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Authorship’s Wake

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Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Authorship's Wake examines the aftermath of the 1960s critique of the author, epitomized by Roland Barthes's essay, “The Death of the Author.” This critique has given rise to a body of writing that confounds generic distinctions separating the literary and the theoretical. Its archive consists of texts by writers who either directly participated in this critique, as Barthes did, or whose intellectual formation took place in its immediate aftermath. These writers include some who are known primarily as theorists (Judith Butler), others known primarily as novelists (Zadie Smith, David Foster Wallace), and yet others whose texts are difficult to categorize (the autofiction of Chris Kraus, Sheila Heti, and Ben Lerner; the autotheory of Maggie Nelson). These writers share not only a central motivating question – how to move beyond the critique of the author-subject – but also a way of answering it: by writing texts that merge theoretical concerns with literary discourse. Authorship's Wake traces the responses their work offers in relation to four themes: communication, intention, agency, and labor.

Wake Up Little Susie

Wake Up Little Susie Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ed Gorman
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480462543
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At a car dealership’s big opening day, the festivities are marred by the discovery of a corpse It is September 1957, and America is waiting to meet the Edsel, Ford’s top-secret new automobile, whose promotional campaign has redefined the word hype. Sam McCain, lawyer, detective, and car fiend, has been dreaming of the Edsel for months. But when the sheet comes off Ford’s new creation, the car is a nightmare. Pastel colored, bulky, and with a distinctively ugly grill, the Edsel draws snickers instead of applause. But in case the dealership owner’s day isn’t going badly enough, one of the cars has a last surprise in store: a body in the trunk. She is the beautiful young wife of the district attorney, and Sam knows she deserved better than to end up dead in an ugly car. As the local police bungle the investigation, Sam quietly digs into the death—and finds a secret in his city that could be even more disastrous than the Edsel.

The Wake

The Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Linden MacIntyre
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1443452041
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” —Postmedia A Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the Year In the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writers On November 18, 1929, a tsunami struck Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula. Giant waves up to three storeys high hit the coast at a hundred kilometres per hour, flooding dozens of communities and washing entire houses out to sea. The most destructive earthquake-related event in Newfoundland’s history, the disaster killed twenty-eight people and left hundreds more homeless or destitute. It took days for the outside world to find out about the death and damage caused by the tsunami, which forever changed the lives of the inhabitants of the fishing outports along the Burin Peninsula. Scotiabank Giller Prize–winning writer Linden MacIntyre was born near St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, one of the villages virtually destroyed by the tsunami. By the time of his birth, the cod-fishing industry lay in ruins and the village had become a mining town. MacIntyre’s father, lured from Cape Breton to Newfoundland by a steady salary, worked in St. Lawrence in an underground mine that was later found to be radioactive. Hundreds of miners would die; hundreds more would struggle through shortened lives profoundly compromised by lung diseases ranging from silicosis and bronchitis to cancer. As MacIntyre says, though the tsunami killed twenty-eight people in 1929, it would claim hundreds if not thousands more in the decades to follow. And by the time the village returned to its roots and set up as a cod fishery once again, the stocks in the Grand Banks had plummeted and St. Lawrence found itself once again on the brink of disaster. Written in MacIntyre’s trademark style, The Wake is a major new work by one of this country’s top writers.

In the Wake

In the Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christina Sharpe
Editor: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373459
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In this original and trenchant work, Christina Sharpe interrogates literary, visual, cinematic, and quotidian representations of Black life that comprise what she calls the "orthography of the wake." Activating multiple registers of "wake"—the path behind a ship, keeping watch with the dead, coming to consciousness—Sharpe illustrates how Black lives are swept up and animated by the afterlives of slavery, and she delineates what survives despite such insistent violence and negation. Initiating and describing a theory and method of reading the metaphors and materiality of "the wake," "the ship," "the hold," and "the weather," Sharpe shows how the sign of the slave ship marks and haunts contemporary Black life in the diaspora and how the specter of the hold produces conditions of containment, regulation, and punishment, but also something in excess of them. In the weather, Sharpe situates anti-Blackness and white supremacy as the total climate that produces premature Black death as normative. Formulating the wake and "wake work" as sites of artistic production, resistance, consciousness, and possibility for living in diaspora, In the Wake offers a way forward.

