Gloire soit aux pères (Biographie) (French Edition) by André Montmorency

By André Montmorency

Au début, je n'arrivais pas à comprendre qu'en tant que privilégié d'un Dieu bon et généreux, on puisse me défendre de me masturber.

«Si y a un bon Dieu qui a mis ça là, c'est pour s'en servir, jamais j'croirai!» claironnait ma mère.

Pour me déculpabiliser, j'offrirais chaque fois ma semence au Seigneur, mais mon directeur de moral sense, le coincé révérend père Allaire, n'approuvait absolument pas mes élans de générosité. Je préférais les conclusions de ma génitrice.

«Quand tu viens, mon homme, c'est toi le Bon Dieu», m'assurait-elle depuis l'âge de six ans.

Après un an de collège et de rêves érotiques incessants, mon désir de sainteté a commencé à s'estomper et il s'est définitivement volatilisé le jour où Louis Sanschagrin, le révérend père de l. a. Sainte-Foi, m'a coincé violemment dans le fond de son bureau pour me frencher.

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Frank Lloyd Wright: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies by Donald Langmead

By Donald Langmead

Frank Lloyd Wright is without doubt one of the twentieth century's best-known architects. Over forty years after his dying, historic and important remark and debate are expanding and controversy keeps to enclose him. This quantity is a chronologically prepared, annotated bibliography of English- and foreign-language assets together with over 3,500 basic entries, with millions extra attached references, awarded alphabetically via many years and genres.

The ebook files not just the literature on Wright from 1886 to the current, but in addition his personal large writings. It covers resource books, monographs, anthologies, exhibition catalogues, booklet and exhibition stories, periodical articles, and obituaries. All references are listed through own names, constructions, and initiatives. there's additionally a photo-essay comprised totally of pictures released right here for the 1st time, and a accomplished chronology of the architect's lifestyles and profession, which spanned 70 years and produced approximately 450 structures and virtually 550 unrealized architectural initiatives. The booklet can be of serious worth to students, scholars, and practitioners.

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Jenseits der Pässe: Wolfgang Hildesheimer: Eine Biographie by Stephan Braese

By Stephan Braese

Zum a hundred. Geburtstag von Wolfgang Hildesheimer am nine. Dezember 2016: Die erste umfassende Biographie eines der wichtigsten Autoren nach 1945.

Wolfgang Hildesheimer ist nicht nur einer der wichtigsten deutschen Schriftsteller der Nachkriegszeit, sondern er conflict auch eine zentrale Stimme des politisch engagierten Bürgertums. Als Sohn jüdischer Eltern verließ er Deutschland 1933 in Richtung England und Palästina. Nach dem Krieg arbeitete er als Simultandolmetscher bei den Nürnberger Kriegsverbrecherprozessen und wurde Mitglied der Gruppe forty seven. Stephan Braese zeichnet die biographischen Stationen nach und stellt Werk und Leben von Wolfgang Hildesheimer in den Kontext von Geschichte und Diskursen.
Hildesheimers multikulturelle Erfahrung, sein emphatisches Bekenntnis zur Psychoanalyse, seine Experimente mit einer Verschmelzung von Literatur, Musik und bildender Kunst, aber auch seine Haltung zur deutschen NS-Vergangenheit schufen die Grundlage für ein unverwechselbares künstlerisches Werk. Öffentliche Stellungnahmen zu einer Vielzahl kontrovers diskutierter Themen zeigen Hildesheimer zugleich als engagierten Bürger und Intellektuellen. Im Prisma der Biographie, die eine Vielzahl bisher ungedruckter Quellen auswertet, entsteht so zugleich ein Porträt der alten Bundesrepublik, insbesondere ihrer kulturellen, aber auch ihrer politischen Verhältnisse. Vor allem jedoch macht Stefan Braese erkennbar, used to be Hildesheimers Wirken bestimmte: die unablässige Arbeit daran, jenen Bruch zu überwinden, der die deutsche Kultur in den Jahren der NS-Herrschaft von den internationalen Entwicklungen abgespalten hatte.

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Gerhard Polt und auch sonst: Im Gespräch mit Herlinde Koelbl by Gerhard Polt,Herlinde Koelbl

By Gerhard Polt,Herlinde Koelbl

Gerhard Polt erzählt - davon, wie komisch es sein kann, auf sich selber reinzufallen; warum für ihn das Pong nicht immer gleich nach dem Ping kommen muss; worin die Großartigkeit besteht, dass sich deutsche Rentner einen Kanarienvogel halten; used to be alles nach der Pause kommt; wieso er nichts verendgültigen magazine und inwiefern der Mensch ein Gefäß ist, wo used to be reim muss, am besten ein Schweinsbraten. Und während er uns dies im Gespräch mit der bekannten Interviewerin Herlinde Koelbl erzählt, schafft er es nicht nur, dass wir seinen außergewöhnlichen Blick auf die Dinge teilen, zugleich macht er uns den Menschen begreiflich, insbesondere den Menschen Gerhart Polt. Für den es etwas schönes ist, einen Apfel zu schälen; der sein Glück lange im Bootsverleih sah, inzwischen aber am liebsten zu unser aller Begeisterung im Mikrokosmos fischt und der heute sagt, dass mehr gar nicht geht.

