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The Wind From the East

The Wind From the East
  • Author : Richard Wolin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-14
  • Total pages :464
  • ISBN : 9780691178233
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Summary : Michel Foucault, Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Phillipe Sollers, and Jean-Luc Godard. During the 1960s, a who’s who of French thinkers, writers, and artists, spurred by China’s Cultural Revolution, were seized with a fascination for Maoism. Combining a merciless exposé of left-wing political folly and cross-cultural misunderstanding with a spirited defense of the 1960s, The Wind from the East tells the colorful story of this legendary period in France. Richard Wolin shows how French students and intellectuals, inspired by their perceptions of the Cultural Revolution, and motivated by utopian hopes, incited grassroots social movements and reinvigorated French civic and cultural life. Wolin’s riveting narrative reveals that Maoism’s allure among France’s best and brightest actually had little to do with a real understanding of Chinese politics. Instead, it paradoxically served as a vehicle for an emancipatory transformation of French society. Recounting the cultural and political odyssey of French students and intellectuals in the 1960s, The Wind from the East illustrates how the Maoist phenomenon unexpectedly sparked a democratic political sea change in France.

The Wind From the East

The Wind From the East
  • Author : Richard Wolin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-14
  • Total pages :464
  • ISBN : 9781400888443
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Summary : How Maoism captured the imagination of French intellectuals during the 1960s Michel Foucault, Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Phillipe Sollers, and Jean-Luc Godard. During the 1960s, a who’s who of French thinkers, writers, and artists, spurred by China’s Cultural Revolution, were seized with a fascination for Maoism. Combining a merciless exposé of left-wing political folly and cross-cultural misunderstanding with a spirited defense of the 1960s, The Wind from the East tells the colorful story of this legendary period in France. Richard Wolin shows how French students and intellectuals, inspired by their perceptions of the Cultural Revolution, and motivated by utopian hopes, incited grassroots social movements and reinvigorated French civic and cultural life. Wolin’s riveting narrative reveals that Maoism’s allure among France’s best and brightest actually had little to do with a real understanding of Chinese politics. Instead, it paradoxically served as a vehicle for an emancipatory transformation of French society. Recounting the cultural and political odyssey of French students and intellectuals in the 1960s, The Wind from the East illustrates how the Maoist phenomenon unexpectedly sparked a democratic political sea change in France.

The Wind From the East

The Wind From the East
  • Author : Richard Wolin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-14
  • Total pages :464
  • ISBN : 9780691178233
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Summary : Michel Foucault, Jean-Paul Sartre, Julia Kristeva, Phillipe Sollers, and Jean-Luc Godard. During the 1960s, a who’s who of French thinkers, writers, and artists, spurred by China’s Cultural Revolution, were seized with a fascination for Maoism. Combining a merciless exposé of left-wing political folly and cross-cultural misunderstanding with a spirited defense of the 1960s, The Wind from the East tells the colorful story of this legendary period in France. Richard Wolin shows how French students and intellectuals, inspired by their perceptions of the Cultural Revolution, and motivated by utopian hopes, incited grassroots social movements and reinvigorated French civic and cultural life. Wolin’s riveting narrative reveals that Maoism’s allure among France’s best and brightest actually had little to do with a real understanding of Chinese politics. Instead, it paradoxically served as a vehicle for an emancipatory transformation of French society. Recounting the cultural and political odyssey of French students and intellectuals in the 1960s, The Wind from the East illustrates how the Maoist phenomenon unexpectedly sparked a democratic political sea change in France.

