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Love Monster and the Perfect Present

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Love is in the air again for Love Monster in this heart-tingling story from phenomenal, award-winning picture book talent Rachel Bright!

In Love with a Monster

In Love with a Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lena Ma
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 1952716497
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Imagine living a life that you have no control over. Fear, abject hatred, unspeakable violent acts, and terror follow you everywhere you go. They weigh on you like ships' anchors, but your shoulders can no longer bear the strain. Life's pleasures bring you pain. You bear the scars of someone else's rage. The future is hopeless. The past is too traumatic to recall. This is what life is like for those who are in a relationship plagued by domestic violence. Your chest constricts. Your hands shake, so you hide them as best you can so as not to provoke your abuser. Look no one in the eyes, or you'll suffer the consequences. Don't laugh unless you've been told to, and only for an approved amount of time. Hide your scars. Make excuses. Blame yourself. Tell yourself it will change. But what if it never does? What if you spend the rest of your earthly days living like a prisoner in a relationship that is destroying you inch by inch? IN LOVE WITH A MONSTER explores the dark and dangerous percussions of domestic abuse. It's for women who've suffered egregious brutality and created a façade to keep up appearances and not anger their abuser. It exposes the twisted logic that's embedded in psyches when someone is forced to remain in a toxic and brutal relationship. It's part cautionary tale, part survival guide.

Understanding

Understanding Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Veselin Penef
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1662445903
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The book reveals the Reality of Life. Life’s origin, life’s reason for existence is answered. The personal choice for the self, self-creation, is shown. Life’s eternity, life’s indestructible nature is proven. The immortality of the soul is proven. The book proves God’s existence. Unlimited power is disproven. The philosophy of the book is titled the one philosophy. The One Philosophy includes all opposites, the Middle Ground between which is taken and confirmed. All that is lacking of the good is exposed. Philosophy is the answer to knowledge of the good, not religion, not democracy. The philosopher-king is advocated. The three main human objectives are put forth: understanding of life’s laws, the creating of the good society, the need to live in peace. Only philosophy has the answers. This book marks the new human beginning. It is groundbreaking. The phony, not-so-peaceful-and-loving the real Jesus Christ is exposed. The destruction of Jesus Christ is complete. The greatest human questions are answered. The basis of future humanity will be the One Philosophy.

Only a Monster

Only a Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vanessa Len
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0063024667
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The sweeping romance of Passenger meets the dark fantasy edge of This Savage Song in this stunning contemporary fantasy debut from Vanessa Len, where the line between monster and hero is razor thin. Don’t forget the rule. No one can know what you are. What we are. You must never tell anyone about monsters. Joan has just learned the truth: her family are monsters, with terrifying, hidden powers. And the cute boy at work isn’t just a boy: he’s a legendary monster slayer, who will do anything to destroy her family. To save herself and her family, Joan will have to do what she fears most: embrace her own monstrousness. Because in this story…she is not the hero. Dive deep into the world of Only a Monster: hidden worlds dwell in the shadows, beautiful monsters with untold powers walk among humans, and secrets are the most powerful weapon of all.

I Need My Monster

I Need My Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Noll
Editor: Flashlight Press
ISBN: 1947277014
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I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll Summary

This enhanced eBook features read-along narration. A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a child's love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a child's imagination. One night, when Ethan checks under his bed for his monster, Gabe, he finds a note from him instead: "Gone fishing. Back in a week." Ethan knows that without Gabe's familiar nightly scares he doesn't stand a chance of getting to sleep, so Ethan interviews potential substitutes to see if they've got the right equipment for the job—pointy teeth, sharp claws, and a long tail—but none of them proves scary enough for Ethan. When Gabe returns sooner than expected from his fishing trip, Ethan is thrilled. It turns out that Gabe didn't enjoy fishing because the fish scared too easily.

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate (Read Aloud)

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate (Read Aloud) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rachel Bright
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007540310
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Love Monster and the Last Chocolate (Read Aloud) by Rachel Bright Summary

A delicious new story about Love Monster, the only monster in Cutesville, from phenomenal, award-winning picture book talent Rachel Bright!

