Ecstasy and the Demon

Ecstasy and the Demon Author Susan Manning
ISBN-10 0816638020
Year 2006
Pages 353
Language en
Publisher U of Minnesota Press
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Mary Wigman, Germany’s premier dancer between the two world wars, envisioned the performer in the thrall of ecstatic and demonic forces. Widely hailed as an innovator of dance modernism, she never acknowledged her complex relationship with National Socialism. In Ecstasy and the Demon, Susan Manning advances a sociological explanation for the collaboration between German modern dancers and National Socialism. She models methods for dance studies that contextualize choreography in relation to changing sociopolitical conditions, bringing dance scholarship into conversation with intellectual trends across the humanities. The introduction to this second edition brings Manning’s groundbreaking work to bear on dance studies today and reconsiders Wigman’s career from the perspective of queer theory and globalization, further illuminating the interplay of dance and politics in the twentieth century. Susan Manning is professor of English, theater, and performance studies at Northwestern University.

Demons Defeated

Demons Defeated Author Bill Subritzky
ISBN-10 9781852401856
Year 1996
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Sovereign World Ltd
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Faces the question of whether a Christian can have a demon, examines various methods of deliverance, and teaches how deliverance can be maintained. This book describes how people can be released from demonic oppression. It includes prayers for deliverance, release from curses, soul ties and Freemasonry.

Demons

Demons Author Kris Hirschmann
ISBN-10 9781601523587
Year 2011
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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This book covers stories of demon beings and the terror and ruin they inevitably bring, existing in nearly all eras and all cultures. Despite these cautionary tales, some people seek contact with demons out of curiosity or a desire for personal gain.

Demon

Demon Author John Varley
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105039690461
Year 1984
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Putnam Publishing Group
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Continues the saga of Gaea, the alien creature that is a living world, and its resident wizard, Cirocco Jones

The Demon

The Demon Author Hubert Selby
ISBN-10 9781453239681
Year 2011-12-13
Pages 316
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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A womanizer’s struggle for self-control spirals into crime, madness, and murder Harry White grew up in blue-collar Brooklyn, but the young man’s charm, smarts, and good looks have helped him earn a place as an uptown junior executive. White’s gifts have also made his love life easy, and he takes special pleasure in seducing married women. But when “Harry the Lover” is ready to grow up and leave his womanizing behind, White finds that suppressing his libido has dangerous consequences. His attempts at restraint awaken something sinister, causing White to seek excitement in a new form of violence and depravity. Shocking and enthralling, The Demon is an unflinching meditation on male vanity by one of the most acclaimed and original writers of the twentieth century. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Hubert Selby Jr. including rare photos from the author’s estate.

From Demon to Darling

From Demon to Darling Author Richard Mendelson
ISBN-10 9780520943209
Year 2009-06-15
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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Richard Mendelson brings together his expertise as both a Napa Valley lawyer and a winemaker into this accessible overview of American wine law from colonial times to the present. It is a story of fits and starts that provides a fascinating chronicle of the history of wine in the United States told through the lens of the law. From the country's early support for wine as a beverage to the moral and religious fervor that resulted in Prohibition and to the governmental controls that followed Repeal, Mendelson takes us to the present day—and to the emergence of an authentic and significant wine culture. He explains how current laws shape the wine industry in such areas as pricing and taxation, licensing, appellations, health claims and warnings, labeling, and domestic and international commerce. As he explores these and other legal and policy issues, Mendelson lucidly highlights the concerns that have made wine alternatively the demon or the darling of American society—and at the same time illuminates the ways in which lives and livelihoods are affected by the rise and fall of social movements.

Woman and the Demon

Woman and the Demon Author Nina Auerbach
ISBN-10 0674954076
Year 1982
Pages 255
Language en
Publisher Harvard University Press
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Analyzes the Victorian conception of both demonic and divine nature of women in Victorian art and literature

Demon Lovers

Demon Lovers Author Walter Stephens
ISBN-10 0226772624
Year 2003-08-15
Pages 451
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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On September 20, 1587, Walpurga Hausmännin of Dillingen in southern Germany was burned at the stake as a witch. Although she had confessed to committing a long list of maleficia (deeds of harmful magic), including killing forty—one infants and two mothers in labor, her evil career allegedly began with just one heinous act—sex with a demon. Fornication with demons was a major theme of her trial record, which detailed an almost continuous orgy of sexual excess with her diabolical paramour Federlin "in many divers places, . . . even in the street by night." As Walter Stephens demonstrates in Demon Lovers, it was not Hausmännin or other so-called witches who were obsessive about sex with demons—instead, a number of devout Christians, including trained theologians, displayed an uncanny preoccupation with the topic during the centuries of the "witch craze." Why? To find out, Stephens conducts a detailed investigation of the first and most influential treatises on witchcraft (written between 1430 and 1530), including the infamous Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of Witches). Far from being credulous fools or mindless misogynists, early writers on witchcraft emerge in Stephens's account as rational but reluctant skeptics, trying desperately to resolve contradictions in Christian thought on God, spirits, and sacraments that had bedeviled theologians for centuries. Proof of the physical existence of demons—for instance, through evidence of their intercourse with mortal witches—would provide strong evidence for the reality of the supernatural, the truth of the Bible, and the existence of God. Early modern witchcraft theory reflected a crisis of belief—a crisis that continues to be expressed today in popular debates over angels, Satanic ritual child abuse, and alien abduction.

