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              Unseen World: The Science, Theories, and Phenomena Behind Events Paranormal

              Unseen World: The Science, Theories, and Phenomena Behind Events Paranormal (Hardback)

              By Matthews, Rupert; Emerson, Richard; Harwood, Jeremy; Selsdon, Esther; Devereux, Paul

              Explore a riveting collection of scientific theories, first-hand experiences, and spine-chilling stories that beg the question: Is there a parallel world that we canat see? For centuries people have reported odd occurrences that defy explanation. And a fascination with the mystic...al still exists today. Movies such as Ghost and The Sixth Sense and TV shows like The X-Files entertain our curiosity with the unexplained. The six expert authors of Unseen World will guide you through a wide spectrum of mysterious events. With the help of eyewitness accounts, more than 100 black-and-white photographs, and aBare Bonesa sidebarsawhich provide practical definitions of supernatural phenomenonayou will discover a range of claims and counterclaims by sleuths and university professors alike, who have explored the possibility of a nonphysical realm of living spirits. Youall even discover some hoaxes and frauds along the way. Five information-filled sections will reveal: *The spiritual: Mediums, reincarnation, spirit guides, sA(c)ances, trance speaking, clairvoyance, and psychic and absent healing *The paranormal: Near-death experiences, hypnotic regression to past lives, prophecies and predictions, dA(c)jA vu, intuition and coincidences, and dream interpretation *The scientific: discoveries and experiments for parapsychology, auras, electronic voice phenomena, thoughtography, and extremely low-frequency (ELF) magnetic fields *The psychic: psychokinesis, telepathy, remote viewing, eyeless sight, dowsing, psychic surgery, spirit divination, fortune-telling, palmistry, tarot reading, and voodoo *The haunted: apparitions, ghost hunters, famous sitesaAmityville Horror, Gettysburg, Burlington in Ontario, Canadaapoltergeists, possession, exorcism, and necromancy Whether youare simply curious or seeking answers, Unseen World will bring you closer to understanding our quest to solve the unknown.
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              ISBN 9780762108879
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2009
              Publisher Reader's Digest (Australia)
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              Art of India: 1526-1858
               

              Art of India: 1526-1858 (Hardback)

              By Selsdon, Esther; Zwingenberger, Jeanette; Calosse, J. P.

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              The Mughal dynasty, which ruled most of the Indian subcontinent during the 16th and 17th centuries, was a great promoter of arts and architecture, especially painting and decorative art. While the Taj Mahal is Mughal art's flagship, there is much more to be discovered beyond this... iconic mausoleum.
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              ISBN 9781783100200
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2015
              Publisher NewSouth Books
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              Egon Schiele
               

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              By Selsdon, Esther; Zwingenberger, Jeanette

              Egon Schiele (1890-1918) is one of the great Expressionist painters. The paintings and text included in this book bring the extraordinary talent of this artist who, sadly, died of Spanish influenza at the age of 28 in Vienna.

              ISBN 9781780427379
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              By Selsdon, Esther; Zwingenberger, Jeanette

              Egon Schiele (Tulln, 1890 - Vienne,1918) L'oeuvre d'Egon Schiele est tellement singuliere qu'elle resiste a toute categorisation. Admis a l'Academie des Beaux-Arts de Vienne des l'age de seize ans, ce fut un artiste extraordinairement precoce, dont le talent consomme pour le ma...niement de la ligne, plus que tout autre chose, conferait une tension expressive a toute son oeuvre. Profondement convaincu de sa propre importance en tant qu'artiste, Schiele realisa plus de choses dans sa jeunesse, brutalement abregee, que beaucoup d'artistes dans toute leur existence. Ses racines puisaient dans le Jugendstil du mouvement de la Secession Viennoise. Comme toute sa generation, il tomba sous l'influence ecrasante de l'artiste le plus illustre et charismatique de Vienne, Gustav Klimt. A son tour, Klimt reconnut le remarquable talent de Schiele et encouragea le jeune artiste, qui au bout de deux ans, rompait deja avec la sensualite decorative de son mentor. Amorcant une intense periode de creativite vers 1910, Schiele entama un intrepide expose de la forme humaine - sans oublier la sienne - si penetrant, qu'il est clair que l'examen auquel il se livrait etait plus psychologique, spirituel et emotionnel, que physique. Il peignit plusieurs vues urbaines, paysages, portraits formels et sujets allegoriques, mais ce sont ses oeuvres sur papier, extremement candides, parfois ouvertement erotiques, et son penchant pour les modeles trop jeunes, qui rendirent Schiele vulnerable a la critique morale. En 1912, il fut soupconne et emprisonne pour une serie d'atteintes aux moeurs incluant le kidnapping, le viol et la debauche publique. Les accusations les plus graves (toutes sauf celle de debauche publique) furent abandonnees, mais Schiele passa environ trois semaines desesperees en prison. En Allemagne, les cercles expressionnistes offrirent un accueil tiede au travail de Schiele. Son compatriote, Kokoschka, reussissait beaucoup mieux dans ce domaine. Tandis qu'il admirait les artistes
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              ISBN 9781780427386
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              Released NZ 17 Jan 2012
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              Schiele
               

