Download E-books The Halloween Tree PDF

By Ray Bradbury

"A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween evening. 8 costumed boys working to fulfill their buddy Pipkin on the haunted residence outdoors city come upon in its place the large and cadaverous Mr. Moundshroud. As Pipkin scrambles to hitch them, he's swept away via a depressing anything, and Moundshroud leads the lads at the tail of a kite via time and area to look the earlier for his or her good friend and the that means of Halloween. After witnessing a funeral procession in historical Egypt, cavemen researching fireplace, Druid rites, the persecution of witches at midnight a while, and the gargoyles of Notre Dame, they meet up with the elusive Pipkin within the catacombs of Mexico, the place each one boy supplies 12 months from the top of his existence to avoid wasting Pipkin's. more advantageous by means of properly haunting black-and-white drawings."--Booklist

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Download E-books Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past (Afterlives of the Bible) PDF

By Mieke Bal

When Mieke Bal reread the tale of Joseph and Potiphar’s spouse as an grownup, she was once struck by means of ameliorations among her youth thoughts of an ethical story and what she learn this day. In Loving Yusuf¸ Bal seeks to solve this conflict among reminiscence and textual content, utilizing an identical tale, during which Joseph spurns the improvement of his master’s spouse who then falsely accuses him of rape, as her element of departure. She juxtaposes the Genesis story to the particularly assorted model instructed within the Qur’an and the depictions of it via Rembrandt and explores how Thomas Mann’s nice retelling in Joseph and His Brothers reworks those versions.

Through this inquiry she develops suggestions for the research of texts which are either unusual and overly familiar—culturally distant but consistently retold. As she places own stories in discussion with scholarly exegesis, Bal asks how all of those varied types complicate her personal and others’ event of the tale, and the way the several truths of those texts of their respective traditions remove darkness from the method of canonization.

 

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Download E-books I tarocchi zen di Osho. Il gioco trascendente dello zen. Con 79 carte PDF

By Osho

Lo Zen conosce solo una vita sconfinata che contiene ogni tipo di contraddizione in profonda armonia. los angeles notte è in armonia con il giorno, l. a. vita è in armonia con l. a. morte, los angeles Terra è in armonia con il ciclo. los angeles presenza è in armonia con l'assenza. Questa immensa armonia, questa sincronicità è l'essenza del Manifesto dello Zen. Questo è l'unico stile di vita che rispetta e ama : non rinnega nulla e non condanna nulla. L'edizione cofanetto contiene: il libro di Osho con le istruzioni e i significati degli Arcani e seventy nine tarocchi illustrati, according to l. a. lettura e los angeles meditazione.

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