Download Glas: Soviet Grotesque (New Russian Writing, Volume 2) PDF

Convinced, it does have "How I Shit My Pants" and "How I Didn't Get Raped" by way of Igor Yarkevich. ENJOY!

I could suggest looking out bibliotik for those authors. i'm virtually convinced another stuff by way of Daniil Kharms are available here.

"GLAS offers us a feeling of Russian literature in movement. If it
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to be a reader there"
The instances literary supplement,July 19,1991

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Vladimir SOROKIN
A company Proposition nine
Four Stout Hearts 15

Igor YARKEVICH
How I Shit My Pants fifty one
How I Didn't Get Raped 68

Victor YEROFEEV
De Profundis ninety seven
Cheekbones, a nostril and a Gully 105

Daniil KHARMS
A Letter and different items 123

Yuri MILOSLAVSKI
Urban Sketches 149

Alexander TEREKHOV
Charon 167
Buddy. An Ironical Diary 173

Sergei activity
Per Somnia 237

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Download Swift's Politics: A Study in Disaffection by Ian Higgins PDF

By Ian Higgins

Glossy scholarship has represented Jonathan quick as either an outdated Whig and a non-Jacobite Tory. Ian Higgins' contextual reassessment of Swift's political writing and recorded opinion considers the interpretative difficulties they current. It explores the consonance of Swift's political writing with militant Jacobite Tory writing on affairs of Church and kingdom, and demonstrates Swift's dissimilarity from the previous Whig writers with whom sleek feedback has misleadingly pointed out him. Swift's writings of the 1690s, over the last 4 years of Queen Anne's reign, and after the Hanoverian succession are proven to include Jacobitical political implications whilst tested of their context within the 'paper wars' of the interval. Higgins concentrates at the partisan meanings of the nice satires A story of a bathtub and Gulliver's Travels, and represents quick (as he used to be learn through his contemporaries) as a disaffected excessive Church Anglican extremist with Jacobite tendencies.

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Download Rally Round the Flag, Boys by Max Shulman PDF

By Max Shulman

Max Shulman was once essentially the most renowned humorists of the Fifties. Woody Allen claims him as a power. Max Shulman invented Dobie Gillis and wrote somebody received a Match?, and the play The gentle catch. In Rally around the Flag, Boys, Shulman parodies obsessions of the day, together with the army, the small city as opposed to the govt, rock and roll, and altering sexual mores. The Eldon Dedini illustrations provide the booklet a "Playboy" suppose, and the ebook used to be filmed many years later with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The booklet used to be released by means of Bantam as a mass marketplace paperback in 1958, reprinting the hardback released in 1957.

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Download The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories by Simon Rich PDF

By Simon Rich

In "Center of the Universe," God struggles to stability the calls for of his occupation with the desires of his long term female friend. In "Magical Mr. Goat," a tender girl's imaginary buddy yearns to develop into "more than friends." In "Unprotected," an unused prophylactic recollects his years spent trapped inside of a teenager boy's pockets. The tales in Simon Rich's new publication are weird and wonderful, humorous, and yet...relatable. wealthy explores love's many complications-losing it, discovering it, breaking it, and making it-and turns the standard into the absurd. With razor-sharp humor and illustrations, and simply in time for Valentine's Day, wealthy takes readers for a thrilling, hilarious experience at the rollercoaster of affection.

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Download The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce PDF

By Ambrose Bierce

A observe publication, immediately up, with a twist The Devil's Dictionary is an American vintage. A Yankee Oscar Wilde with a depraved side to his tongue, won from seeing the realm early and cynically because it fairly was once, Ambrose Bierce, good friend and rival of Mark Twain, used to be one in every of America's first nice writers and reporters. His razor-sharp wit and underlying rage opposed to hypocrisy is completely complemented through Ralph Steadman's both incisive pen and ink illustrations. Adore, v..t. To venerate with a bit of luck. Bride, n. a girl with a superb destiny at the back of her company, n. An inventive machine for securing person revenue with no person accountability. Debauchee, n. person who has so earnestly pursued excitement that he has had the misfortune to overhaul it.