The Wind from the East

The Wind from the East
  • Author : Almudena Grandes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-01-04
  • Total pages :544
  • ISBN : 9781583229569
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Summary : Internationally celebrated author Almudena Grandes has produced her finest work yet with The Wind from the East, a blend of two narratives set alternately in Madrid and an Andalusian town by the sea. Sara Gómes Morales,given up at birth to be raised by her wealthy godmother,is betrayed on her sixteenth birthday when she is forced to leave her godmother’s home and return to live in poverty with her estranged parents. Tortured by resentment and the loneliness of belonging to neither place,she finds solace as an adult only when she moves to the coastal town. Parallel to Sara’s story is the story of Juan and Damian Olmedo, brothers in love with the same woman. One night an argument incited by jealousy leads Damian to stumble down a flight ofstairs and fall to his death. Suspected ofmurdering his younger brother, Juan flees to the same village that served as Sara’s escape. Deftly engaging, The Wind from the Eastis an epic tale of love and redemption. Almudena Grandes' writing has been compared to the work of classic and contemporary voices such as the Brontë sisters and Isabel Allende.

East Wind Coming

East Wind Coming
  • Author : Yuichi Hirayama
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-05-20
  • Total pages :252
  • ISBN : 9781780923819
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Summary : East meets West as one of the most talented British Sherlockian scholars, John Hall and a Japanese member of the Baker Street Irregulars, Hirayama Yuichi argue important Sherlockian questions. One offers the other three questions, and the other answers them with all their Sherlockian knowledge. They are serious Sherlockian battles between an English Knight and Japanese samurai! This volume also includes Hirayama's Sherlockian papers published in The Musgraves, The Baker Street Journal, The Canadian Holmes and The Shoso-in Bulletin.

The East Wind - A Horror & Weird Fiction Collection

The East Wind - A Horror & Weird Fiction Collection
  • Author : Keira Lane,Jennah Walters
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-26
  • Total pages :106
  • ISBN : 9798712745869
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Summary : The East Wind breathes beyond the mountains, but its curse comes from hell.From the toxic mist of an earthbound object, to a starlet and her fall from heaven to hell, to never being able to look at a sandwich in the same way again. The East Wind is a collection of horror and weird fiction that creeps far beyond mere bumps in the night.- An object from the heavens unleashes a dreadful curse upon a small mountain town in The East Wind.- The world is forever changed by a virus that fries the mind in Armstrong's shimmer.- God's army is unleashed upon the earth in Do Not be Afraid.- A starlet grasps for fame, but discovers her own personal hell in Apollyon.- Humankind builds erects the most disturbing machine of all time in Kratos.- Depression and the human condition take on disturbing form in the ode this mental health, Brain Fog.- A ship hangs in the balance of a black hole and a dying universe in The Singularity. - Trees hold far more than branches in the witch's tale of Black Mass.- Man becomes far more than beast in the ritualistic horror of E-67, Volatile, Untested.- An intergalactic hunter comes face to face with the mother of all evils in Mother of Jupiter.- Something horrific creeps from the dusty music room in The Instrument of Fairhill House.- When brain surgery goes wrong, one man finds his reality stripped to the bone in Strings.- All hideous things come to rest within The Museum of Kozzannath.- Warning! If you love a good sandwich, do not read Le Pain de Viande!- Undead food walk the earth in search of human flesh in World War V.Visit J.P. Walters online at wwwwjennahwalters.com and on Twitter @JennahWaltersVisit Keira Lane online at www.keiralanebooks.wordpress.com and on Twitter @keiralanebooks

The East Wind and the Crow

The East Wind and the Crow
  • Author : Steffan Balsom
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-05-30
  • Total pages :158
  • ISBN : 1528919556
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Summary : This collection of poems and essays ranges from reflections on the unknowable ('Shiloh'), the eternal ('To a Holly Tree') and the totemic ('Dreaming Brother Beast'), to the light-hearted and the downright silly ('Things Which Are Thingy' and 'A Brief History of Muddy-Evil Britain').

East Wind, West Wind

East Wind, West Wind
  • Author : Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1930
  • Total pages :277
  • ISBN : 1559210869
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Summary : In her acceptance speech upon receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature, Pearl Buck said, "The mind of my own country and of China, my foster country, are alike in many ways, but above all, in our common love of freedom." "East Wind: West Wind" embodies this love of, and struggle for, freedom.

