Posts in category: Essays
By Byasdeb Dasgupta
This booklet deals an research of exterior dimensions of an rising financial system, India, within the backdrop of neoliberal globalisation. exterior dimensions of Indian economic climate characterize her inter-relation with the remainder of the realm when it comes to alternate and fiscal flows and the way that has effects on the advance strategy in the state within the age of neoliberal globalisation. it's in keeping with non-mainstream unorthodox method in Economics and as such is a critique of the mainstream neoclassical place on present neoliberal globalisation.
The contents of the publication should be categorised into as follows – (1) India’s exterior size within the colonial interval in the course of the alternate direction ; (2) issues with India’s stability of funds transactions by way of unlawful flows, (3) political economic climate of improvement making plans within the current period of globalisation, (4) capital flows because it have an effect on the India’s exterior entrance, (5) Indian industries below the journeys regime, (6) nearby monetary integration of India and (7) overseas capital flows in India in the course of the liberalisation interval. the full ebook is an try to decipher the that means and importance the method of globalisation produces for the true economic climate of India.
The area of expertise of the ebook is that during one position you will find varied unorthodox positions facing the exterior dimensions of rising India, which can't be present in the other book.
By Paul Nardizzi
Don't you hate it for those who inform a few ignoramus you are from a undeniable urban and so they say, "Oh, have you learnt my pal Henry?" Or, awful reward givers who say, "I stored the receipt, to be able to go back it," so rather than a present you find yourself with an additional errand? good, so does slapstick comedian Paul Nardizzi. 602 purposes to Be Ticked Off is his pointed reaction to the issues to be at liberty approximately sequence. classified by way of subject, the publication good points greater than six hundred quick-hit anecdotes on issues that individuals do this grate on our collective nerves. Like people who smoke who blow smoke on your face simply because they recognize they're destructive their lungs, so why no longer carry alongside a number of hostages? even if it is a kind of person-such as law enforcement officials, postal employees, or the elderly-or an tense circumstance-like riding, air shuttle, marriage, or activity interviews-Nardizzi has had it as much as the following (place hand palm-down six inches over head). The e-book deals a hilarious mixture of proven-funny strains from his stand-up act as...
By Robert M. Philmus
The previous editor of Science Fiction Studies, Robert M. Philmus now casts his professional eye on a various diversity of brief tales and novels by way of the preferable creators of technological know-how fiction, together with George Orwell, C. S. Lewis, and Ursula LeGuin. With essays on such masters of the style as Stanislaw Lem, Kurt Vonnegut, and Philip okay. Dick, the amount presents an in-depth textual exam of technology fiction as a really "revisionary" style. Visions and Revisions may be of tremendous price to students of literature and technological know-how fiction reports. (20060101)
By Hanif Kureishi
This assortment starts off within the early Nineteen Eighties with The Rainbow signal, which used to be written because the advent to the screenplay of My appealing Laundrette. It allowed Kureishi to extend upon the problems raised by means of the movie : race, type, sexuality - concerns that have been provoked via his formative years and relations scenario. within the resulting a long time, he has built those preliminary principles, specifically because the factor of Islam's relation to the West has turn into one of many burning problems with the time. Kureishi exhibits how versatile a sort the essay may be - as highbrow as Sontag or Adam Phillips, as casual and informal as Max Beerbohm, as cool and minimalist as Joan Didion, or as provocative as Norman Mailer. As along with his fictional paintings, those essays exhibit Kureishi's skill to seize the mood of the days.
By Geoffrey Brennan (auth.), Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Brennan, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Kliemt, Prof. Dr. Robert D. Tollison (eds.)
This Festschrift used to be "presented" in digital shape to Buchanan at the celebration of his 80th birthday on October three, 1999, after dinner in Fairfax, Virginia. As one may have anticipated, the reaction to our demand papers used to be vo luminous. In taking a look over the numerous contributions, we felt "published" Festschrift used to be additionally attainable and becoming for the 80th birthday of so prodi gious and influential a pupil as Professor Buchanan. in this case we have now assembled the next quantity. In picking out the papers to be incorporated right here we've got essentially attempted to decide on these papers which not directly endure on Buchanan's contributions. completely solid papers approximately concerns no longer relating to Buchanan's learn time table or now not referring on to Buchanan's paintings weren't integrated. area constraints didn't enable common insurance, so offerings needed to be made. it may be said in actual fact that those have been our offerings in line with the criterion that the contribution be appropriate to Buchanan's paintings. Buchanan had not anything whatever to do with the choice of papers for this quantity. as soon as offerings were made, we prepared the papers by means of subject material starting from numerous points of Buchanan's paintings in economics, political technology, philosophy, and similar parts, to a few extra own reminiscences of Jim as a professor, buddy, and colleague. together with the latter fabric was once additionally our determination, and this most likely represents a decision with which Jim don't have agreed. we predict, notwithstanding, that the reader will locate those items fascinating and informative.
By Charles Bukowski
Everyone's favourite soiled previous guy returns with extra boozy stories of outstanding insanity.