For Love of the Imagination

For Love of the Imagination Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Vannoy Adams
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135009856
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For Love of the Imagination by Michael Vannoy Adams Summary

"I have entitled this book For Love of the Imagination. Long ago, I fell in love with the imagination. It was love at first sight. I have had a lifelong love affair with the imagination. I would love for others, through this book, to fall in love, as I once did, with the imagination." Michael Vannoy Adams, from the Preface. For Love of the Imagination is a book about the imagination – about what and how images mean. Jungian psychoanalysis is an imaginal psychology – or what Michael Vannoy Adams calls "imaginology," the study of the imagination. What is so distinctive – and so valuable – about Jungian psychoanalysis is that it emphasizes images. For Love of the Imagination is also a book about interdisciplinary applications of Jungian psychoanalysis. What enables these applications is that all disciplines include images of which they are more or less unconscious. Jungian psychoanalysis is in an enviable position to render these images conscious, to specify what and how they mean. On the contemporary scene, as a result of the digital revolution, there is no trendier word than "applications" – except, perhaps, the abbreviation "apps." In psychoanalysis, there is a "Freudian app" and a "Jungian app." The "Jungian app" is a technology of the imagination. This book applies Jungian psychoanalysis to images in a variety of disciplines. For Love of the Imagination also includes the 2011 Moscow lectures on Jungian psychoanalysis. It will be essential reading for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, students, and those with an interest in Jung.

Another Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street Series)

Another Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street Series) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jon Stone
Editor: Sesame Workshop
ISBN: 1618312383
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Another Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street Series) by Jon Stone Summary

Thereðs something waiting at the end of this book. Could it beÛa monster?! Lovable, furry old Grover is about to find outÜand heðs bringing his equally lovable and furry friend Elmo with him!

Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology

Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert D. Romanyshyn
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0429647816
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Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology by Robert D. Romanyshyn Summary

In Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology: The Frankenstein Prophecies, Romanyshyn asks eight questions that uncover how Mary Shelley’s classic work Frankenstein haunts our world. Providing a uniquely interdisciplinary assessment, Romanyshyn combines Jungian theory, literary criticism and mythology to explore answers to the query at the heart of this book: who is the monster? In the first six questions, Romanyshyn explores how Victor’s story and the Monster’s tale linger today as the dark side of Frankenstein’s quest to create a new species that would bless him as its creator. Victor and the Monster are present in the guises of climate crises, the genocides of our "god wars," the swelling worldwide population of refugees, the loss of place in digital space, the Western obsession with eternal youth and the eclipse of the biological body in genetic and computer technologies that are redefining what it means to be human. In the book’s final two questions, Romanyshyn uncovers some seeds of hope in Mary Shelley’s work and explores how the Monster’s tale reframes her story as a love story. This important book will be essential reading for academics and students of Jungian and post-Jungian theory, literature, philosophy and psychology, psychotherapists in practice and in training, and for all who are concerned with the political, social and cultural crises we face today.

Language of the Eyes, The

Language of the Eyes, The Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daryl Ogden
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791483029
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Language of the Eyes, The by Daryl Ogden Summary

Recovers a dynamic women's tradition of vision and sexuality, challenging Darwinian and Freudian accounts of women as nonvisual sexual agents.

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Ness,Siobhan Dowd
Editor: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763669091
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A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness,Siobhan Dowd Summary

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor. At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting-- he’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments. The monster in his backyard is different. It’s ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd-- whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself-- Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined.

For the Love of Magic

For the Love of Magic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Natalie Gibson
Editor: BHC Press/Windswept
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Maeve Lovejoy isn’t allowed to fall in love. Instead, she spends her time serving as matchmaker to her coven. The sacrifice isn’t too terrible a burden—until she meets Aaron Wright. Coven Abbess Nathalia doesn’t trust men. Faced with the possibility of losing the most potent matchmaker in history, she allows Maeve to date. But when someone begins murdering couples with a connection to the coven, the bodies begin to pile up and Maeve’s new beau becomes the prime suspect. Is Aaron too good to be true or will he prove to be a deadly mistake?

