Download E-books Ghosts: True Encounters with the World Beyond PDF

By Hans Holzer

Subscribe to paranormal professional and storyteller extraordinaire Hans Holzer as he explores ghostly manifestations of each kind and delves into the genuine nature of "the different side." during this groundbreaking book--featuring eye-opening photos of ghostly apparitions and visitations--Holzer provides 1000's of case histories, pointers on examining sounds and different signs from the past, and more.

Hans Holzer is the writer of a hundred and twenty books, together with The fact approximately Witchcraft, The New Pagans, Hans Holzer's commute advisor to Haunted Houses, and Witches. He died in 2009.

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Download E-books The Clean House and Other Plays PDF

By Sarah Ruhl

“Passionate. Show-stopping. Daringly over-the-top and impressively constant in its delirious extra. The fresh House shines.”—New Haven Advocate

The fresh House isn't, in any respect, a standard boy-meets-girl tale. in reality ailment, demise, and grime are one of the topics it addresses. This comedy is romantic, deeply so, yet within the extra arcane experience of the observe: visionary, tinged with myth, extravagant in feeling, might be a bit nuts.”—The manhattan Times

“Touching, creative, invigoratingly compact, and luminously liquid, Eurydice reframes the traditional fable of ill-fated like to concentration now not at the bereaved musician yet on his useless bride—and on her fight with love past the grave.”—San Francisco Chronicle

This quantity is the 1st e-book of Sarah Ruhl, “a playwright with a different comedian voice, standpoint, and feel of theater” (Variety), who's quick leaving her mark at the American degree. within the award-winning Clean House—a play of unusual romance and unusual comedy—a maid who hates cleansing goals approximately growing the best comic story, whereas a physician who treats melanoma leaves his center within certainly one of his sufferers. This quantity additionally contains Eurydice, Ruhl’s reinvention of the tragic Greek story of affection and loss, including a 3rd play nonetheless to be named.

Sarah Ruhl acquired the distinguished Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2004 for her play The fresh House, which has been produced at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, South Coast Repertory Theatre in Costa Mesa, and Woolly huge Theatre corporation in Washington, DC. Her play Eurydice has been produced at Madison Repertory Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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Download E-books The Iliad PDF

By Homer

The nice conflict epic of Western literature, translated by way of acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
relationship to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of fellows and gods wrestling with towering feelings and scuffling with amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan battle. popular classicist Bernard Knox observes in his terrific creation that even though the violence of the Iliad is grim and incessant, it coexists with either photographs of civilized lifestyles and a poignant longing for peace.
Combining the talents of a poet and student, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the strength of up to date language to this enduring heroic epic. He continues the force and metric song of Homer’s poetry, and inspires the influence and nuance of the Iliad’s spell binding repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an wonderful performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe version additionally beneficial properties French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more desirable by means of introductions and notes via extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Shadows in the Silence (Angelfire) PDF

By Courtney Allison Moulton

In the ultimate installment of the lovely Angelfire trilogy, Courtney Allison Moulton brings her darkish and compelling international of epic battles and blistering romance to a blazingly brilliant conclusion.

The final conflict for Heaven and Earth opposed to Lilith, Sammael, and the armies of Hell might be a fight to win—and even live to tell the tale. because the Archangel Gabriel, Ellie is familiar with that the darkest and hardest moments are nonetheless to come back, yet she has every thing to struggle for: for Will, for humanity, and to save lots of herself.

Full of cinematic, gripping motion and blistering conflict scenes, in addition to epic romance, Shadows within the Silence is ideal for lovers of Kelley Armstrong, Cynthia Hand, and Lauren Kate.

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Download E-books Tragic Views of the Human Condition: Cross-Cultural Comparisons between Views of Human Nature in Greek and Shakespearean Tragedy and the Mahābhārata and Bhagavadgītā PDF

By Lourens Minnema

Can tragic perspectives of the human as identified to Westerners via Greek and Shakespearean tragedy be pointed out outdoor ecu tradition, within the Indian tradition of Hindu epic drama? In what respects can the Mahabharata epic's and the Bhagavadgita's perspectives of the human situation be referred to as 'tragic' within the Greek and Shakespearean senses of the word?

Tragic perspectives of the human are basically embedded in tales. purely afterwards are those perspectives expounded in theories of tragedy and in philosophical anthropologies. Minnema identifies those embedded perspectives of human nature by means of discussing the ways that tragic tales elevate various anthropological issues-issues similar to dealing with evil, soreness, warfare, dying, values, energy, sacrifice, ritual, communique, gender, honour, injustice, wisdom, destiny, freedom. each one bankruptcy represents one cluster of tragic matters which are explored when it comes to their specific (Greek, English, Indian) settings ahead of being in comparison cross-culturally. finally, the underlying query is: are Indian perspectives of the human very assorted from Western perspectives? - See extra at:

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Download E-books The Mysterium Lectures: A Journey Through C.G. Jung's Mysterium Conjunctions (Studies in Jungian Psychology By Jungian Analysts) PDF

By Edward F. Edinger

"Dr. Edinger is a huge to me (he cliamed that Jung was once the large at his shoulder) . he's taking on Dr. Jung's most intricate writings and brings them all the way down to earth. Which from time to time are in response to arcane texts.... occasionally i exploit assorted lectures or passages to magnify my very own desires and fantacies."

"I discovered Dr. Edinger's Mysterium Lectures a useful assist in my moment examining of Mysterium Coniunctionis. His lucid type brings in a lot extra fabric and is helping make considered one of Jung's most sensible works extra obtainable to the layman."

