Soul on Ice

Author: Mia Kingsley

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3743803577

Category: Fiction

Page: 187

View: 4752

Ein sadistischer Killer. Eine Studentin mit dunklen Geheimnissen. Eine Nacht, in der alles schiefläuft.Eigentlich dachte ich, es wäre eine gute Idee, eine Nacht lang Spaß zu haben – ohne Verpflichtungen. Wer rechnet schon damit, am nächsten Morgen im Bett eines eiskalten Berufskillers aufzuwachen? Aber es ist nicht so, als hätte ich nicht meine eigenen Geheimnisse ..."Soul on Ice" erschien im Sommer 2016 bereits auf Wattpad und wurde für die eBook/Taschenbuch-Version um einige Kapitel und ein anderes Ende ergänzt.Dark Romance. Düstere Themen. Eindeutige Szenen. Deutliche Sprache. In sich abgeschlossen.

A Soul on Ice

A Life in News

Author: Gavin Hewitt

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 9781405047388

Category: Television journalists

Page: 353

View: 7862

More than 20 years ago, author Graham Greene told a then ambitious rookie journalist, Gavin Hewitt, that a foreign correspondent must learn to freeze his conscience, to put his ‘soul on ice’. In this absorbing volume of autobiography, Hewitt – now one of BBC News’ top correspondents – shares a personal journey of learning to see much, but feel little. Furthermore it describes how television news is made and what happens behind the camera. There are moments of extreme fear and moments of humour and friendship too. It is a career in which he has rubbed shoulders with world leaders, royalty, rock stars and the mafia, and found himself arrested, accused of spying and in an army boot camp. Gavin Hewitt reveals the truth behind the glare of the camera and tells the stories he could tell friends, but could never broadcast. He describes his life in News.

My Soul On Ice

Author: John O'Loughlin

Publisher: Centretruths Digital Media

ISBN: 1446688062

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

View: 7523

A combined autobiographical and philosophical project by John O'Loughlin, whose autobiographical reminiscences are tinged by philosophical considerations and whose philosophy is not above autobiographical leanings.

The Lynching of Emmett Till

A Documentary Narrative

Author: Christopher Metress

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 9780813921228

Category: History

Page: 360

View: 641

Uses excerpts from newspapers and editorials and accounts of the murder and trial to examine the lynching of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, in a volume which also contains selections from poems, songs, interviews, essays, and memoirs relating to the incident.

African American Autobiographers

A Sourcebook

Author: Emmanuel Sampath Nelson

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313314094

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

View: 6253

Chronicling the autobiographical tradition in African American literature from the 18th century to the present, this volume features 66 authors from Maya Angelou to Malcolm X. Alphabetized entries, written by expert contributors, include concise biographies, overviews of autobiographical works and themes, reviews of critical receptions, and bibliographies.

Zehn Gründe, warum du deine Social Media Accounts sofort löschen musst

Author: Jaron Lanier

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 345500492X

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

View: 4355

»Um „Zehn Gründe...“ zu lesen, reicht ein einziger Grund: Jaron Lanier. Am wichtigsten Mahner vor Datenmissbrauch, Social-Media-Verdummung und der fatalen Umsonst-Mentalität im Netz führt in diesen Tagen kein Weg vorbei.« Frank Schätzing Jaron Lanier, Tech-Guru und Vordenker des Internets, liefert zehn bestechende Gründe, warum wir mit Social Media Schluss machen müssen. Facebook, Google & Co. überwachen uns, manipulieren unser Verhalten, machen Politik unmöglich und uns zu ekligen, rechthaberischen Menschen. Social Media ist ein allgegenwärtiger Käfig geworden, dem wir nicht entfliehen können. Lanier hat ein aufrüttelndes Buch geschrieben, das seine Erkenntnisse als Insider des Silicon Valleys wiedergibt und dazu anregt, das eigenen Verhalten in den sozialen Netzwerken zu überdenken. Wenn wir den Kampf mit dem Wahnsinn unserer Zeit nicht verlieren wollen, bleibt uns nur eine Möglichkeit: Löschen wir all unsere Accounts! Ein Buch, das jeder lesen muss, der sich im Netz bewegt! »Ein unglaublich gutes, dringendes und wichtiges Buch« Zadie Smith

If We Must Die

From Bigger Thomas to Biggie Smalls

Author: Aimé J. Ellis

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814336656

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

View: 5905

Investigates a variety of texts in which the self-image of poor, urban black men in the U.S. is formed within, by, and against a culture of racial terror and state violence.

