Voltaire contraataca (Ensayo) (Spanish Edition) by André Glucksmann,Antonio Soler Marcos PDF

By André Glucksmann,Antonio Soler Marcos

ISBN-10: 8416495378

ISBN-13: 9788416495375

Polémico, controvertido, amado y odiado a partes iguales, André Glucksmann ha sido sin duda uno de los más influyentes pensadores europeos de los últimos cincuenta años. Y éste es el último libro que escribió. Como si hubiera querido dejar un testamento a sus conciudadanos europeos, Glucksmann invoca los angeles figura de Voltaire como faro para una Europa errática y asaltada por peligros que no sabe ni identificar. Con Voltaire contraataca, Glucksmann ha escrito un canto a los angeles libertad cosmopolita y llama a releer Cándido, uno de los más hilarantes himnos a los angeles tolerancia y una oda a los angeles libertad, ante tantos aprendices de dictador, ante el aumento de nacionalismos identitarios y xenófobos, ante tantas infamias, fanatismos y nihilismo. Cándido, el héroe que no posee más que el "vértigo de los angeles lucidez". Como cube Josep Ramoneda en el prólogo, "Glucksmann cierra así un ciclo very important ligado a l. a. filosofía que se abrió cuando period un niño y descubrió el valor de "la audacia de decir en público, costara lo que costase, lo que el ciudadano consideraba cierto"". Y esa actitud sigue siendo imprescindible en l. a. actualidad.

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Download e-book for kindle: Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life by Chelsea Martin

By Chelsea Martin

ISBN-10: 1593766777

ISBN-13: 9781593766771

"The preeminent chronicler of internet-age malaise." —Lena Dunham

"Martin’s sincere writing exists above the confines of worry and social norms . . . Her writing is sweaty, uncomfortable, and captivating . . . She faucets into the awareness of her previous selves with precision and care, respecting the integrity and wishes of these younger ladies. A certain hit for lovers of Sara Benincasa’s Agorafabulous! and Lena Dunham’s Not that sort of Girl." —Booklist (starred review)

Funny, candid, and searchingly self-aware, this essay assortment tells the tale of Chelsea Martin’s coming of age as an artist. we're with Chelsea as an eleven-year-old atheist, attempting to will an alien visitation to her local; scuffling with together with her stepfather and grappling with a Tourette’s analysis as she turns into undefined; falling below the sway of frenemies and crushes in highschool; going into debt to manage to pay for what may be a meaningless schooling at a dear artwork university; navigating the messy strategy of falling in love with an in depth buddy; and suffering for independence from her emotionally manipulative father and from the friends and family within the dead-end California city that has outlined her upbringing. this can be a booklet approximately relationships, type, artwork, intercourse, funds, and family—and approximately starting to be up bizarre, and terrible, within the overdue Nineties and early 2000s.

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Examen de ingenios (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By José Manuel Caballero Bonald

ISBN-10: 8432232408

ISBN-13: 9788432232404

Examen de ingenios es un libro de semblanzas de escritores y artistas hispánicos que conoció, un magnífico compendio de anécdotas y reflexiones sobre algunas de las figuras más relevantes de l. a. cultura del siglo xx.

Un centenar de retratos literarios de artistas, ordenados según un orden cronológico que atiende a los angeles época en los angeles que los conoció, instantes singulares, vivencias personales del autor con escritores y artistas de cinco grupos generacionales: los de los años 1898, 1914, 1927, 1936 y 1950. Entre ellos, Azorín, Borges, Pío Baroja, Max Aub, Neruda, Joan Miró, Cortázar, Torrente Ballester, Delibes, Rulfo, Jorge Oteiza, Antonio López, Mario Vargas Llosa o Paco de Lucía.

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Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They - download pdf or read online

By Meredith Maran

ISBN-10: 0142181978

ISBN-13: 9780142181973

In the voices of twenty landmark memoirists—including New York Times bestselling authors Cheryl Strayed, Sue Monk Kidd, and Pat Conroy—a definitive textual content at the craft of autobiographical writing, essential for newbie writers alike.

For readers of Mary Karr’s The paintings of Memoir and Judith Barrington’s Writing the Memoir, this follow-up to editor Meredith Maran’s acclaimed writers’ guide, Why We Write, offers suggestion, encouragement, and pithy, useful suggestion for bloggers, journal-keepers, aspiring essayists, and memoirists.
 
Curated and edited via Maran, herself an acclaimed writer and publication critic, these memoirists proportion the teachings they’ve discovered via years of honing their craft. They show what drives them to inform their own tales and look at the nuts and bolts of ways they do it. talking frankly approximately concerns starting from turning oneself into an genuine, compelling personality to exposing challenging truths, those awesome authors expose what retains them going, what will get of their manner, and what they love most—and least—about writing approximately themselves.
 