By Umberto Eco
Inventing the Enemy covers quite a lot of subject matters on which Umberto Eco has written and lectured for the previous ten years, from a disquisition at the subject that runs via his latest novel, The Prague Cemetery—every kingdom wishes an enemy, and if it doesn’t have one, needs to invent it—to a dialogue of principles that experience encouraged his prior novels. alongside the best way, he is taking us on an exploration of misplaced islands, legendary nation-states, and the medieval global. Eco additionally sheds mild at the offended reports of James Joyce’s Ulysses by fascist newshounds of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, and offers a full of life exam of Saint Thomas Aquinas’s notions concerning the soul of an unborn baby, censorship, violence, and WikiLeaks. those are essays filled with ardour, interest, and obsessions by way of one of many world’s so much esteemed students and severely acclaimed, best-selling novelists.
By Hans Haugeneder (auth.), Gerhard Heyer, Hans Haugeneder (eds.)
Die Autoren arbeiten an maßgeblichjer Stelle im Bereich der Maschinellen Sprachverarbeitung.
By Rikki Ducornet
Included in Library Journal’s "25 Key Indie Fiction Titles, Fall 2014-Winter 2015"
Within the writer's lifestyles, phrases and issues collect strength. For Borges it's the tiger and the colour pink, for Cortázar a couple of amorous lions, and for an early Egyptian scribe the monarch butterfly that metamorphosed into the foremost of existence. Ducornet names those powers The Deep Zoo. Her essays take us from the wonderful bestiary of Aloys Zötl to Abu Ghraib, from the tree of lifestyles to Sade's Silling citadel, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to digital truth. Says Ducornet, "To write with the impossible to resist ink of tigers and the uncaging of our personal Deep Zoo, we have to be attentive and fearless—above all very curious—and all on the comparable time."
"Ducornet’s ability at drawing unforeseen connections, and her skill to maneuver among outrage and meditativeness, are gripping to behold."— Star Tribune
"This number of essays meditates on artwork, mysticism, and extra; it’ll depart a reader with lots to ponder."— Vol. 1 Brooklyn
"Rikki Ducornet's new assortment The Deep Zoo is full of clever and awesome essays that discover our connections to the realm via art."— Largehearted Boy
““The Deep Zoo” acts as a type of foundational textual content, a lens to view her paintings and the opposite essays via. . . Subversive at middle and acutely perceptive.”— Numero Cinq
"Ducornet strikes among those features of human adventure with otherworldly grace, developing brilliant parallels and institutions. . . The Deep Zoo is a testomony to her acrobatic intelligence and unflinching interest. Ducornet not just trusts the unconscious, she celebrates and interrogates it."— The Heavy Feather
“What struck me so much approximately this assortment, and what i'm convinced will pull me again to it back, is Ducornet’s noticeable ardour for all times. She is . . . attentive, fearless, and curious. And for 100 pages we get to determine the way it feels to exist like that, what it’s wish to imagine seriously and nonetheless be open to the world.”— Cleaver Magazine
“Rikki Ducornet is imagination’s emissary to this mundane world.”—Stephen Sparks, eco-friendly Apple Books at the Park
"This ebook is just like the mystery on the center of the area; I've positioned different books aside."—Anne Germanacos, writer of Tribute
Praise for Rikki Ducornet
"A novelist whose vocabulary sweats with a type of lyrical heat."— The big apple Times
"Linguistically explosive . . . probably the most fascinating American writers around."— The Nation
"Ducornet—surrealist, absurdist, natural anarchist at times—is one among our such a lot comprehensive writers, adept at seizing at the excellent info and writing with emotion and funky detachment simultaneously."—Jeff Vandermeer
"A targeted mixture of the sensible and terrific, a lady both alive to the probabilities of pleasure and the need of political accountability, a creature—à l. a. Shakespeare's Cleopatra—of 'infinite variety,' Ducornet is a author of notable energy, in whose books 'rigor and imagination' (her watchwords) practice with the grace and bold of high-wire acrobats."—Laura Mullen, BOMB Magazine
"The perversity, decadence, or even the depravity that Ducornet renders right here think explosively clean simply because their resources are proposal and emotion, now not the physique, and eventually there's a few pathos too."— The Boston Globe
"Ducornet's ability at drawing unforeseen connections, and her skill to maneuver among outrage and meditativeness, are gripping to behold."—Tobias Carroll, Star Tribune
"This number of essays meditates on artwork, mysticism, and extra; it'll depart a reader with lots to ponder."— Vol. 1 Brooklyn
"Rikki Ducornet's new assortment The Deep Zoo is full of shrewdpermanent and remarkable essays that discover our connections to the realm via art."— Largehearted Boy
By Albert Einstein
The licensed Albert Einstein documents version: a desirable selection of Einstein's observations approximately existence, faith, nationalism, and a number of non-public issues that engaged the genius's intellect.
In the aftermath of the 1st international battle, Albert Einstein writes approximately his hopes for the League of countries, his emotions as a German citizen in regards to the turning out to be anti-Semitism and nationalism of his state, and his myriad evaluations in regards to the present affairs of his day. as well as those political views, the realm As I See It finds the idealistic, non secular, and witty part of this nice highbrow as he methods themes together with "Good and Evil," "Religion and Science," "Active Pacifism," "Christianity and Judaism," and "Minorities."
Including letters, speeches, articles, and essays written sooner than 1935, this assortment bargains an entire portrait of Einstein as a humanitarian and as a person attempting to make feel of the altering global round him. This approved booklet incorporates a new advent by way of Neil Berger, PhD, and an illustrated biography of Albert Einstein, together with infrequent images and never-before-seen records from the Albert Einstein records on the Hebrew collage of Jerusalem.