Riding the East Wind

Riding the East Wind
  • Author : 乙彦·加賀
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-04
  • Total pages :520
  • ISBN : 4770028563
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Summary : A Japanese-American pilot in the days before Pearl Harbor is the hero of this novel which illuminates the tensions between the U.S. and Japan as war between them became inevitable. The hero, Ken Kurushima, is torn by his loyalty to both countries.

Sirocco Wind from the East

Sirocco Wind from the East
  • Author : Virginia Ann Work
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-03
  • Total pages :468
  • ISBN : 1604777796
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Summary : "Keep strong, sire. Life is strange. Perhaps your biggest opportunity will arrive at the moment you are most cast down." These words propel Prince Author upon a quest to regain the kingdom he lost. He is joined by Brother Louis who travels to Palestine to fulfill a vow, and by Judith Izchaki, a beautiful Jewess who seeks to find her missing father. Three unlikely companions are cast together on a quest-will they find their heart's desire, or will they be destroyed in a world torn by injustice, hatred and unholy war? Sirocco, Wind from the East, is a stunning saga that sweeps from the valleys of the Loire River in France to the high desert of northern Israel. Find a new understanding of God's grace, joy for your journey, and hope for your lost causes in this book. Virginia Ann Work is a veteran author with nine books to her credit. The Jodi series, published by Moody Press, was an instant success, and her devotional books in Canada were read by thousands of teens. On a trip to Israel, as she visited Subebe castle near Mt. Hermon, the idea for this story came to her. She spent seven years researching the historical, cultural, and geographical facts that make this book an authentic read of medieval lore. Virginia is a pastor's wife, mother to three children, and grandmother to five. For more information, contact her at [email protected]

Home of the East Wind, Hornsdale

Home of the East Wind, Hornsdale
  • Author : Teresa Donnellan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :148
  • ISBN : 0646255320
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Weekend

Weekend
  • Author : Jean-Luc Godard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1972
  • Total pages :188
  • ISBN : UOM:39015066071088
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When the East Wind Blows

When the East Wind Blows
  • Author : Barbara H. Martin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998-06-01
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 0966805402
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Summary : When The East Wind Blows is a fictional account of WWII. This story takes over where the history books stop -- with the human side of the civilian struggle. Elisabeth, a German mother of four young children and her maid, Helga, flee the incoming Russian front. As they move toward the west, they find themselves in the center of the most devastating carpet bombings of the war. The women and children, along with an escaped Jew from a concentration camp, must overcome death, destruction, and hunger during the final days of the collapse of the Nazi Regime.

The Man who Read the East Wind

The Man who Read the East Wind
  • Author : Norman Macswan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :184
  • ISBN : UOM:39015001732802
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East Wind

East Wind
  • Author : Tom Buchanan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-04-19
  • Total pages :250
  • ISBN : 9780199570331
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Summary : East Wind offers the first complete, archive-based account of the relationship between China and the British Left, from the rise of modern Chinese nationalism to the death of Mao Tse tung. Beginning with the "Hands Off China" movement of the mid-1920s, Tom Buchanan charts the mobilisation of British opinion in defence of China against Japanese aggression, 1931-1945, and the role of the British left in relations with the People's Republic of China after 1949. He shows how this relationship was placed under stress by the growing unpredictability of Communist China, above all by the Sino-Soviet dispute and the Cultural Revolution, which meant that by the 1960s China was actively supported only by a dwindling group of enthusiasts. The impact of the suppression of the student protests in Tiananmen Square (June 1989) is addressed as an epilogue. East Wind argues that the significance of the left's relationship with China has been unjustly overlooked. There were many occasions, such as the mid-1920s, the late 1930s and the early 1950s, when China demanded the full attention of the British left. It also argues that there is nothing new in the current fascination with China's emergence as an economic power. Throughout these decades the British left was aware of the immense, unrealised potential of the Chinese economy, and of how China's economic growth could transform the world. In addition to analysing the role of the political parties and pressure groups of the left, Buchanan sheds new light on the activities of many well-known figures in support of China, including intellectuals such as Bertrand Russell, R H Tawney and Joseph Needham. Many other interesting stories emerge, concerning less well-known figures, which show the complexity of personal links between Britain and China during the twentieth century.

