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Monsieur Proust

Autore: Céleste Albaret
Editore: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590170595
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Celeste Albaret was Marcel Proust's housekeeper in his last years, when he retreated from the world to devote himself to writing. Her reminiscences of her employer present a fond and winning picture of the daily life of a great writer, including his foibles, worries, and kindnesses.

Vocabolario Milanese Italiano

Autore: Francesco Cherubini
Grandezza: 22,54 MB
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Tender Is The Night

Autore: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Editore: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141194066
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These sumptuous new hardback editions mark the 70th anniversary of Fitzgerald's death. Between the First World War and the Wall Street Crash, the French Riviera was the stylish place for wealthy Americans to visit. Among the most fashionable are the Divers, Dick and Nicole who hold court at their villa. Into their circle comes Rosemary Hoyt, a film star, who is instantly attracted to them, but understands little of the dark secrets and hidden corruption that hold them together. As Dick draws closer to Rosemary, he fractures the delicate structure of his marriage and sets both Nicole and himself on to a dangerous path where only the strongest can survive. In this exquisite, lyrical novel, Fitzgerald has poured much of the essence of his own life; he has also depicted the age of materialism, shattered idealism and broken dreams.

Reel Families

Autore: Patricia Rodden Zimmermann
Editore: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253209443
Grandezza: 36,30 MB
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Amateur film has been seen as the junkheap of private culture. Yet music videos recycle home movies as authenticity; commercials copy its style to sell intimacy; documentaries use it to recount history "from below." Reel Families is the first historical study of amateur film, the most pervasive of media. Patricia Zimmerman charts the history of this medium from 1897 to the present, examining how ideological, technical, and social constraints have stunted amateur film's potential for extending media production beyond corporate monopolies and into the hands of everyday people. She draws on an array of sources—camera manufacturers, patents, early film and photography technology journals, amateur filmmaking magazines, professional magazines, and family-oriented popular magazines—to investigate how the concept of amateur film was transformed within evolving contexts of technology, aesthetics, social relations, and politics.

The Ship Of Fools Scholar S Choice Edition

Autore: Sebastian Brant
ISBN: 9781294941071
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Heart Of Darkness

Autore: Joseph Conrad
Editore: Prestwick House Inc
ISBN: 9781580495752
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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness was first published in 1899 in serial form in London's Blackwood's Magazine. Loosely based on Conrad's firsthand experience in rescuing a company agent from a remote station in the heart of the Congo, the novel is considered a literary bridge between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With its modern literary approach to questions such as the ambiguous nature of good and evil, the novel foreshadows many of the themes and techniques that define modern literature. This edition includes a glossary and notes to help the modern reader contend with Conrad's complex approach to the human condition.

The Gatecrasher

Autore: Madeleine Wickham
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 0552776726
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Fleur Daxeny is beautiful, unscrupulous, and has a large wardrobe of black designer suits. With the help of the obituaries, she gatecrashes the funerals and memorial services of the wealthy, preying on rich and newly vulnerable men. Charming her way into their lives, their beds, and their bank accounts, she takes what she can and moves swiftly on

Cases In Microscopic Haematology

Autore: Gillian Rozenberg
Editore: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072958092X
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An engaging haematology textbook detailing the laboratory process of data and blood film analysis, differential diagnosis and reporting. Cases in Microscopic Haematology is a high-quality haematology textbook featuring a collection of microscopic haematology case studies. Author Gillian Rozenberg has selected 80 case studies specifically designed to engage the reader in the laboratory process of data and blood film analysis, differential diagnosis and reporting. This selection includes a range of rare blood film/slides for an additional challenge. Case studies are organised according to difficulty and the worked cases are available in the back of the textbook. Each case featured in Cases in Microscopic Haematology provides the family history, analyser data and blood film/slide. Students are able to work through the cases using a template to complete the differential diagnosis and reporting. Both the process and template simulate a functioning laboratory environment. This local publication will appeal to both the academic and professional market. It is an excellent companion to Microscopic Haematology: A Practical Guide for the Laboratory 3e – also by Gillian Rozenberg. Elsevier’s Evolve platform features a range of resources for instructors. This includes all the book’s images in an easy-to-use image collection and 20 annotated virtual slides comprising case studies from Cases in Microscopic Haematology. • 20 annotated virtual Haematology slides • 80 Haematology cases to be worked through using template • Simulate laboratory process • Include rare range of blood film/slides not easily accessible (including paediatric) Evolve Resources For instructors only: • Image Collection – all the images from the book • 20 Virtual Slides – featuring cases from the book o Virtual Slide Annotations

The Beautiful And Damned

Autore: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Editore: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486160084
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One of the great American writers whose works enjoy popular appeal as well as critical acclaim, F. Scott Lyric, highly readable novel traces the meteoric rise and fall of glittering young socialites Anthony and Gloria Patch. Building their marriage on the shaky foundation of an expected inheritance, they devote their youth and happiness on hedonistic pursuits that plunge them into moral and financial bankruptcy. Transparently based on the lives of Fitzgerald and his beautiful wife, Zelda, the novel eerily foreshadows the real-life's couple's rapid descent into ruin.