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              By Zwingenberger, Jeanette; Selsdon, Esther; Bassie, Ashley

              Egon Schiele (Tulln, 1890 - Vienne,1918) L'oeuvre d'Egon Schiele est tellement singuliere qu'elle resiste a toute categorisation. Admis a l'Academie des Beaux-Arts de Vienne des l'age de seize ans, ce fut un artiste extraordinairement precoce, dont le talent consomme pour le ma...niement de la ligne, plus que tout autre chose, conferait une tension expressive a toute son oeuvre. Profondement convaincu de sa propre importance en tant qu'artiste, Schiele realisa plus de choses dans sa jeunesse, brutalement abregee, que beaucoup d'artistes dans toute leur existence. Ses racines puisaient dans le Jugendstil du mouvement de la Secession Viennoise. Comme toute sa generation, il tomba sous l'influence ecrasante de l'artiste le plus illustre et charismatique de Vienne, Gustav Klimt. A son tour, Klimt reconnut le remarquable talent de Schiele et encouragea le jeune artiste, qui au bout de deux ans, rompait deja avec la sensualite decorative de son mentor. Amorcant une intense periode de creativite vers 1910, Schiele entama un intrepide expose de la forme humaine - sans oublier la sienne - si penetrant, qu'il est clair que l'examen auquel il se livrait etait plus psychologique, spirituel et emotionnel, que physique. Il peignit plusieurs vues urbaines, paysages, portraits formels et sujets allegoriques, mais ce sont ses oeuvres sur papier, extremement candides, parfois ouvertement erotiques, et son penchant pour les modeles trop jeunes, qui rendirent Schiele vulnerable a la critique morale. En 1912, il fut soupconne et emprisonne pour une serie d'atteintes aux moeurs incluant le kidnapping, le viol et la debauche publique. Les accusations les plus graves (toutes sauf celle de debauche publique) furent abandonnees, mais Schiele passa environ trois semaines desesperees en prison. En Allemagne, les cercles expressionnistes offrirent un accueil tiede au travail de Schiele. Son compatriote, Kokoschka, reussissait beaucoup mieux dans ce domaine. Tandis qu'il admirait les artistes
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              ISBN 9781780421643
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              Released NZ 1 Jul 2011
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              Egon Schiele
               

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              By Selsdon, Esther; Zwingenberger, Jeanette

              Egon Schiele (1890-1918) is one of the great Expressionist painters. The paintings and text included in this book bring the extraordinary talent of this artist who, sadly, died of Spanish influenza at the age of 28 in Vienna.

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              Egon Schiele
               

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              By Selsdon, Esther; Zwingenberger, Jeanette

              Pornografisch, unsittlich, amoralisch und letztendlich sogar entartet" wurde die Kunst des Egon Schiele genannt. Lange Zeit verkannt und verunglimpft, hat der geniale, von Selbstobsession getriebene Kunstler dennoch unbeirrt seine kunstlerische Suche nach der Essenz der weibliche...n Sexualitat und nach einer neuen, ausgeglichenen Selbstwahrnehmung fortgesetzt; eine Suche, die in einer Vielzahl von Selbstportrats und Aktzeichnungen zum Ausdruck gebracht wurde. Dieser Band bemuht sich darum, die volle kunstlerische Bandbreite des Kunstlers zu erfassen, seine bekannten Portrats, Akte und Selbstportrats mit seinen weniger bekannten Landschafts -und Stadtebildern zu kontrastieren und einen Einblick in die Seele des umstrittenen Osterreichers zu bieten.
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              Schiele
               

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              By Zwingenberger, Jeanette; Selsdon, Esther; Bassie, Ashley