From Black Power to Prison Power

The Making of Jones V. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union

Author: D. Tibbs

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137013060

Category: History

Page: 260

View: 3496

This book uses the landmark case Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union to examine the strategies of prison inmates using race and radicalism to inspire the formation of an inmate labor union.

On the Corner

Author: Daniel Matlin

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674727053

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 8649

In July 1964, after a decade of intense media focus on civil rights protest in the Jim Crow South, a riot in Harlem abruptly shifted attention to the urban crisis embroiling America's northern cities. On the Corner revisits the volatile moment when African American intellectuals were thrust into the spotlight as indigenous interpreters of black urban life to white America, and when black urban communities became the chief objects of black intellectuals' perceived social obligations. Daniel Matlin explores how the psychologist Kenneth B. Clark, the literary author and activist Amiri Baraka, and the visual artist Romare Bearden each wrestled with the opportunities and dilemmas of their heightened public stature. Amid an often fractious interdisciplinary debate, black intellectuals furnished sharply contrasting representations of black urban life and vied to establish their authority as indigenous interpreters. In time, however, Clark, Baraka, and Bearden each concluded that acting as interpreters for white America placed dangerous constraints on black intellectual practice. On the Corner reveals how the condition of entry into the public sphere for African American intellectuals in the post-civil rights era has been confinement to what Clark called "the topic that is reserved for blacks."

The Civil Rights Reader

American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation

Author: Julie Buckner Armstrong,Amy Schmidt

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 0820331813

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 363

View: 2059

This anthology of drama, essays, fiction, and poetry presents a thoughtful, classroom-tested selection of the best literature for learning about the long civil rights movement. Unique in its focus on creative writing, the volume also ranges beyond a familiar 1954-68 chronology to include works from the 1890s to the present. The civil rights movement was a complex, ongoing process of defining national values such as freedom, justice, and equality. In ways that historical documents cannot, these collected writings show how Americans negotiated this process--politically, philosophically, emotionally, spiritually, and creatively. Gathered here are works by some of the most influential writers to engage issues of race and social justice in America, including James Baldwin, Flannery O'Connor, Amiri Baraka, and Nikki Giovanni. The volume begins with works from the post-Reconstruction period when racial segregation became legally sanctioned and institutionalized. This section, titled "The Rise of Jim Crow," spans the period from Frances E. W. Harper's Iola Leroy to Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man. In the second section, "The Fall of Jim Crow," Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and a chapter from The Autobiography of Malcolm X appear alongside poems by Robert Hayden, June Jordan, and others who responded to these key figures and to the events of the time. "Reflections and Continuing Struggles," the last section, includes works by such current authors as Rita Dove, Anthony Grooms, and Patricia J. Williams. These diverse perspectives on the struggle for civil rights can promote the kinds of conversations that we, as a nation, still need to initiate.

The Fog of War

Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

Author: James G. Blight,janet M. Lang

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 0742580229

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

View: 6720

The Fog of War provides the background behind the Academy Award-winning documentary by Errol Morris. In this intriguing work, editors James G. Blight and janet M. Lang, who served as academic advisors on the film, bring together film transcripts, documents, dialogues, and essays to explore the issues raised by Robert McNamara's life and work.

Der lange dunkle Fünfuhrtee der Seele

Dirk Gently's Holistische Detektei

Author: Douglas Adams

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641184843

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 9060

Schräger Humor und beissende Ironie - Douglas Adams in Hochform: Privatdetektiv Dirk Gently ist in Band 2 der Mini-Serie auf der Suche nach einem Flughafenattentäter - alle Spuren führen zu Gott. Doch warum sollte Gott einen Abfertigungsschalter am Londoner Flughafen Heathrow in die Luft jagen?

