These poem-stories are a strange retelling of seventeen Grimms fairy tales, including "Snow White," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Rapunzel," "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," "The Frog Prince," and "Red Riding Hood." Astonishingly, they are as wholly personal as Anne Sexton's most intimate poems. "Her metaphoric strength has never been greater -- really funny, among other things, a dark, dark laughter" (C.K. Williams).
Transformations: Change from Learning to Growth is a 12-chapter text that explores the fundamentals and principles of psycho-analytic theories, transformations, and invariants. This book begins with a clinical illustration of the distinction between the patient’s experience and the psycho-analyst’s experience. The succeeding chapters cover the influence of verbal expression, emotional experience, state of mind, and consciousness in psycho-analysis and transformation. These topics are followed by discussion on the relationship of the “no-thing and the thing, wherein the personality that is capable of tolerating a no-thing can make use of the no-thing, and so is able to make use of the so-called thoughts. The remaining chapters describe a clinical system that would represent the chief clinical systems that can be seen to exist in the analytic situation. These chapters also examine the gap between reality and the personality, which are aspects of life with which analysts are familiar under the guise of resistance. Resistance operates because it is feared that the reality of the object is imminent. This book will be of value to psycho-analysts, psychologists, and psychiatrists.
Das Buch analysiert die Minderheiten und Minderheitenpolitik in Polen seit 1989. Im Fokus der Untersuchung stehen die Interessengruppen der litauischen, weißrussischen, ukrainischen und slowakischen Minderheiten sowie das Agieren minderheitenrelevanter politischer Institutionen.
Die Forschungsgruppe „Management & Consulting in Transformations- und Innovationsprozessen“ untersucht seit ihrem Start an der flensburg.school for Advanced Research Studies im Oktober 2009, wie Unternehmen und Organisationen in einer sich immer stärker verändernden Umwelt und globalisierten Marktdynamik höchst flexibel auf Veränderungen reagieren und nachhaltig erfolgreich sein können. Ziel ist es, Ansätze für „innovatives Organisieren“ zu entwickeln, die eine fortlaufende Innovationsfähigkeit sichern helfen. In den vorliegenden Band wurden Beiträge von Forschungsgruppenteilnehmern als „Research in Progress“ aufgenommen, die einen aktuellen Einblick in das Forschungsfeld bieten. Neben ihrer praktischen Relevanz ist allen Beiträgen ein erkennbares Forschungsdefizit gemein, mit dem sich die Teilnehmer auch im weiteren Fortgang ihrer Projekte auseinandersetzen werden. In diesem Band stellen sie erste Lösungsansätze zur kritischen Diskussion. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Mag. Nino Tomaschek, MAS, ist Leiter des Postgraduate Centers an der Universität Wien, Visiting Professor an der flensburg.school for Advanced Research Studies und leitet dort als Senior Research Director die Forschungsgruppe zum Thema „Management & Consulting in Transformations- und Innovationsprozessen“. Er ist Gründer des Forschungs- und Beratungsinstitutes sevensix – Corporate Research and Consulting GmbH und Mitbegründer der Augsburger Schule des Innovations-Coaching sowie Experte für Transformations- und Innovationsprozesse. / Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. (FH) Ingo Radermacher ist Forschungsgruppenreferent an der flensburg.school for Advanced Research Studies im Themenfeld „Management & Consulting in Transformations- und Innovationsprozessen“. Er ist Gründer und Geschäftsführer der radermacher-consulting GmbH, einem Beratungsunternehmen mit den Schwerpunkten IT-Beratung, IT-Strategieberatung und Seminaren zur Organisations- und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung, sowie des Forschungs- und Beratungsinstitutes sevensix – Corporate Research and Consulting GmbH, einem Zukunftsinstitut für Management- und Innovationsberatung.
Rosenblum's "Transformations in late Eighteenth century art" is still one of th best and most inspiring books on the art of neoclassicism and early romaticism. Encompassing both pictorial arts and architecture, it points central themes in the arts of that time. It offers clues to further investigations as to the seminal character of the fundamental changes in the art and architecture of the late 18th century. And it is wonderfully wide in perspective and clear in its argument. It presents a number of focus in a period where one gets easily lost in either superficial statements or far too detailed information.
When we think of science fiction, we think primarily of movies and television shows, but this assumption belies the fact that the genre's initial rise to prominence came in pulp magazines. With lurid covers and titles like Galaxy, If, and Thrilling Wonder Stories, the science fiction pulp magazines created the visual and thematic vocabulary that continues to animate today's science fiction blockbusters. In Transformations, the second volume in his acclaimed three-volume history of science fiction magazines, science fiction historian Mike Ashley brings his unparalleled knowledge to bear on the period from the beginning of the Cold War through the end of the 1960s, an era of tremendous change in the writing of and the marketplace for science fiction. Ashley begins his story with the decline of the pulp magazines at the end of the 1940s and their replacement by new digest-sized and glossy magazines. That switch, and the increased respectability that came with it, coincided with a true golden age of science fiction writing in the early 1950s, with such giants of the genre as Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, Frank Herbert, and Harlan Ellison all publishing regularly in a wide range of such magazines. As Ashley shows, by the end of the decade, sales had slumped, all but six of the science fiction magazines had folded, and the future looked bleak--until the surprising rebirth of the genre through the work of British writers Michael Moorcock and J. G. Ballard. Ashley also considers how the popularity of Star Trek and the movie version of 2001: A Space Odyssey influenced the future of the science fiction magazine. For fans of science fiction seeking to understand how their favorite genre evolved from Amazing Stories to Babylon 5, Transformations will be essential reading.