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We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire (Great by Kerry D. Soper

By Kerry D. Soper

Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is among the most dear and leading edge American cartoonists of the 20th century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been pointed out through glossy comics artists and students as the most effective ever. Cartoonists invoice Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Jeff Smith (Bone), and Frank Cho (Liberty Meadows) have all pointed out Kelly as an immense impression on their paintings. along Uncle Scrooge's Carl Barks and Krazy Kat's George Herriman, Kelly is famous as a genius of "funny animal" comics.

We pass Pogo is the 1st finished examine of Kelly's comic strip artwork and his better occupation within the comics enterprise. writer Kerry D. Soper examines all elements of Kelly's career---from his highschool drawings; his paintings on such lively Disney video clips as Dumbo, Pinocchio, and Fantasia; and his Thirties editorial cartoons for Life, and the New York bring in Tribune. Soper faucets Kelly's huge own correspondence and interivews with family, associates, and cartoonists to create a fancy portrait of 1 of the artwork form's actual geniuses.

From Pogo's inception in 1948 until eventually Kelly's demise, the artist mixed awesome draftsmanship, slapstick humor, fierce social satire, and artistic discussion and dialects. He used the adventures of his animals--all denizens of the Okefenokee Swamp--as a way to touch upon American and overseas politics and cultural mores. The strip lampooned Senator Joseph McCarthy through the top of McCarthyism, the loo Birch Society throughout the Sixties, Fidel Castro in the course of the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and lots of others.

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LIFE The Rat Pack: The Original Bad Boys by The Editors of LIFE,James Kaplan

By The Editors of LIFE,James Kaplan

They weren’t the unique undesirable boys of degree and display, yet they have been the main recognized: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford and such a lot of hangers-on and wannabes, female and male. Revisit the ’60s during this reissue of a vintage lifestyles certain edition—the Rat Pack is on the town. one of the highlights:

  • A new creation, commemorating what may were Dean Martin’s a centesimal birthday
  • Inside the friendship among Sinatra and John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • The start of Vegas and the way Sin urban grew to become the feeling it really is today
  • Rare and intimate images from the nice existence journal photographer John Dominis

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Georgia O'Keeffe, A Private Friendship, Part II: Walking the by Nancy Hopkins Reily

By Nancy Hopkins Reily

The time is 1946. From Georgia O’Keeffe’s outdated hacienda sitting on a bluff in Abiquiu, New Mexico, she might see my aunt and uncle, Helen and Winfield Morten’s estate around the Chama River. Georgia had began the recovery of her estate. The Mortens, within the ultimate phases of buying land alongside the Chama River, had lately accomplished their recovery of one other outdated hacienda they known as Rancho de Abiquiu. As one among few Anglos within the Chama River valley, Georgia ventured over to Rancho de Abiquiu to introduce herself and a personal friendship resulted with the Mortens and their kinfolk. during this shut family members circle, Georgia printed herself and proved that underneath her naked face there has been extra to her than simply an artist of mythical proportions. Nancy Hopkins Reily spent lots of her youth days jogging the Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch land. She explored the canyons, the White position, Echo Amphitheater, the mountains, and the Chama River through jogging the paths worn via past moccasined toes. In a unbroken, transparent, and easy narrative of excerpts from their lives, Reily offers Georgia in a time-window of her age. The e-book positive factors Reily’s younger reviews, letters from Georgia, glimpses of the family’s memorabilia and photographic snapshots—all gracefully woven into the forces of the contemporaneous scene that formed their friendship. moreover, there are insights into the land’s good looks, occasions, tradition, heritage and the folk who surrounded Georgia, in addition to many minute information that are meant to be remembered and that are frequently missed by means of others once they communicate of Georgia O’Keeffe. NANCY HOPKINS REILY used to be born in Dallas, Texas, and attended Gulf Park collage in Gulfport, Mississippi, for three hundred and sixty five days. She graduated from Southern Methodist college with a B.B.A. in Retail advertising. when you consider that adolescence she has divided her time among Texas, Colorado and New Mexico. At a tender age, the colourful New Mexico panorama captured her middle and gave her a feeling of position. She maintains to get pleasure from its good looks. Reily makes her domestic in Lufkin, Texas.

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A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter by Wayne Larsen

By Wayne Larsen

Alexander younger Jackson (1882-1974) is a reputation that immediately inspires photographs of our rugged northern panorama and the debatable crew of 7. this can be the first-ever full-length biography of 1 of Canada’s so much liked characters, and the 1st to envision in a single publication the artist, outdoorsman, soldier, instructor, debater, author, and outspoken defender of recent paintings.

Jackson spent approximately seventy years vacationing Canada on a lifelong quest to, rendering his impressions of its different personality on canvas and selling a colourful, uniquely Canadian sort of portray. From southern Alberta to Ellesmere Island, from Newfoundland to Northern British Columbia, he lined extra floor than the other artist – scoffing at harsh climate and opposed feedback alongside the best way.

A.Y. Jackson takes readers on a trip via Jackson’s struggles and triumphs, from his youth in Victorian-era Montreal via his ultimate years as a dwelling legend of Canadian artwork who concept not anything of camping out in a tent on Baffin Island at age eighty two.

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