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Shame

Author: Bogdan Popa
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474419836
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Shame has often been considered a threat to democratic politics, and was used to degrade and debase sex radicals and political marginals. But certain forms of shame were also embraced by 19th-century activists in an attempt to reverse entrenched power dynamics. Bogdan Popa brings together Ranciere's techniques of disrupting inequality with a queer curiosity in the performativity of shame to show how 19th-century activists denaturalised conventional beliefs about sexuality and gender. This study fills a glaring absence in political theory by undertaking a genealogy of radical queer interventions that predate the 20th century.

The Baseball Hall Of Shame

Author: Bruce Nash
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762784008
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From 1985 to 1992, The Baseball Hall of Shame series chronicled more than 100 years of baseball goofs and gaffes, selling more than 700,000 copies. Now, the authors of the most offbeat baseball books ever written are back, featuring their looniest lineup of classic stories and inducting their first new class of Hall of Shamers in twenty years. Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo cover everything from the battiest batters and craziest fielding fiascoes to the dumbest ballpark promotions and screwiest fan behavior. Hall of Shamers include outfielder Lou "The Mad Russian" Novikoff, who insisted his wife taunt him from the stands because it made him a better hitter... Pitcher Burleigh Grimes, who was so mean that he threw a beanball at the on-deck hitter... Outfielder Ping Bodie, who out-ate Percy the ostrich for the spaghetti-eating championship of the world... and Babe Ruth, who wore ladies' silk stockings for good luck. Among the new inductees are Ken Griffey Jr., who put a cow in manager Lou Piniella's office to pay off a steak dinner bet... Manny Ramirez, who abandoned left field to go to the bathroom during a game... and David "Big Papi" Ortiz, whose underwear was smeared with peanut butter as payback for the pranks he pulled on teammates. Filled with more than 200 stories and packed with photos, The Baseball Hall of Shame: The Best of Blooperstown is the most hilarious homage to the national pastime ever assembled, and a fitting testament to the Hall's motto: "Fame and shame are part of the game."

Shame And Pride

Author: Donald L. Nathanson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393311099
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Probing the depths of emotional response, the author identifies nine emotional triggers that not only determine how we feel, but also shape our sense of self.

So You Ve Been Publicly Shamed

Author: Jon Ronson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594487138
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An internationally best-selling author explores the war on human nature and its flaws by immersing himself in the world of modern-day public shaming—meeting famous shames, shamers and bystanders who have been impacted and whose careers and lives have been ruined by one mistake. By the best-selling author of The Psychopath Test andLost at Sea.

The Sauvignon Secret

Author: Ellen Crosby
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451628412
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WHEN LUCIE MONTGOMERY FINDS the body of prominent wine merchant Paul Noble hanging from a beam in his art studio not far from her Virginia vineyard, she is unwittingly dragged into Noble’s murky past. Once a member of the secretive Mandrake Society, Noble might have aided in a cover-up of the deaths forty years ago of a disabled man and a beautiful young biochemist involved in classified government research. A seemingly innocent favor for an old friend of her French grandfather sends Lucie to California, where she teams up with Quinn Santori, who walked out of Lucie’s life months earlier. Soon Lucie and Quinn are embroiled in a deadly cat-and-mouse game that takes them from glittering San Francisco to the legendary vineyards of Napa and Sonoma, and back home to Virginia, as they try to discover whether a killer may be seeking vengeance for the long-ago deaths. As Lucie and Quinn struggle to uncover the past, they must also decide whether they have a future together. Blending an intriguing mystery with an absorbing plot, vivid characters, and a richly evoked setting, The Sauvignon Secret should be savored like a glass of fine wine.

The Shame Of The Cities

Author: Lincoln Steffens
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486147665
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Taking a hard look at the unprincipled lives of political bosses, police corruption, graft payments, and other political abuses of the time, the book set the style for future investigative reporting.

Living With Shame

Author: K. J. Bell
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781546482833
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At thirteen, I snuck a kiss. At sixteen, I fell in love. At eighteen, I despised loving him. He lied, cheated and killed. He also protected, provided and gave me solace. I ran the streets, doing whatever I pleased, until Shame showed up to claim me. For five years, the most notorious street gang in Boston became my family. The day I turned eighteen, I didn't want to leave. My heart belonged to Shame. I simply needed to convince him I was more than the little girl he rescued. I promised to love him, but could he ever love me back? Not all love was easy. Not all love was meant to be. And not all love could survive.

Shame And Desire

Author: Tarja Laine
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9789052010625
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"Shame and Desire" defines the contemporary cinematic experience in terms that go beyond the visual. Adopting an intersubjective perspective on film studies, the author maintains that the dialectical poles of subject and object, seeing and being seen no longer seem to be valid. We are now surrounded by images that look back at us provocatively, seductively, indifferently; and not only in movies, but also in art, television, the city, in chance encounters, and in our private relationships. Taking her cue from Jean-Paul Sartre, the author shows how emotions exemplify the way in which we are 'forced' to see ourselves through the eyes of others, unable to escape an identity that is imposed upon us from the outside but nevertheless resides 'in the flesh' - in the affective operations of the body and the senses. To illustrate her account of the intersubjective dynamics and affective bonds of cinema, the author explores the contemporary aesthetic investment in the emotional in the work of filmmakers such as Lars von Trier, Michael Haneke and Eija-Liisa Ahtila. This book proposes an insight into the ways in which we are engaged with visual displays and the look with which they respond to our looking.

Bread Of Shame

Author: Marjorie Meyerle
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440149569
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Jack Pierce, a down and out writer, has retreated from society to the sanctuary of the mountains above Leadville, Colorado. To his astonishment, an old lover, Miranda Talbot, a poet and faith healer from Texas, arrives at his house shortly after the death of his live-in girlfriend and proceeds to inspire him to write a biography about the recently deceased Yale Nobel Prize recipient Theodore Hudson. Reluctant at first, he eventually succumbs to her charms and sets off for New Haven, Connecticut on a wild ride with the esoteric Miranda that could be the turning point in his miserable life. There he and Miranda learn about Hudson’s past and must wrestle with the moral dilemma this information presents. Bread of Shame is about the beauty of truth when the larger picture is finally glimpsed and made to benefit seeker and savior and all those in between. The novel speaks to what it is to be an artist and a human being in a world where perception is obscured by human need, and knowledge is ambiguous and conflicted. Finally, it is about what it takes to live and love and write. “Miranda’s and Jack’s determination to discover the truth about themselves and others adds layers of interest to a well-wrought mystery. Engaging and moving... the language is poetic and deliberate.” Kirkus Reviews