How are we to think and act constructively in the face of today’s environmental and political catastrophes? Gail Stenstad finds inspiring answers in the thought of German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Rather than simply describing or explaining Heidegger’s transformative way of thinking, Stenstad’s writing enacts it, bringing new insight into contemporary environmental, political, and personal issues. Readers come to understand some of Heidegger’s most challenging concepts through experiencing them. This is a truly creative scholarly work that invites all readers to carry Heidegger’s transformative thinking into their own areas of deep concern.
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Ein Künstler und sein Mäzen. Sie sind nicht nur geografisch weit getrennt, auch die Kulturkreise und das Alter sind völlig unterschiedlich. Der Mäzen, ein sehr reicher alter Mann in Tokyo will Kunst schaffen. Dazu lädt er einen Bondage Künstler, einen Food Artist, eine berühmte Tänzerin, einen Tattoo Artits, sowie ein exotisches Modell ein. Da die Kunst dieser Meister fast nur Performance und somit vergänglich ist, soll der Digital Artist aus den Rohaufnahmen, die ihm über das Internet zugeschickt werden, edle Drucke erstellen. Diese, die Quintessenz, die finalen Resultate der unterschiedlichen Sitzungen, sollen bei einer exklusiven Vernisage im Penthaus des Millionärs vorgestellt werden. Zu diesem Ereignis ist auch der Digital Artist eingeladen. Er vermisst das Modell, die junge schokoladenfarbene Schönheit, mit der er sich virtuelle so intensiv beschäftigt hat. Er will den Grund wissen, kommt jedoch dadurch selbst dadurch in Lebensgefahr. Bei der letzten Sitzung war dem Tattookünstler ein Mißgeschick passiert, als er einen feuerspeienden Drachen auf den Körper der jungen Frau eingravierte, deswegen war noch eine fünfte Kunst, die Funeral art erforderlich geworden. Am sind es zusammen mit der Fotokunst des Digital Artist sechs Künste, die das Gesamtwerk bilden. Eine neue Dimension der Kunst ist entstanden. Es ist eine Erzählung zwischen Traum und einer Realität, die nicht nur Fiktion ist.
With contributions from some of the most important current feminist thinkers, Transformations traces both the shifts in thinking that have allowed feminism to arrive at its present point, and the way that feminist agendas have progressed in line with wider social developments. A thorough reassessment of feminism's place in contemporary life, the authors engage in current debates as diverse as globalization, technoscience, embodiment and performativity, taking feminism in fresh directions, mapping new territory and suggesting alternative possibilities.
This history of African slavery from the fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries examines how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context. Paul E. Lovejoy discusses the medieval Islamic slave trade and the Atlantic trade as well as the enslavement process and the marketing of slaves. He considers the impact of European abolition and assesses slavery's role in African history. The book corrects the accepted interpretation that African slavery was mild and resulted in the slaves' assimilation. Instead, slaves were used extensively in production, although the exploitation methods and the relationships to world markets differed from those in the Americas. Nevertheless, slavery in Africa, like slavery in the Americas, developed from its position on the periphery of capitalist Europe. This new edition revises all statistical material on the slave trade demography and incorporates recent research and an updated bibliography.
This introduction to Euclidean geometry emphasizes transformations, particularly isometries and similarities. Suitable for undergraduate courses, it includes numerous examples, many with detailed answers. 1972 edition.
Science of Synthesis provides a critical review of the synthetic methodology developed from the early 1800s to date for the entire field of organic and organometallic chemistry. As the only resource providing full-text descriptions of organic transformations and synthetic methods as well as experimental procedures, Science of Synthesis is therefore a unique chemical information tool. Over 1000 world-renowned experts have chosen the most important molecular transformations for a class of organic compounds and elaborated on their scope and limitations. The systematic, logical and consistent organization of the synthetic methods for each functional group enables users to quickly find out which methods are useful for a particular synthesis and which are not. Effective and practical experimental procedures can be implemented quickly and easily in the lab.// The content of this e-book was originally published in October 2006.
In this work, the author issues a call for scholars of contemporary social history and practice to grapple with late modernity's most pressing social and political issues. He counterposes Western thought with Indian social theory across an array of Indian texts and ideas.
Bringing feminist and world-systems theories together, this analytic anthology examines the rise of intersecting, women-centered movements that contribute to alternative development and the rise of new societies. The authors consider feminist movements and humanistic transformations that create new work and market relations, promote democracy and equality, redefine gender and sexuality, regenerate the environment, and construct nonviolent and peaceful relations. At the end of each chapter, articles by feminist theorists and practitioners on these topics are included to illustrate the analysis. Using a global, historical framework, the book shows how diverse, multicultural, and international feminist ideas can be brought together to provide a comprehensive and differentiated understanding of change.
Function transformations, which include linear integral transformations, are some of the most important mathematical tools for solving problems in all areas of engineering and the physical sciences. They allow one to quickly solve a problem by breaking it down into a series of smaller, more manageable problems. The author has compiled the most important and widely used of these function transforms in applied mathematics and electrical engineering. In addition to classical transforms, newer transforms such as wavelets, Zak, and Radon are included. The book is neither a table of transforms nor a textbook, but it is a source book that provides quick and easy access to the most important properties and formulas of function and generalized function transformations. It is organized for convenient reference, with chapters broken down into the following sections:

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