A group of friends reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two-year disappearance in this edgy and haunting debut. Julie is missing, and no one believes she will ever return—except Elise. Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and feels it in her bones that her best friend is out there and that one day Julie will come back. She’s right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing, she reappears with no memory of where she’s been or what happened to her. Along with Molly and Mae, their two close friends from college, the women decide to reunite at a remote inn. But the second Elise sees Julie, she knows something is wrong—she’s emaciated, with sallow skin and odd appetites. And as the weekend unfurls, it becomes impossible to deny that the Julie who vanished two years ago is not the same Julie who came back. But then who—or what—is she?
Foster's concise analysis of art practices over the past three decades traces important models at work in art and theory, with special attention to the controversial connections between the two during this period. The author includes a new narrative of the historical avant-garde and concludes with an original reading of our contemporary situation--and what it portends for future practices of art, theory, culture, and politics. 90 illustrations.
The Return of the Native offers a look at the role of preconquest peoples such as the Aztecs and the Incas in the imagination of Spanish American elites in the first century after independence.
The Return of the Soldier tells the story of a shell-shocked soldier who returns home from the First World War believing that he is in love with a working-class woman from his past, rather than married to his aristocratic wife. His family and doctor must decide whether to allow him to remain safely in his delusion, or to bring him back to reality and return him to the front. A brief novel with a seemingly simple plot, it is a classic of modernist literature and provides a point of entry into discussions of some of the twentieth century's most enduring themes. Appendices include textual variants, patriotic and antiwar verse from World War I, war journalism by West, contemporary paintings and propaganda posters, and material on shell-shock.
|Author||: Andrew Johns|
|Publisher||: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.|
|Release Date||: 1985-12|
|ISBN 10||: 9780822209461|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
THE STORY: It's 1909 and Herbert Bracewell has retired to the attic of his New York home with plans to stage a comeback in a one-man review of his long, if undistinguished career. He assembles five antique match-lit footlights to mark a playing are
When Michael Herne is asked to play a king in a medieval play he reluctantly agrees. After the play is over, other actors find it impossible to return to their real character. Set in the early 20th Century, this is the intriguing story of the rise of a new Don Quixote who introduces a medieval government into the world of big business.
This is a new edition of Greenfield's pioneering study about the legal, political and historical aspects of cultural restitution.
Makes available important articles on increasing returns as related to the size of the economy
This study covers the transition of Spain from a pre-industrial economy, an authoritarian government, and a Roman Catholic-dominated culture, to a modern state based on the interaction of economic and class interests, on a market society and a culture of moral autonomy and rationality.
Using new approaches in economic, social, labour and institutional history, this volume analyses guilds in the period 500-1700 AD.
Whether you call it the "return of Christ," "the Second Coming," or the "Rapture," there has been so much debate over the centuries about what the Bible teaches. Many have concluded the subject of Jesus' return is too complicated, or too confusing to understand. One reader said... "Reading, The Return was my 'light bulb' moment. Although God’s master pieces can be complicated, His past, present and future master plan for His creation is quite simple and easy to understand. The Return grips you with an almost unbelievable and detailed story of Christ’s return, then shines the light on what the Bible says, rather than trusting the blind to lead the blind. God is not the author of confusion. So why have we been so confused for so long? Until now…" Begins with a story of how the return of Christ could happen, and then explains the scriptures and compares the different views of Christ's return.
Broken-hearted, scorned Ceazia is home back in Virginia up to her old ways. With her road dawg, Diamond, by her side she's unstoppable, until the attention she's used to falls on the new booty and envy rears its ugly head. Trust no one without knowing their agenda in the scheme of things or be ready to find out who's game is tighter??
An intense, psychologically charged domestic drama, The Return is a brilliant and haunting exploration of the insecurities that lie at the heart of human relationships. When successful businessman Alvan Hervey begins his daily journey back from the city, he has no idea what awaits him at home--for there, on his bedroom table, is a letter from his wife, confessing her ultimate betrayal: she has left him for another man. But no sooner has this awful truth begun to sink in, than Hervey finds himself face to face with his wife as she returns to make one last desperate attempt to save their marriage. With their world in tatters around them, husband and wife are forced to confront the truth. Acclaimed by F.R. Leavis as one of "the very great novelists in the language," Joseph Conrad is best known for his chilling work Heart of Darkness.
With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?” A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt’s The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on an unforgettable spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. As Nouwen reflects on Rembrandt’s painting in light of his own life journey, he evokes a powerful drama of the classic parable in a rich, captivating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son’s return, the father’s restoration of sonship, the elder son’s resentfulness, and the father’s compassion. The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. The challenge to love as God loves, and to be loved as God’s beloved, will be seen as the ultimate revelation of the parable known to Christians throughout time, and is here represented with a vigor and power fresh for our times.
Olivia, a young Victorian woman travels out to the country side to help prepare the sale of a family owned cottage. Her husband has been reported as missing and likely dead in the Crimea war, so the sale will help to support her. However, she uncovers some unsettling truths in this Victorian style short ghost story. There is now also available a novel that follows on from this short story called, "The Departure."