If We Can Keep A Severed Head Alive

Author by : Chet Fleming
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A Severed Head

Author by : Iris Murdoch
Languange : en
Publisher by : Random House
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Description : Martin believes he can possess both a beautiful wife and a delightful lover. But when his wife, Antonia, suddenly leaves him for her psychoanalyst, Martin is plunged into an intensive emotional re-education. He attempts to behave beautifully and sensibly. Then he meets a woman whose demonic splendour at first repels him and later arouses a consuming and monstrous passion. How will he survive it?


The Severed Head

Author by : Julia Kristeva
Languange : en
Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : Julia Kristeva turns her famed critical eye to a study of the human head as symbol and metaphor, as religious object and physical fact, further developing a critical theme in her work--the power of horror--and expanding the potential for the face to provide an experience of the sacred. Kristeva's study stretches far back in time to 6,000 B.C.E. with humans' early decoration and worship of skulls, and follows with an examination of the Medusa myth; the mandylion of Laon (a holy relic in which the face of a saint appears on a piece of cloth); the biblical stories of John the Baptist and Salome; tales of the guillotine; modern murder mysteries; and the rhetoric surrounding the fight for and against capital punishment. Drawing numerous connections between these "capital visions" and their experience, Kristeva affirms the possibility of the sacred, even in an era of "faceless" interaction.


The Severed Head And The Grafted Tongue

Author by : Patricia Palmer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Explores actual and literary depictions of beheadings in sixteenth-century Ireland and addresses how violence is transcribed into art.


A Severed Head Spoken Word Cab 066 6 Audio Cassettes

Author by : Iris Murdoch
Languange : en
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Assembly Of The Severed Head

Author by : Hugh Lupton
Languange : en
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Tales Of A Severed Head

Author by : Rachida Madani
Languange : en
Publisher by : Yale University Press
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Description : A brilliant retelling of the classic Arab tale of Scheherazade, set in the present day


Severed Head The Sea The Sea

Author by : Iris Murdoch
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Description : First published in 1961, The Severed Head is regarded is one of Iris Murdochâe(tm)s most entertaining works. A dark and ferocious comic masterpiece, the novel traces the turbulent emotional journey of Martin Lynch-Gibbon, a smug, well-to-do London wine merchant and unfaithful husband, whose life is turned inside out when his wife leaves him for her psychoanalyst. In The Sea, the Sea the landscape shifts to the seclusion of an isolated house on the edge of Englandâe(tm)s North Sea, where Charles Arrowby, a big name in Londonâe(tm)s glittering theatrical world, has retired to write his memoirs. Arrowbyâe(tm)s plans begin to unravel when he meets his first love and becomes haunted by the idea of rekindling his adolescent passion. The Severed Head and Booker prize-winner The Sea, the Sea are two of Iris Murdochâe(tm)s most accomplished novels, displaying all her talent for combining profundity with playful creativity. Both tragic and comic, brooding and hilarious, they brilliantly reveal how much our lives are governed by the lies we tell ourselves as well as our all-consuming desire for love, significance and, ultimately, redemption.


The Severed Head

Author by : Lena Wood
Languange : en
Publisher by : Standard Publishing
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Description : When Elijah and his friends find a treasure in an abandoned church, they discover that God has plans for them that they never expected.


The Gorgon S Severed Head

Author by : Cecelia Eaton Luschnig
Languange : en
Publisher by : BRILL
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Description : The book provides interpretations of three plays of Euripides in the areas of generic innovation, representation of women, and the use of the traditional stories.