The Age of Unreason PDF DOWNLOAD Charles B. Handy

A critical treatise which predicts life and business in the 1990s, this volume argues that in order to profit more from business in the late 20th century

The Age of Unreason
Publisher: Random House Business Books

A critical treatise which predicts life and business in the 1990s, this volume argues that in order to profit more from business in the late 20th century readers must overturn traditional ideas of education, career and management. It also conveys a vision of new discoveries and freedoms. Charles Handy also wrote "Gods of Management", "Taking Stock", "The Future of Work" and "Understanding Organisations".

Very Woman (Sixtine): A Cerebral Novel PDF DOWNLOAD Remy de Gourmont

"What is that cloud, called Sixtine, which comes to trouble my royal indifference and to conceal my sun—death? I do not want to go to sleep

Very Woman (Sixtine): A Cerebral Novel
Publisher: Antipodes Press

"What is that cloud, called Sixtine, which comes to trouble my royal indifference and to conceal my sun—death? I do not want to go to sleep in the shadow of her beauty...."

Hubert Entragues, aesthete and litterateur, conceives a passion for the ethereal Sixtine in this "cerebral novel" of 1890. The romance remains largely imaginary, a passion localized in the skull of the intellectual Entragues. Alone with his thoughts and his literature, the narrator's baroque reflections careen from lyrical exaltation to sullen despondency according to the inscrutable actions of his elusive inamorata. In his refined loneliness, his lucid and sensual daydreams develop into a story within the story, mirroring and embellishing the inner experience of their author.

Very Woman is a masterpiece of the symbolist movement of fin de siecle literature. A brilliant stylist, Gourmont's luxurious, poetic prose is full of erudition, irony, and eroticism, creating an atmosphere all its own.

"A book that meant a lot to me is Sixtine, Remy de Gourmont." —Blaise Cendrars

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance PDF DOWNLOAD Rebecca Rossen

While Jews are commonly referred to as the "people of the book," American Jewish choreographers have consistently turned to dance as a means

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance
Publisher: Oxford University Press

While Jews are commonly referred to as the "people of the book," American Jewish choreographers have consistently turned to dance as a means to articulate personal and collective identities; tangle with stereotypes; advance social and political agendas; and imagine new possibilities for themselves as individuals, artists, and Jews. Dancing Jewish delineates this rich history, demonstrating that Jewish choreographers have not only been vital contributors to American modern and postmodern dance, but that they have also played a critical and unacknowledged role in the history of Jews in the United States.

A dancer and choreographer, as well as an historian, author Rebecca Rossen offers evocative analyses of dances while asserting the importance of embodied methodologies to academic research. Featuring over fifty images, a companion website, and key works from 1930 to 2005 by a wide range of artists - including David Dorfman, Dan Froot, David Gordon, Hadassah, Margaret Jenkins, Pauline Koner, Dvora Lapson, Liz Lerman, Sophie Maslow, Anna Sokolow, and Benjamin Zemach - Dancing Jewish offers a comprehensive framework for interpreting performance and establishes dance as a crucial site in which American Jews have grappled with cultural belonging, personal and collective histories, and the values that bind and pull them apart.

La chouette et autres contes et nouvelles (French Edition) PDF DOWNLOAD Christiane Corazzi

Un pauvre petit garçon ramassait des brindilles dans la forêt, par une froide journée de janvier. Il avait promis à sa mère, une

La chouette et autres contes et nouvelles (French Edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Un pauvre petit garçon ramassait des brindilles dans la forêt, par une froide journée de janvier. Il avait promis à sa mère, une pauvre veuve sans ressources, de lui ramener de quoi faire un feu pour le soir. Il pensait avoir encore deux heures devant lui avant que la nuit ne tombe.

The Body: A Novel PDF DOWNLOAD Hanif Kureishi

"After a bit you realize there’s only one invaluable commodity. Not gold or love, but time." How far are we willing to go to stay young? Hanif

The Body: A Novel
Publisher: Scribner

"After a bit you realize there's only one invaluable commodity. Not gold or love, but time."


How far are we willing to go to stay young? Hanif Kureishi -- acclaimed author of The Buddha of Suburbia and Intimacy -- explores the possibilities in this provocative story of an older man whose brain is surgically placed in a younger man's body by a network of underground doctors.

Adam is offered the chance to trade in his sagging flesh for a much younger and more pleasing model. He tells his wife and son that he is going on an extended vacation. He immediately embarks on an odyssey of hedonism, but soon finds himself regretting what he left behind and feeling guilt over the responsibilities he has ignored. Sinister forces pursue him, wanting possession of "his" body, and he soon finds himself with nowhere to turn.

"A fluent, socially observant writer whose sentences move with intelligence and wit" (The New York Times Book Review), Kureishi presents us with both a fantastically vivid tale and hard-hitting questions about our own relationships with our minds and bodies -- and with time that is running out.

Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure of Outdoor Workers: The Case of New Zealand outdoor workers PDF DOWNLOAD Vanessa Hammond

Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is an occupational health and safety issue for outdoor occupations, since excessive exposure is associated

Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure of Outdoor Workers: The Case of New Zealand outdoor workers
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is an occupational health and safety issue for outdoor occupations, since excessive exposure is associated with negative health outcomes, including eye conditions, and skin cancers.In this study, electronic dosimeters were used to record time-stamped UVR exposure of a convenience sample of 77 workers from three occupations: building, horticulture, and roading, selected from listings in Central Otago yellow pages directories. Workers kept a diary record of concurrent sun-protective practices and completed a questionnaire on sun-related knowledge, attitudes towards suntans, and perceptions of workplace socio-cultural environment. The two outcomes were UVR exposure and sun-protective practices.Using the Haddon Matrix and Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion to structure and guide the research, variables potentially associated with the outcomes were considered from the host (worker) and the socio-cultural environment (workplace) domains. Host factors included (1) sun and skin cancer related knowledge, (2) attitudes towards suntans, and (3) perceived risk of skin cancer..

Love Known: Theology and Experience in George Herbert’s Poetry PDF DOWNLOAD Richard Strier

This book changes the way we read one of the greatest masters of the lyric poem in English. Unlike much recent scholarship on George Herbert, Love Known

Love Known: Theology and Experience in George Herbert's Poetry
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx)

This book changes the way we read one of the greatest masters of the lyric poem in English. Unlike much recent scholarship on George Herbert, Love Known demonstrates the inseparability of Herbert's theology and poetry. Richard Strier argues persuasively for a strongly Protestant Herbert who shared Luther's sense of the primacy of the doctrine of justification by faith. Cutting across traditional lines, the book is the first sustained study of the theological basis of Herbert's poetry, pointing out connections between Herbert and the Protestant "left" of his own and the following era.
 
In each chapter, Strier closely analyzes a coherent group of Herbert's lyrics to reveal the theological motives of their movements and design. When placed in a theological context, the poems come into focus in a remarkable way: many hitherto puzzling or unnoticed details are clarified, some neglected poems emerge into prominence, and familiar poems like "Love" (III) and "The Collar" take on new cogency. The chapters build on one another , moving from the darker implications of "faith alone," the insistence on the pervasiveness of sin and pride, to the comforting implications of the doctrine, the assertion of the possibility of freedom from anxiety, and the defense of individual experience.
 
Love Known thus offers not only a new historical approach to Herbert, but a new appreciation of the relationship between the psychological realism and human appeal of the lyrics and their theological core.

Songs and Airs from the Great Oratorios for High Voice (Dover Song Collections) PDF DOWNLOAD George Frideric Handel

One of the 18th century’s greatest composers, Handel achieved lasting fame in many musical genres. Regarded as the greatest opera composer of his time,

Songs and Airs from the Great Oratorios for High Voice (Dover Song Collections)
Publisher: Dover Publications

One of the 18th century's greatest composers, Handel achieved lasting fame in many musical genres. Regarded as the greatest opera composer of his time, the composer later devoted his attention almost exclusively to writing sacred music and is today renowned for his magnificent oratorios. This exceptional compilation includes 40 of his works for high voice and piano, selected from 25 of his masterpieces: Messiah, Judas Maccabæus, Samson, Acis and Galatea, Esther, Serse, Saul, and 18 others.
Among the much-loved songs and airs included here are "Ev'ry valley shall be exalted" and "I know that my Redeemer liveth" (Messiah); "From mighty kings" (Judas Maccabæus); "Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods" (Jephtha); "O come let us worship" (Chandos Anthems);
O sleep, why dost thou leave me" (Semele); and many others. This convenient, affordable collection also contains an introduction by noted musicologist Ebenezer Prout, offering valuable commentary about each selection.
Reproduced from an authoritative edition, these songs will be a welcomed addition to the libraries of singers, musicians, and music lovers.

He Touched Me PDF DOWNLOAD Rex Trogdon

"A unique book. Many devotional books are good, but their scope prevents them from giving the doctrinal foundation of their promises. This sometimes

He Touched Me
Publisher: Gospel Folio Press

"A unique book. Many devotional books are good, but their scope prevents them from giving the doctrinal foundation of their promises. This sometimes leaves the reader uncertain. Likewise doctrinal books, also necessary, can leave the reader informed but untouched. Rex Trogdon has gone a long way to solve this problem and has given us a book that touches both the head and heart, it reaches both the mind and me. Believers young and old, especially those communicating the scriptures to others will benefit from He Touched Me. No reader will remain untouched. I heartily endorse it." -Brian Gunning