Tag Archives: enigma

Lord Byron and Scandalous Celebrity (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

FREEDownload : Lord Byron and Scandalous Celebrity (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

Lord Byron and Scandalous Celebrity (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism) by Clara Tuite
English | Dec 29, 2014 | ISBN: 1107082595 | 346 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 10 MB
The Regency period in general, and the aristocrat-poet Lord Byron in particular, were notorious for scandal, but the historical circumstances of this phenomenon have yet to be properly analysed.

Lord Byron and Scandalous Celebrity (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)
Lord Byron and Scandalous Celebrity explores Byron's celebrity persona in the literary, social, political and historical contexts of Regency Britain and post-Napoleonic Europe that produced it. Clara Tuite argues that the Byronic enigma that so compelled contemporary audiences – and provoked such controversy with its spectacular Romantic Satanism – can be understood by means of 'scandalous celebrity', a new form of ambivalent fame that mediates between notoriety and traditional forms of heroic renown. Examining Byron alongside contemporary figures including Caroline Lamb, Stendhal, Napoleon Bonaparte and Lord Castlereagh, Tuite illuminates the central role played by Byron in the literary, political and sexual scandals that mark the Regency as a vital period of social transition and emergent celebrity culture.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

The Legacy of Cornelius Cardew

FREEDownload : The Legacy of Cornelius Cardew

The Legacy of Cornelius Cardew by Tony Harris
2013 | ISBN: 140944810X | English | 217 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The Legacy of Cornelius Cardew
Cornelius Cardew is an enigma. Depending on which sources one consults he is either an influential and iconic figure of British musical culture or a marginal curiosity, a footnote to a misguided musical phenomenon. He is both praised for his uncompromising commitment to world-changing politics, and mocked for being blindly caught up in a maelstrom of naive political folly. His works are both widely lauded as landmark achievements of the British avant-garde and ridiculed as an archaic and irrelevant footnote to the established musical culture. Even the events of his death are shrouded in mystery and lack a sense of closure. As long ago as 1967, Morton Feldman cited Cardew as an influential figure, central to the future of modern music-making. The extent to which Cardew has been a central figure and a force for new ideas in music forms the backbone to this book. Harris demonstrates that Cardew was an original thinker, a charismatic leader, an able facilitator, and a committed activist. He argues that Cardew exerted considerable influence on numerous individuals and groups, but also demonstrates how the composer's significance has been variously underestimated, undermined and misrepresented. Cardew's diverse body of work and activity is here given coherence by their sharing in the values and principles that underpinned the composer's world view. The apparently disparate and contradictory episodes of Cardew's career are shown to be fused by a cohesive 'Cardew aesthetic' that permeates the man, his politics and his music.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

Isotopes in Condensed Matter

Vladimir G. Plekhanov, "Isotopes in Condensed Matter"
English | ISBN: 3642287220 | 2013 | 280 pages | PDF | 6 MB
This book provides a concise introduction to the newly created sub-discipline of solid state physics isotopetronics. The role of isotopes in materials and their properties are describe in this book. The problem of the enigma of the atomic mass in microphysics is briefly discussed. The range of the applications of isotopes is wide: from biochemical process in living organisms to modern technical applications in quantum information. Isotopetronics promises to improve nanoelectronic and optoelectronic devices. With numerous illustrations this book is useful to researchers, engineers and graduate students.

Continue reading