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Leni Behrendt 65 - Liebesroman
Author: Leni Behrendt
Publisher: Martin Kelter Verlag
ISBN: 3740910119
Pages: 128
Year: 2016-10-04
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Leni Behrendt nimmt längst den Rang eines Klassikers der Gegenwart ein. Mit großem Einfühlungsvermögen charakterisiert sie Land und Leute. Über allem steht die Liebe. Leni Behrendt entwickelt Frauenschicksale, wie sie eindrucksvoller nicht gestaltet werden können. Herr Schmehlich, der Besitzer des vielbesuchten Nervensanatoriums Seelenruh, saß gedankenverloren in einem der tiefen Sessel seines Arbeitszimmers. Er sog an einer dicken Zigarre und rauchte wie ein Schlot. Herr Schmehlich kam nur einmal in der Woche nach Seelenruh, um sich darin umzusehen. Er hatte noch weitere Unternehmungen, war ein gewiegter Geschäftsmann, der es zu großem Reichtum gebracht hatte. Heute war er auf einen Brief Doktor Meders hin hergekommen. Und was er vorhatte, das mußte ernstlich und reiflich erwogen werden. Endlich schien er zu einem Entschluß gekommen zu sein; denn er richtete sich im Sessel auf und rief den Diener herbei. "Sagen Sie Fräulein Rainer, ich ließe sie zu einer Unterredung hierher bitten."
Leni Behrendt Nr. 12: Krafft von Broede / Geh nicht... / Herzen in Fehde
Author: Leni Behrendt
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3962771042
Pages: 384
Year: 2018-02-15
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Leni Behrendt zählt zu den beliebtesten Schriftstellerinnen. Ihre Geschichten, wunderbar feinfühlig, humorvoll und mit Sinn fürs Detail geschrieben, lassen die gute alte Zeit wiederauferstehen, die viele Menschen heute oft vermissen. Unerschöpflicher Quell für ihre Romanideen war Leni Behrendts Beruf als Erzieherin auf den großen Gütern Masurens und Ostpreußens. So entstanden bunte Geschichten voller Romantik und Herzenswärme um Heldinnen und Helden auf der Suche nach der großen Liebe.
Don Juan de la Mancha, Or, The Education of Lust
Author: Robert Menasse
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 218
Year: 2009-01
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"You can only be happy with your first woman or with your last," announces Nathan's father, thus summarizing the seducer's dilemma. Nathan, too, is a seducer, albeit in a different time. An editor for a Viennese newspaper, he maintains an emancipated marriage and an equally emancipated affair, paying frequent visits to his psychotherapist. Whereas Nathan's father sought happiness in women and Nathan's mother found unhappiness in men, Nathan intends to do everything quite differently. But what is he doing differently? Nothing. More entertaining and facetious than ever, Robert Menasse paints a vivid portrait of the post-1968 generation and a society "that cannot even sell a bottle of mineral water without viewing the goods from an erotic angle."
Cézanne & Giacometti
Author: Paul Cézanne, Alberto Giacometti, Felix Andreas Baumann, Poul Erik Tøjner, Tobia Bezzola
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub
ISBN:
Pages: 359
Year: 2008
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Though they were born 62 years and hundreds of miles apart, synchronicities between Paul Cezanne and Alberto Giacometti continue to arise. Called "father of us all" by Pablo Picasso, the French Post-Impressionist Cezanne is widely regarded as the artistic bridge between Impressionism and Modernism, and he was highly influential to Giacometti, the Swiss sculptor known for his Surrealistic, elongated human forms of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The subtitle of this volume, Paths of Doubt, refers in part to both artists' refusal of the movements by which they were embraced: in Cezanne's case, Impressionism, and in Giacometti's, Surrealism. Doubtalso alludes to Cezanne's late success. His legendarily bad social skills led him from the artistic hub of 1870s Paris to the French countryside, where he lived as a recluse, only attracting attention for his work when he was in his late fifties. Giacometti, conversely, found early success with the Surrealists but broke off from them in the late 40s when he began making more realistic black figurative sculptures. His doubt surfaced in statements like these: "If I could make a sculpture or a painting (but I'm not sure I want to) in just the way I'd like to, they would have been made long since (but I am incapable of saying what I want). Oh, I see a marvelous and brilliant painting, but I didn't do it, nobody did it. I don't see my sculpture, I see blackness." This unique volume sheds light on Giacometti's stylistic allusions to Cezanne and finds surprising corollaries between the two masters' lives and work.
