Das Souvenir Des M Rders Inspector Rebus 8

Author: Ian Rankin
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641102332
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Das Souvenir Des M Rders Inspector Rebus 8 from the Author: Ian Rankin. Rückkehr eines Serienmörders? Vor Jahrzehnten hat der grausame Serientäter Bible John mehre Frauen brutal umgebracht, wurde aber nie gefasst. Nun wütet in Schottland nach demselben Muster ein neuer Killer, von den Medien kurzerhand Johnny Bible getauft. Erste Vermutungen führen Rebus nach Glasgow und Aberdeen, doch ihm läuft die Zeit davon. Johnny Bible wird bald wieder morden, und – was noch keiner weiß – der alte Bible John hat sich bereits an die Fersen seines „unwürdigen“ Nachahmers geheftet ...

On Longing

Author: Susan Stewart
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822313663
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On Longing from the Author: Susan Stewart. Miniature books, eighteenth-century novels, Tom Thumb weddings, tall tales, and objects of tourism and nostalgia: this diverse group of cultural forms is the subject of On Longing, a fascinating analysis of the ways in which everyday objects are narrated to animate or realize certain versions of the world. Originally published in 1984 (Johns Hopkins University Press), and now available in paperback for the first time, this highly original book draws on insights from semiotics and from psychoanalytic, feminist, and Marxist criticism. Addressing the relations of language to experience, the body to scale, and narratives to objects, Susan Stewart looks at the "miniature" as a metaphor for interiority and at the "gigantic" as an exaggeration of aspects of the exterior. In the final part of her essay Stewart examines the ways in which the "souvenir" and the "collection" are objects mediating experience in time and space.

A Souvenir Of Australia

Author: Allan Fox
ISBN: 9780947263546
Size: 74.87 MB
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A Souvenir Of Australia from the Author: Allan Fox. One in a series designed primarily for tourists. Featuring Australia's natural and man- made attractions, this collection of colour photographs taken at a range of scenic locations in Southeast Queensland includes brief descriptions of various aspects of Queensland life, outdoor activities and places of interest. The author/photographer's other publications include 'Australia the Gift' and 'Discover Australia'.

Beautiful Japan

Author: Leza Lowitz
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804820547
Size: 46.24 MB
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Beautiful Japan from the Author: Leza Lowitz. Japan's sights exquisitely captured in this combination travel guide and scrapbook—from Shinjuku's bright lights to the ethereal magic of shrines and temples.

A Souvenir Of Australian Wildlife

Author: Allan Fox
ISBN: 9780947263539
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A Souvenir Of Australian Wildlife from the Author: Allan Fox. One in a series designed primarily for tourists. This collection of colour photographs depicts a wide selection of Australia's birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, and also provides information about their biology and ecology. Includes an index. The author/photographer's other publications include 'Australia the Gift' and 'Discover Australia'.

Expo 67

Author: Rhona Richman Kenneally
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 144266021X
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Expo 67 from the Author: Rhona Richman Kenneally. Expo 67, the world's fair held in Montreal during the summer of 1967, brought architecture, art, design, and technology together into a glittering modern package. Heralding the ideal city of the future to its visitors, the Expo site was perceived by critics as a laboratory for urban and architectural design as well as for cultural exchange, intended to enhance global understanding and international cooperation. This collection of essays brings new critical perspectives to Expo 67, an event that left behind a significant material and imaginative legacy. The contributors to this volume reflect a variety of interdisciplinary approaches and address Expo 67 across a broad spectrum ranging from architecture and film to more ephemeral markers such as postcards, menus, pavilion displays, or the uniforms of the hostesses employed on the site. Collectively, the essays explore issues of nationalism, the interplay of tradition and modernity, twentieth-century discourse about urban experience, and the enduring impact of Expo 67's technological experimentation. Expo 67: Not Just a Souvenir is a compelling examination of a world's fair that had a profound impact locally, nationally, and internationally.