Against Love

A Polemic

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Author: Laura Kipnis

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307510743

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Who would dream of being against love? No one. Love is, as everyone knows, a mysterious and all-controlling force, with vast power over our thoughts and life decisions. But is there something a bit worrisome about all this uniformity of opinion? Is this the one subject about which no disagreement will be entertained, about which one truth alone is permissible? Consider that the most powerful organized religions produce the occasional heretic; every ideology has its apostates; even sacred cows find their butchers. Except for love. Hence the necessity for a polemic against it. A polemic is designed to be the prose equivalent of a small explosive device placed under your E-Z-Boy lounger. It won’t injure you (well not severely); it’s just supposed to shake things up and rattle a few convictions. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Something Against Love

A Blind Trust Always Cheats You…

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Author: Pawan Singh

Publisher: Educreation Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 122

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This is all about the love of current time which is badly damaged by many bad things like money, status and most common body attraction.

Lady Singham's Mission Against Love

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Author: Snigdha Poonam

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473546281

Category: Literary Collections

Page: N.A

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In a small rural town in India, a female police officer, known as Lady Singham, has achieved local fame for one thing: she has made it her professional and personal mission to launch a violent attack on love. Before her arrival, no one had even seen a female police officer riding a motorbike. But now she is indispensable to the community. She prowls the streets and public places – parks, bars, cafés – looking for couples who are kissing, holding hands or simply in the same place at the same time. Her solutions range from violent beating to on-the-spot weddings and her work is praised by everyone. In a country that is modernising and growing at an astounding rate, concerns about morality are rife; with young people glorifying big-city culture and Bollywood films, many feel that Lady Singham’s justice is more necessary than ever. Through extraordinary first-hand reportage, Lady Singham's Mission Against Love provides an unusual and surprising insight into small-town Indian life.

Loving Against the Odds

Women's Writing in English in a European Context

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Author: Elizabeth Russell

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039107322

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 221

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The essays collected in this volume include a selection of those presented at a conference in the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, in 2002. They highlight the existence of a European network of women’s writing which became a valuable source of consciousness-raising, not only for European women writers, but also for their readers. The main theme running through the essays is love: women loving against the odds and transcending all kinds of obstacles. Does love speak a common language or is it inevitably linked to social mores and individual experience? Does desire work in the same way? Do love and desire have the power to subvert dichotomous thinking and motivate real change? The texts studied in this volume are both fictional and factual, from plays and novels to diaries, letters and drama performances. The countries the essays travel through, and the languages they encounter, all contribute to forming a magic web of connections, solidarities and ideas that truly cross boundaries.

Against Love Poetry

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Author: Eavan Boland

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393324242

Category: Poetry

Page: 53

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A collection of poems about marriage by one of our most celebrated poets.

Love Against the Rules:

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Author: Sarah Glicker

Publisher: Written Dreams Verlag

ISBN: 3946726348

Category: Fiction

Page: 230

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Nach der Hochzeit mit Jayden schwebt Kaylee im siebten Himmel. Ihr Glück bekommt allerdings einen Dämpfer, als Mailo und ihr Schwiegervater während ihrer Flitterwochen verhaftet werden. Als auch Jayden nach der Rückkehr in Los Angeles in Handschellen abgeführt wird, bricht ihre Welt zusammen. Doch Kaylee ist eine Kämpferin und beschließt, auf eigene Faust Nachforschungen anzustellen. Ihre Hartnäckigkeit wird belohnt. Kaylee fallen Beweise in die Hand, die den Verdacht auf jemand lenken, von dem es keiner erwartet hätte. Wird es Kaylee gelingen, den Mann zu beschützen, den sie liebt?

