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Download E-books Sitings: Critical Approaches to Korean Geography (Hawai'i Studies on Korea (Hardcover)) PDF

Comprises essays that interact within the dialogue from a number of severe views on Korean geography. This quantity specializes in Seoul throughout the eastern colonial career from 1910-1945 and the lasting impression of that interval at the development of particular areas in Seoul. It concentrates on areas that exist on the margins of Korean society.

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Download E-books Selected Writings of Juan Ramón Jiménez PDF

By Juan Ramón Jiménez

Translated by way of HR Hays; edited with preface by means of Eugenio Florit

this is a really great selection of works via a now-neglected twentieth century Spanish poet. I've uploaded an variation of fifty poems. This anthology interprets a wide number of poems, besides prose poems, biographical sketches on Spanish and Latin American personalities (Ruben Dario, Enrique Granados, etc), essays ("Aristocracy and Democracy", "Poetry and Literature"), and a quick number of aphorisms. All in all, the main thorough English-language creation you're more likely to locate of this Nobel laureate.

Juan Ramón Jiménez - Biographical
Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958) belonged to the crowd of writers who, within the wake of Spain's lack of her colonies to the USA (1898), staged a literary revival. The chief of this workforce of modernistas, as they referred to as themselves, Rubén Darío, helped Juan Ramón to post Almas de violeta (Souls of Violet), 1900, his first quantity of poetry. The years among 1905 to 1912 Ramón Jiménez spent at his birthplace, Moguer, the place he wrote Elejías puras (Pure Elegies), 1908, los angeles soledad sonora (Sonorous Solitude), 1911, and Poemas mágicos y dolientes (Magic Poems of Sorrow), 1911. His early poetry was once inspired via German Romanticism and French Symbolism. it truly is strongly visible and ruled by means of the colors yellow and eco-friendly. His later kind, decisive, officially ascetic, and ruled by means of white, emerges within the poetic prose of his tender Platero y yo (Platero and I), 1914, and is absolutely constructed in Diario de un poeta recién casado (Diary of a Newly-Wed Poet), 1917, written in the course of a visit to the U.S., in addition to in Eternidades (Eternities), 1918, Piedra y cielo (Stone and Sky), 1919, Poesía (Poetry), 1923, and Belleza (Beauty), 1923. within the twenties, Ramón Jiménez turned the said grasp of the hot new release of poets. He was once energetic as a critic in addition to an editor of literary journals. In 1930 he retired to Seville to commit himself to the revision of his prior paintings. Six years later, because the results of the Spanish Civil battle, he left Spain for Puerto Rico and Cuba. He remained in Cuba for 3 years and, in 1939, went to the U.S., which turned his place of dwelling until eventually 1951, while he moved certainly to Puerto Rico. in the course of those years Juan Ramón taught at quite a few universities and released Españoles de tres mundos (Spaniards of 3 Worlds), 1942, a publication of prose pics, and a number of other collections of poems, between them Voces de mi copla (Voices of My Song), 1945, and Animal de fondo (Animal of Depth). The latter ebook, might be his most sensible, truly finds the non secular preoccupations that stuffed the final years of the poet's existence. choices from such a lot of his works have been released in English translation in chosen Writings of Juan Ramón Jiménez and 3 Hundred Poems, 1903-1953. Ramón Jiménez died in Puerto Rico in 1958.

From Nobel Lectures, Literature 1901-1967, Editor Horst Frenz, Elsevier Publishing corporation, Amsterdam, 1969

«I settle for with gratitude the undeserved honour which this illustrious Swedish Academy has noticeable healthy to bestow upon me. Besieged by way of sorrow and ailment, i need to stay in Puerto Rico, not able to take part at once within the solemnities. And so you could have the residing testimony of my very own intimate emotions accumulated in daily organization of friendship firmly validated during this land of Puerto Rico, i've got requested Rector Jaime Benitez of its college, the place i'm a member of the school, to be my own consultant ahead of you in all ceremonies hooked up with the Nobel Prize awards of 1956.»

I have stumbled on such affection for Juan Ramón Jiménez and such knowing for his works that I belief you'll excuse me if I unmarried out for specific thank you one amongst you so clever and penetrating that i'm definite all others could be blissful to be famous in him. I check with your personal nice poet Hjalmar Gullberg, whose presentation this afternoon we will never forget and whose rendition of Juan Ramón Jiménez' poetry has delivered to the Scandinavian humans the transparent purity of our Andalusian master.

Juan Ramón Jiménez has requested me additionally to claim this: «My spouse Zenobia is the genuine winner of this Prize. Her companionship, her aid, her suggestion made, for 40 years, my paintings attainable. this day, with out her, i'm desolate and helpless.»