James Joyce's Finnegans Wake

James Joyce's Finnegans Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Harty, III
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317273508
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First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

Wake up to Praise

Wake up to Praise Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wilma Brumfield-Lofton,Elder Shirley Rice
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1664148345
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Wake up to Praise by Wilma Brumfield-Lofton,Elder Shirley Rice Summary

In January 2016, Sister Wilma had just completed the Daniel Fast. It was put in her thoughts to start a Prayer Call for people who couldn’t get out to Church during the week. This call would be every Monday at 8:00 am CST. In March 2016 Elder Shirley Rice joined our Prayer Group. She Blessed us with the name Wake Up To Praise and went to Crown Point Indiana to legally get the rights to that name. Later we started a Bible Study Class on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm CST. Elder Shirley taught our first class, Minister Adrienne Watson taught our second class. Every week we would have a different pastor speak from different states. Among them was Lady Pat’s husband Bishop Alfonso Boone. One day Lady Pat asked Pastor Patterson if he would teach our Bible Study Class, he said yes! We Thank God that Pastor Patterson has continued to teach along with Elder Shirley, empowering us with Gods News!! We are thankful to God for Blessing us with such dedicated and anointed teachers. We appreciate and thank Lady Pamela Patterson and Brother Larry Rice for always allowing their spouses to take time out of their busy schedules to Bless us with Gods Word.

Legendary Locals of Wake Forest

Legendary Locals of Wake Forest Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Durward Matheny,Jennifer Smart
Editor: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439649634
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Legendary Locals of Wake Forest by Durward Matheny,Jennifer Smart Summary

For much of its history, Wake Forest was an idyllic college town. Trains chugged past White Street, the depot hummed with activity, and citizens could shop for groceries, see a movie, and cheer the Demon Deacons without ever getting behind the wheel of a car. It was a town of visionaries. Samuel Wait, William Louis Poteat, Sophie Stephens Lanneau, and Peahead Walker made history in the fields of academics, religion, and athletics; when famous 20th-century writer and satirist H.L. Mencken reportedly called North Carolina “the most intelligent” of all Southern states, he was referring to Wake Forest. That tradition continues today. The Allen family publishes one of the region’s most honored weekly newspapers; Andy Ammons recreated small-town magic in the community known as Heritage Wake Forest; and Steve Tarangelo followed his dream to prove that “food is love.”

Enlightenment's Wake

Enlightenment's Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Gray
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134097050
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John Gray is the bestselling author of such books as Straw Dogs and Al Qaeda and What it Means to be Modern which brought a mainstream readership to a man who was already one of the UK's most well respected thinkers and political theorists. Gray wrote Enlightenment’s Wake in 1995 – six years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and six years before the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Turning his back on neoliberalism at exactly the moment that its advocates were in their pomp, trumpeting 'the end of history' and the supposedly unstoppable spread of liberal values across the globe, Gray’s was a lone voice of scepticism. The thinking he criticised here would lead ultimately to the invasion of Iraq. Today, its folly might seem obvious to all, but as this edition of Enlightenment’s Wake shows, John Gray has been trying to warn us for some fifteen years – the rest of us are only now catching up with him.

The Celtic Revival in Shakespeare's Wake

The Celtic Revival in Shakespeare's Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. Putz
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137027665
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This book reconsiders the Celtic Revival by examining appropriations of Shakespeare, using close readings of works by Arnold, Dowden, Yeats and Joyce to reveal the pernicious manner in which the discourse of Anglo-Irish cultural politics informed the critical paradigms that mediated the reading of Shakespeare in Ireland for a generation.

