Dreaming The Southern Song Landscape

Author: Valérie Malenfer Ortiz
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004110113
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Dreaming The Southern Song Landscape from the Author: Valérie Malenfer Ortiz. A study of Chinese landscape painting, centered on the 12th century handscroll, "Dream Journey over Xiao Xiang (Xiao Xiang woyou tu)," in the collection of the Tokyo National Museum.

The Power Of Illusion

Author: Christopher Anvil
Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises
ISBN: 1618247832
Size: 33.82 MB
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The Power Of Illusion from the Author: Christopher Anvil. A new collection of stories by the master of humorous science fiction adventure, including: The full-length novel, The Day the Machines StoppedÂľand what happens, not just to civilization, but to humanity and its chances of survival when all the machines stop working at once? A man is captured by aliens who are investigating the Earth as a possible target for colonization. The aliens have science and technology far in advance of humansÂľbut, unfortunately for them, they have never developed the human art of bluffing. For the first time in book form, Anvil's stories of Richard Verner, who is called in to solve apparently insoluble problems, such as explaining why experimental missiles keep failing for no apparent reason, or locating a kidnapped judge, or even solving an inexplicable murder that's interrupting his vacation. And much more, in a generous volume of sardonically humorous science fiction. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

The Power Of Illusion

Author: Maya Vidhyadharan
Publisher: Emerald Book Company
ISBN: 097984620X
Size: 70.49 MB
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The Power Of Illusion from the Author: Maya Vidhyadharan. The Power of Illusion will help the reader see through illusion with clarity, connect to the truth within, and release self-sabotaging programs, whereby enabling the reader to own creative power, live in joy, and manifest desires by mastering reality.


Author: Arno Schirokauer
ISBN: 9781494087661
Size: 60.32 MB
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Lassalle from the Author: Arno Schirokauer. This is a new release of the original 1932 edition.

The Price Of Illusion

Author: Joan Juliet Buck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476762961
Size: 25.59 MB
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The Price Of Illusion from the Author: Joan Juliet Buck. From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, chronicling her quest to discover the difference between glitter and gold, illusion and reality, and what looks like happiness from the thing itself. Born into a world of make-believe as the daughter of a larger-than-life film producer, Joan Juliet Buck’s childhood was a whirlwind of famous faces, ever-changing home addresses, and a fascination with the shiny surfaces of things. When Joan became the first and only American woman ever to fill Paris Vogue's coveted position of Editor in Chief, a “figurehead in the cult of fashion and beauty,” she had the means to recreate for her aging father, now a widower, the life he’d enjoyed during his high-flying years, a splendid illusion of glamorous excess that could not be sustained indefinitely. Joan’s memoir tells the story of a life lived in the best places at the most interesting times: London and New York in the swinging 1960s, Rome and Milan in the dangerous 1970s, Paris in the heady 1980s and 1990s. But when her fantasy life at Vogue came to an end, she had to find out who she was after all those years of make-believe. She chronicles this journey in beautiful and at times heartbreaking prose, taking the reader through the wild parties and the fashion, the celebrities and creative geniuses as well as love, loss, and the loneliness of getting everything you thought you wanted and finding it’s not what you’d imagined. While Joan’s story is unique, her journey toward self-discovery is refreshing and universal.

The Power Of Illusion

Author: Dr Vijai S. Shankar
ISBN: 9780954529833
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The Power Of Illusion from the Author: Dr Vijai S. Shankar.

The Ministry Of Illusion

Author: Eric Rentschler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674576407
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The Ministry Of Illusion from the Author: Eric Rentschler. Eric Rentschler argues that cinema in the Third Reich emanated from a Ministry of Illusion and not from a Ministry of Fear. His analysis of the sophisticated media culture of this period demonstrates in an unprecedented way the potent and destructive powers of fascination and fantasy.

The Future Of An Illusion

Author: Sigmund Freud
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141963328
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The Future Of An Illusion from the Author: Sigmund Freud. This investigation of religion by greatest psychoanalyst of the twentieth-century explores the role faith can take in the life of man, what it can mean to us and why as a species we are inclined towards it. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves – and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Empire Of Illusion

Author: Chris Hedges
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786749555
Size: 29.72 MB
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Empire Of Illusion from the Author: Chris Hedges. We now live in two Americas. One—now the minority—functions in a print-based, literate world that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other—the majority—is retreating from a reality-based world into one of false certainty and magic. To this majority—which crosses social class lines, though the poor are overwhelmingly affected—presidential debate and political rhetoric is pitched at a sixth-grade reading level. In this “other America,” serious film and theater, as well as newspapers and books, are being pushed to the margins of society. In the tradition of Christopher Lasch's The Culture of Narcissism and Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves to Death, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges navigates this culture—attending WWF contests, the Adult Video News Awards in Las Vegas, and Ivy League graduation ceremonies—to expose an age of terrifying decline and heightened self-delusion.