There's a Monster in Your Book

There's a Monster in Your Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Fletcher
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1524764574
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UH OH! There's a MONSTER in YOUR book! Shake, wiggle, and tickle the monster out in this interactive bedtime read-aloud that launched the Who's In Your Book series--and is perfect for a spooktacular gift this Halloween! With the irresistible pull of Hervé Tullet’s Press Here and the charm of The Monster at the End of This Book, this inviting and interactive read-aloud will have kids tilting, spinning, and shaking the book to get the adorable little monster out! That’s right! He’s out of the book . . . and in their room somewhere. OH-NO!! Bestselling author and musician Tom Fletcher and illustrator Greg Abbott have created a monster that readers will fall in love with—and want to play with—again and again! It will get your own little monster tuckered out and snuggled in! Don't miss a single story in the Who's In Your Book series! • There's a Monster In Your Book • There's a Dragon In Your Book • There's an Elf In Your Book • There's an Alien in Your Book ...and more books to come! Children's Choice Award Honor Book (K-2nd grade) "Playful, engaging, and full of opportunities for empathy—a raucous storytime hit." —Kirkus Reviews

Monsters Love Underpants

Monsters Love Underpants Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Claire Freedman
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481442538
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Monsters Love Underpants by Claire Freedman Summary

Underpants are monstrously funny in this playful picture book from the team that brought you Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Pirates Love Underpants. Monsters think it’s MONSTER fun, To creep around, all scary! But there’s something they love even MORE, Than looking mean and hairy! Monsters around the world have different ways to scare, but they all share a love for zany underpants! Every Saturday night, you will find them in a secret cave, showing off their pants as they dance the Monster Bop—but they have to make it home before the sun comes up. After all, who would be scared of monsters in pants that were stripped and dotted?

The Monster in Lulu's Head

The Monster in Lulu's Head Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lori Ozmun Rodrigues
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479767816
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The monster in Lulu's head (the tale of two spoons) is a semi autobigraphical tale loosely based on a young girl and her struggle to fight depression which takes on the form of a dark creature in her mind, occupying her every thought. She finds comfort in her best friend Juliet, who seems to be the only other person in her life who somehow, understands her. Juliet doesn't realize however that she is dealing with a very powerful monster of her own. Two little girls, confused, frightened and saddly missunderstood. Fighting something neither of them can see or explain. They help each other the only way they know how. They find light in the darkness as they develop courage and strength through knowledge, friendship, and a powerful unbreakable bond.

Romanticism : Theory : Gender

Romanticism : Theory : Gender Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pinkney Tony Pinkney
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474471676
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Romanticism : Theory : Gender by Pinkney Tony Pinkney Summary

An examination of the relationship between romanticism, theory and gender.

What Makes a Monster?

What Makes a Monster? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jess Keating
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553512323
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What Makes a Monster? by Jess Keating Summary

Monsters are real—and they're everywhere in nature! Animal Planet meets Godzilla in this nonfiction picture book that puts the "Ack!" into backyard science. Some people think monsters are the stuff of nightmares—the stuff of scary movies and Halloween. But monsters can also be found right in your backyard. Animals like aye-ayes, goblin sharks and vampire bats may look scary, but they pose no threat to humans. Others, such as the prairie dog, seem innocent—cute, even—yet their behavior could give you goose bumps. What makes a monster? Read this book to find out, if you dare. . . . Jess Keating and David DeGrand, the author illustrator team behind Pink Is for Blobfish will have readers shrieking with laughter at this latest installment to the World of Weird Animals series.

Screening the Dark Side of Love

Screening the Dark Side of Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen A. Ritzenhoff,Karen Randell
Editor: Springer
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How can love be understood globally as a problematic transgression rather than the narrative of "happy endings" that Hollywood has offered? The contributors utilize varying methodologies of textual analysis, psychoanalytic models, and cultural critique and engage with a broad range of films to explore issues of gender identity and spectatorship.

