Category: Arts

Download E-books Bestseller mit Biss: Liebe, Freundschaft und Vampire - alles über die Autorin Stephenie Meyer (German Edition) PDF

By Nicola Bardola

Alles über die „Twilight“-Weltbestseller-Reihe von Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyers Vampirsaga begeistert vor allem youngster und ihre Mütter. Die vielfältigen, von philosophischer Nachdenklichkeit bis zu ekstatischer Verehrung reichenden Zeugnisse der fanatics sind repräsentativ in diesem Buch enthalten.

Die Schülerin Isabella Swan und der Vampir Edward Cullen – eines der bekanntesten Liebespaare der Welt.

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Download E-books Filmwissen: Detektive: Grundlagen des populären Films (German Edition) PDF

In den Grundlagen des populären movies analysiert der Kulturkritiker Georg Seeßlen detailreich und hintergründig die stilbildenden Elemente unterschiedlicher Filmgenres und verfolgt ihren Weg durch die Filmgeschichte. Ein enzyklopädisches Werk von hohem Rang, das präzise und informativ Filmwissen vermittelt ohne je oberflächlich zu sein.

In Detektive treffen wir kriminalistische Spürhunde in Agatha Christie- und Sherlock Holmes Verfilmungen, begegnen Mr. Moto, Charlie Chan, Shaft und tatsächlich auch einigen weiblichen Detektivinnen.

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Download E-books Kabuki: Baroque Fusion of the Arts PDF

By Kawatake Toshio, Frank Hoff, Jean Connell Hoff

The writer of this publication is the son of the prestigious theater historian, Kawatake Shigetoshi, who used to be himself the followed son of the good nineteenth-century kabuki playwright Kawatake Mokuami. The latter wrote round 360 performs, and Kawatake Shigetoshi used to be a really prolific student; it may now not be amazing, then, to learn within the epilogue of Kabuki: Baroque Fusion of the humanities that Kawatake Toshio has written seventy eight books "so far." Kawatake (as i'll check with him hereafter) has had a prior e-book translated into English, Japan on level (1990), which, just like the immense bulk of his output, specializes in kabuki, yet he claims of the current quantity that "it may be known as the fruits of 50 years of scholarship let alone" (p.279) his large adventure as an arranger and manager of kabuki productions either in Japan and on tour.

Had this declare been made within the prologue, instead of within the epilogue, it is going to have arrange expectancies that the e-book doesn't rather satisfy. regardless of sure drawbacks, even though, the booklet has a lot to provide, in particular for these now not very conversant in kabuki. the 1st critical English-language ebook strictly thinking about kabuki was once Zoë Kincaid's Kabuki: the preferred Theatre of Japan (1925). accordingly, not anything of significance was once released until eventually the postwar interval, which observed an explosion of foreign curiosity in kabuki mirrored in books through Faubion Bowers, Earle Ernst, Masakatsu Gunji (in translation), James R. Brandon, and others, together with myself. Many such books have been thorough introductory overviews, numerous of them striking examples of either scholarship and writing, whereas a smaller quantity have been extra really expert, discussing specific ancient, dramaturgical, or aesthetic concerns. regardless of the life of significant experiences of kabuki (primarily in edited collections), their quantity and the intensity in their investigations don't examine with works that, specifically lately, were dedicated to Japan's nōtheater through writers resembling Steven Brown, Janet Goff, Gerry Yokota-Murakami, Etsuko Terasaki, Mae Smethurst, and Eric Rath. (Bunraku and kyōgen, it would be famous, lag some distance, some distance in the back of in both English-language overviews or really good studies.)

Kawatake's e-book is a really clever advent to kabuki however it remains to be an advent. It covers loads of flooring made primary in different books, particularly these of the final twenty years. in reality, one in all its flaws is its evaluate of fabric that Kawatake himself brought in Japan on level. for instance, he retells the tale of kabuki's first excursions to the West within the Nineteen Sixties, and how—to the shock of the japanese producers—foreign audiences reacted extra absolutely to dramatic performs akin to Shunkan and Kanadehon Chūshingura (Treasury of dependable retainers) than to lyrical dance performs equivalent to Musume Dōjōji (The maiden on the Dōjō temple) or visually appealing yet dramatically obscure theatricalist workouts just like the "Kuruma biki" (Pulling the carriage aside) scene in Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (Sugawara and the secrets and techniques of calligraphy). Kawatake revisits his event as a literary adviser to the troupe, amassing info on viewers reactions through using questionnaires. different déjà vu examples look in his dialogue of kabuki's "travel scene" (michiyuki); the etymology of the Sino-Japanese graph for geki (drama); the rarity of something just like the auditorium passageway (hanamichi) in different premodern international theaters (and the trouble of environment one up while traveling abroad); and the notion of kabuki as a baroque theater shape. Tsubouchi Shōyō's rationalization of kabuki as a chimera, an analogy brought in English in Kawatake's father's publication, Kabuki: jap Drama (1958), is one other region Kawatake don't need to have recycled. additionally, numerous matters, which would were thought of new quite a few years in the past, have been brought to English-language readers in a ways higher element somewhere else earlier than this book's visual appeal: those comprise Faubion Bowers's position in finishing the censorship of kabuki throughout the profession; the historic improvement of the hanamichi..

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Download E-books Sew Gifts!: 25 Handmade Gift Ideas from Top Designers PDF

Fresh principles abound during this amazingly various collection of sewn and quilted goods for reward giving or own use.

  • Get plenty of selection and a great deal of price with 25 particular styles for sewing
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  • Discover hand-crafted initiatives from a bunch of gifted designers, together with Adrienne Smitke, Heather Jones, and Pippa Eccles Armbrester

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Download E-books Simply Successful Applique: Foolproof Technique • 9 Projects • For Hand & Machine PDF

By Jeanne Sullivan

Award-winning applique quilting artist, Jeanne Sullivan, exhibits you ways to create ideal appliqué in exactly minutes—by hand or laptop. Get pinpoint accuracy extra simply with this finished visible consultant (includes bonus CD of significant template patterns). someone can research her enjoyable equipment, no matter if you’ve by no means attempted appliqué. professional quilters and sewers also will love those new options for extra complicated designs and for speedier, more uncomplicated how one can make ruching, slender strains, opposite appliqué, Broderie Perse, and extra. Plus “what you notice is what you get” with Jeanne’s process…work together with your materials and templates correct part up!

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Download E-books I Can't Believe I'm Fair Isle Knitting (Leisure Arts #5553) PDF

By Sheila G. Joynes

With this thorough guidebook from Sheila G. Joynes, you could simply examine reasonable Isle knitting and progressively extend your ability point whereas creating a colourful cover and hats for the relations. every thing you want to learn about reasonable Isle knitting is the following. As a unique characteristic, you could customize the colour keys, making it effortless to exploit the yarn colours of your selection. To encourage you, we now have proven colour models each one for 5 of the six enjoyable initiatives: backyard cover, Columbia River Ear Flap Hat, Autumn Beanie, Little Sophia's Hat, and Ginger's Slouch Hat. the ultimate and so much complicated undertaking is Cranberry Rose Hat. simply imagine how exciting it is going to be to assert, "I cannot think i am reasonable Isle Knitting!"

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