I have heard from the trembling lips of Juan Ramón Jiménez one of the most touching expressions of melancholy. For Juan Ramón is any such poet that his each note displays his personal inner nation. We fervently wish that sometime his sorrow can be expressed in writing and that the reminiscence of Zenobia will offer renewed and eternal suggestion to that groovy grasp of Hispanic letters, Juan Ramón Jiménez, whom you have got honoured so signally today.

Prior to the speech, R. Granit, Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, made the subsequent feedback concerning the Spanish poet: «Juan Ramón has been known as a poet for poets, however the layman can method him if keen first to partake passively of the sheer visible great thing about his panorama, attractive Andalusia, its birds, its plants, pomegranates, and oranges. as soon as inside of his global, via leisurely analyzing and rereading, one steadily awakens to a brand new «living insight» into it, refreshed through the intensity and richness of an extraordinary poetical mind's eye. whereas doing so I recalled a talk among the painter Degas and the poet Mallarmé, as comparable through Paul Valéry. Degas, being affected by a sonnet, complained of the problems, and at last exclaimed: ‹And but i don't lack ideas...› Mallarmé with nice mildness answered: ‹But Degas, one doesn't create poetry with principles. One does it with words.› If ever there was encouraged use of phrases, it really is in Juan Ramón Jiménez' poetry, and during this experience he's a poet for poets. this can be most likely additionally reasons why, in the complete Spanish-speaking global, he's considered as the trainer and master.

The literary awards might contain judgements more challenging than the clinical ones. but we must always be thankful to the founder for having incorporated a literary Prize in his will. It provides dignity to the opposite awards and to the act itself; it emphasizes the human and cultural aspect which the 2 worlds of artistic mind's eye have in universal; and maybe, in spite of everything, it expresses deeper insights than scientists can ever achieve.»

From Nobel Lectures, Literature 1901-1967, Editor Horst Frenz, Elsevier Publishing corporation, Amsterdam, 1969

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Download E-books Steampunk Prime: A Vintage Steampunk Reader PDF

Discover unique steampunk stories during this anthology of news written ahead of there have been genuine rocketships, atomic strength, electronic pcs, or available electrical energy. the fashionable day steampunk style is a reinventing of the previous in the course of the eyes of its inventors and adventures, yet this assortment is from genuine Victorians and Edwardians who observed the longer term power of technology and its bold percentages. Steam-powered cars, submarines, and robots are featured along nice airships and spaceships in those daring and artistic tales of wish, triumph, and disaster.

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 9 PDF

Maxim Jakubowski has once more compiled a blockbuster selection of the year's most eminent brief crime fiction released within the united kingdom. His objective is often to offer the full breadth of crime, secret and mystery writing, from mild tales of detection to perplexing historic labyrinths choked with devious characters and sharp social remark approximately our imperfect society in a few savage, and sometimes frightening tales.

Last yr observed a 5th Crime Writers organization brief tale Dagger award for the sequence - for 'Homework' via Phil Lovesey, whose paintings gains back during this year's assortment.

There is a brand new tale via Ann Cleeves, whose fictional sleuth Vera Stanhope has created this sort of buzz in ITV prime-time drama Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn.

Making their debut in Best British Crime are many tested names similar to Reginald Hill, R. J. Ellory, John Lawton and Stuart Neville. additionally represented are writers akin to L. C. Tyler, Chris Ewan, Ian Ayris, Col Bury, Matt Hilton and Christine Poulson, a few of whom have already made a reputation for themselves, whereas others are at first of highly promising careers.

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Download E-books Old Mars PDF

Fifteen all-new tales by way of technological know-how fiction’s most sensible skills, accrued by way of bestselling writer George R. R. Martin and multiple-award successful editor Gardner Dozois
Burroughs’s A Princess of Mars. Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. Heinlein’s Red Planet. those and such a lot of extra encouraged generations of readers with a feeling that technology fiction’s maximum wonders didn't inevitably lie a ways sooner or later or light-years around the galaxy yet have been to be came upon at once on a close-by international tantalizingly just like our own—a pink planet that burned like an ember in our evening sky . . . and in our imaginations.
This new anthology of fifteen all-original technological know-how fiction tales, edited through George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, celebrates the Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction, an period choked with stories of interplanetary colonization and derring-do. sooner than the arrival of strong telescopes and house probes, our sunlight process can be imagined as teeming with unusual life-forms and historical civilizations—by no ability regularly pleasant to the dominant species of Earth. And of all of the planets orbiting that G-class famous person we name the sunlight, none was once so steeped in an air of secrecy of romantic decadence, exciting secret, and gung-ho event as Mars.
sign up for such seminal participants as Michael Moorcock, Mike Resnick, Joe R. Lansdale, S. M. Stirling, Mary Rosenblum, Ian McDonald, Liz Williams, James S. A. Corey, and others during this outstanding unfashionable anthology that turns its again at the chilly, all-but-airless Mars of the Mariner probes and as an alternative embraces an older, extra welcoming, extra unique Mars: a planet of old canals slicing via purple deserts studded with the ruined towns of demise races.
James S. A. Corey • Phyllis Eisenstein • Matthew Hughes • Joe R. Lansdale • David D. Levine • Ian McDonald • Michael Moorcock • Mike Resnick • Chris Roberson • Mary Rosenblum • Melinda Snodgrass • Allen M. Steele • S. M. Stirling • Howard Waldrop • Liz Williams
And an creation through George R. R. Martin!

