Author: Gail Hamilton
Category: United States
Author: Dan Gunn
View: 9652Wool-Gathering or How I Ended Analysis is a personal and humorous account of the last month of personal psychoanalysis, principally Lacanian in orientation, taking place in a frenetic and strikebound Paris. A diary account, interspersed with a commentary on the analysis, Wool-Gathering is not only a highly entertaining memoir, but also a more academic account of a process, opening up a world normally kept private in a new and engaging way.
Author: Evgeny Dobrenko,Natalia Jonsson-Skradol
Publisher: Oxford University Press
View: 2783Stalin's reign of terror was not all doom and gloom, much of it was (meant to be) funny! From comedy films to satirical theatre, from caricature to court speeches, and from Stalin's own writings to bawdy folk songs, humour pervaded the popular culture of the USSR. Until now, conventional wisdom has held that humour was a hallmark of the subversive, but in State Laughter Dobrenko and Jonsson-Skradol do away with that notion. Instead, tracing the development of official humour, satire, and comedy from the revolution through to the 1950s, they explore how and why laughter was a core component of the survival of the Soviet regime. Grounded in Soviet intellectual and cultural history, State Laughter offers the first comprehensive analysis of state-sponsored popular culture in Stalin's Soviet Union.
Author: Christine Rimmer,Leanne Banks,Dixie Browning
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
View: 9802The Marriage Medallion by Christine Rimmer The man who stood before her was her temptation – and her destiny. Prince Eric Greyfell knew that Brit Thorson was the woman he was destined to spend eternity with. Now, if he could just put an end to her incessant questions! For she was sure that he was keeping secrets...
Author: Robert D. Heslep
Publisher: University Alabama Press
Author: Chrysti Mueller Smith
Publisher: Farcountry Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
View: 2670In this companion edition to her popular Verbivore's Feast, Chrysti the Wordsmith, host of the much-loved radio show of the same name, once again examines the evolution and history of the English language, using the odd expressions and cliches that pepper it. Exploring words such as lollygag and quack, and phrases ranging from break a leg to shake a stick and from Adam's apple to trip the light fantastic, Chrysti the Wordsmith uncovers the fascinating stories about their origins.
Author: Elizabeth Gemming
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Category: Business & Economics
View: 8271Describes sheep-raising and the wool industry in colonial and 19th-century New England. Includes a discussion of the production of woolen yarn and cloth.
Author: Edward Joseph Denari
Category: Literary Criticism