The Monster Hunter Files

The Monster Hunter Files Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Larry Correia,Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Editor: Baen Books
ISBN: 1625796129
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For well over a century, Monster Hunter International has kept the world safe from supernatural threats small and large—and in some cases very, very large. Now, join us as MHI opens their archives for the first time. From experienced Hunters on their toughest cases, to total newbies' initial encounters with the supernatural, The Monster Hunter Files reveals the secret history of the world's most elite monster fighting force. Discover what happened when Agent Franks took on the Nazis in World War Two. Uncover how the Vatican’s Combat Exorcists deal with Old Ones in Mexico. And find out exactly what takes place in a turf war between trailer park elves and gnomes. From the most powerful of mystical beings to MHI’s humble janitor, see the world of professional monster hunting like never before. Featuring seventeen all new tales based on Larry Correia’s bestselling series, from New York Timesbest-selling authors Jim Butcher, John Ringo, Jessica Day George, Jonathan Maberry, Faith Hunter, and many more. Contributors: Larry Correia Jim Butcher Mike Kupari Jessica Day George John C. Wright Maurice Broaddus Brad R. Torgersen Faith Hunter Jody Lynn Nye Quincy J. Allen Alex Shvartsman Kim May Steve Diamond John Ringo Bryan Thomas Schmidt & Julie C. Frost Sarah A. Hoyt Jonathan Maberry About Larry Correia and the Monster Hunter International series: “[E]verything I like in fantasy: intense action scenes, evil in horrifying array, good struggling against the darkness, and most of all people—gorgeously flawed human beings faced with horrible moral choices that force them to question and change and grow.”—Jim Butcher “[A] no-holds-barred all-out page turner that is part science fiction, part horror, and an absolute blast to read.”—Bookreporter.com “If you love monsters and action, you’ll love this book. If you love guns, you’ll love this book. If you love fantasy, and especially horror fantasy, you’ll love this book.”—Knotclan.com “A gun person who likes science fiction—or, heck, anyone who likes science fiction—will enjoy [these books] . . . The plotting is excellent, and Correia makes you care about the characters . . . I read both books without putting them down except for work . . . so whaddaya waitin’ for? Go and buy some . . . for yourself and for stocking stuffers.”—Massad Ayoob “This lighthearted, testosterone-soaked sequel to 2009's Monster Hunter International will delight fans of action horror with elaborate weaponry, hand-to-hand combat, disgusting monsters, and an endless stream of blood and body parts.”—Publishers Weekly on Monster Hunter Vendetta About Mission: Tomorrow, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “This themed anthology . . . will appeal to a wide range of readers, who will appreciate the diversity of stories . . . a solid introduction to a classic genre.”—Kirkus “Editor Schmidt adds grandmasters to a mix of newer established names and balances the tragic with the humorous.”—Publishers Weekly About Shattered Shields, edited by Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “In this well-built anthology, seventeen original stories cut to the heart of military fantasy, diving directly into the most exciting moments of dramatic bravery, grand battles, and life-changing heroism. . . . Readers who prefer to cut straight to the action, but want more depth than pure hack-and-slash, will find these offerings appealing.”—Publishers Weekly “An inventive and thought-provoking set of tales that capture the bravery and terrors of battle. Carries the banner of military fantasy proudly.”—John Marco, author of The Bronze Knight Series About The Raygun Chronicles, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “Fans of sf should enjoy this stylistically varied homage to a genre as old as the fiction . . . ”—Library Journal The Monster Hunter Memoirs series by Larry Correia and John Ringo: Monster Hunter Memoirs: Grunge Monster Hunter Memoirs: Sinners The Monster Hunter series by Larry Correia: Monster Hunter International Monster Hunter Vendetta Monster Hunter Alpha Monster Hunter Legion Monster Hunter Nemesis

The Tale of Us Against the Monster

The Tale of Us Against the Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: L.K. Andrew
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982260203
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The Tale of Us Against the Monster follows the journey of a husband and wife. Unguarded and raw, with a touch of humour here and there, this book shares the trials, losses, and insights of a wife caring for her husband who is terminally ill with Cancer. The underlying motif of this tale is “suffering shared” and that those with the disease or caring for loved ones with the disease can know they are not alone.

The Monsters of Templeton

The Monsters of Templeton Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lauren Groff
Editor: Hachette Books
ISBN: 1401395597
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"The day I returned to Templeton steeped in disgrace, the fifty-foot corpse of a monster surfaced in Lake Glimmerglass." So begins The Monsters of Templeton, a novel spanning two centuries: part a contemporary story of a girl's search for her father, part historical novel, and part ghost story. In the wake of a disastrous love affair with her older, married archaeology professor at Stanford, brilliant Wilhelmina Cooper arrives back at the doorstep of her hippie mother-turned-born-again-Christian's house in Templeton, NY, a storybook town her ancestors founded that sits on the shores of Lake Glimmerglass. Upon her arrival, a prehistoric monster surfaces in the lake bringing a feeding frenzy to the quiet town, and Willie learns she has a mystery father her mother kept secret Willie's entire life. The beautiful, broody Willie is told that the key to her biological father's identity lies somewhere in her family's history, so she buries herself in the research of her twisted family tree and finds more than she bargained for as a chorus of voices from the town's past -- some sinister, all fascinating -- rise up around her to tell their side of the story. In the end, dark secrets come to light, past and present day are blurred, and old mysteries are finally put to rest. The Monsters of Templeton is a fresh, virtuoso performance that has placed Lauren Groff among the best writers of today.

