By Shobha Bondre
Dhandha, that means company, is a time period usually utilized in universal alternate parlance in India. yet there's no different group that absolutely embodies what the time period stands for than the Gujaratis.
Shobha Bondre’s Dhandha is the tale of some such Gujaratis: Jaydev Patel—the long island lifestyles coverage agent credited with having bought guidelines worthy $2.5 billion thus far; Bhimjibhai Patel—one of the country’s largest diamond retailers and co-founder of the formidable ‘Diamond Nagar’ in Surat; Dalpatbhai Patel—the motelier who went directly to turn into the mayor of Mansfield County; Mohanbhai Patel—a former Sheriff of Mumbai and the best producer of aluminium collapsible tubes; and Hersha and Hasu Shah—owners of over 100 motels within the US.
Travelling throughout continents—from Mumbai to the United States—in seek in their tale and the typical values that bond them, Dhandha showcases the strong ambition, very good means for exertions, and the inherent company experience of the Gujaratis.
By Jalal Toufic
No short remark can properly describe this booklet; it truly is most unlikely even to categorize it. yet this is often real of Nietzsche's writings, too, and it really is with Nietzsche that i will so much simply examine Jalal Toufic. Like Nietzsche, Toufic is a author of philosophical aphorisms, manifestations of the intensest of reports stressed of incomparable intelligence. yet Nietzsche was once no miniaturist, and nor is Toufic. The strain that the pondering needs to face up to makes the writing remarkably concise, yet its strength is big, its scope massive, its influence sweeping. This, Jalal Toufic's 5th ebook, could be learn as a unmarried aphorism, an aphorism composed of aphorisms. And notwithstanding it's the shortest of his books to date, it truly is maybe additionally the greatest.... Toufic's writings have already attracted whatever of a cult following; it truly is most probably that timeless Love, or Love Dies will carry him a much higher readership. definitely that's whatever to be was hoping for. there's, in my view, not more sophisticated or strong philosopher this day than Jalal Toufic, and none whose rules are, finally, extra attractive (Lyn Hejinian, writer of A Border Comedy, The chilly of Poetry, The phone, My existence, The Language of Inquiry, and Professor within the English division, college of California at Berkeley).
By Herman Melville
The letters by means of and to Melville during this quantity expand from letters he wrote on the age of 9 in 1828 to ones he despatched and got throughout the 12 months ahead of his demise at seventy-two in 1891. To fill the gaps in the correspondence, 542 editorial entries are chronologically interspersed for letters either via and to Melville for which no complete textual content has been situated yet for which a few proof survives.
Download e-book for kindle: The Beast at Heaven’s Gate: Georges Bataille and the Art of by Andrew Hussey (Editor)
By Andrew Hussey (Editor)
The essays during this assortment have been initially given on the foreign colloquium Cent Ans de Bataille: los angeles Bataille de Cent Ans held on the Fondaci? T?pies in Barcelona in September 1998. they're written from quite a few views yet are drawn jointly through the singular objective of addressing and interrogating Georges Bataille as our modern whose fascination with the rupture among legendary and experimental kinds of discourse defines our personal age up to it did in Bataille’s personal time. extra accurately, the essays during this assortment variety over Bataille’s prestige as a novelist, a poet, an artwork critic, a thinker and a prophet of post-modernity with this target in brain. They not just search to strengthen and make clear debate approximately Bataille’s current prestige within the post-modern canon but additionally shed new gentle at the advanced relation among Bataille and the current iteration of readers who've come to him during the prism of post-modernist concept. it truly is of importance for every author during this assortment, such a lot crucially, that the premonition of disaster which outlined Bataille’s fluid political positions can be positioned among tragedy and irony. desk of Contents Andrew HUSSEY: The Beast at Heaven’s Gate: Georges Bataille and the artwork of Transgression Boris BELAY: Le mystery du corps de Madame Edwarda (Bataille de l. a. philosophie ? l. a. limite de l’obsc?ne) Martin CROWLEY: L’eschatologie trou?e de Ma M?re Lina FRANCO: Deux ?crivains face ? l’histoire: George Bataille et Elio Vittorini. l. a. hantise du politique Patrick FFRENCH: soiled lifestyles Paul HEGARTY: As Above, So under; Informe/Sublime/Abject Andrew HUSSEY: ‘The Slaughterhouse of Love’: The Corpse of ‘Laure’ Ian JAMES: From recovery to Simulacrum: Klossowski’s Readings of George Bataille Cathy MACGREGOR: the attention of the typhoon: woman illustration in Bataille’s Madame Edwarda and Histoire de l’oeil John PHILIPS: ‘The legislations of the Mother’: Masochism, Fetishism and Subjectivity in George Bataille’s Histoire de l’oeil Malcolm POLLARD: The Use-Value of Georges Bataille: Philippe Sollers and the Act of Writing Richard WILLIAMS: Informe and ‘Anti shape’ Notes on participants
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By Marie-France Hirigoyen
Un mot peut tuer. Pour déstabiliser et détruire, les armes de los angeles malveillance, de l. a. manipulation et de los angeles persécution sont innombrables. los angeles perversité ordinaire d'un conjoint, d'un mother or father, d'un supérieur peut briser un couple, défaire une vie, ruiner une carrière professionnelle. l. a. loi universelle du plus fortress règne le plus souvent dans l. a. famille, l'entreprise, los angeles société. L'agresseur mène patiemment son uvre paralysante et meurtrière. Sa victime se laisse peu à peu enfermer dans le piège prévu pour son supplice. remark comprendre, analyser, vaincre le harcèlement psychologique ? Quelles ideas, quelles parades y opposer ?
By Diane Bataille
The hot Traveller's spouse sequence, #4 Written based on a few marital one-upmanship, The Whip Angels via "xxx" (Diane Bataille) proved all the time that Mrs. Bataille, spouse of ths librarian and novelist Georges Bataille, might produce erotic works at the least in addition to her husband. The Whip Angels is the magazine of impossibly younger Victoria, and issues her indoctrination right into a darkish sexual underground. Victoria gets a harsh education by the hands of incestuous guardians--lessons in submission, cruelty, dominance, with little Victoria pressured to maintain a magazine of all of it. one in all Olympia's best-sellers, this paintings eclipsed the flow of her husband.