              Egon Schiele's work is so distinctive that it resists categorisation. Admitted to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts at just sixteen, he was an extraordinarily precocious artist, whose consummate skill in the manipulation of line, above all, lent a taut expressivity to all his work.... Profoundly convinced of his own significance as an artist, Schiele achieved more in his abruptly curtailed youth than many other artists achieved in a full lifetime. His roots were in the Jugendstil of the Viennese Secession movement. Like a whole generation, he came under the overwhelming influence of Vienna's most charismatic and celebrated artist, Gustav Klimt. In turn, Klimt recognised Schiele's outstanding talent and supported the young artist, who within just a couple of years, was already breaking away from his mentor's decorative sensuality. Beginning with an intense period of creativity around 1910, Schiele embarked on an unflinching expose of the human form - not the least his own - so penetrating that it is clear he was examining an anatomy more psychological, spiritual and emotional than physical. He painted many townscapes, landscapes, formal portraits and allegorical subjects, but it was his extremely candid works on paper, which are sometimes overtly erotic, together with his penchant for using under-age models that made Schiele vulnerable to censorious morality. In 1912, he was imprisoned on suspicion of a series of offences including kidnapping, rape and public immorality. The most serious charges (all but that of public immorality) were dropped, but Schiele spent around three despairing weeks in prison. Expressionist circles in Germany gave a lukewarm reception to Schiele's work. His compatriot, Kokoschka, fared much better there. While he admired the Munich artists of Der Blaue Reiter, for example, they rebuffed him. Later, during the First World War, his work became better known and in 1916 he was featured in an issue of the left-wing, Berlin-based Expressionist magazine
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              ISBN 9781780421957
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              Schiele
               

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              By Zwingenberger, Jeanette; Selsdon, Esther; Bassie, Ashley

              Pornografisch, unsittlich, amoralisch und letztendlich sogar entartet" wurde die Kunst des Egon Schiele genannt. Lange Zeit verkannt und verunglimpft, hat der geniale, von Selbstobsession getriebene Kunstler dennoch unbeirrt seine kunstlerische Suche nach der Essenz der weibliche...n Sexualitat und nach einer neuen, ausgeglichenen Selbstwahrnehmung fortgesetzt; eine Suche, die in einer Vielzahl von Selbstportrats und Aktzeichnungen zum Ausdruck gebracht wurde. Dieser Band bemuht sich darum, die volle kunstlerische Bandbreite des Kunstlers zu erfassen, seine bekannten Portrats, Akte und Selbstportrats mit seinen weniger bekannten Landschafts -und Stadtebildern zu kontrastieren und einen Einblick in die Seele des umstrittenen Osterreichers zu bieten.
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              By Zwingenberger, Jeanette; Selsdon, Esther; Bassie, Ashley

              La obra de Egon Schiele es tan particular que se resiste a la categorizacion. Admitido en la Academia Vienesa de las Bellas Artes cuando apenas contaba con dieciseis anos, fue un artista de extraordinaria precocidad, cuya consumada habilidad en la manipulacion de las lineas le di...o a sus obras una tersa expresividad. Profundamente convencido de su propia importancia como artista, Schiele logro mas en su corta existencia que muchos otros artistas en toda una vida. Sus raices se encontraban en los Jugendstil del movimiento de Secesion vienes. Como toda una generacion, cayo bajo la abrumadora influencia de los mas carismaticos y celebrados artistas vieneses, como Gustav Klimt. A su vez, Klimt reconocio el gran talento de Schiele y apoyo al joven artista, que en solo un par de anos ya se alejaba del estilo sensual decorativo de su mentor. Alrededor de 1910, Schiele comenzo un periodo de intensa creatividad, embarcado en una estoica exposicion de la forma humana, entre la que incluia la suya propia, tan penetrante que es evidente que examinaba una anatomia mas psicologica, espiritual y emocional que fisica. Pinto muchos paisajes de pueblos y campos, hizo retratos formales y trato temas alegoricos, pero fueron sus trabajos mas francos en papel, muchos de los cuales son abiertamente eroticos, junto con su tendencia a usar modelos menores de edad, lo que hizo que Schiele fuera vulnerable a al censura moral. En 1912, fue encarcelado por sospecha de una serie de delitos entre los que se incluia el secuestro, la violacion y la inmoralidad publica. Los cargos mas graves terminaron por retirarse (todos excepto el de inmoralidad publica) pero Schiele paso aproximadamente tres semanas terribles en prision. Los circulos expresionistas alemanes dieron una recepcion poco entusiasta a los trabajos de Schiele. Su compatriota Kokoschka obtuvo un exito mayor entre ellos. Aunque admiraba a los artistas de Munich de Der Blaue Reiter, por ejemplo, ellos lo rechazaron. Mas tarde, durante la P
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              ISBN 9781780420578
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