Gender, the New Woman, and the Monster

Gender, the New Woman, and the Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth D. Macaluso
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030304760
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Gender, the New Woman, and the Monster by Elizabeth D. Macaluso Summary

This book views late Victorian femininity, the New Woman, and gender through literary representations of the figure of the monster, an appendage to the New Woman. The monster, an aberrant occurrence, performs Brecht’s “alienation effect,” making strange the world that she inhabits, thereby drawing veiled conclusions about the New Woman and gender at the end of the fin-de-siècle. The monster reveals that New Women loved one another complexly, not just as “friend” or “lover,” but both “friend” and “lover.” The monster, like the fin-de-siècle British populace, mocked the New Woman’s modernity. She was paradoxically viewed as a threat to society and as a role model for women to follow. The tragic suicides of “monstrous” New Women of color suggest that many fin-de-siècle authors, especially female authors, thought that these women should be included in society, not banished to its limits. This book, the first on the relationship between the figure of the monster and the New Woman, argues that there is hidden complexity to the New Woman. Her sexuality was complicated and could move between categories of sexuality and friendship for late Victorian women, and the way that the fin-de-siècle populace viewed her was just as multifarious. Further, the narratives of her tragedies ironically became narratives that advocated for her survival.

The Monster Theory Reader

The Monster Theory Reader Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452960402
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A collection of scholarship on monsters and their meaning—across genres, disciplines, methodologies, and time—from foundational texts to the most recent contributions Zombies and vampires, banshees and basilisks, demons and wendigos, goblins, gorgons, golems, and ghosts. From the mythical monstrous races of the ancient world to the murderous cyborgs of our day, monsters have haunted the human imagination, giving shape to the fears and desires of their time. And as long as there have been monsters, there have been attempts to make sense of them, to explain where they come from and what they mean. This book collects the best of what contemporary scholars have to say on the subject, in the process creating a map of the monstrous across the vast and complex terrain of the human psyche. Editor Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock prepares the way with a genealogy of monster theory, traveling from the earliest explanations of monsters through psychoanalysis, poststructuralism, and cultural studies, to the development of monster theory per se—and including Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s foundational essay “Monster Theory (Seven Theses),” reproduced here in its entirety. There follow sections devoted to the terminology and concepts used in talking about monstrosity; the relevance of race, religion, gender, class, sexuality, and physical appearance; the application of monster theory to contemporary cultural concerns such as ecology, religion, and terrorism; and finally the possibilities monsters present for envisioning a different future. Including the most interesting and important proponents of monster theory and its progenitors, from Sigmund Freud to Julia Kristeva to J. Halberstam, Donna Haraway, Barbara Creed, and Stephen T. Asma—as well as harder-to-find contributions such as Robin Wood’s and Masahiro Mori’s—this is the most extensive and comprehensive collection of scholarship on monsters and monstrosity across disciplines and methods ever to be assembled and will serve as an invaluable resource for students of the uncanny in all its guises. Contributors: Stephen T. Asma, Columbia College Chicago; Timothy K. Beal, Case Western Reserve U; Harry Benshoff, U of North Texas; Bettina Bildhauer, U of St. Andrews; Noel Carroll, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Arizona State U; Barbara Creed, U of Melbourne; Michael Dylan Foster, UC Davis; Sigmund Freud; Elizabeth Grosz, Duke U; J. Halberstam, Columbia U; Donna Haraway, UC Santa Cruz; Julia Kristeva, Paris Diderot U; Anthony Lioi, The Julliard School; Patricia MacCormack, Anglia Ruskin U; Masahiro Mori; Annalee Newitz; Jasbir K. Puar, Rutgers U; Amit A. Rai, Queen Mary U of London; Margrit Shildrick, Stockholm U; Jon Stratton, U of South Australia; Erin Suzuki, UC San Diego; Robin Wood, York U; Alexa Wright, U of Westminster.