The Body in the Wake

The Body in the Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katherine Hall Page
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062863274
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Amateur detective and caterer Faith Fairchild is at her Penobscot Bay, Maine cottage preparing for a summer wedding, when she stumbles across . . . another body in this 25th entry in the beloved mystery series. For the first time in years, Faith Fairchild has time for herself. Her husband Tom is spending days on the other side of the island using a friend’s enhanced WiFi for a project; their son, Ben, after his first year in college, is studying abroad for the summer; and their daughter Amy is working at the old Laughing Gulls Lodge, now a revamped conference center. Faith is looking forward to some projects of her own. Her friend Sophie Maxwell is also spending the summer on Sanpere Island, hoping for distractions from her worries that she isn’t yet pregnant. And the daughter of Faith’s good friend Pix Miller is getting married to a wonderful guy . . . with a less-than-wonderful mother. Between keeping Sophie’s spirits up and Pix’s blood pressure down, Faith has her hands full. And that’s before a body with a mysterious tattoo and connections far away from small Sanpere Island appears in the Lily Pond. Once again, Faith will get to the bottom of this strange case—and whip up a delicious blueberry buckle on the side.

Wake, Siren

Wake, Siren Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nina MacLaughlin
Editor: FSG Originals
ISBN: 0374721092
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Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin Summary

In fierce, textured voices, the women of Ovid's Metamorphoses claim their stories and challenge the power of myth I am the home of this story. After thousands of years of other people’s tellings, of all these different bridges, of words gotten wrong, I’ll tell it myself. Seductresses and she-monsters, nymphs and demi-goddesses, populate the famous myths of Ovid's Metamorphoses. But what happens when the story of the chase comes in the voice of the woman fleeing her rape? When the beloved coolly returns the seducer's gaze? When tales of monstrous transfiguration are sung by those transformed? In voices both mythic and modern, Wake, Siren revisits each account of love, loss, rape, revenge, and change. It lays bare the violence that undergirds and lurks in the heart of Ovid’s narratives, stories that helped build and perpetuate the distorted portrayal of women across centuries of art and literature. Drawing on the rhythms of epic poetry and alt rock, of everyday speech and folk song, of fireside whisperings and therapy sessions, Nina MacLaughlin, the acclaimed author of Hammer Head, recovers what is lost when the stories of women are told and translated by men. She breathes new life into these fraught and well-loved myths.

Neverworld Wake

Neverworld Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marisha Pessl
Editor: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 0399553959
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"A 'clear your calendar' kind of one-day read." -MELISSA ALBERT, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel World Five friends. Only one can survive the Neverworld Wake. Who would you choose? From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes an absorbing psychological suspense thriller in which fears are physical and memories come alive. "A thriller that will grip readers from the start." --Hypable It's been one year since graduation, and Beatrice Hartley has mixed feelings about joining her friends a weekend reunion. She's right to be worried. After a night out, they narrowly avoid a collision with a car on a deserted road. Or so they believe. Back at the mansion where they are staying, a mysterious man knocks on the door during a raging storm. He tells them that they must make a choice: one of them will live, and the rest will die. And the decision must be unanimous. Soon time backbends. Beatrice and her friends are forced to repeat that dreadful day so many times they lose count. With each replay, events twist and fears come alive in horrifying ways. This nightmare, this nothingness . . . this is the Neverworld Wake. To escape, they have to vote. But how do you choose who to kill? And then how do you live with yourself? "Beautifully creepy." --The New York Times "You wont be able to stop reading until the mystery is unraveled." --Refinery29 "A dark and twisty tale brimming with psychological suspense." --Bustle

Lost in the Wake

Lost in the Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cork Waddell
Editor: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1618979515
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The science star ship Lussufer Margo is alerted that a planet has been found in the far corner of the galaxy that has life on it, but one of the exploring team members has been infected with some sort of virus. In this haunted and terrifying sci-fi novel, the ?Beast? unleashes itself on the ship.Unknowingly, the ship?s captain comes into contact with the infected man and becomes infected himself. As the science team sleeps on their way to a new planet, a spike begins to protrude from Captain Crowl?s hand, and he drifts in and out of insanity.The captain is relieved of command by the second in charge, civilian Science Officer Bell, an extremely competent female officer. The ship becomes stranded near the barren planet after a hasty takeoff and is forced to call the U.S. Military for help.Eventually, the military ship and the Lussufer Margo become trapped within the planet, where they find both ancient and modern craft abducted from Earth. Will the Bermuda Beast continue to kill and infect at will, or will the survivors escape from this Bermuda Triangle of space?

