Download Rahmen und Balken: Eine vollständige, leichtfaßliche by Jürgen Staack PDF

By Jürgen Staack

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer booklet information mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

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Download The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil: An Introduction by Lissa McCullough PDF

By Lissa McCullough

The French thinker Simone Weil (1909-1943), a latest of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, continues to be in each means a philosopher for our occasions. She used to be an interloper, in a number of senses, defying the standard spiritual different types: right now atheistic and spiritual; mystic and realist; skeptic and believer. She speaks accordingly to the complicated sensibilities of a rationalist age. but regardless of her carrying on with relevance, and the eye she draws from philosophy, cultural stories, feminist experiences, spirituality and past, Weil's reflections can nonetheless be tricky to understand, due to the fact they have been expressed in usually inscrutable and fragmentary shape. Lissa McCullough deals a competent consultant to the main strategies of Weil's spiritual philosophy: stable and evil, the void, gravity, grace, attractiveness, anguish and looking forward to God. In addressing such distinctively modern matters as melancholy, loneliness and isolation, and in writing hauntingly of God's voluntary 'nothingness', Weil's existential paradoxes proceed to problem and galvanize. this is often the 1st introductory e-book to teach the basic coherence of her enigmatic yet extraordinary principles approximately religion.

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Download Class, Culture and Suburban Anxieties in the Victorian Era by Lara Baker Whelan PDF

By Lara Baker Whelan

This ebook demonstrates how representations of the Victorian suburb in mid- to late-nineteenth century British writing occasioned a literary sub-genre particular to this era, one who tried to reassure readers that the suburb used to be a spot the place outsiders should be managed and the place middle-class values should be enforced. Whelan explores the dissonance created by way of the diversities among the suburban excellent and suburban realities, spotting the endurance of that excellent within the face of plentiful proof that it was once rarely discovered. She discusses facts from fundamental and secondary resources approximately perceptions and realities of suburban dwelling, displaying what it intended to reside in a "real" Victorian suburb. The ebook additionally demonstrates how the suburban perfect (with its components of privateness, cleanliness, rus in urbe, and respectability), in its relation to culturally embedded principles in regards to the attractive and Picturesque, received the sort of powerful foothold within the Victorian heart type that considering its failure prompted severe nervousness. Whelan is going directly to hint the ways that this nervousness is represented in literature.

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Download The Scots and Medieval Arthurian Legend (Arthurian Studies) by Rhiannon Purdie, Nicola Royan PDF

By Rhiannon Purdie, Nicola Royan

Scotland's value in Arthurian legend is indisputable: it was once the conventional native land of key figures corresponding to Gawain; its panorama continues to be dotted with Arthurian institutions, and lots of sleek makes an attempt to find a historic Arthur prove in Scotland. however, Scotland's advanced courting with Arthurian legend has been unusually overlooked, and this quantity is the 1st to be devoted to it. The essays disguise the interval among the looks in ca. 1136 of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae and the accession of James VI to the English throne as James I in 1603 -- 5 centuries of precarious Scottish independence in which the connection of the Scots and the English, as refracted via Arthurian legend, is at its so much turbulent and changeable. The ways are either literary and old, masking such issues because the direct responses of early Scottish historians to the demanding situations set through Geoffrey's paintings, Arthurian literature written in Scots, the flow of different Arthurian fabric in Scotland, and the portrayal of Scotland and the Scots in English and French Arthurian texts. This quantity can be of equivalent curiosity to Arthurians and to scholars of older Scottish heritage and tradition.

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Download Die Heizerschule: Vorträge über die Bedienung und die by F. Morgner PDF

By F. Morgner

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer ebook records mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

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