The Monster of Florence

The Monster of Florence Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Douglas Preston
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446537411
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In the nonfiction tradition of John Berendt and Erik Larson, the author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Lost City of the Monkey God presents a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills surrounding Florence as he seeks to uncover one of the most infamous figures in Italian history. In 2000, Douglas Preston fulfilled a dream to move his family to Italy. Then he discovered that the olive grove in front of their 14th century farmhouse had been the scene of the most infamous double-murders in Italian history, committed by a serial killer known as the Monster of Florence. Preston, intrigued, meets Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to learn more. This is the true story of their search for--and identification of--the man they believe committed the crimes, and their chilling interview with him. And then, in a strange twist of fate, Preston and Spezi themselves become targets of the police investigation. Preston has his phone tapped, is interrogated, and told to leave the country. Spezi fares worse: he is thrown into Italy's grim Capanne prison, accused of being the Monster of Florence himself. Like one of Preston's thrillers, The Monster of Florence, tells a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide-and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi, caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.

The Monster Machine

The Monster Machine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicola L Robinson
Editor: Pavilion Children\'s
ISBN: 1843652277
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The Monster Machine by Nicola L Robinson Summary

Shortlisted for the Cambridgeshire Picture Book Award 2013! Great fun with hilarious monsters and a message about working togetherVibrantly illustrated with masses to look out for on every page by the illustrator of Jasper Fforde's The Last DragonslayerWonderful text to read aloud When a boy and his Dad build an amazing monster-making machine, all sorts of monsters come tumbling out big ones, small ones, funny ones and even ever-so-slightly scary ones. The monsters love to have fun and spend the days playing until they discover that other monsters live in an amazing land far away. Once again it is time to make an amazing machine, this time a flying one to take them to the land of the monsters. Approximately 400 words/Age range: 3-6 years.

Heu-Heu, or the Monster & The Treasure of the Lake

Heu-Heu, or the Monster & The Treasure of the Lake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Haggard H.R.
Editor: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 552107726X
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Heu-Heu, or the Monster & The Treasure of the Lake by Haggard H.R. Summary

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set mostly in Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. This volume contains two stories of Allan Quotermain’s series. In Heu-Heu, or the Monster Allan is confronted with the legend of the Heu-Heu, a monster who eats humans, while sheltering from a thunderstorm in the Drakensberg mountains. In The Treasure of the Lake Allan Quatermain finds a village in the middle of the Dark Continent ruled by a huge, pale man with a strange knowledge of future events.

The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World

The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dave Montalbano
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462836739
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The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World by Dave Montalbano Summary

The Adventures of Cinema Dave is a celebration of films from the turn of the recent century. Dave Montalbano, alias Cinema Dave, wrote over 500 film reviews and interviewed Hollywood Legends such as Fay Wray, Louise Fletcher, Dyan Cannon and new talent like Josh Hutcherson, Jane Lynch and Courtney Ford. With South Florida as his home base, Cinema Dave details his growing involvement with the Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Delray Film Festivals, while covering local interest stories about individuals who contribute to the film culture. Featuring a fun introduction from Cindy Morgan, actress from Caddyshack and Tron fame, and an extensive appendix of Literary Cinema, The Adventures of Cinema Dave is a saga about one mans bibliomania and his pursuit of an entertaining story in the big cave known as cinema.

Novel Politics

Novel Politics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Isobel Armstrong
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192512455
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Novel Politics aims to change the current consensus of thinking about the nineteenth-century novel. This assumes that the novel is structured by bourgeois ideology and morality, so that its default position is conservative and hegemonic. Such critique comes alike from Marxists, readers of nineteenth-century liberalism, and critics making claims for the working-class novel, and systematically under-reads democratic imaginations and social questioning in novels of the period. To undo such readings means evolving a new praxis of critical writing. Rather than addressing the explicitly political and deeply limited accounts of the machinery of franchise and ballot in texts, it is important to create a poetics of the novel that opens up its radical aspects. This can be done partly by taking a new look at some classic nineteenth-century political texts (Mill, De Tocqueville, Hegel), but centrally by exploring four claims: the novel is an open Inquiry (compare philosophical Inquiries of the Enlightenment contemporary with the novel's genesis), a lived interrogation, not a pre-formed political document; radical thinking requires radical formal experiment, creating generic and ideological disruption simultaneously and putting the so-called realist novel and its values under pressure; the poetics of social and phenomenological space reveals an analysis of the dispossessed subject, not the bildung of success or overcoming; the presence of the aesthetic and art works in the novel is a constant source of social questioning. Among texts discussed, six novels of illegitimacy, from Jane Austen to Scott to George Eliot and George Moore, stand out because illegitimacy, with its challenge to social norms, is a test case for the novelist, and a growing point of the democratic imagination.

