Tramps, unlettered types as nearly all of them are, face their poverty with blank, resourceless minds. In one letter he remarked that every novel he had written had cost him a tooth.
We packed the room so tight that one could not move an elbow without jostling somebody. The industrial towns of the North are ugly because they happen to have been built at a time when modern methods of steel-construction and smoke-abatement were unknown, and when everyone was too busy making money to think about anything else.
Actually they, snatch a quarter of an hour or so at some time during the shift to eat the food they have brought with them, usually a hunk of bread and dripping and a bottle of cold tea.
And my whole life, every white man's life in the East, was one long struggle not to be laughed at. According to Najder, Conrad, the exile and wanderer, was aware of a difficulty that he confessed more than once: Less than ten miles away you can stand in un-defiled country, on the almost naked hills, and the pottery towns are only a smudge in the distance.
Presenting new research on the artist and providing an unprecedented overview of two decades of work, the book features eleven essays and two interviews, alongside richly illustrated project pages and texts by the artist.
Botanical Drift Protagonists of the Invasive Herbarium Botanical Drift explores the hermeneutics, historicization, semiotics, and symbiosis of plants—past, present, extant, and extinct—around the globe.
I gave one glance at the black scum on top of the water, and decided to go dirty for the day. Perhaps It Is Time for a Xeno-architecture to Match documents a conversation series from January to March that explored what an intervention of the xeno might bring to bear on contemporary and future infra structure.
Old Daddy, witless with age, sat silent, his back bent like a bow and his inflamed eyes dripping slowly on to the floor. One could say something similar about our relationship to the future and to the contemporary. Nor the evils of the worldwide Islamic Inquisition which — not in the 16th century but now, in the 21st, condemns Muslim apostates to barbaric execution.
In the hotter mines they wear only a pair of thin drawers, clogs and knee-pads; in the hottest mines of all, only the clogs and knee-pads. With examples of unexpected collectors and serendipitous outcomes, Shaw investigates the obscure desires that shape art collecting and the public goodwill that results from it.
Through the open doors of foundries you see fiery serpents of iron being hauled to and fro by redlit boys, and you hear the whizz and thump of steam hammers and the scream of the iron under the blow.
It was a brick erection like three sides of a shed, with planking on top, and above that two beams and a crossbar with the rope dangling. In an interplay of models, coping strategies, and experimental approaches, this publication combines research from cultural studies, artistic research, sound studies as well as architectural and urban theory.
Behind the concert of flattery, I can hear something like a whisper: Then we put my handkerchief through its collar and moved off once more, with the dog still straining and whimpering.
To the left an interminable vista of factory chimneys, chimney beyond chimney, fading away into a dim blackish haze. To the right an isolated row of gaunt four-roomed houses, dark red, blackened by smoke.
All round was the lunar landscape of slag-heaps, and to the north, through the passes, as it were, between the mountains of slag, you could see the factory chimneys sending out their plumes of smoke.
He walked clumsily with his bound arms, but quite steadily, with that bobbing gait of the Indian who never straightens his knees. William and, Fred, two young, ex-fishermen from Norfolk, sang a sad song about Unhappy Bella, who was betrayed and died in the snow. But at that moment I glanced round at the crowd that had followed me.
I rounded the hut and saw a man's dead body sprawling in the mud. A few old friends, acquaintances and pressmen stood by his grave.
The film explores two equally sleazy figures on opposite ends of the spectrum: Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.
It was a clean sweep for an uplifting underdog film from the same director, writer and musical composer who brought you Rudy You can hardly tell by the look of them whether they are young or old.The best opinions, comments and analysis from The Telegraph.
“There are many very stupid ideas about free speech in academia. Perhaps the stupidest is this: free speech is a legal norm used to protect the powerful at the expense of the powerless, but exceptions to free speech will benefit the powerless.
At the siege of Vienna in Islam seemed poised to overrun Christian Europe. We are in a new phase of a very old war. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.
Hannah Arendt and the Banality of Evil. Hannah Arendt coined the term “banality of evil” while covering the trial of Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi official charged with the orderly extermination of Europe’s lietuvosstumbrai.com herself was a German-Jewish exile struggling in the most personal of ways to come to grips with the utter destruction of European society.
Silence, Progression, and Narrative Collapse in Conrad. Brian Richardson The quiet house seems to vibrate to the closing of the front door “more than to a clap of thunder” ().
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