Fate Of Perfection

Author: K. F. Breene
Publisher: 47north
ISBN: 9781503940680
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"In a corporate-controlled future where the ruling conglomerates genetically engineer their employees, Millicent Foster is the best of the best.

Publisher: สำนักพิมพ์มติชน
ISBN: 9740203493
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Author: Daniel Silva
ISBN: 9789741010370
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เรื่องราวของการเกิดเหตุระเบิดสถานทูตอิสราเอลในกรุงโรม ...

A Centre Of Excellence

Author: Robert Druce
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789062035595
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Yet many may come close to finding paradise on earth (Huck Finn) and his body
can fly towards heaven as we may see in the various versions of Captain
Stormfield's story. Acid satire of the conditions under which life has to be lived, is
made to alternate with visions of great beauty, and of Edenic perfection. It is this
tension between what might be termed human fate and human possibility,
dramatized as it is by the vital interplay of a whole variety of quite sophisticated
modes and ...

Vladimir Nabokov

Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884020
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distasteful parts of life, so he now applies the same principle to his own existence
, discovering poetry in a railway cutting, finding a paradise in the junk-bestrewn
Grünewald park, descrying in the uninviting apartments where he has had to live
the secret seal of fate's generosity. At last, he has the structure for his next great
work: the story of fate's efforts to place himself and Zina side by side. This
structure suddenly redeems all the setbacks and shapes all the shapelessness of
the ...

Paradise Now

Author: Chris Jennings
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812993713
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Mother Ann may have been sexually abused under the pretense of finding out “
whether she was a woman or not.” While the Shakers probably did dissuade ...
The Shakers struggled to remain aloof from the Revolution, but they believed that
the fate of the United States was somehow entwined with the coming perfection
of society. James Whittaker's roadside vision of a ... “to open the way for the
Gospel.” During the summer of 1781, a rumor spread through Harvard 40


Author: Dante
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780307422545
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And ofall the corollary problems of justice—the difficulty in finding harmony
among creatures of such astonishing diversity; the apparent success of
wickedness in the world; the government of so party-riven a city as Florence—the
one that stirs Dante's heart most deeply involves the just worship of Cod and the
fate of pagans who, though virtuous, through no fault of their own could not pay
that just worship. And so I would like to examine that matter, not only for its own
sake, but because ...

The Paradise Lost

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30. Greatness, is an important requisite in the action or subject of /an epic poem ;
and Milton here surpasses both Homer and Virgil. The an 2,'er of Achilles
embroiled the kings of Greece, destroyed the heroes of Troy, ynd engaged all the
gods in factions. iEneas' settlement in Italy produced the Caesars and gave birth
to the Roman empire. Milton's subject do^ determine the fate merely of single
persons, or of a nation, but otf>c ,tire species. The united powers of Hell are
joined together ...

Reinventing Eden

Author: Carolyn Merchant
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136161244
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The Fate of Nature in Western Culture Carolyn Merchant ... Erigena suggested
that recovery of the arts would restore fallen man to his state of original perfection
and oneness with God.30 Influenced by Erigena, the twelfth-century canon, Hugh
of St. Victor, concurred that developing the crafts in the present fallen ... I do not
find in any of the writings of the Romans or Greeks anything that establishes the
location of this earthly paradise, nor have I seen it authoritatively placed on any ...

Paradise Pursued

Author: Alice Crawford
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838635735
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The city of Cambridge symbolizes a goal striven for, her hopes for perfection. The
section opens ... Finding herself with child by the actor-manager who takes pity
on her, she kills herself and "lies buried at some cross-roads where the
omnibuses now stop outside the Elephant and Castle."" Both women deal ... In
one way, the book's being cast as a historical novel is a challenge to its readers
to conclude that the fate of a twentieth-century Julian could be quite different. Yet
Macaulay's ...