This booklet is a bit via part remark on Jung's Mysterium Coniunctionis. Alchemy is a complicated subject on its own. Jung's interpretation of it truly is hugely nuanced and will simply be complicated in addition. And so one wishes somebody with the perception and information of an Edward Edinger to steer the reader throught the murky terrain of Jung's textual content. Edinger is a kind of infrequent authors who's in a position to be deep and insightful but transparent and concise whilst. comprises many beneficial diagrams, in addition to a great index.

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Download E-books Mabinogion Tetralogy PDF

By Evangeline Walton

The retelling of the epic Welsh fable that's "certainly one of the most sensible five delusion sequence of the 20 th century" (

The Mabinogion is to Welsh mythology what the stories of Zeus, Hera, and Apollo are to Greek fable. those stories represent a robust paintings of the mind's eye, score with Tokien's Lord of the jewelry novels and T.H. White's The as soon as and destiny King. Evangeline Walton's compelling rendition of those vintage, exciting tales of magic, betrayal, misplaced love, and sour retribution comprise the come across among Prince Pwyll and Arawn, the God of loss of life, which Pwyll survives through agreeing to kill the single guy that loss of life can't fell, and the story of bran the blessed and his family's epic fight for the throne.

The Mabinogion is the world over famous because the world's most interesting arc of Celtic mythology; Walton's shiny retelling introduces an old international of gods and monsters, heroes, kings and quests, making obtainable one of many maximum fable sagas of all time.

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Download E-books Trickster and Hero: Two Characters in the Oral and Written Traditions of the World PDF

By Harold Scheub

The trickster and the hero, present in such a lot of of the world’s oral traditions, are possible adversarial yet frequently united in a single personality. Trickster and Hero offers a comparative examine a wealthy array of global oral traditions, folktales, mythologies, and literatures—from The Odyssey, The Epic of Gilgamesh, and Beowulf to local American and African stories. Award-winning folklorist Harold Scheub explores the “Trickster moment,” the instant within the tale while the story, the teller, and the listener are remodeled: we're either guy and girl, god and human, hero and villain.
    Scheub delves into the significance of trickster mythologies and the transferring relationships among tricksters and heroes. He examines protagonists that determine centrally in quite a lot of oral narrative traditions, displaying that the real hero is usually to a point a trickster to boot. The trickster and hero, Scheub contends, are on the center of storytelling, and the entire chances of lifestyles are there: we're taken aside and rebuilt, dismembered and reborn, defeated and renewed.

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Download E-books The Arthurian Handbook (Second Edition) PDF

By Norris J. Lacy

Every thing you ever desired to find out about King Arthur and his knights is roofed during this interesting quantity: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love tale in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in work, the presentation of Camelot at the Broadway level, the twitting of the legend in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and masses more.
This severe survey of Arthurian historical past and legend, archaeology, literature, and the humanities from the 5th century to the current offers an advent for the final reader and an invaluable precis for the expert. It deals either historic proof and key discussions on Arthurian topics, from post-Roman Britain to the latest novels and flicks. there's a long word list of Arthurian characters, motifs, and areas, a chronology of significant old and literary goods, a consultant to pronunciation, and an entire bibliography.
What's new in the moment Edition:All the cloth has been revised and up to date to 1996 because the unique 1988 version; The bankruptcy on sleek literature has been completely revised, with new fabric on writings from France, Germany, England, and the US; The insurance of King Arthur within the arts has totally rewritten through one of many most appropriate specialists in Arthurian reports. Brand-new geneological charts of the ancestry of Arthur and his relatives and the Grail kings and knights.; an absolutely updated chronology; Many new illustrations.

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Download E-books Beyond UFO Secrecy: The Story of "The Black Vault's" Pursuit of Profit PDF

By John Greenewald Jr.

For over 50 years, the fascination at the back of the alien ship phenomenon has no longer ceased from being some of the most popular executive conspiracies... of all time.

For years, delivers of alien ship disclosure were given by means of many excessive score executive officers, but completely not anything has been performed approximately it.

Join 21 yr previous John Greenewald, Jr. as he recounts his path of study for the prior six years through the use of the liberty of knowledge Act (FOIA).

Starting whilst he used to be fifteen, John has been getting to know the flying saucers phenomenon and the secrecy concerned when it comes to the U.S. Government.

Beyond unidentified flying object Secrecy is the results of that study. From bankruptcy to bankruptcy, you may be surprised on the genuine documentation that has pop out of the U.S. govt below the FOIA.

John has introduced jointly years of analysis into one effortless to appreciate reference advisor. this isn't merely to work out the alien ship documentation, not to simply learn the facts, yet past alien ship Secrecy is an educational consultant to boot for studying the paintings of the FOIA.

This publication incorporates a advisor to the FOIA, in addition to The Black Vault's personal FOIA touch record, with names, addresses and speak to numbers for almost each federal employer that exists. Now you besides should be in your solution to uncovering the subsequent conspiracy!

In a nutshell, this booklet is not anything yet a paper weight. the writer is an amatuer, and it exhibits. countless numbers of books like this are released each year, this can be no diversified from them, other than it was once written through a child, and you'll inform, it's like analyzing a fifth grade e-book file. Whoever signed this child to a publication deal could be fired.

The tone during which the writer writes is stressful to boot, you could virtually experience how jam-packed with himself he is.

Nope, I can't suggest this e-book at the moment.

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