Monster Talk

Monster Talk Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Jarmer
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Two hundred and sixty-four years after the first awakening, the family line stops momentarily, perhaps forever, in the body of a child. Victor is a second-grader growing up with a very unique family history: he is a direct descendant of the monster created by his namesake, Victor Frankenstein. Understandably proud of this distinction, his effort to share this remarkable fact with his classmates and teachers backfires, and he becomes a target on the playground. He is not without allies. With the help of his grandmother, Elizabeth, and his best friend, Michelle, he learns the origin of his familys strange history straight from Mary Shelleys Frankenstein. He learns how that story continued with the surprising journey of the monster and his monster-bride to America. And finally, he learns about the end of making monsters on earth. But there are elements in this history about which even those closest to it are unaware. Wonders abound and dangers lurk for Victor and his loved ones in unexpected places. Monster Talk is a poignant tale about the power of reading, the complexity of love, the wonder and terror of growing up, and the moral ambiguity of the species, human and monster both.

Personality Theories

Personality Theories Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bem P. Allen
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317351142
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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key personality theorists by combining biographical information on each theorist with his or her contributions to the field, including her or his ranking among the world’s most respected psychologists. In addition, Allen provides a tabular format–that is, a running comparison between the major theorists, allowing students to analyze new theories against theories learned in previous chapters. The unique style of Allen's book is strengthened through his conversational tone, enabling students to easily grasp an understanding of the key people and movements in the field of personality.

Heu-Heu, or the Monster

Heu-Heu, or the Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Haggard H.R.
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Allan Quatermain is confronted with the legend of the Heu-Heu, a monster who eats humans, while sheltering from a thunderstorm in the Drakensberg mountains. The legend appears to be reality as Quatermain is to find out after arriving in Zululand and being summond by Zikali, a Zulu Sangoma of indeterminate age. Together with his trusted companion, Hans, Quatermain is sent on a mission by Zikali.

The Official Ahimsa Dog Training Manual

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Ahimsa \uh-HIM-sah \ n. a Buddhist doctrine of non-violence. Add in a fun, modern, scientific approach and you've got a great way to train your dog! Dog Lovers: Learn to solve and prevent a variety of problems, including barking, fear, puppy socialization, housetraining, aggression, fear, separation anxiety, and pulling on leash. Pro Trainers: Get more ways to teach skills and solve problems. Save time on write-ups by using this book as an in-home reference for your clients. Breeders and veterinarians: Send puppies home with this book to start them off on the right paw. This 108-page book is an introduction to dog training that started as the companion exercises for Ahimsa Dog Training classes in Seattle. It has practical exercises that start from a basic level and work up through advanced work on the most important behaviors for dogs to know. This quick manual is helpful for dog trainers to use with clients or new ideas for exercises and for breeders to share with new puppy parents. Includes info on how dogs learn, clicker training, how to get rid of bad behaviors (puppy biting, fear/aggression, separation anxiety, etc.), and how to teach good behaviors, like coming when called, the name, watch, relaxation, sit, down, stay, wait, touch, walking on leash, give, go to your bed, and more!

The Monster Files - The Complete Set

The Monster Files - The Complete Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cate Dean
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Follow Alex and her friends through all their adventures! Alex Finch's life changes forever when she discovers that monsters are real. Join her as she discovers the secrets, the surprises - and maybe, find the love of her life. Book 1 - Alex Finch: Monster Hunter Book 2 - Truth and Consequences Book 3 - Welcome to The Haven Book 3.5 - A Monster Files Weddin

The Subject of Rosi Braidotti

The Subject of Rosi Braidotti Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bolette Blaagaard,Iris van der Tuin
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The Subject of Rosi Braidotti by Bolette Blaagaard,Iris van der Tuin Summary

The Subject of Rosi Braidotti: Politics and Concepts brings into focus the diverse influence of the work of Rosi Braidotti on academic fields in the humanities and the social sciences such as the study and scholarship in - among others - feminist theory, political theory, continental philosophy, philosophy of science and technology, cultural studies, ethnicity and race studies. Inspired by Braidotti's philosophy of nomadic relations of embodied thought, the volume is a mapping exercise of productive engagements and instructive interactions by a variety of international, outstanding and world-renowned scholars with texts and concepts developed by Braidotti throughout her immense body of work. In Braidotti's work, traversing themes of engagements emerge of politics and philosophy across generations and continents. Therefore, the edited volume invites prominent scholars at different stages of their careers and from around the world to engage with Braidotti's work in terms of concepts and/or political practice.

