By Antonio Alatorre,Martha Lilia Tenorio
By Thomas Harding,Alejandro Pradera Sánchez
By Gemma Calvet i Barot
Què ha passat a Catalunya? On és ara los angeles força de l. a. gent? l. a. política ha estat útil o no? I els partits? Què ha canviat a Espanya amb el procés català? Cap a on va el procés de transició? I Europa? Les respostes oferiran diàlegs amb persones rellevants del país de l’àmbit cultural, social i polític. Una aproximació al tema realista, valenta, autocrítica according toò sobretot constructiva. El procés ens emmiralla i també permet superar símptomes de los angeles nostra història que sempre han estat nusos que no ens han permès avançar. Ara els reptes hello són i cal analitzar-los feel por.
«Són temps de desemmascaraments, de pors, d’ambicions. Són temps de patiments socials, de desconcert. Són temps d’incerteses en un món globalitzat. Coalicions esquerdades, nous partits polítics, renovacions aparents. Exigències d’unió i de consensos. Partits polítics que volen guanyar. Un procés constituent que no s’acaba de veure prou sòlid. Europa en crisi ethical pel drama dels refugiats i el rescat grec. Enmig del vertigen dels esdeveniments i de sensacions contradictòries entre els somnis i los angeles realitat, el cert és que hello ha una consciència latent d’avançar, de voler avançar».
Salvador Alsius, Jaume Asens, Victòria Camps, Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira, Muriel Casals, Marta Cid, Bonaventura Clotet, Julià de Jòdar, Joel Joan, Artur Mas, Pere Mas, Francesc Mateu, Joana Ortega, José Montilla, Carles Puigdemont, Mònica Terribas.
By Lawrence Joseph
"Poetry of serious dignity, grace, and unrelenting persuasiveness… Joseph offers us new wish for the resourcefulness of humanity, and of poetry."
"Like Henry Adams, Joseph looks writing sooner than genuine occasions, and that makes him one of many scariest writers I know."
---David Kirby, The ny occasions booklet Review
"The most crucial lawyer-poet of our era."
---David Skeel, Legal Affairs
A quantity within the Poets on Poetry sequence, which collects severe works by means of modern poets, accumulating jointly the articles, interviews, and e-book experiences during which they've got articulated the poetics of a brand new generation.
Essays on poetry by way of crucial poet-lawyer of our era
The video game replaced: Essays and different Prose offers works by means of widespread poet and attorney Lawrence Joseph that target poetry and poetics, and on what it truly is to be a poet. Joseph takes the reader during the aesthetics of modernism and postmodernism, a lineage that comes with Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and Gertrude Stein, switching serious tracks to significant ecu poets like Eugenio Montale and Hans Magnus Enzensberger, and again to American masters like James Schuyler and Adrienne Rich.
Always discerning, in particular on problems with identification, shape, and the pressures of historical past and politics, Joseph areas his personal poetry inside its severe contexts, providing narratives of his existence in Detroit, the place he grew up, and in new york, the place he has lived for 30 years. those items additionally painting Joseph’s Lebanese, Syrian, and Catholic heritages, and his existence as a legal professional, individual legislations professor, and criminal scholar.
By R. Barton Palmer
By Charles D'Ambrosio
Charles D'Ambrosio's essay assortment Orphans spawned whatever of a cult following. within the decade because the tiny limited-edition quantity bought out its print run, its devotees have pressed it upon their buddies, scholars, and associates, simply to discover themselves begging for his or her copy's secure go back. For an individual conversant in D'Ambrosio's writing, this enthusiasm should still come as no shock. His paintings is exacting and emotionally beneficiant, frequently as humorous because it is devastating.
Loitering gathers these 11 unique essays with new and formerly uncollected paintings in order that a broader viewers could notice one of many world's nice residing essayists. regardless of his topic - local American whaling, a Pentecostal 'hell house', Mary Kay Letourneau, the paintings of J. D. Salinger, or, ordinarilly, his circle of relatives - D'Ambrosio ways every bit with a unique voice and perspective; each one essay, whereas particular and incredible, is unmistakably his own.
