Modern Romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: 9783641182632
  • Release Date: 2016-06-19
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Aziz Ansari
  • Publisher: Goldmann Verlag



Der New-York-Times-Bestseller über die Liebe in Modernen Zeiten Noch nie zuvor hatten wir in der Liebe so viele Optionen – denn romantische Begegnungen sind in Zeiten von Online-Dating, Facebook, Tinder & Co. häufig nur einen Mausklick entfernt. Doch ist das für Singles ein Segen oder ein Fluch? Der weltbekannte amerikanische Schauspieler und Comedian Aziz Ansari begibt sich mit dem Soziologen Eric Klinenberg auf die lehrreiche und äußerst unterhaltsame Suche nach einer Antwort auf diese Frage.

Modern Romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: 3442176190
  • Release Date: 2016-09-19
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Aziz Ansari
  • Publisher:



Modern Romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: 0241211832
  • Release Date: 2015-06-16
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Aziz Ansari
  • Publisher: Allen Lane



People today have more romantic options than at any point in human history, and thanks to social media, smartphones and online dating, our abilities to connect with these options are staggering. Yet we also have to face new and absurd dilemmas, such as what to think when someone doesn't reply to your text but has time to post a photo of a pizza on Instagram. But this transformation of our romantic lives cannot be explained by technology alone. Whereas once most people would find a decent person who probably lived in their neighbourhood and marry by the age of 23, today we spend years of our lives on a quest to find our soulmate. While Ansari has long aimed his comedic insight at modern relationships, here he teamed up with award-winning sociologist Eric Klinenberg to research dating cultures from Tokyo to Buenos Aires to Paris, crunch the quantitative data and interview some of the world's leading social scientists. The result is an unforgettable tour of the romantic landscape.

Maggie Darling

  • Filename: maggie-darling.
  • ISBN: 1555846718
  • Release Date: 2007-12-01
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: James Howard Kunstler
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.



She's the goddess of hearth and home, America's millionaire media maven of domesticity, Connecticut's most dazzling hostess, and everything in her world is perfect-except that Maggie Darling's picture-book life has suddenly gone off the rails. Amid the extravagant trappings of a Christmas Eve bash, she spies her swinish stockbroker husband slipping out of a powder room moments after his creamy young colleague. Matrimonial meltdown launches Maggie on a year of romance and misadventure, starting with an ill-fated fling with British rock star-turned-movie-actor Frederick Swann. Back home, a sniper is loose on the Merritt Parkway and a gang known as the Businessman's Lunch Posse is terrorizing patrons of Manhattan's four-star restaurants. Meanwhile, Maggie's son Hooper drops out of college and falls into the company of the sinister gangsta-rap group Chill Az Def. As calamity piles on catastrophe, can Maggie Darling brilliantly resolve the collapse of civilization as we wish we knew it?

Modern romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015029724823
  • Release Date: 1985
  • Number of pages: 6
  • Author: Founders Gallery
  • Publisher:



Modern romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: UCSD:31822029988334
  • Release Date: 2000-10
  • Number of pages: 138
  • Author: David Levinthal
  • Publisher: St Anns Pr



American-born photographer Levinthal has earned national recognition by creating potent, ironic, and sometimes controversial visions using miniature figures and toys as characters in staged tableaux. Since publishing his first major work in 1977 (Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, 1941-43), he has worked with Barbie, blackface memorabilia, toy soldiers, and various modeling figures to explore the icons and stereotypes of popular culture. Levinthal executed his series Modern Romance in the mid-1980s. Echoing the paintings of Edward Hopper and film noir, these are scenes of urban life in dreamy neon-lit color and television blues. Levinthal shows us figures lingering on street corners, entering movie theaters, passing through alleys, conversing in diners, and interacting in confined spaces. He also depicts the impersonal landscape of the city: cop cars on the streets, doorways, and murky bedrooms. Levinthal's lovely and vaguely troubling photographs house a tension of possibilities; with details obscured, they speak of solitude, sexual isolation, and urban anxiety. An illuminating essay by Eugenia Parry opens the book, nicely placing this formative series in both a personal and an artistic context. This is serious art, dealing with fascinating ideas. Highly recommended for contemporary art collections of academic and public libraries. Deborah Miller, Minneapolis--Library Journal

