The Long Road to Heaven, the annual pilgrimage to the Galician city of Santiago de Compostela has taken place for over 1,000 years. First published in 1974 and now reissued with a new preface, this classic account of a stirring journey provides an amalgam of history, geography, religion, and archaeology. Illustrations. Photos. Maps.
WINNER OF THE 2017 CICADA PRIZE FOR POETRY! PAPERBACK NOW INCLUDES FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE KINDLE EBOOK BEST-SELLERWith 15 published books to date, Mai Van Phan's latest book Seeds of Night and Day brings the voice of the Vietnamese Poet to international readers in this bilingual book. Now poetry readers worldwide are able to gain a rare glimpse inside Vietnam and the Vietnamese culture. The turbid past, contemporary progressive present and unpredictable future, as seen through the eyes, heart and soul of one of Vietnam's most prolific and thought provoking contemporary poets. Mai Van Phan writes in his native language. The Vietamese language is emotional, expressive, precise, symbolic and metaphorical. His poems are rich with memories, experiences and strong emotions...In Seeds of Night and Day, Mai Van Phan unearths even deeper truth. His words express the value of culture, spirit, traditions and customs of the Vietnamese people.
Here, the poet speaks up about the joy and immense sadness that his people have been through. His poems illuminate and reveal poverty, diseases, suffering and backwardness while at the same time capturing the heart and soul and expressions of the Vietnamese people. His words move forward, just as his country is moving forward. The poet becomes part of social change. For it is said that the greater impact of the poet, the larger and more unique poetry atmosphere it can spread...the more positive effect it can cause to the society. The poet is the one who designs a structure for the society and nature in his own way. This rare honest insight is expressed freely in this long awaited book.Poet Mai Van Phan says, "We always have hope for a brighter future, like seeds that are sown in the darkness and move towards the light." He explores the mystery and complexity of human nature and the natural world.
A radiant dawn, a worm in the leaf, and the sigh of a woman... Mai Van Phan sees the world through the eyes of a poet who can see into another world. This bilingual version, translated from the poet's original writing, allows the reader to see into Mai Van Phan's Vietnam. "This copyright holder prohibits the use and distribution of their content from unauthorized sources. Support them by purchasing or accessing from authorized sources only. www.dmcaforce.com is the authorized DMCA Agent for this copyright holder."
A solicitor asks master detective Jules Poiret for help when a man is murdered in front of his house. This story can also be found in the boxed-set Detective Jules Poiret: Boxset. It contains 75 stories, more than 2300 pages. It can be read for free with Kindle Unlimited and for $9.99 or £6.
47 without. Please Read, Review and Recommend this story. Frank Howel Evans is one of the grandfathers of the mystery genre and as you can read on her Wikipedia page he inspired the great Agatha Christie to create her Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
Handling the Pornography Addiction: What’s Wrong With a Few Dirty Movies Anyway? David Mastoff Pornography has become a plague affecting people all over the world. With a few mouse clicks, anyone connected to the net can viewvideos and pictures portraying anything from nudity to hardcore explicit sex acts. There are even websites that feature women who perform live using webcams, known as cam models - these are quickly becoming the most popular sites on the internet.
Many people view pornography without harm to their psyche and use it as part of their normal sex life. They enjoy the “spice” that adult entertainment can provide. You could compare this to someone who socially drinks; they can enjoy a glass of wine with dinner without becoming an alcoholic. On the other hand, some people suffer from an addiction to pornography. These individuals are driven to view explicit materials in a similar way to those who have addictions to alcohol or drugs. Quite often, they will spend obscene amounts of money to purchase graphic materials, and will often become introverted and isolated from society. A few men and women become so addicted that they lose their friends, isolate themselves from their families and don’t bother to find a romantic partner.
Their overriding purpose in life becomes the viewing of pornographic materials and the related sexual sensations. Pornography is everywhere, all around us, and it has an effect on individuals and society as a whole. This book explores the effects of porn on individual, families and societies as a whole.
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The Siege is on! Harry Dresden and his team of young Wardens are trapped in an isolated house surrounded by hundreds of Red Court vampires. But are the Vampires really after the Venatori Harry and co. are there to save, or are they after a bigger prize? And if there is another reason for the Red Court's presence, why didn't the White Council tell their Wardens? Harry has an entire night to discover the truth...if he can keep his charges alive for the next twelve hours or so! This all-new, pulse-pounding original story of the Dresden Files continues!
Tracing the evolution of contemporary body discourse Getting Under the Skin analyzes the tension between a fragmented and holistic body concept in performance art, popular culture, new media arts, and architecture. The body as an object of critical study dominates disciplines across the humanities to such an extent that a new discipline has emerged: body criticism. In Getting Under the Skin, Bernadette Wegenstein traces contemporary body discourse in philosophy and cultural studies to its roots in twentieth-century thought--showing how psychoanalysis, phenomenology, cognitive science, and feminist theory contributed to a new body concept--and studies the millennial body in performance art, popular culture, new media arts, and architecture. Wegenstein shows how the concept of bodily fragmentation has been in circulation since the sixteenth century's investigation of anatomy. The history of the body-in-pieces, she argues, is a history of a struggling relationship between two concepts of the body--as fragmented and as holistic. Wegenstein shows that by the twentieth century these two apparently contradictory movements were integrated; both fragmentation and holism, she argues, are indispensable modes of imagining and configuring the body. The history of the body, therefore, is a history of mediation; but it was not until the turn of the twenty-first century and the digital revolution that the body was best able to show its mediality. After examining key concepts in body criticism, Wegenstein looks at the body as "raw material" in twentieth-century performance art, medical techniques for visualizing the human body, and strategies in popular culture for "getting under the skin" with images of freely floating body parts.
Her analysis of current trends in architecture and new media art demonstrates the deep connection of body criticism to media criticism. In this approach to body criticism, the body no longer stands in for something else--the medium has become the body.
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