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Twilight Memories

In this new collection of essays on memory and amnesia in the postmodern world, cultural critic Andreas Huyssen considers how nationalism, literature, art, politics, and the media are obsessed with the past. The great paradox of our fin-de-siecle culture is that novelty is even more associated with memory than with future expectation. Drawing heavily on the dilemmas of contemporary Germany, Huyssen's discussion of cultural memory ill...

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Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court Poetry: The Sena Salon of Bengal and Beyond

At the turn of the twelfth-century into the thirteenth, at the court of King Laksmanasena of Bengal, Sanskrit poetry showed profound and sudden changes: a new social scope made its definitive entrance into high literature.  Courtly and pastoral, rural and urban, cosmopolitan and vernacular confronted each other in a commingling of high and low styles. A literary salon in what is now Bangladesh, at the eastern extreme of the nexus of ...

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Love Bites: The Unofficial Saga of Twilight

With over 42 million copies sold and translations in close to forty languages, Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight novels — Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn — have captured the hearts of a generation of readers. At the centre of the saga is the epic love story of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen (not to mention werewolf Jacob Black), star-crossed lovers the likes of which haven’t been seen since Romeo and Juliet. The film ad...

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Soviet Combat Vehicle Handbook (Twilight 2000)

Soviet Combat Vehicle Handbook supplements and extends the basic vehicle listing provided with the Twilight: 2000 rules. More than 60 vehicles are represented, ranging from the WWII BA-64 armored car and the T-34/85 tank through the latest variations of the T-80 to the T-90 FST (future Soviet tank). Plus a prototype binary propellant tank gun and three combat hovercraft not presently in service. To top it off, the vehicle guide inclu...

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Twilight, True Love and You

Combining elements from the popular Twilight saga with accessible pop psychology, a guide to finding eternal love Stephenie Meyer's supernatural romance saga has inspired millions of people worldwide with its tale of a young girl torn between two apparently perfect loves. Many fans are now on the hunt for their own real-life Edward or Jacob. Luckily for all the Twilight fans out there, this book uncovers the seven secret steps toward...

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Culture at Twilight: The National German-American Alliance, 1901-1918

From its founding in 1901 to its demise in 1918, the National German-American Alliance sought to preserve and promote aspects of German culture in America. As the organization grew in size and scope, it increasingly found itself drawn into some of the more controversial political, social, and diplomatic issues of the times. This study is the first to chronicle the seventeen-year history of the organization. It also examines how the A...