Love, Freedom, and Aloneness

A New Vision of Relating

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Author: Osho

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429979146

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 256

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Osho, one of the greatest spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century, explores the connections between ourselves and others in Love, Freedom, and Aloneness: The Koan of Relationships. In today’s world, freedom is our basic condition, and until we learn to live with that freedom, and learn to live by ourselves and with ourselves, we are denying ourselves the possibility of finding love and happiness with someone else. Love can only happen through freedom and in conjunction with a deep respect for ourselves and the other. Is it possible to be alone and not lonely? Where are the boundaries that define “lust” versus “love”...and can lust ever grow into love? In Love, Freedom, and Aloneness you will find unique, radical, and intelligent perspectives on these and other essential questions. In our post-ideological world, where old moralities are out of date, we have a golden opportunity to redefine and revitalize the very foundations of our lives. We have the chance to start afresh with ourselves, our relationships to others, and to find fulfillment and success for the individual and for society as a whole. Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

The Belton Estate

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Author: Anthony Trollope

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781427079077

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Race Against Love

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Author: Nancy Morse

Publisher: Nancy Morse

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 103

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Billie Gentry was sixteen when she watched her beloved father’s Formula I Alfa Romeo spin out of control and careen into the Sicilian mountainside during the grueling Targa Florio. For years she fought to erase the memory of that tragic day. Now, her job as a photojournalist for Attention magazine has taken her to Monaco where Brice Logan, the reckless contender for the Grand Prix world championship, is determined to show her that he—and race car driving—are in her blood. As Billie races against love, she must confront the memories, the fear of losing Brice to the dangers of the sport, and survive the treachery of a jealous rival for their love to triumph at the finish line.

Love Against All Odds

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Author: Rosie Harris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407011375

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Was she always to be fated in love...? When Gaynor's God-fearing father drives her childhood sweetheart away, she's certain she will never love again. But a young German soon helps her to forget her sorrows. Until, with war looming, he must return home and Gaynor is left heartbroken once more. And when her parents discover she's pregnant and insist she cannot keep the child, Gaynor runs away to Cardiff. Penniless and alone in a strange city she is forced to give birth in the workhouse. But shortly afterwards she is taken in by a friendly Spanish family who care for her and little Sara. And she quickly falls for the charms of the eldest son. But just when she thought she'd found love and a chance of happiness at last, a telegram shatters her dreams...

Chasing Love Up against the Sun

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Author: Waqar Pirzada

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1499034288

Category: Self-Help

Page: 50

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Love is a force and a reality, and we can love whatever we consider deemed fit. There is love between a mother and a child, a person and his/her country or native land. There are people who fall in love for the opposite sex and spend all their life in pursuit, and there may be an inseparable love between man and an animal or a pet. Whatever you want to love, there are numerous objects available. However, there is a unique love between a man and his/her Creator. I tried all my reach, my worth, and my nakedness to reach him but failed However, the Gracious One made me who I am out of his mercy and A token of his love for Mohammed, his chosen one These are the pathways, O Lord, that you told to tread upon In fact you are the only One who had made me able to walk on them What are your steps and how far do you want to go? This is just a morsel of my love and Grace for you to know

LOVE - In Search of a Reason for Living

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Author: Paul Snyder

Publisher: CLiP

ISBN: 0965523705

Category:

Page: N.A

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LOVE -In Search Of A Reason For Living - is an essay about life, a book about you. Its purpose is to send you on a journey through your heart, mind, and soul. If you take the journey you will find in yourself the reason for living. If you care at all about life and people and yourself, you will take the journey.

Memory of a Dream - Love against all odds

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Author: Catrin Zahn

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3864791235

Category: Fiction

Page: 90

View: 2010

It started out as a spontanncous idea between friends over an ice cream: Jennny and Tina would love to meet their idol in Palm Springs - the incredible American entertainer Barry. When their wildest dreams come true and the two woman arrive in California, a passionate liaison start between Jenny and Barry. But is this love strong enough to continue in the face of a bewildering life inn a foreign country, the challenges of show business and Jenny's homesicknness? When Barry suffers a heart attack annd subsequently falls into a coma, Jenny's big dream ends with a rude awakenning. Is there still hope for a comeback - in love and in show business?