Modern Romance and Transformations of the Novel

  • Filename: modern-romance-and-transformations-of-the-novel.
  • ISBN: 0521021065
  • Release Date: 2005-10-13
  • Number of pages: 308
  • Author: Ian Duncan
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Modern Romance examines the relationship between the revival of romance form and the ascendancy of the novel in British literary culture, from 1760 to 1850. The revival of romance as the literary embodiment of a national cultural identity provided a metaphor for the 'authenticity' of the novel itself, set against the changing formations of modern life. The material conditions, cultural status and formal repertoire of prose fiction were given a canonical transformation, leading to the form's nineteenth-century heyday, in Scott's Waverley novels. Ian Duncan's illuminating and innovative study begins with the first identification of modern prose fiction with romance form in the late eighteenth-century Gothic novel, and moves through Scott's highly influential dialectical blend of romance and history, to his relations with his successor in the role of national author, Charles Dickens.

This Modern Romance The Artistry Technique and Business of Engagement Photography

  • Filename: this-modern-romance-the-artistry-technique-and-business-of-engagement-photography.
  • ISBN: 9781134100668
  • Release Date: 2013-10-15
  • Number of pages: 216
  • Author: Stephanie Williams
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Love is less confined than ever, as is our desire to capture it. Engagement photography has become an essential and valuable component of wedding photography for both your clients and your photography business. Successfully booking romantic portrait sessions and providing your couples with creative, playful, and beautiful images can mean a lasting –and lucrative- relationship. Award winning photographer Stephanie Williams shares her approach to engagement photography, including her thoughts on the psychology of shooting and directing couples, current industry trends, and the use of blogs and social media. Discover photography tips on romantic styling, workflow, and branding that will help get your engagement sessions recognized by prospective clients and industry publications. Whether you are an aspiring photographer or established professional, this book is sure to inform and inspire your next photo shoot. Read tips and testimonials from prominent wedding professionals, bloggers, editors and stylists, as well as Stephanie’s actual clients. Learn how to build your brand and get your work published. Improve or refresh your technical skill through practical lighting, equipment, and technique guidance. Diversify the way you interact with clients and style your shoots. Be inspired through gorgeous photographs.

The Secret Wound

  • Filename: the-secret-wound.
  • ISBN: 0804767440
  • Release Date: 2007-01-03
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Marion Wells
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press



This book offers a new reading of early modern romance in the light of historically contemporary accounts of mind, and specifically the medical tradition of love-melancholy. The book argues that the medical profile of the melancholic lover provides an essential context for understanding the characteristic patterns of romance: narrative deferral, epistemological uncertainty, and the endless quest for a quasi-phantasmic beloved. Unlike many recent studies of romance, this book establishes a detailed historical basis for investigating the psychological structure of romance. Wells begins by tracing the development of the medical disorder first known in the Latin west as amor hereos (lovesickness) from its earliest roots in Greek and Arabic medicine to its translation into the Latin medical tradition. Drawing on this detailed historical material, the book considers three important early modern romances: Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata, and Spenser's The Faerie Queene, concluding with a brief consideration of the significance of this literary and medical legacy for Romanticism. Most broadly, the interdisciplinary nature of this study allows the author to investigate the central critical problem of early modern subjectivity in substantially new ways.

Electric Brae

  • Filename: electric-brae.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015029276865
  • Release Date: 1992
  • Number of pages: 312
  • Author: Andrew Greig
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd



Tells the story of Jimmy, a North Sea roughneck, and Kim, a young artist, who share adventures in love, politics, art, and ice-climbing

Bruce and Norman Yonemoto

  • Filename: bruce-and-norman-yonemoto.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015061019306
  • Release Date: 1999-11-01
  • Number of pages: 103
  • Author: Bruce Yonemoto
  • Publisher: Japanese Amer Natl Museum



Modern Romance

  • Filename: modern-romance.
  • ISBN: 1535282371
  • Release Date: 2016-07-28
  • Number of pages: 46
  • Author: Abookaday
  • Publisher:



Warning: This is an independent addition to Modern Romance, meant to enhance your experience of the original book. If you have not yet bought original copy, make sure to purchase it before buying this unofficial summary from aBookaDay. In the introduction to this book, Ansari starts with a funny dating anecdote from his personal history with dating and informs the reader that the reason that he took on this project was his own desire to learn more about modern romance. Together with his research partner, sociologist Eric Klinenberg, the author has assembled information from a variety of sources including psychological and sociological research, interviews with experts in various relevant areas, quantitative data from online dating services, and qualitative data from focus groups both in person and conducted online via a few subgroups on reddit. Read more....Download your copy today!Available on PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. (c) 2015 All Rights Reserved

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