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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...ng relic and the putrid sheet concealing it. The next day, it was hauled by sturdy garbage collectors into a truck and, with assorted other junk, i... ...ent. He is writhing on the inlay, attempting tears. It's futile, I know. We both forgot the art of crying, except from torn veins. The light is wan... ...hing: the fullest trust, a willingness to yield. I remember having seen the following in an art house movie, it was a test: to fall, spread-eagled f... ... two-dimensional rendition of a layered archeological excavation. Come morning, I sniff my art and recoil, only to be captivated again by its monot... ...ary Club Award for Social Studies (1976), and the Bilateral Relations Studies Award of the American Embassy in Israel (1978). Hundreds of professio...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...world's biggest dummy. Sang Huin gave his typical defense of "Miguk sarem" ("American") which would bring on a confused and critical look--in this cas... ...rica, and so existing as a Korean only by birth and race definitely made him American in every way but a legal one. Most persons under such a scenario... ...ere two sides of the same coin. He loved his mother and she was alone on the American continent as he was in Asia. They were indeed alone in the world... ...ies, temporary exhibits, and then to have him sit alone in a corner at these art parties where cheques were often signed. He saw him sitting in those... ...ot under the directive of his own will. The book is of 20th century American art and contains a few examples of his mother's work. Only pleasures from... ...ully amused by their non- feminine creative play. "My ladies, methinks thou art so nice, but unfortunately I've already had breakfast." "Lady'speakin... ...to few; and yet within the limited coterie of art enthusiasts and modern art collectors searching for potential investments, she was a success. They ...

...This work is about a Korean American teaching in his homeland, feeling lost in Korean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single ...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...iversity. Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ............................................... ...secondly, in having made me a participator in the pecuniary profits of the American edition, without solicita- tion or the shadow of any expectation o... ...rty years ago, which papers have been reprinted in a collective form by an American house of high character in Boston; but in part they are to be view... ...d to ask for a more determi- nate adjudication on their claims as works of art. At present, I feel authorized to make haughtier pretensions in right o... ...he grave, the coffin, the face are sealed up forever and ever. Grief! thou art classed amongst the depressing passions. And true it is that thou humbl... ...y illumination (from the sun) mingling with the earthly emblazonries (from art and its gorgeous coloring) of what is grandest in man. There were the a... ...dy, as collections confessedly private. Nay, far more so; for most private collectors of eminence, as the late Mr. Heber, for in- stance, have been di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...e Odys- sey. He is indeed so closely concealed that the reader suspects no art at all. Boswell’s perfor- mance looks easy enough—merely the more or le... ...Nevertheless it was rare and diffi- cult, as is the highest achievement in art. Boswell is primarily the artist, and he has cre- ated one of the great... ... is set forth with the unadorned vividness and permanent effect which seem art- less enough, but which are characteristic of only the greatest art. Bo... ...uch copies as I could procure, and wished for more, but have not found the collectors of these rarities very communicative.’ I told him, that Garrick ... ...iga- tion, by transmitting to me copies of two letters from Dr. Johnson to American gentlemen. On Saturday, April 3, the day after my arrival in Londo... ...as to the justice and wisdom of the conduct of Great-Britain to- wards the American colonies, while I at the same time requested that he would enable ... ...tled, Taxation no Tyranny; an answer to the Resolutions and Address of the American Congress. He had long before indulged most unfavourable sentiments...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

... davidt@hawaiibusiness.com EDITOR Steve Petranik stevep@hawaiibusiness.com ART DIRECTOR Jen Tadaki Catanzariti jent@hawaiibusiness.com CHIEF WRITER St... ... Foundation Hawaiian Electric Industries Hawaiian Electric Company and American Savings Bank Palapalai Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. First Hawaiian Ba... ...r Cable University of Hawai‘i System Hāpu‘u Kupukupu aio Ala Moana Center American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Ha... ...arge conference centers Waikiki’s largest capacity ballroom State-of-the-art audio and video services 22-acres of tropical gardens with 5 resort po... ...arge conference centers Waikiki’s largest capacity ballroom State-of-the-art audio and video services 22-acres of tropical gardens with 5 resort po... ...ar farm on Hawai‘i’s Big Island is 1.6 hectares of sun-tracking parabolic collectors covered in polished aluminum. Sunshine pours into the troughs ... ...āhole Point on the western side of Hawai‘i Island. There, 1,008 MicroCSP collectors capture enough solar energy to power more than 250 Hawai‘i hom... ...sier to deploy, Wong says. For instance, in Mexico, 350 rooftop-mounted collectors are used to air condition a factory. The same technology can be... ...nd its engineering, design and system integration oferings. Investing in American solar projects is a smart move for Asian capital, says Schreck, ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

..................................................................... 38 THOU ART THE MAN .................................................................. ...amenable to those undeviat- ing principles which regulate all varieties of art; and very nearly the same laws by which we decide on the higher merits ... ...- nies to twirl it by steam. Glare is a leading error in the philosophy of American house- hold decoration—an error easily recognised as deduced from ... ...that spotty look to a room, which is the blemish of so many a fine work of Art overtouched. The frames are broad but not deep, and richly carved, with... ...ifices.” Simeon, Abel-Phittim, and Duzi-Ben-Levi were the Gizbarim, or sub-collectors of the offering, in the holy city of Jerusalem. “V erily,” repli... ...- tween a London populace and that of the most frequented 35 V olume Five American city. A second turn brought us into a square, bril- liantly lighte... ... 39 V olume Five velop my morals:—that is the secret. By and by the “North American Quarterly Humdrum” will make them ashamed of their stupidity. In t...

...BET THE DEVIL YOUR HEAD ..................................................................................................................... 38 THOU ART THE MAN................................................................................................................................................ 47 WHY THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN WEARS HIS HAND IN A SLING ..................

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