Praise for Old Mars
“Strong, enjoyable and evocative.”
“A outstanding anthology . . . Pulp magic lives in those pages.”Bookhound

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Download E-books Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales PDF

By Melissa Marr, Tim Pratt

The most sensible writers of our new release retell vintage tales.

From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M. Forster's "The desktop Stops," literature is full of horny, lethal, and downright twisted stories. during this assortment, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favourite vintage tales, those that experience encouraged, awed, and enraged them, those that experience turn into ingrained in glossy tradition, and those which were too lengthy missed. They take those tales and boil them right down to their bones, and reassemble them for a brand new iteration of readers.

Written from a twenty-first century standpoint and set in the geographical regions of technology fiction, dystopian fiction, fable, and reasonable fiction, those brief tales are as relocating and concept upsetting as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the earlier whereas celebrating each one author's certain notion and leading edge sort.

Today's so much acclaimed authors use their very own targeted kinds to rebuild the twelve undying stories:

Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Saladin Ahmed

W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw" - Kelley Armstrong

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla" - Holly Black

"Sleeping attractiveness" - Neil Gaiman

The Brothers Grimm's "Rumpelstiltskin" - Kami Garcia

Kate Chopin's The Awakening - Melissa Marr

Rudyard Kipling's "The guy Who will be King" - Garth Nix

Henry James's "The Jolly nook" - Tim Pratt

E. M. Forster's "The computing device Stops" - Carrie Ryan

Horace Walpole's The fort of Otranto - Margaret Stohl

William Seabrook's "The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban" - Gene Wolfe

Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" - Rick Yancey

And six illustrations by means of Charles Vess

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Download E-books Inspirations: Selections from Classic Literature (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Paulo Coelho

From the writer of The Alchemist, a different and edifying literary trip encouraged by way of the 4 parts.

one of many world's best-loved storytellers, Paulo Coelho has introduced pleasure and knowledge to hundreds of thousands. In Inspirations, his association of his own favourite literary classics is as selective as a bouquet of flora, a present to his readers. This compendium of works will turns into a perennial reward and ideal better half to Coelho's personal bestselling vintage, The Alchemist.

Coelho's suggestion attracts from each one paintings' affinity to the 4 components.
Earth comprises Oscar Wilde and D.H. Lawrence
Air contains Nelson Mandela and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Fire contains Rumi and Mary Shelley
Water contains Hans Christian Andersen and Niccolo Machiavelli

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Download E-books Year's Best SF 3 (Year's Best Science Fiction) PDF

Get pleasure from cutting-edge so much impressive and leading edge technology fiction, selected by way of acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell from the easiest brief fiction released during the last 12 months. Like its individual processors, Year's most sensible SF 3 is a cybercopia of surprising tales from regular favorites and emerging stars, all calculated to blow your brain, scorch your, senses, erase your inhibitions, and reinitialize your intelligence.
With tales from:
Gregory Benford, Terry Bisson, Greg Egan, William Gibson, Nancy Kress, Paul Levinson, Robert Silverberg, Gene Wolfe and more...

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Science Fiction PDF

Twenty major technological know-how fiction authors, together with Stephen Baxter, Brian W. Aldiss, Philip okay. Dick, and Connie Willis, chronicle the alterations and surprises that may befall humanity within the centuries to come back. Is the last word Utopia heaven or hell? asks Robert Sheckley in his "A price tag to Tranai." In "The countless Assassin," Greg Egan polices the multiverse for murderers in their exchange selves. Geoffrey A. Landis plumbs the depths of a black gap in "Approaching Perimelasma." those and different tales by way of James White, Eric Frank Russell, Robert Reed, H. Beam Piper, H. Chandler Elliott, and so forth make this some of the most wonderful and thought-provoking technology fiction anthologies in light-years.

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