East Wind Melts the Ice

East Wind Melts the Ice
  • Author : Liza Dalby
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-02-17
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 0520259912
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Summary : "To read East Wind Melts the Ice is to slip into a time stream that is both as long and sinuous as history and as ephemeral as the present moment. Drawing inspiration from the thousand year old history of Japanese poetic diaries, and form from the ancient Chinese almanac that she uses to contain her musings, Liza Dalby has accomplished the seemingly impossible task of translating the sensibility of the Heian Court of 11th century Japan into the context of contemporary America. The result is a stunning chronicle of the beauty of time passing and an evocation of the transient and whimsical nature of all things."—Ruth Ozeki, author of My Year of Meats and All Over Creation "I imagine Liza Dalby writing this book in an ancient library, a lion sleeping at her side, as in the paintings of Saint Jerome. As she collects and layers arcane and fascinating pieces of knowledge, she builds her own very personal almanac packed with the wonder of loving two cultures, the intense inner life of each season, and boundless curiosity of the scholar/child. This is a book to dip in and out of throughout the year."—Frances Mayes, author of Under the Tuscan Sun "Liza Dalby's memoir of the seasons is as fresh and captivating as springtime. A very special book."—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma "This beautiful book awakens the senses. A journal, an almanac of the seasons, and a series of reflections on ancient Eastern Chinese and Japanese cultures, here you will find subtle observations of rain and heat, tangerines, mulberries and paulownia trees, crickets and doves forming a rich tapestry as they are woven with evocative fragments of history—stories of geishas, of salesmen who sold bulk fireflies, of the wood that was used for kimono chests, of emptiness in the tea ceremony. Like a lush garden, this book is meant to savor."—Susan Griffin, author of The Book of the Courtesans

Reap the East Wind

Reap the East Wind
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-10-01
  • Total pages :300
  • ISBN : 1597803189
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Summary : It has ended. It begins again. In Kavelin, Lady Nepanthe's new life with the wizard Varthlokkur is disturbed by visions of her lost son, while King Bragi Ragnarson and Michael Trebilcock scheme to help the exiled Princess Mist re-usurp her throne — under their thumb. In Shinsan, a pig-farmer's son takes command of Eastern Army, while Lord Kuo faces plots in his council and a suicide attack of two million Matayangans on his border. But in the desert beyond the Dread Empire, a young victim of the Great War becomes the Deliverer of an eons-forgotten god, chosen to lead the legions of the dead. And the power of his vengeance will make a world's schemes as petty as dust, blown wild in the horror that rides the east wind. This volume marks the beginning of the end. Reap the East Wind is the first step on the road to the long-delayed final chapter of Glen Cook's legendary Dread Empire series. Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.

