Der Schatten des B sen

Author: Sharon Bolton
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641232635
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Anlässlich der Beerdigung des ehemaligen Sargtischlers und Mörders Larry Glassbrook kehrt die Polizistin Florence Lovelady mit ihrem Sohn Ben zurück nach Lancashire – in die Stadt des spektakulären Falls, der einst ihre Karriere begründete. 1969 wurden dort mehrere Jugendliche vermisst. Es stellte sich heraus, dass sie entführt und in Särgen lebendig begraben worden waren. Florence gelang es, Grassbrook dieser grausamen Taten zu überführen und ihn lebenslang hinter Gitter zu bringen. Doch kaum ist der vermeintliche Mörder von damals selbst unter der Erde, mehren sich die Zeichen, dass der Schatten des Bösen weiter reichen könnte als vermutet ...

The Craftsman

Author: Richard Sennett
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141919418
Format: PDF, ePub
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Why do people work hard, and take pride in what they do? This book, a philosophically-minded enquiry into practical activity of many different kinds past and present, is about what happens when people try to do a good job. It asks us to think about the true meaning of skill in the 'skills society' and argues that pure competition is a poor way to achieve quality work. Sennett suggests, instead, that there is a craftsman in every human being, which can sometimes be enormously motivating and inspiring - and can also in other circumstances make individuals obsessive and frustrated. The Craftsman shows how history has drawn fault-lines between craftsman and artist, maker and user, technique and expression, practice and theory, and that individuals' pride in their work, as well as modern society in general, suffers from these historical divisions. But the past lives of crafts and craftsmen show us ways of working (using tools, acquiring skills, thinking about materials) which provide rewarding alternative ways for people to utilise their talents. We need to recognise this if motivations are to be understood and lives made as fulfilling as possible.

Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman

Author: Sarah K. Scott
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754669838
Format: PDF, Docs
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Contributions to this volume explore the idea of Marlowe as a working artist, in keeping with John Addington Symonds' characterization of him as a sculptor-poet. Throughout the body of his work-including not only the poems and plays, but also his forays into translation and imitation-a distinguished company of established and emerging literary scholars traces how Marlowe conceives an idea, shapes and refines it, then remakes and remodels it, only to refashion it further in his writing process.

The Case of Opposition Stated Between the Craftsman and the People

Author: William Arnall
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
ISBN: 9780838755532
Format: PDF
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Simon Varey's edition of William Arnall's Case of Opposition Stated (1732) stands to enrich the ongoing discussion of politics and propaganda in the British paper wars of the 1720s and 1730s. The pamphlet, funded by Sir Robert Walpole's administration, attempted to undermine the credibility of the opposition spearheaded by Viscount Bolingbroke and William Pulteney. Arnall's point-by-point rebuttal of a recent number of Bolingbroke and Pulteney's newspaper, the Craftsman, had a particular urgency about it: the Craftsman's printer had recently been convicted for seditious libel, and the Craftsman was reveling in the publicity, selling more copies as it intensified its attacks on Walpole and George II. Arnall's blistering polemic constituted the administration's most forceful attempt to turn the debate against the opposition. The edition includes a scholarly introduction and notes as well as transcriptions of several numbers of the Craftsman and sections of Dr. Varey's previously unpublished manuscript on the Craftsman. The late Dr. Varey published widely on eighteenth-century subjects.

The Craftsman s Handbook

Author: Cennino Cennini
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486200545
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Obviously of great merit." — Art Material Trade News. Fifteenth-century handbook, written by a working artist of the day, reveals secrets and techniques of the masters in drawing, oil painting, frescoes, panel painting, gilding, casting, more. Direct link to artists of the Middle Ages. Translation and Introduction by D. V. Thompson. "Delightful flavor..." — N.Y. Herald Tribune.