Black Men on Race, Gender, and Sexuality

A Critical Reader

Author: Devon Carbado

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814715524

Category: Law

Page: 464

View: 1044

The image of the West looms large in the American imagination. Yet the history of American Jewry and particularly of American Jewish women—has been heavily weighted toward the East. Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail rectifies this omission as the first full book to trace the history and contributions of Jewish women in the American West. In many ways, the Jewish experience in the West was distinct. Given the still-forming social landscape, beginning with the 1848 Gold Rush, Jews were able to integrate more fully into local communities than they had in the East. Jewish women in the West took advantage of the unsettled nature of the region to “open new doors” for themselves in the public sphere in ways often not yet possible elsewhere in the country. Women were crucial to the survival of early communities, and made distinct contributions not only in shaping Jewish communal life but outside the Jewish community as well. Western Jewish women's level of involvement at the vanguard of social welfare and progressive reform, commerce, politics, and higher education and the professions is striking given their relatively small numbers. This engaging work—full of stories from the memoirs and records of Jewish pioneer women—illuminates the pivotal role these women played in settling America's Western frontier.

Bring the Noise

20 Years of Writing About Hip Rock and Hip Hop

Author: Simon Reynolds

Publisher: Soft Skull Press

ISBN: 1593764014

Category: Music

Page: 448

View: 3799

Bring the Noise weaves together interviews, reviews, essays, and features to create a critical history of the last twenty years of pop culture, juxtaposing the voices of many of rock and hip hop’s most provocative artists—Morrissey, Public Enemy, The Beastie Boys, The Stone Roses, P.J. Harvey, Radiohead—with Reynolds’s own passionate analysis. With all the energy and insight you would expect from the author of Rip It Up and Start Again, Bring the Noise tracks the alternately fraught and fertile relationship between white bohemia and black street music. The selections transmit the immediacy of their moment while offering a running commentary on the broader enduring questions of race and resistance, multiculturalism, and division. From grunge to grime, from Madchester to the Dirty South, Bring the Noise chronicles hip hop and alternative rock’s competing claims to be the cutting edge of innovation and the voice of opposition in an era of conservative backlash. Alert to both the vivid detail and the big picture, Simon Reynolds has shaped a compelling narrative that cuts across a thrillingly turbulent two-decade period of pop music.

The Real Negro

The Question of Authenticity in Twentieth-Century African American Literature

Author: Shelly Eversley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135883343

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 132

View: 7495

In this book, Shelly Eversley historicizes the demand for racial authenticity - what Zora Neale Hurston called 'the real Negro' - in twentieth-century American literature. Eversley argues that the modern emergence of the interest in 'the real Negro' transforms the question of what race an author belongs into a question of what it takes to belong to that race. Consequently, Paul Laurence Dunbar's Negro dialect poems were prized in the first part of the century because - written by a black man - they were not 'imitation' black, while the dialect performances by Zora Neale Hurston were celebrated because, written by a 'real' black, they were not 'imitation' white. The second half of the century, in its dismissal of material segregation, sanctions a notion of black racial meaning as internal and psychological and thus promotes a version of black racial 'truth' as invisible and interior, yet fixed within a stable conception of difference. The Real Negro foregrounds how investments in black racial specificity illuminate the dynamic terms that define what makes a text and a person 'black', while it also reveals how 'blackness', spoken and authentic, guards a more fragile, because unspoken, commitment to the purity and primacy of 'whiteness' as a stable, uncontested ideal.

Dangerous Desire

Literature of Sexual Freedom and Sexual Violence Since the Sixties

Author: Pamela Barnett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135877963

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

View: 4082

Dangerous Desire is an important work that calls attention to how post-1960s literary representations of rape have shaped the ways in which both sexual and social freedoms are imagined in American culture. Exploring key post-sixties texts including Cleaver's Soul on Ice , Brownmiller's Against Our Will , French's The Women's Room , Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place , Walker's Meridian , and Dickey's Deliverance , Barnett finds that the widespread literary explorations of rape were almost always conjoined with one or more of the radical social movements of the sixties: civil rights, black nationalism, women's liberation and black feminism. Sexual violence emerges in these texts when the transformative possibilities articulated by sixties-era liberation movements trigger and intensify imbalances of power and cultural difference-for example, Eldridge Cleaver's claim that he lashed out against the white power structure by raping white women. This book should be of considerable interest to students and scholars of 20th century American literature, as well as American Studies and African American Studies scholars interested broadly in issues of sexuality, race, and violenc