The Wake-Up Call

The Wake-Up Call Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Micklethwait,Adrian Wooldridge
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0063065312
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The Wake-Up Call by John Micklethwait,Adrian Wooldridge Summary

An urgent and informed look at the challenges America and world governments will face in a post Covid-19 world. The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that governments matter again, that competent leadership is the difference between living and dying. A few governments proved adept at handling the crisis while many others failed. Are Western governments healthy and strong enough to keep their citizens safe from another virulent virus—and protect their economies from collapse? Is global leadership passing from the United States to Asia—and particularly China? The Wake-Up Call addresses these urgent questions. Journalists and longtime collaborators John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge identify the problems Western leaders face, and outline a detailed plan to help them become more vigilant, better prepared, and responsive to disruptive future events. The problems that face us are enormous; as The Wake-Up Call makes clear, governments around the world must re-engineer the way they operate to successfully meet the challenges ahead.

Dead Wake

Dead Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Erik Larson
Editor: Crown
ISBN: 0553446754
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#1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic “Greyhounds”—the fastest liner then in service—and her captain, William Thomas Turner, placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack. Germany, however, was determined to change the rules of the game, and Walther Schwieger, the captain of Unterseeboot-20, was happy to oblige. Meanwhile, an ultra-secret British intelligence unit tracked Schwieger’s U-boat, but told no one. As U-20 and the Lusitania made their way toward Liverpool, an array of forces both grand and achingly small—hubris, a chance fog, a closely guarded secret, and more—all converged to produce one of the great disasters of history. It is a story that many of us think we know but don’t, and Erik Larson tells it thrillingly, switching between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of America at the height of the Progressive Era. Full of glamour and suspense, Dead Wake brings to life a cast of evocative characters, from famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat to pioneering female architect Theodate Pope to President Woodrow Wilson, a man lost to grief, dreading the widening war but also captivated by the prospect of new love. Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.

Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts

Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Piers Morgan
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008392625
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The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller It’s time we get back to common sense. It’s time to cancel the cancel culture. It’s time to Wake Up. If, like me, you’re sick and tired of being told how to think, speak, eat and behave, then this book is for you.

Wake Up ED!!

Wake Up ED!! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Samhita Joshi
Editor: Samhita Joshi
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Wake Up ED!! by Samhita Joshi Summary

Ed is a sincere college student with a strange habit of falling asleep while watching videos on a screen. Watch out Ed (and all Eds out there in the world)! STOP SLEEPING AT WRONG TIMES. Also, this was meant to be a short story and therefore, won't be long. Have Fun Reading!

Girl Wake Up

Girl Wake Up Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bernadette Bolden
Editor: Fulton Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1646541421
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Girl, Wake Up is an invigorating, encouraging, uplifting, no-holds-barred, no-beating-around-the-bush, straightforward book. It will encourage you, enlighten you, uplift you, educate you, and most importantly, wake you up to the tricks of a grown boy. It will help you see tricks the devil will use and obstacles that are meant to keep you back, hold you, and keep you down in life. Girl, Wake Up will make you laugh aloud. It will make you think, it will make you cry, it will reveal your hidden hurts and pain, but it will also heal you. It is my heartfelt prayer for every woman, regardless of age, to start down a new path in life after reading this book and remain smart and educated to the tricks of men while opening new doors to receive your entire blessings and to keep them. So get started on becoming a better you, a new you, and a more educated and enlightened you. In other words, girl, wake up.

When I Wake

When I Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elaine Abram
Editor: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480882313
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Natasha Wadis Banks is an English teacher who loves the topic of existentialism. She passionately believes that knowing one’s place in the world is of the utmost importance. Through her haunting dreams, Natasha is constantly reminded of what’s at stake if she doesn’t live the life providence decreed for her. Although she is guilt-ridden and drowning in the fear that she has somehow sabotaged her own destiny, Natasha follows her heart to find freedom and recapture what she relinquished years ago. Together, she and a dear friend, Damir, take a journey across the world that changes the course of their lives. With the sudden appearance of an old acquaintance, Damir senses that what he and Natasha share will be put to the test. Will the unforeseen events bind the three together in unexpected ways or threaten their intertwined destinies? When I Wake is the tale of a young woman’s quest for knowledge of self and restoration. While on this important mission there is the realization that serendipity is the reward of a life determined to live.