East Wind Coming

East Wind Coming
  • Author : Arthur Byron Cover
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-10-13
  • Total pages :408
  • ISBN : 1539696383
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Summary : NEBULA NOMINEE AUTHOR "An East Wind Coming is a decadent smorgasbord oozing sex and nihilism, peppered with the thrills of various pulp fictions and comic-book universes. In a far future the iconic characters of nineteenth- and twentieth-century pop culture have been reborn, all of them referring to themselves coyly as "the consulting detective," "the good doctor," "the Big Red Cheese," etc. Imagine Moorcock's Dancers at the End of Time reinvented by a chimera of Kim Newman, Philip Jose Farmer, and Belgian nihilist surrealist Jacques Sternberg, and you'll get an idea of the strange atmosphere of this dense and mindwarping novel. Cosmic concepts, depressing sex, horrific crimes, and pulp heroes . . . what more could you want?" The Magazine of F&SF "A dark, rich and unusual fantasy/science-fiction novel. The Golden City of the Godlike Men is haunted by a murderer -- possibly a reincarnation of Jack the Ripper. As the utopian streets run with blood, the godlike men face the ultimate crisis of their aimless, drifting existence. The murders seem to expose the underlying corruption and pointlessness of their existence. And the only hope seems to be to rouse the Consulting Detective (Sherlock Holmes) from his torpor, to finally investigate a new case that could change the nature of the godlike men's world. The literary fun-'n'-games should appeal to fans of Alan Moore's LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN or anyone who's explored the Wold-Newton playground of Philip Jose Farmer. But there's a wholly unique and utterly fascinating quality to this lonely, haunted, elegiac novel. Again and again, Cover defiantly mines new meaning and hidden power from the detritus of junk, pop, pulp culture. This lost classic of fantasy richly deserves to be rediscovered." -Amazon Review "The book is excellent. I recommend this one very highly, with the proviso that the reader will only enjoy it if they happen to like a great number of different types of writing; from great literature to comic books, pulp magazines, penny dreadfuls, etc." Casebook: Jack the Ripper Arthur Byron Cover's work is filled with ..".agile inventiveness ... extraordinary salience and outlandishness ... astonishing imagination ... grotesque and hilarious ... honest and often truly beautiful ... shocking and exultant. ...nothing like the usual sf fare." --A.A. Attanasio, author, Radix"

The Wind from the East

The Wind from the East
  • Author : Almudena Grandes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-06-24
  • Total pages :656
  • ISBN : 9780297857143
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Summary : The bestselling novel by the Spanish Maggie O'Farrell In a small seaside suburb two strangers arrive - Juan Olmedo, accompanied by his mentally disabled brother and his young niece, and Sara Gomez, an enigmatic woman in her fifties. Both have their reasons for fleeing the city. Sara's father had returned from the Civil war a broken man, unable to support his family. In desperation, her mother was forced to give up the young baby to her childless employer. Growing up amidst a background that would never truly be her own, Sara was forever caught between her love of the good life and her feelings of duty towards a family and a poverty that repelled her. Now Sara has more money than she had ever dreamed, but her freedom has come at a price. Juan also has his reasons for starting a new life. A doctor in the local ER unit, he is haunted by a tragedy in his family's past and by a secret sexual obsession that threatens the fragile equilibrium he has found in his new home. Like the capricious winds that dominate the coast, bringing chaos or clemency in their wake, the lives of these two people are pitched from fortune to adversity by forces beyond their command.

East Wind, Rain

East Wind, Rain
  • Author : Caroline Paul
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-10-06
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9780061977657
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of The Gutsy Girl comes this provocative, compelling novel of irrevocable consequences for people thrust unwittingly into a devastating war of nations and American identity—based on a little-known true event. December 1941. The inhabitants of Niihau lead a simple life. Mostly Hawaiian natives, they work the ranch of Niihau's eccentric haole owner, who keeps his island totally isolated from the outside world, devoid of cars, phones, and electricity. But then a plane crash-lands there, and although the villagers rescue the pilot, they have no idea that he has just attacked Pearl Harbor. War has now come to Eden, slowly undoing its tranquillity, widening the cracks in the already troubled marriage of Irene and Yoshio Harada, the island's only Japanese-American couple. It will test everyone's loyalties and all they believe in . . . as Paradise, once within reach, slowly falls victim to its own isolated innocence.

Readings and Writings

Readings and Writings
  • Author : Peter Wollen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :228
  • ISBN : UOM:39015003932574
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Summary : A collection of essays examines avant-garde film and art and analyzes the themes and political significance of motion pictures.