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Download Tango by Alan Judd PDF

By Alan Judd

Existence is abruptly taking a look up for William Wooding. Thirty-five, obese, sedately hired and unhappily married, he's given the opportunity to flee to a brand new lifestyles in South America.

There he runs the English bookstall and discovers a distinct type of lifestyles: anarchic employees, a gorgeous prostitute referred to as Theresa, intrigue at Maria's Tango membership (the neighborhood condo of enjoyment) and a rustic heading for a bloody coup. Wooding discovers that the country's younger president is an old style buddy and consequently reveals himself recruited by means of the mysterious Mr field of British Intelligence to enquire what's going on…

Tango is a highly stress-free mix of sexual escapades, innovative politics, and intelligence-gathering in unique landscapes. It confirms Alan Judd because the modern successor to Evelyn Waugh.

'Very entertaining…it makes you must flip the pages. No suggest achievement'
—Sunday Telegraph

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—Independent

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—NewStatesman

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Download A Political Biography of Jonathan Swift (Eighteenth-Century by David Oakleaf PDF

By David Oakleaf

Now most famed because the writer of "Gulliver's Travels", Jonathan speedy (1667-1745) was once some of the most vital propagandists and satirists of his day. glossy readers have trouble putting him at the political spectrum. He rejected political events as factions yet supported the Whigs after which the Tories. He defended the unique privileges of (Anglican) Church of eire, but he was once an eloquent champion of liberty. Insisting he used to be English, he turned a celebrated Anglo-Irish patriot. This learn seeks to contextualize rapid in the political area of his day.Swift's politics display profound affects. warfare and his Irish upbringing formed the excessive Church yet pro-Revolution political stance that gave him issues of touch with either Tories and Whigs with out selecting him with both. suffering to outline himself politically with out compromising his independence, speedy expressed passions extra extravagant than his positions. often angered via a human scenario instead of lively via an ideology, he invented memorable voices lower than the strain of occasions. They show as a lot approximately his constructing courting to the political fray as his specific statements concerning the Church, the fantastic Revolution, or eire. this is why Swift's politics nonetheless command our realization.

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By Terry Southern

One of many nice collections, the diversity stumbled on here's amazing: from new journalism to absurd parodies and theatrical sketches; from absurd brief riffs to Southern’s so much vintage and lyrical early works of fiction. “Red-Dirt Marijuana,” the insightful, humorous, and relocating tale of the connection among a white boy and a black guy, is paired with the bad knock-down, drag-out of “Razor Fight.” some of the most scandalous tales ever released, “The Blood of a Wig,” combines an insider’s examine the “Quality Lit” biz, the drug underground of Greenwich Village, and a imaginative and prescient of necrophilia related to considered one of America’s so much sacred cows. there's an imaginary come across among Freud and Kafka in “Apartment to Exchange,” a skewering of the liberal white guy and his efforts to befriend a black jazz musician in “You’re Too Hip, Baby,” an exploration of race family, moonshine, and the baton-twirling tradition within the own essay “Twirling at Ole Miss” (identified by way of Tom Wolfe because the first example of “New Journalism”), and lots of extra items with Southern’s signature darkish satire, unconventional storylines, and pitch-perfect dialogue.

Red-Dirt Marijuana and different Tastes is a wild, humorous, and dazzlingly diversified journey in the course of the American tradition of the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties.

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By Terry Pratchett

The alchemists of the Discworld have found the magic of the silver display. yet what's the darkish mystery of Holy wooden Hill? It’s as much as Victor Tugelbend (“Can’t sing. Can’t dance. Can deal with a sword a little”) and Theda Withel (“I come from a bit city you’ve most likely by no means heard of”) to determine.

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