A Vision of Yemen
Author: Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī ibn ʻAbd Allāh Āl Thānī, Nicole de Pontcharra
Publisher: Skira - Berenice
ISBN: 8876248714
Pages: 195
Year: 2006
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A socially committed Arab photographer, Sheikh Hassan Al Thani is a tireless explorer of the history of southern Arabia. He does not see Yemen through the eyes of a naïve tourist, but as an artist seeking to capture its emotional charge. A curious observer who is well acquainted with his subject, he photographs the footprints of this civilisation of writing, the roads of incense and coffee, the columns of the temple of the Queen of Sheba, the ruins of the Mocha tower, oases, arid expanses, and palm trees, all while pondering the countrys future.
Golden & Grey (An Unremarkable Boy and a Rather Remarkable Ghost)
Author: Louise Arnold
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0689874731
Pages: 272
Year: 2005-07-01
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When a downhearted ghost becomes the "invisible friend" of an eleven-year-old boy who is an outcast in his new school, the two help each other find their place in their respective worlds.
Lost Paradise
Author: Cees Nooteboom
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
ISBN: 1555848710
Pages: 160
Year: 2008-11-15
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From “one of the greatest modern novelists” comes a haunting tale of angels, art, and modern love (A.S. Byatt). In Lost Paradise, Cees Nooteboom sets out to connect two seemingly unrelated strangers whom he has glimpsed on his travels, and to explore the major impact that small interactions can have on the course of our journeys. A beautiful woman aboard a Berlin-bound flight becomes Alma, a young lady who leaves her parents’ Sao Paolo home on a hot summer night in a fit of depression. Her car engine dies in one of the city’s most dangerous favelas, a mob surrounds her, and she is pulled from the automobile. To escape her memory of the assault, she flees across the world, to Australia, where she becomes involved in the beautiful but bizarre Angel Project. Not long after, Dutch literary critic Erik Zontag is in Perth, Australia, for a conference. He has found a winged woman curled up in a closet in an empty house. He reaches out, and for a second allows his fingertips to brush her feathers—and then she speaks. The intersection of their paths illuminates the extraordinary coincidences that propel our lives. “Dreamy and self-conscious . . . [Nooteboom] brazenly explores notions of reinvention, healing, loss, and the divine.” —Tom Barbash, The New York Times Book Review
Thinkers of the Jungle
Author: Gerd Schuster, Willie Smits, Jay Ullal, Marrie Powell, Michael Scuffil
Publisher: Hf Ullmann
ISBN: 3833146230
Pages: 320
Year: 2008
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Offers insight into the lives of orangutans in the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra, including their mental development, the mother-child relationship, and efforts to continue protecting them from death for profit.
Young Light
Author: Ralf Rothmann, Wieland Hoban
Publisher: Seagull Books
ISBN: 1906497540
Pages: 298
Year: 2010
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Relates the experiences of twelve-year-old Julian coming of age in a mining town in Germany during the 1960s.
My Fellow Skin
Author: Erwin Mortier
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1782270876
Pages: 160
Year: 2015-05-05
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My Fellow Skin is a beautiful, affectionate novel told from the point of view of an impressionable young boy. The novel opens before the boy can talk, and we follow Anton’s first, tentative steps on the path to adulthood. He gradually begins to grasp an understanding of time and death, and when he goes to school he falls in love for the first time – not with the schoolgirls his peers are interested in, but with his classmate, Willem. A gentle, protective relationship develops between them, and this gives Anton his own, new identity, his ‘fellow skin’. But their love ends tragically, and Anton ultimately loses not only his love, but also his youth, the protection of his parents, and the old house in the village. He is left desolate.
Rome and the Barbarians
Author: Jean-Jacques Aillagon, Umberto Roberto, Yann Rivière, Palazzo Grassi
Publisher: Skira - Berenice
ISBN: 8861304885
Pages: 692
Year: 2008
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The definitive book on the controversial relationship between Roman civilisation and the barbarian populations between the 1st and the 6th centuries A.D. It is now a well-recognized fact that during the Roman Empire, tens of millions of Germans crossed its border. Germanic mercenaries served loyally under Julius Caesar, first as auxiliaries, later as legionaries, while some reached important military ranks. Today it is accepted that without the contribution of the Germans, it would have been difficult for the Roman Empire to last as long as it did. But how did Rome repay the northern barbarians for their almost total availability? This scholarly and accessible volume attempts to provide an answer to this historical puzzle.