Demon Tears

Demon Tears Author Joshua Dagon
ISBN-10 9780978995522
Year 2007
Pages 382
Language en
Publisher The Fallen by Joshua Dagon
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Bishop Robert Patrick had no sympathy at all for the gang of stupid boys who'd befriended the demon. They'd been enthralled, to be sure, but that didn't entirely excuse their complacency. It had taken him years to track down the demon, the skotos, but he'd finally cornered it in Los Angeles. The city, Robert discovered, was positively teeming with hedonists and homosexuals, tweakers and twits, deviants and demons. Despite the attractive, human form the skotos had assumed, Robert recognized it. The time to act had come. The demon would be put back where it belonged, contained among the treasures of the Church for the rest of time. True, matters were complicated by the crew of stupid, stupid boys. Maybe they were clueless, and therefore innocent, but it didn't matter. Robert had everything he needed: the ancient vessel of brass, the enthusiastic support of the Church, and through obvious signs and inspiration the unquestionable direction of the Divine. The final confrontation was inevitable, sweeping aside the sinful and the sacred alike. Unfortunate about the boys. Robert would pray for them. In this startling and deeply moving conclusion to The Fallen, Joshua Dagon takes his characters and his readers on an exhilarating ride generously filled with humor, excitement, personal exploration, and often surprising wisdom. For three months, Nick, Darren, and their friends have been living it up with the generosity of the fallen angel, Marbas. But another ancient and powerful demon has been chasing Marbas, with plans of her own... Without compromising his clear compassion for every one of his characters, Joshua Dagon takes an unflinching look at the perils of blind faith, prejudice, and arrogance. Demon Tears leaves us with the hope that even the most desperate of us can ultimately become more than what we are.

The Demon of River Heights

The Demon of River Heights Author Stefan Petrucha
ISBN-10 1599610574
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher ABDO
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Nancy and her friends Bess and George investigate a local urban myth about a monster and search for missing student filmmakers.

Winter Demon

Winter Demon Author Yamila Abraham
ISBN-10 193366424X
Year 2008-02-26
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Yaoi Press
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The monk Hakuin prayed that his first meeting with the demon Fuyu would be his last. Now it seems his destiny is to partner with the demon for life.

Searching for a Demon

Searching for a Demon Author Steven M. Chermak
ISBN-10 1555535410
Year 2002
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher UPNE
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This provocative volume thoroughly examines the ways in which the media demonized militia groups following the devastating bombing of the Alfred F. Murrah building in Oklahoma City. Using quantitative and qualitative research methods, Steven M. Chermak offers a fresh perspective on how news coverage and popular entertainment transformed a largely overlooked movement into a symbol for this new threat of domestic terrorism and ignited a national panic over the "militia menace." Searching for a Demon describes the representation of the militia movement in the news media, editorial cartoons, films, and television. Chermak delves into such topics as the type and amount of coverage after the blast, how social problems are constructed in the news, the motivations and biases of authoritative or "celebrity" figures used as news sources, and why images of militias were framed in specific ways. Chermak balances his account with an in-depth look at the philosophies, activities, and strategies of militia groups. Drawing on extensive interviews he conducted at gun shows and preparedness exhibitions, the author compares and contrasts media depictions of militia life and ideology with the firsthand accounts of members and leaders themselves, and he assesses how media coverage affected changes in the movement. In conclusion, Chermak discusses the parallels between media treatment of militias in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing and the coverage of the al-Qaeda terrorist network after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Solidly grounded in social constructionist theory, Searching for a Demon fills a significant gap in the literature on terrorism as well as on the roles of the news media and popular culture in reshaping the public consciousness after dramatic crimes.

A Demon and His Witch

A Demon and His Witch Author Eve Langlais
ISBN-10 9781927459034
Year 2012-06-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Eve Langlais
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Burning alive is nothing compared to the heat of his touch. There are better ways to break up with a girl than having her roasted at the stake as a witch. Is it any wonder Ysabel has trust issues? She got her revenge, though, and it only cost her a slightly tarnished soul. Working for Lucifer isn't all bad, until her ex-boyfriend escapes the bowels of Hell and she's forced to team up with a womanizing demon to fetch the jerk back. As a minion in Lucifer's legion, Remy's seen a lot of things, but nothing can prepare him for the witch with the acerbic tongue - and voluptuous figure. The more she pushes him away, the more determined he becomes to seduce her. However, what's a poor demon to do when he accidentally falls in love and wants to keep her forever? Welcome to Hell where you're screwed if you do and damned if don't. And just so you know, Lucifer has a special spot reserved for you... Welcome to Hell series: A Demon and His Witch, Date With Death, A Demon and Her Scot, Hell's Kitty, Hell's Geek, Hell's Bells Other Hell books: Last Minion Standing (stand alone) Princess of Hell series: Lucifer's Daughter, Snowballs in Hell, Hell's Revenge Genre: paranormal romance, fantasy romance, gothic, romantic comedy, alpha male, romantic adventure, urban fantasy, crazy heroine, hero knight, vampires, shapeshifters, demons, witches

Demon

Demon Author Jason Shiga
ISBN-10 9781250153678
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The OSS is after Jimmy, and they're planning on using his daughter to catch him. But Jimmy will tear the world apart to keep his daughter safe. Literally. This morally bankrupt immortal freak of nature has absolutely no concern for the wellbeing of any human being besides himself and his Sweetpea. It'd be adorable if it weren't so scary. From the brilliant and profane mind of Jason Shiga, known for his high-concept comics work on the web and in print, comes a magnum opus, Demon: a four-volume mystery adventure about the shocking chaos (and astronomical body count) one highly rational and utterly sociopathic man can create in the world, given a single simple supernatural power.

Crack in America

Crack in America Author Craig Reinarman
ISBN-10 0520202422
Year 1997
Pages 388
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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A team of veteran drug researchers in medicine, law, and the social sciences provides the most comprehensive, penetrating, and original analysis of the crack cocaine problem in America to date. Helps readers understand why the United States has the most repressive, expensive, yet least effective drug policy in the Western world.