“It's attainable that Why We Write approximately Ourselves is the 1st compilation of memoirists on the best in their video game heavily and thoughtfully contemplating the genre.”
– los angeles Times

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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New PDF release: Ti ucciderò, mia capitale (Biblioteca Adelphi) (Italian

By Giorgio Manganelli

ISBN-10: 884592565X

ISBN-13: 9788845925658

Avventurandosi in questa silloge di scritti inediti, stesi fra il 1940 e il 1982, chiunque pensasse di conoscere Manganelli dovrà ricredersi, giacché l’intera sua produzione risulta illuminata come da una luce radente – quella che emana da un laboratorio segreto e pieno di sorprese. A partire dal tenebroso racconto che dà il titolo al quantity: «M’ero disegnato il suo corpo come una mappa, con vene di strade e arterie di ramblas e avenues carotidee e i crescentes capezzolati e le esedre genitali» leggiamo già inquieti, e non tardiamo a comprendere che si tratta del corpo indifeso e passivo – eppure smisurato e minaccioso – di una donna che dorme. C’è un solo modo in keeping with sbarazzarsi di quell’atlante infinito, consistent with evadere dalla casa di carne che lei ha costruito, ci spiega los angeles nitida e allucinata voce narrante: accostarle una rivoltella alla tempia e straziarla: «Ti ucciderò, mia capitale; mio quartiere residenziale; sede del mio deportato governo; mia Stadt; esilio di turbolenti anarchici». E non meno fosca, allarmante è los angeles bellezza degli altri racconti, nutriti di poesia barocca e dei prediletti speedy, Lamb e De Quincey, dove si agitano personaggi-paesaggio vittime di alterazioni dimensionali, visitati da incubi, metamorfosi e apparizioni polimorfiche, attraversati da forze oscure e angosce, assediati da un nulla «popolato di nulla tormentosi» – e capaci di parlarci di verità ultime quasi celebrassero una fastosa e gelida cerimonia verbale. Come colui che, nel fulminante "Un libro", illustra il colpo segreto che ci resta – los angeles morte volontaria – quando tutto sembra perduto; los angeles convivenza con il nostro «quotidiano assassino», il nulla; los angeles necessità dell’odio, legittimo rifiuto delle «fascinose soluzioni sbagliate»; l. a. vana ricerca di Dio, di cui non conosciamo che una forma ingentilita e commerciabile: «una divinità sorridente, qualunquista, transigente».

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Download PDF by Olga Barrios: Africaníssimo: Una aproximación multidisciplinar a las

By Olga Barrios

ISBN-10: 8479624485

ISBN-13: 9788479624484

"Colección de ensayos sobre temas tan diversos como historia, filosofía, derechos humanos, literatura, teatro, danza y artes plásticas, que nos acerca a las múltiples culturas negroafricanas existentes. Un riguroso proyecto que viene a llenar un importante vacío en l. a. bibliografía hispana."

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The Ethics of Nonviolence: Essays by Robert L. Holmes - download pdf or read online

By Robert L. Holmes,Predrag Cicovacki

ISBN-10: 1623566428

ISBN-13: 9781623566425

ISBN-10: 1623568056

ISBN-13: 9781623568054

Robert Holmes is likely one of the top proponents of nonviolence within the usa, and his impression extends to the remainder of the area. notwithstanding, he hasn't ever offered his perspectives on nonviolence in full-length e-book shape. The Ethics of Nonviolence brings jointly his most sensible essays at the subject, either vintage works and extra vague items, in addition to a number of very important essays that experience by no means been released.

Holmes all started his profession by way of following Dewey and James, after which grew to become towards metaethics. The Vietnam struggle ultimately led him towards ethical difficulties with regards to warfare and violence. For the final 40 years he has been a superb proponent of nonviolence and pacifism within the variety of Tolstoy and Gandhi.

If ethics is intended to be greater than a simply educational workout, the theoretical ethics of philosophy has to be proven to be suitable to utilized morality; the continuing means of making ethical judgments needs to upload price to the realm we are living in. For Robert Holmes, no point of fact is extra wanting moral pondering and reform than the tradition of warfare and violence that can't be overlooked. There are morally practicable choices to this violence, Holmes argues, and he scrutinizes the resources and implications of such positions. Holmes indicates that nonviolence and pacifism can lead us towards a extra peaceable and humanely dignified world.

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Download e-book for iPad: Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere by Christopher Hitchens

By Christopher Hitchens

ISBN-10: 1782394680

ISBN-13: 9781782394686

ISBN-10: 1859847862

ISBN-13: 9781859847862

Unacknowledged Legislation is a party of Percy Shelley's statement that 'poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world'. In over thirty marvelous essays on writers from Oscar Wilde to Salman Rushdie, and along with his trademark wit, rigour and aptitude, grasp critic Christopher Hitchens dispels the parable of politics as a stone tied to the neck of literature. as a substitute, Hitchens argues that once all events within the country have been agreed on an issue, it was once the person pens that created the distance for a precise ethical argument.

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