Charles D'Ambrosio is the writer of 2 collections of brief tales, The Point (a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award) and The useless Fish Museum (a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award), in addition to the essay assortment Orphans. His paintings has seemed often within the New Yorker, in addition to in Tin House, the Paris Review, Zoetrope All-Story, A Public Space, and Story. D'Ambrosio has been the recipient of the Whiting Writers' Award, an Academy Award from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan starting place Fellowship, and a united states Rasmuson Fellowship. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
'[D'Ambrosio] is without doubt one of the most powerful, smartest and such a lot literate essayists practising today.' New York Times
'What I prominent such a lot approximately those essays is the way in which each takes its personal form, by no means conforming to an anticipated narrative or feeling the necessity to resolution the entire questions housed inside. D’Ambrosio permits his essays their ambivalence.' Millions
'An intriguing essay assortment since it takes principles and heady, essayistic topics—whales, hell homes, the overused, wheezing corpse of J.D. Salinger—and it manages to make whatever new out of them...Every one is a excitement, diamond-cut and sharp in its incisive observations on the best way to be a human.' Flavorwire
'This cautious dance of low and high, of timing, circumspection, and room for nuance—and the disarming honesty—make it transparent that D'Ambrosio understands tips to write an outstanding essay, yet what makes the gathering nice is his significant, virtually painfully acute feel of compassion...it provides that the majority primal excitement of reading—the feeling of being understood, of no longer being alone.' NPR
'This robust assortment highlights D'Ambrosio's skill to mine his own heritage for painful truths in regards to the frailty of relations and the unusual quest to appreciate oneself, and in flip, be understood.' Publishers Weekly
'Charles D'Ambrosio's essays are excitingly strong. they're appropriate within the approach that makes you learn them out loud, to somebody who occurs to be round. completely available and exceptionally clever, his paintings is an outstanding reduction - as if somebody is ultimately attempting to puzzle the entire disparate, determined items of the realm jointly again.' Jill Owens, Powell's
'His essays are expansive in scope and in spirit…D'Ambrosio is a author with an strange mix of characteristics: penetrating, serious powers and a lyrical, virtually hypnotic, prose variety. He’s a professional a shooting the strangeness of customary things.' Weekend Australian
'He's humorous, insightful, intimate and inquiring.' The Paperback Bookshop
By Uwe Timm
By 長谷川 慶太郎
By Arthur Knight,Pamela Robertson Wojcik,Rick Altman,Priscilla Barlow
With a cross-cultural emphasis, the individuals specialize in video clips that use renowned songs from various genres, together with nation, bubble-gum pop, disco, classical, jazz, swing, French cabaret, and showtunes. the movies mentioned variety from silents to musicals, from dramatic and avant-garde motion pictures to documentaries in India, France, England, Australia, and the us. The essays study either “nondiegetic” track in film—the rating taking part in outdoor the tale area, unheard by means of the characters, yet no much less part of the scene from the viewpoint of the audience—and “diegetic” music—music included into the shared fact of the tale and the viewers. They contain analyses of tune written and played for motion pictures, in addition to the now universal perform of scoring a movie with pre-existing songs. by means of exploring intimately how musical styles and buildings relate to filmic styles of narration, personality, modifying, framing, and mise-en-scene, this quantity demonstrates that pop tune is an important aspect within the movie adventure. It additionally analyzes the lifetime of the soundtrack except the movie, tracing how renowned song circulates and acquires new meanings whilst it turns into an legit soundtrack.
Contributors. Rick Altman, Priscilla Barlow, Barbara Ching, Kelley Conway, Corey Creekmur, Krin Gabbard, Jonathan Gill, Andrew Killick, Arthur Knight, Adam Knee, Jill Leeper, Neepa Majumdar, Allison McCracken, Murray Pomerance, Paul Ramaeker, Jeff Smith, Pamela Robertson Wojcik, Nabeel Zuberi
By Naomi Wood,Karine Degliame-O'Keeffe
Naomi wooden se penche sur los angeles determine d’un colosse aux pieds d’argile, et redonne los angeles voix à celles qui ont sacrifié un peu d’elles-mêmes pour en ériger le mythe.
"Derrière l. a. légende hyper-masculine se trouvait un homme dont quatre femmes, sur quatre décennies, étaient tombées follement amoureuses. Toute sa vie, il a entretenu avec elles des kinfolk qui donnent à voir une half de sa personnalité laissée de côté par les biographies classiques de l’écrivain. Mrs. Hemingway tente de raconter l’histoire de ces quatre femmes, qui se sont toutes retrouvées à los angeles fois dans le rayonnement et dans l’ombre du grand homme."