move past the pain and secrets haunting them to find their way back to each other?

The Complete Compendium of Universal Knowledge Containing All You Want to Know of Language History Government Business and Social Forms and a Thousand and One Other Useful Subjects

Author : William Ralston Balch
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If Forever Exists

Author : Raman K. Attri
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The book is a collection of 89 soulful poems that reflect on how any ordinary individual feels, processes and expresses the complex emotions while reacting to the successes and failures of relationships. The poems are presented in thirteen sections, each of which represents a specific phase of the emotional journey of one’s life, love, friendship, family, and relationships. Each poem is a memoir of the author’s experiences at various stages of personal relationships. The poems included in this volume express a range of emotions any adolescent, young adult or grown-up feels such as love & friendship; attraction & infatuations; belongingness & loneliness; togetherness & separation; rejections & acceptances; frustrations & angers; obsessions & passion; successes & failures; confusions and reflections; heart & mind and other powerful emotions. These moments, recounted through the poems in this book, stay with us forever, no matter how much we grow up in age, experience, and maturity. The book is like a time machine that would allow one to reflect back at his or her innocent times and reliving those moments again and again.

Young Knowledge

Author : Robin Hyde
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"A full chronological record of the poems of Robin Hyde, a New Zealand journalist, novelist, dramatist, and poet active in the 1930s, is presented in this book. The 300 poems chosen show Hyde's growth as a poet and her response to the painful events of her personal life and to the political and social world around her. The poems are remarkable both for their acute observation of the physical and emotional world and for their powerful prophetic and visionary elements."

Desire s Edge

Author : Eden Bradley
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Giving in to desire… As a lawyer, Kara Crawford knows how to keep a secret, especially after being spurned by an ex for revealing her sexual needs. Kara doesn’t expect to find anyone who can fulfill her more extreme desires until she experiences one of the most incredible nights of her life with a man she’s always admired from afar. …can set you free… Dante De Matteo knew Kara back in high school, and he never imagined her darkest fantasies would align so perfectly with his. The lovers don’t expect their passion to last more than a night, but when Dante’s new job turns out to be at Kara’s law firm, they find themselves confronted daily with the sparks of their blistering chemistry. …but only if you give yourself completely. As intense desire draws them closer, deep-rooted fears threaten to pull them apart—unless they can learn to embrace both the pain and pleasure of love.

Tears for Jerusalem

Author : John Brinsley
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This wonderful work, “Tears for Jerusalem,” is a pastoral and compassionate demonstration of the lamentation of a tender-hearted Savior over a rebellious people rejecting the Gospel. Brinsley taught this subject during a national time of solemn humiliation in 1655. His principle text is Luke 19:41-42, “And when he was come near, he beheld the City and wept over it. Saying, If thou hadst known; even thou, at the least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! But now they are hid from thine eyes.” His primary point of the treatise was to teach his nation, and the people of the church, to fear the coming judgment of God on the nation for rejecting and despising the Gospel. And then, that God would in his free grace and mercy, “return and look down from heaven and visit this vine, and the vineyard which his own right hand hath planted.” This practical work highlights the preached word, or the publication of the Gospel, and how the regenerate respond to it; as well as how the unregenerate despise it, but should not, and are required to believe it. This work is not a scan or facsimile and has been made easy to read with an active table of contents for electronic versions.


Author : Surazeus Astarius
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Solariad of Surazeus - Guidance of Solaria presents 114,920 lines of verse in 1,660 poems, lyrics, ballads, sonnets, dramatic monologues, eulogies, hymns, and epigrams written by Surazeus 2006 to 2011.

The Practical Works of Richard Baxter with a Life of the Author and a Critical Examination of His Writings by William Orme

Author : Richard Baxter
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The Long Discourses of the Buddha

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This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya, the long discourses of the Buddha, one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. This collection--among the oldest records of the historical Buddha's original teachings, given in India two and a half thousand years ago--consists of thirty-four longer-length suttas, or discourses, distinguished as such from the middle-length and shorter suttas of the other collections. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha. Included are teachings on mindfulness (Mahasatipatthana Sutta); on morality, concentration, and wisdom (Subha Sutta); on dependent origination (Mahanidrana Sutta); on the roots and causes of wrong views (Brahmajala Sutta); and a long description of the Buddha's last days and passing away (Mahaparinibbana Sutta); along with a wealth of practical advice and insight for all those travelling along the spiritual path. Venerable Sumedho Thera writes in his foreword: "[These suttas] are not meant to be 'sacred scriptures' that tell us what to believe. One should read them, listen to them, think about them, contemplate them, and investigate the present reality, the present experience, with them. Then, and only then, can one insightfully know the truth beyond words." Introduced with a vivid account of the Buddha's life and times and a short survey of his teachings, The Long Discourses of the Buddha brings us closer in every way to the wise and compassionate presence of Gotama Buddha and his path of truth.

My American Harp

Author : Surazeus Astarius
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"My American Harp" presents 1,169 poems written 2010-2014 by Surazeus that explore what it means to be an American in the modern world of an interconnected global civilization.

Petrarch s Humanism and the Care of the Self

Author : Gur Zak
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In this book, Gur Zak examines two central issues in Petrarch's works - his humanist philosophy and his concept of the self.

NPNF1 14 Saint Chrysostom Homilies on the Gospel of St John and the Epistle to the Hebrews

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