The Elusive Self

The Elusive Self Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Louise A. Poresky
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The complex novels by Virginia Woolf are seen with clarity and coherence in "The Elusive Self," a thorough and detailed literary interpretation by Louise A. Poresky. The result is a reliable map that guides the reader through the nine novels. Adding the wisdom of religion and psychology to her literary criticism, Dr. Poresky demonstrates how Woolf's characters strive to achieve personal wholeness. The quest progresses sequentially through the novels as a major character in each work struggles against certain demons, whether the superficial dictates of society or the voices that say women cannot be artists, and thus realizes the difference between ego and essence.

The Monster Hunter in Modern Popular Culture

The Monster Hunter in Modern Popular Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heather L. Duda
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As monsters in popular media have evolved and grown more complex, so have those who take on the job of stalking and staking them. This book examines the evolution of the contemporary monster hunter from Bram Stoker’s Abraham Van Helsing to today’s non-traditional monster hunters such as Blade, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Watchmen. Critically surveying a diverse range of books, films, television shows, and graphic novels, this study reveals how the monster hunter began as a white, upper-class, educated male and became everything from a vampire to a teenage girl with supernatural powers. Now often resembling the monsters they’ve vowed to conquer, modern characters occupy a gray area where the battle is often with their own inner natures as much as with the “evil” they fight.

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines

Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia Monaghan, PhD
Editor: New World Library
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More Than 1,000 Goddesses & Heroines from around the World Groundbreaking scholar Patricia Monaghan spent her life researching, writing about, and documenting goddesses and heroines from all religions and all corners of the globe. Her work demonstrated that from the beginning of recorded history, goddesses reigned alongside their male counterparts as figures of inspiration and awe. Drawing on anthropology, folklore, literature, and psychology, Monaghan’s vibrant and accessible encyclopedia covers female deities from Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, Asia and Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, as well as every major religious tradition.

Man vs. Toddler

Man vs. Toddler Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matt Coyne
Editor: Wildfire
ISBN: 1472245040
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More inept, more clueless and more exhausted than ever, the man behind the blogging phenomenon Man vs Baby is back with the latest instalment in his (and his son Charlie's) journey through the chaos and comedy of parenting In the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Sunday Times bestseller Dummy comes Man vs Toddler - the story of what happens when your little one is transformed from an innocent bundle of joy into a creature that walks, talks... and craps in a plastic bucket in the middle of your living room. Man vs Toddler exposes the lie that, that when it comes to parenting 'it gets easier'. But it is just as foul-mouthed and heart-warming as Matt's first book, and will have you laughing and crying with recognition as he shares his observations and advice on everything from tantrums to the horrors of soft-play.

Hosting the Monster

Hosting the Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Holly Lynn Baumgartner,Roger Davis
Editor: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042024860
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Hosting the Monster responds to the call of the monstrous with, not rejection, but invitation. Positing the monster as that which defies classification, the essays in this collection are an ongoing engagement with that which lies outside of established boundaries. With chapters ranging from the monstrous mother or the deformed child to subjectivity in transition, this volume is not only of interest to film and gender scholars and literary and cultural theorists but also students of popular culture or horror. Its wide appeal stems from its invitation both to entertain the monster and to widen the call to and the listening for the monsters that have not yet, and perhaps must not yet, come calling back. This sense of hospitality and non-hostility is one guiding principle of this collection, suggesting that the ability to survey and research the otherwise may reveal more about the subjectivity of the self through the wisdom of the other, however monstrous the manifestation.

The Heart of the Monster

The Heart of the Monster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Norry
Editor: Sudden Insight Publishing
ISBN: 1944916873
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Would the real monster please step forward… Frank’s Purpose is very clear to him. He doesn’t know whether his wife brings him more joy, or his son; and there’s no need to decide. All is right with Frank’s world…until everything changes for him. Maria’s Hero is always home from work on time. When he doesn’t show, she knows that something is terribly wrong. Her only hope is to keep it together, and try to save what is left of her family. Carla’s Prayer gets interrupted by shocking news. She was asking for guidance, for the best way she could help; what she got was a zombie apocalypse. Now almost everyone needs help from someone. The Heart of the Monster is the sixth volume in the Zombie Zero short story collection. It explores the lives of those that would live as monsters during the calamity documented in Zombie Zero: The First Zombie.

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