Elementals
Author: A. S. Byatt
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307425738
Pages: 240
Year: 2007-12-18
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From the booker Prize-winning author of Possession comes this richly imaginitive story collection that transports the reader to a world where opposites--passion and loneliness, betrayal and loyalty, fire and ice--clash and converge. A beautiful ice maiden risks her life when she falls in love with a desert prince, whose passionate touches scorch her delicate skin. A woman flees the scene of her husband's heart attack, leaving her entire past behind her. Striving to master color and line, a painter discovers the resolution to his artisitc problems when a beautiful and magical water snake appears in his pool. And a wealthy Englishwoman gradually loses her identity while wandering through a shopping mall. Elegantly crafter and suffused with boundless wisdom, these bewitching tales are a testament to a writer at the hieght of her powers. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Edward Weston's Book of Nudes
Author: Brett Abbott
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 0892369035
Pages: 87
Year: 2007
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In 1953 the writer and curator Nancy Newhall assembled, with the cooperation of the photographer Edward Weston, a mock-up for an elegant book featuring Weston's photographs of the nude. It was the only book on this subject that Weston himself participated in creating. The sample book intersperses landscapes and still lifes with nude studies and includes an essay written by Newhall on the artist's aesthetic. The proposal was rejected in the 1950s, however, by publishers of fine art photographs, who were reluctant to address the subject. In 1985 the mock-up was acquired by the J. Paul Getty Museum with some pages and prints missing, yet it was only in 2006 that curator Brett Abbott recognized the key to reconstructing the unpublished book in its entirety. Now, in association with the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, the Getty has finally been able to realize Newhall and Weston's vision. The present volume has been produced with distinctions of paper and ink to indicate those elements that have been added-including a preface by the curator and thumbnail reproductions of the mock-up as it now exists-and those elements that were part of the original, including Newhall's essay and all thirty-nine photographs, arranged on the pages as Newhall and Weston had placed them.
Shot in Sicily
Author: Michael Roberts, Amanda Harlech, Manolo Blahnik
Publisher: Edition 7L
ISBN: 3865214487
Pages: 186
Year: 2007
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Shot in Sicily presents Michael Roberts complex view of Sicily its people, traditions, and landscape filtered through his photographic work for and beyond the fashion world. Spanning 20 years, the book traces Roberts changing vision of a sensual and ambiguous environment. Referencing Baron Wilhelm von Gloedens photography and evoking the films of Visconti and Bolognini, Roberts sense of Sicily moves beyond strict aesthetic categories. His camera captures the beauty of youth, crumbling temples, traditional Easter parades, and the theater of daily life to recreate the allure of Sicily, even for those who have not yet been there. Michael Roberts work as a stylist, fashion editor, photographer and illustrator has shaped magazine culture for the past decades. Throughout his illustrious career, Roberts has held numerous positions including fashion editor of the Sunday Times, fashion director at The New Yorker, and his current post as fashion and style director at Vanity Fair. His work has enhanced numerous publications including Tatler, Interview, and Paris Vogue, and his witty collages were celebrated in The Snippy World of Michael Roberts, edited by Grace Coddington and published by Edition 7L in 2005.
Western Motel
Author: Carter E. Foster, Kunsthalle Wien
Publisher: Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst
ISBN:
Pages: 309
Year: 2008
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American painter Edward Hopper once said, "Maybe I am not very human--what I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house." Indeed, Hopper's canvases delineate a new physics of Modern public space, in which the zones between people are not charged with responsiveness (affection, animosity, attraction) but with absolute indifference. Whether alone or grouped, Hopper's solitary figures bespeak Modern metropolitan conditions with a clarity that is deepened by his very specific ability to capture architecture, interior space and, of course, light. The legacy of this vision, coupled with Hopper's unique vocabulary, can be seen in the work of numerous artists today, who are also featured here. Among them are Ed Ruscha, Jim Jarmusch, Todd Haynes, Richard Prince, Rachel Whiteread, Jeff Wall, Markus Schinwald, Philip Lorca diCorcia, David Claerbout, Mark Lewis and Tim Eitel.